Far West Family Services EAP

Call 206-682-8149 or 1-800-398-3440

 

Community Resources

 

Below you will find phone numbers and websites for resources in the community to help serve your needs. The counselors at Far West can assist you with many of the issues on this site and will also refer you to specific resources suitable for your situation. If you need further information or resources, call the Far West office at 206-682-8149 or 1-800-398-3440. Other useful resources are community crisis lines and community resources centers to the right:

ADD/ADHD

ADD Resources

Resources for testing, therapy, and tutoring for children and adults in Washington state.

253-759-5085

 

NW Children and Adults with AD/HD (CHADD)

A resource for families, adults, and children in the Northwest with an ADD or ADHD disorder. (The only group which seems to be active is the Eastside CHADD group.)

 

Adoption

Children’s Home Society of Washington

Adoption and foster-to-adopt information, workshops, training.

 

Amara Parenting Resources

Seattle-based adoption agency.

 

Open Adoption and Family Services

1737 NW 56th St., Suite 102, Seattle, WA 98107

206-782-0442, 1-800-772-1115.

 

National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

Comprehensive website with information on domestic and international adoption, guidance for finding biological relatives, and for parents considering giving up a child for adoption.

 

WA State Adoption Information Exchange 2013-14

The Washington State Adoption Council provides an extensive resource on adoption agencies, policies, and resources.

Adult Day Care and Aging

Adult Day Care Center Directory for King County

Day care, senior centers, drop-in centers.

 

Washington State Directory of Adult Day Care Centers

Services throughout the state by city.

 

Aging Wisdom

Offices located in Seattle and Bellevue. Aging Wisdom counselors serve as your personal coach and guide for help with an aging family member. By taking the time to listen and incorporating client and family preferences with their professional expertise, they create practical, cost- effective solutions to match client's individual situation and budget.

Seattle: 206-456-5155

Bellevue: 425-894-9100

AIDS

 

Seattle AIDS Support Group

Testing, support groups, resources.

206-322-2437

 

The Care Team

Care teams for people living with HIV/AIDS in the greater Seattle area, operated by Samaritan Counseling Services. Contact the coordinator by emailing  spietras@samaritanps.org.

 

Bailey-Boushay House

Inpatient and outpatient care for people with HIV/AIDS.

 

 

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous

www.aa.org

 

Al-Anon

1-888-4AL-ANON

To help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend

 

Alateen

An Al-Anon recovery program for young people living with the problem drinking of a parent or friend. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.

 

Rehabcenter.net/

A national directory for treatment and rehabilitation centers throughout the United States. Information on addiction and long-term recovery.

 

National Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers Directory

Find a listing of rehab centers in Washington state or other locations outside the state.

 

The Alcohol Awareness Council (ACA)

The latest alcohol research, studies and statistical data, brought to you by government agencies, academic institutions, news sources and awareness organizations. You will also find a wealth of alcohol-related resources, support groups, and help lines for those struggling with alcoholism.

 

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a drug abuse prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery resource, existing to help parents and caregivers effectively address alcohol and drug abuse with their teens and young adults. Excellent web tools!

 

Marijuana and Addiction Information

The National Institute on Drug Abuse

Learn more about the risks and side effects of marijuana for adults and teens.

 

CHANGES: Parent Support Network

Changes is a support group for parents of acting-out adolescent and adult children. The group provides strength through the combined experiences and wisdom of parents sharing common problems and solutions related to substance abuse, violence, school failure, jail, suicide attempts, and running away. In the Puget Sound region. For more information call 206-406-6739.

 

Educational Connections

A service that helps families in Seattle and Portland  identify appropriate educational and therapeutic options for kids with drug and alcohol addictions, mental health issues, and learning disabilities. Options include therapeutic wilderness programs, emotional growth schools, therapeutic boarding schools, drug and alcohol programs, residential treatment centers, and psychiatric facilities throughout the country.

