Seattle’s population growth is outpacing housing development — and most of what is being built isn’t affordable.
Many people are finding themselves living on the economic edge — just one medical bill, one layoff, or one late rent
payment away from losing their homes.
While there are many complex reasons people find themselves homeless, there are proven ways to get people
connected with housing and ensure they have the right support to stay housed.
We must come together to solve this problem. To close the gaps that are contributing to this crisis. To look out for
one another. To invest in this place that we can be proud to call home.
Weld believes that everyone should be given the opportunity to belong and thrive. They believe that transformation should be available and open to all, no matter your past. They know that their communities are made safer, healthier, and stronger when they reduce barriers to former prisoners reentering society
Accelerator YMCA is the largest provider of housing for homeless young adults in King County, offering a variety of programs including rapid rehousing, transitional housing, and permanent housing—especially for those who are exiting foster care and/or who are experiencing homelessness.
The Chief Seattle Club is dedicated to physically and spiritually supporting American Indian and Alaska Native people. They provide food, medical support, housing assistance, the Urban Indian Legal Clinic, a Native art program and gallery, frequent outings to tribes, pow wows, and museums, and much more.
A Way Home Washington is a growing movement dedicated to ensuring young people experiencing homelessness receive the support, care, and resources they need to overcome barriers. We have one goal: preventing and ending youth homelessness in Washington state.
Created by the City of Seattle, Navigation Team connects unsheltered individuals with existing services and shelter. Staffed by contracted outreach workers and SPD personnel who have advanced certification in crisis intervention and de-escalation, the purpose is to bring more people inside and create faster resolutions to hazardous situations.
The IF Project is a collaboration of law enforcement, currently and previously incarcerated adults and community partners focused on intervention, prevention, and reduction in incarceration and recidivism.