Resources for Families
Hopelink – (425) 869-6000
Agency goal: Hopelink offers an array of programs that enable families in crisis to make progress toward and achieve self-sufficiency.
Food: Six centers offer several food banks per week.
Housing: Eviction prevention support can help families avoid homelessness. The Hopelink Emergency Family Shelter provides a temporary home base for homeless families. The First Month’s Rent program helps families get started in more permanent homes.
Adult Education: Hopelink’s adult education department is committed to providing a diverse selection of educational services.Programs address literacy and lifelong learning.
Transportation: Hopelink’s transportation services provide an essential link to the community.
Emergency Financial Assistance: This program assists with the high cost of heating and energy bills. Also, Hopelink can often help with rent and other emergency needs that “fall through the cracks” of other available assistance.
Children’s Home Society of Washington – (206) 695-3200
Family support and parent information resources
United Way of King County – (206) 461-3200
Individual Development Account Program.School readiness, employee and job training.
Family Services, Family Education and Support – (206) 826-3050
Parenting skills – sliding scale – call for appointment.
Statewide Family Helpline 1-800-932-HOPE (4673)
Childcare Resources (425) 865-9350
Bellevue Community College – Worker Retraining Program (425) 564-4054