 

TREATMENT CENTERS

 

Residence XII (12)

Inpatient Treatment for Women in Kirkland

425-823-8844

Assessment, inpatient or outpatient treatment for women. Excellent program that understands the needs of women struggling with addictions.

 

Youth Eastside Services (YES)

Drug and alcohol programs for teens: education, prevention, treatment, relapse prevention. Located in Bellevue, WA.

 

Celebrate Recovery

National Christian-based 12-step programs. See website for groups in Washington state.

 

Lakeside Milam Recovery Centers

Several locations in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties. Free assessments; intervention, inpatient and outpatient services, adolescent services.

1-800-231-4303

 

Recovery Centers of King County

Low-cost detoxification, inpatient and outpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment.

206-325-5000 - Seattle

360-825-4050 - Enumclaw

253-854-6513 – Kent

206-322-2970 – Capitol Hill

 

Folman Counseling Agency, Burlington, WA

360-755-1125

Outpatient chemical dependency treatment in northwest Washington.

 

Merit Resource Services - drug and alcohol recovery

Sunnyside: 702 Franklin Ave. 509-837-7700

Toppenish: 217 S. Toppenish Ave. 509-865-5233

Wapato: 312 W. Second, 509-877-7271

Yakima: 414 N. 3rd Street, 509-469-9366

 

Compass Health

Drug and alcohol recovery services in Skagit County

360-419-3500

 

Northwest Recovery Centers LLC

Individual treatment programs. Located in Renton, 425-254-2899

 

Sea-Mar Community Health Centers of Washington

Providing drug and alcohol recovery services, mental health counseling, and medical treatment for low income families.

 

Sundown M Ranch

Selah, Eastern Washington

Recovery services for adults, adolescents, and families

1-800-326-7444, email info@sundown.org

 

Community Psychiatric Clinic of Seattle

Low-cost treatment centers in several locations in the greater Seattle area. Specializing in co-occuring mental health and addiction disorders and the needs of the chronically mentally ill.

 

Aspergers Syndrome

See Autism Spectrum

Autism Spectrum

Autism Speaks

A comprehensive resource for parents of autistic children. Click here for providers of autism evaluations in Washington state.

 

Autism Society

A national resource and advocacy group for persons with autism. Click here for the Washington state chapter.

Cancer Support

Gilda’s Club

206-709-1400

Meetings and social events for women, men, and children living with cancer.

 

Cancer Lifeline

1-800-255-5505

Services and support for people living with cancer.

Career Counseling

WorkSource of Washington.

WorkSource is a statewide partnership of state, local and nonprofit agencies that provide an array of employment and training services to job seekers and employers in Washington.

 

Centerpoint Institute for Life and Career Renewal

Non-profit organization that provides career counseling and development workshops.

206-622-8070

 

Career Horizons

Career counseling and consulting, offering clients individualized and group assistance in career and life decision making.

425-450-4960

 

School Grants for Single Mothers

Information for single mothers wanting to return to school to complete their college education.

 

 

Child Abuse

Child Abuse

To report suspected child abuse call

DSHS Child Protective Services:

1-866-363-4276

 

Catholic Community Services

A variety of services for children and youth including child abuse, mental health, parenting training, etc. Throughout western Washington.

 

Childhaven

206-328-5437, TDD 206-587-5500

24-hour crisis phone line, crisis intervention, resource referral, and free emergency respite care for children during family crisis or other stressful situations. No fees.

Childcare Resources

Childcare Resources

Seattle: 206- 329-1011

East King County: 425-865-9350

South King County: 253-852-3080

 

Couples/Relationship Workshops

Imago Relationship Training

Imago is a highly respected international organization based on the lifelong work of psychologist Harville Hendrix, PhD. Imago workshops "provide a whole weekend of conversations with your partner about the things you have been longing to connect around. Safe, connecting, and supportive conversations which bring back love and tenderness." Getting the Love You Want" workshops in Washington state.

 

The Gottman Relationships Institute

"The Art & Science of Love" training weekend workshops in Seattle for couples. This two-day workshop will give you new insights and research-based relationship skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you resolve conflict in a healthy, productive way. Presented by John and Julie Gottman, internationally recognized marriage researchers and trainers.

Cutting and Self-Abuse

 

S.A.F.E. Alternatives

A comprehensive website on cutting and self-abuse.

 

HelpGuide.org

Understanding cutting and self-harm. Tools and information.

 

Depression

Depression: for comprehensive information go to HelpGuide.org.

 

Teen Depression Crisis Line

Call Teen Link: 6:00-10:00 pm daily

Talk to trained youth crisis counselors at 206-461-4922 or

1-888-833-5465

 

Suicide: see the Suicide link below

Disabilities

 

Supported Living Options

Volunteers of America Western Washington is committed to the enhancement of non-traditional supports by encouraging personal choices, self-directed living, and community involvement. The program provides efficient, effective services and supports which allow individuals to live in their own homes and apartments in the community.

425-259-3191

 

221 - Community Resources Online

Extensive information for people living with disabilities in Washington state.

 

Skagit County Community Resources for Aging and Disabilities

Resources for people living with disabilities and for the aging in Skagit County

 

The Arc of Snohomish County

The Arc is for families with a child who has been diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Support for parents, siblings, and families.

 

The Birth Injury Guide

Resources for families whose children suffered an injury during birth. Resources, education and contacts.

 

Resources for College Students with Disabilities

Support, Advocacy and Assistive Technology to Facilitate the Transition to Higher Education

 

 

Divorce

Divorce Lifeline at Samaritan Counseling Services

206-694-5757 or 1-800-509-0515

 

For The Kids' Sake Parenting Seminar

Program required by Snohomish County Superior Court for all parents involved in divorce, paternity, or custody proceedings.

For the Kids' Sake: Lynnwood

 

DivorceCare

206-694-5757 or 1-800-509-0515

An international organization supporting men and women and children through support groups, daily emails, and self-help programs. Go to the website for information on local groups.

 

Domestic Violence

 

Domestic Abuse Women’s Network

DAWN

425-656-7867; TDD 425-656-8423

 

Washington Statewide Domestic Hotline

1-800-562-6025

 

LifeWire (formerly Eastside Domestic Violence Services)

425-746-1940 (voice & TDD)

 

New Beginnings for Battered Women and Children

New Beginnings provides services to those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence; physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.

206-522-9472 (voice & TDD)

 

STEP-UP: King County program for teens who are violent toward family members.

STEP-UP is a domestic violence program for teens who have been violent with parents or other family members. 20-week group counseling program for teens and a support and education program for parents. Various locations in King County. Call 206-296-7841 for more information.

 

Snohomish County Domestic Violence Resources

Information on shelters, legal services, safety planning, teen violence, and other victim services.

 

Domestic Violence and Drug Abuse

Learn more about the link between drug abuse and domestic violence.

 

Teen and College Student Dating Violence Resources

 

Love is Respect.

Learn about healthy dating skills and signs of potential abuse or violence. Learn listening and communication skills. Take a relationship quiz and learn how healthy your relationship is. If you are in danger, seek help immediately. Download a "Safety Plan for College Students" or "Safety Plan for High School Students" and prepare a written plan and share with your family and friends. For more information for abuse in teen LGBTQ relationships, go to LGBTQ Relationships at Love is Respect. Or text  “loveis” to 77054 to communicate with a professional 24/7 if you need help or support.

 

Break the Cycle:

Empowering youth to end the cycle of domestic violence and dating violence.

 

One Love Foundation

Dedicated to the memory of Yeardley Love, who was violently beaten to death by her college boyfriend. Take a test and see if your relationship has the seeds of violence. Take the Danger Assessment online or download the app, "One Love Lite," on your iPhone, iPad, or Android. Learn how to keep yourself safe and informed.

 

Don't Look Away is an awareness program for teens provided by the Mary Kay Cosmetics company. Excellent tools and resources on teenage dating abuse and violence.

Eating Disorders

 

Overeaters Anonymous

206-264-5045

 

Moore Center for Eating Disorders

Bellevue, WA 98004

425-451-1134

 

Eating Disorder Referral Service for Washington

A helpful list of agencies and counselors who treat eating disorders.

ElderCare

Aging Wisdom

Located in Seattle and Bellevue provides consulting and care management regarding transitions, housing, medical, and emotional care for aging family members.

 

Choice Advisory Services

Free senior housing and care information service. Serving Snohomish, King, and Pierce Counties. Personal services to guide seniors and their families: selecting housing, selling an existing home, financial planning, counseling, and more. Most services are free or covered by insurance or medicare. 1-800-361-0138

 

Seattle and King County Office of Aging and Disability Services

Aging & Disability Services (ADS) plans, coordinates, and advocates for a comprehensive service delivery system for older adults, family caregivers, and people with disabilities in King County.

 

Senior Resources of King County

A non-profit organization providing services, referrals and information on programs for seniors.

 

Washington Adult Day Services Association

Directory of Services in Washington state.

Directory of Adult Day Care

 

NW Regional Area Agency on Aging

Services for the elderly in Whatcom, Skagit, Island and San Juan Counties.

 

Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of SW Washington

Services for the elderly and disabled in the southwestern area of Washington state.

1-509-469-0500 or toll-free 1-866-891-2582

Financial Education and Debt Consolidation

Washington State Employees Credit Union: WSECU

For debt consolidation and financial education, credit union members may access the "Balance" Financial Fitness Program online or by calling 1-888-456-2227. You may join the credit union by going to the WSECU website.

 

Inspirus Credit Union; (formerly SECUWA)

For debt consolidation and financial education, credit union members may access the "Balance" Financial Fitness Program online or by calling 1-888-456-2227. You may join the credit union by going to the Inspirus website.

 

Apprisen Counseling Services: Financial Advocates (An Association of Consumer Credit Counseling Services)

Excellent non-profit counseling and education agency for people needing low service fees for help with mortgages, bankruptcy, credit counseling, and debt management. Excellent online tools.

 

Home Foreclosure Help

What to do when your house is in foreclosure, from the State of Washington Home Ownership Program. Order or  download an informational brochure. To talk to a counselor, call 1-877-894-HOME.

 

Homeowners HOPE Hotline

Need urgent help with a foreclosure or mortgage problems? Call the Homeowner's HOPE Hotline at

1-888-995-HOPE

 

US Government "Making Home Affordable" program

Find out if you can qualify for government assisted home loan refinancing or a loan modification.

 

Gambling Addiction

Gamblers Anonymous

Based on the 12-Step program for people who struggle with compulsive gambling.

 

Problem Gambling Helpline

Evregreen Council on Problem Gambling. Help for individuals and famlies struggling with the effects of problem gambling in Washington state.

1-800-547-6133

 

Phoenix Recovery Services

Treatment programs for gambling and other addictions.

Mount Vernon, WA, 1-360-848-8437

 

Providence Hospital Recovery Services

For those who gamble compulsively and are unable to set limits or stop. For more information call 360-493-5007 or email recovery@providence.org

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Issues

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

Local chapter in Seattle area: Seattle-pflag

 

The Trevor Project

For LGBTQ youth needing protection, resources, someone to talk to. Call 1-866-488-7386

 

The NW Network

Bisexual, transgender, lesbian, and gay survivors of abuse in the greater Seattle area.

 

Lambert House for LGBTQ youth

Lambert House is a safe center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth and their allies that encourages empowerment through the development of leadership, social and life skills.

Transgender Support (Seattle area)

 

Ingersoll Gender Center, Seattle

Ingersoll Gender Center supports transgender people toward growth and wellbeing. They provide support, education, advocacy, and information resources for people interested in gender identity issues, and for service providers, employers, families, and friends as well, in order to promote understanding, awareness, and acceptance of gender diversity. Support groups, counseling, advocacy.

Grief and Bereavement Support

The Healing Center, Seattle (Roosevelt District)

The Healing Center is a non-profit organization located in Seattle. They provide grief-support groups and individual counseling for adults, children, and families, who have lost a loved one and support for survivors of a spouse/partner suicide.

206-523-1206

 

Griefworks

Provides education on the subject of grief as a natural, necessary, healing response to separation and loss.  Workshops and support groups for children and teens in Auburn, WA.

253-333-9420

 

Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends is a national non-profit, self-help support organization that offers friendship and understanding to bereaved parents, grandparents, and siblings. For chapters in Washington state click HERE.

In Seattle, call 206-241-1139.

 

Safe Crossings

A grief support program for grieving children and teens. Support groups around the Puget Sound, a summer camp, Camp Erin, for children who've lost a parent, and more

 

Providence Hospice Bereavement

Program in Snohomish County. A variety of assistance and resources for families coping with a terminal illness.

425-261-4800

 

BRIDGES: A Center for Grieving Children in Tacoma

BRIDGES is a family grief support center serving families with children ages 4 -18 who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling. Offering peer support groups facilitated by trained volunteers.

253-272-8266

 

Group Health Cooperative of Western Washington Bereavement Support Groups

Weekly drop-in support groups for Group Health members and non-members seeking grief support.

 

CHI Franciscan Health Grief and Loss support groups

Meetings in University Place, Federal Way, Burien, Gig Harbor, and Tacoma.

 

The Landing--A Healing Place for Kids

Children's Bereavement Program through Peace Health at United General Hospital in Sedro Wooley.

360-420-9390

 

Swedish Hospital Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) Bereavement services,

Swedish/Edmonds offers a variety of services for people in the community who are grieving after the death of a loved one, including support groups, workshops, memorial events, and resource and referral services. Call Kathleen Albin, bereavement coordinator at 425-640-4404.

 

Internet Gaming Addiction

reSTART Internet Addiction Recovery Program

"Disconnect and find yourself."  reSTART is the nation's first online gaming addiction recovery program. Online resources and education, parent support and training, inpatient and outpatient treatment programs in Fall City, WA. Inpatient programs for persons age 18-38; outpatient programs for teens age 12-17.

Learning Disabilities and Testing

Puget Sound Psychology & Consulting, Lynnwood

Testing, assessment, diagnosis, counseling, consultation, and Autism Spectrum Clinic.

206-883-6175

 

Dean Doring & Associates

Educational consultation, assessment, neurological testing, medications. Located in Seattle and on Bainbridge Island.

 

Learning Disabilities Association of Washington

Resources for autism, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dyscalculia, and other learning disabilities.

 

The Faculty Room

LD Accommodation for students at the University of Washington.

 

The National Center for Learning Disabilities

Excellent resources for parents of children with LDs and adults with LDs: types of LDs, school accommodations, social skills, tutoring, current research.

 

Educational Connections

A service that helps families in Seattle and Portland identify appropriate educational and therapeutic options for kids with drug and alcohol addictions, mental health issues, and learning disabilities. Options include therapeutic wilderness programs, emotional growth schools, therapeutic boarding schools, drug and alcohol programs, residential treatment centers, and psychiatric facilities throughout the country.

 

Legal and Mediation Resources

Northwest Justice Project

Legal services and referrals for low-income people living in Washington state,

1-888-201-1014

 

Washington State Bar Association "Moderate Means Program"

Legal help for low-income individuals and families in conjunction with law schools at Gonzaga University in Spokane, the University of Washington, and Seattle University. To apply, go the website and fill out the online application form. Referrals to lawyers in the areas of family, housing and consumer law.

 

Washington Law Help.

Legal resources for individuals and families: legal information, forms, education, and resources available online.

 

King County Dispute Resolution Center:

A non-profit organization providing mediation services for individuals, couples, and organizations.

206-443-9603, or toll-free 1-888-803-4696

 

Snohomish County Legal Services

free legal aid program serving Snohomish County Residents experiencing poverty. 888-201-1014

 

Skagit County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program

Free half-hour legal consultation, family law clinics, and bankruptcy clinics. Call 360-416-7585

 

Self-Help plus Family Law Program of King County

Helps low-income and modest-income families in King County that need help with uncontested divorces, parenting plans, and revising parenting plans.

 

King County Bar Association Legal Clinics

Thirty minute free consultation for residents of King County in a variety of locations. Consult the schedule.

 

Dispute Resolution Centers of Washington

Free or low-cost mediation services at many locations throughout Washington state, including child custody plans, family conflicts, parent and teen mediation, small claims issues, and neighbor disputes.

 

King County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

Online assistance for lawyer referral in King County.

Mental Health and Psychiatric Resources

Low-cost mental health services in the greater Puget Sound region:

 

Community Psychiatric Clinic of Seattle

Low-cost treatment centers in several locations in the greater Seattle area. Specializing in co-occuring mental health and addiction disorders and the needs of the chronically mentally ill.

 

Neighborcare Health is the largest provider of primary medical, dental and mental health care in King County for low income and uninsured families and individuals.

 

Fremont Community Therapy Project

The FCTP offers low-fee psychotherapy and psychological assessment to people whose financial resources make it difficult to get help for problems in their lives.

 

Alliance Community Clinic

A volunteer alliance of therapists  who make psychoanalytic psychotherapy available to members of our community who would otherwise not be able to afford it.

 

Samaritan Center of Puget Sound

High quality, faith-integrative, affordable counseling for individuals, couples, and families in 17 locations in Seattle, Bellevue, and the Eastside, South King County, Pierce and Kitsap counties.

 

NOVAS Mental Health Services in King County

Targeted to those who live at or near the poverty level, often as a result of mental illness. Treatment for co-occuring addictions. Children, teens, adults, elders. Inpatient and outpatient programs.

 

Community Wellness Program of Skagit County

Provides short-term counseling and case management services for residents of the county who cannot afford access to other mental health services. Call for an intake appointment at 206-419-3379.

 

Compass Health

Offering a widerange of behavioral health services for clients of all ages in Island, San Juan, Skagit, and Snohomish counties.

Parenting

Building Blocks for a Healthy Future

A program of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Excellent tips and resources for parents.

 

CHANGES: Parent Support Network

A support group for parents of acting-out adolescent and adult children. The group provides strength through the combined experiences and wisdom of parents sharing common problems and solutions related to substance abuse, violence, school failure, jail, suicide attempts, and running away. In the Puget Sound region. For more information, call Ruth Herold at 206-406-6739.

 

Educational Connections

A service that helps families in Seattle and Portland identify appropriate educational and therapeutic options for kids with drug and alcohol addictions, mental health issues, and learning disabilities. Options include therapeutic wilderness programs, emotional growth schools, therapeutic boarding schools, drug and alcohol programs, residential treatment centers, and psychiatric facilities throughout the country.

 

Turnaround: Turning Fear into Freedom

Audio educational program for children struggling with anxiety, fear, or phobias. Excellent resource materials and articles for parents of anxious children.

 

Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting

A 5-step method presented by the Gottman Institute that builds emotional intelligence and creates positive, longlasting effects for children. Easy to learn, and used by parents, educators, and caregivers, it supports kids through life’s ups and downs in a way that builds confidence and helps them grow socially, emotionally, and intellectually.

 

Friends of Youth Parenting Programs

Healthy Start program for new parents; classes for parents of teens, drug and alcohol prevention programs.

 

 

Pornography/Internet Addiction

Sex Addicts Anonymous:

12-Step program dealing with sex and pornography addiction.

 

Your Brain On Porn

Informational website on the effects of pornography on the brain.

 

XXXChurch

A website for porn addicted Evangelical Christians.

 

Guard Your Eyes

Program for Orthodox Jews

 

Combating Pornography

Website for LDS/Mormon members seeking help to overcome addiction to pornography

 

Erik Bohlin

LMHC and Christian counselor for people with sexual addictions.

Sexual Assault

Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress

3 locations in Seattle. Downtown Seattle, Redmond and Shoreline. Accessing services for any of our offices can happen by calling our main number: 206-744-1600.

 

Smoking Cessation

Washington Tobacco Quit Line

Options in Washington for help to quit smoking.

English: 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669

Spanish: 1-855-DEJELO-YA or 1-855-335-3569

TTY Line and video relay: 1-877-777-6534 (for hearing impaired)

 

Contact your health insurance provider for covered programs to help you or a family member stop smoking.

Suicide and Survivors of Suicide

Crisis Lines: 24-hour suicide intervention:

 

Snohomish County: 1-800-584-3578

King County: 206-461-3200 or 1-800-621-4636

                      TDD 206-461-3610

Pierce County Crisis: 253-798-4333

                       TDD: 253-798-4349, 1-800-576-7764

 

Teen Link: 206-461-4922

Talk to trained youth crisis counselors available from  6:00-10:00 pm. (Other Crisis Line counselors available during other hours.)

 

Forefront: A program of the University of Washington for youth suicide prevention. 206.543.1016

 

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

 

Survivors of Suicide (SOS) Group

Survivors of Suicide offers bereavement counseling to individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide.  Through the King Country Crisis Clinic. Located in the Northgate area of Seattle.

 

Survivors of Suicide Support Group (scroll down the web page to find heading.)

Provided by Swedish Hospital in Edmonds (Stevens Hospital). This eight-week evening group is for family members and friends who have lost a loved one to suicide, and is offered twice each year. Please call for dates, times, and location. Registration is required.

425-640-4404.

Youth Violence and Substance Abuse Programs

Friends of Youth

Supportive services for youth struggling with violence, substance abuse, and delinquency. King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties. Youth overnight shelters and residential treatment programs available.

 

Youth Eastside Services (YES)

Programs for teens and their parents. Anger management, parenting education, teen drug and alcohol treatment and prevention. Located in Bellevue, WA.

 

Seattle Children’s Home

Assessment and treatment for mental health, behavioral, child abuse, and substance abuse problems. Inpatient and outpatient services.

 

Teen Link

Talk to trained youth crisis counselors who are available every day between 6:00-10:00 pm.

206-461-4922

 

CHANGES: Parent Support Network

A support group for parents of acting-out adolescent and adult children. The group provides strength through the combined experiences and wisdom of parents sharing common problems and solutions related to substance abuse, violence, school failure, jail, suicide attempts, and running away. In the Puget Sound region. For more information call Ruth Herold at 206-406-6739.

 

Focus Adolescent Services

Listing of services for at-risk youth in Washington and around the country.

 

STEP-UP

A King County program for teens who are violent with family members. Step-Up is a 20-week program of group counseling for teens and support and education for their parents.

206-296-7841

 

 

 

Statewide Community Resources On-Line: Dial 211 for the Get Connected resource line in your county. You can speak to the 24-hour line for resources specific to your county.

 

King County Crisis Line: 206-461-3222 or 1-866-4CRISIS

 

Snohomish County Care Crisis Line: 1-800-584-3578 or 425-258-4357

Volunteers of America county resources

 

Skagit County Crisis Line: 1-800-584-3578

 

Whatcom County Crisis Line: 1-800-584-3578