Parenting
 
Balance After Baby
425.688.5259
Drop-in support group provides emotional care for new families and women who may be experiencing postpartum issues.
Children with Special Needs
Provides information to families and professionals for children who have chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions such as asthma, cancer, autism or cerebral palsy.
Crying Newborn
801.447.9360
Document: Parent's Decision Guide

Document: Navigating the Juvenile Justice System

 

​Document: A Parent's Guide to Child Protective Services

 

Document: Seattle Summer School
​Developmental Timeframe by Parenting Counts
Mental Health Wraparound Services
206.263.8957
​A coordinated planning process that leads to an individualized care plan of a child and family.  It is for youth and families who have tried everything in the past and have still not met with success.
Parent Help 123 
Parenting by Connection
Hundreds of articles covering topics such as: helping children play well together, coping with a shy child, bedwetting, holiday meltdowns, sibling rivalry, teasing, bullying, biting.

Program for Early Parenting Support

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

 

Safe to Sleep: Tips on Reducing SIDS
SIDS: Prevention
SIDS: brochure ordering
Wellspring Family Services
Breadth of services to address and repair the sources of instability for families.
Recreation 
 
Art Corps
206.722.5440
 
Bikeworks
206.695.2522

Building sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling.

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

 

Coyote Central

Creativity in action for adolescents
206.323.7276
 
Garfield Teen Life Rec Center
206.684.4550
 
Kent Teen Drop In Center
253.859.0300
Kirkland Teen Union Building
425.822.3088
 
Northgate Community Center
sports, games, food and roadtrips
206.386.4283
 
Powerful Voices
Improving the lives of adolescent girls in Seattle through innovative programs in public middle schools and in the juvenile justice system.
Technology

 

Home Internet Service @ $9.95/month

Comcast is committed to bringing technology to more students and families. Get home Internet service for only $9.95 a month, never have a price increase, no rental fees.

CentryLink: $9.95/month Internet Service

Teens
866TEENLINK
866.833.6546
 
826 Seattle
206.725.2625
Writing and tutoring center helping youth ages 6 - 18 improve their writing skills and inspiring students to write. 

Document:  Children's Crisis Outreach Response System
Children's Domestic Violence Program
Snohomish County:
425. 258.2766,  ext.119  / ppotter@ywcaworks.org
South King County:
425. 226.1226, ext.1017 / rgaon@ywcaworks.org
Seattle:
206.568.7859 / oalfred@ywcaworks.org
Cocoon House
425.259.5802
Snohomish County's only resource exclusively serving homeless and at-risk youth ages 13-17.

Collaborative Coaching 
206.517.0222
We work with young people who have had difficulty finding their purpose and direction. Many clients have been unable to flourish in the school and home settings.

​Drop In Center
206.524.7301
Provides for basic and immediate needs of youth, including food, hygiene items, showers, clothing, and laundry.
 
Emergency Shelters
800.495.7802

Friends of Youth: Street Outreach
425-298-4846
Drop in center for king county youth age 15-22
Friends of Youth: Safe Place
800.422.TEEN (8336)
Text "SAFE" and your current location to 69866 for the nearest Safe Place site
Teens, continued

Griffin Home
425.228.5776
For boys who would benefit from a group living
experience to obtain help with independent living,
mental health issues, or sexual behavior problems.
Internships and Temporary Employment
Kitsap Youth Mentoring
360.337.4878
 
Kitsap Mentoring Programs

Lifeguard Summer Jobs
​206.684.4078
Be at least 15 years old prior to the first class, able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating crawl and breast stroke, able to retrieve a 10 pound object from a minimum depth of 7 feet.
New Ground Transitional Living 
Intake line: 206.409.6009
Sites in Bothell, Sand Point, Kirkland Everett, Redmond for pregnant single women, single young adults and young familes. 

New Horizons
206.374.0866
Partnering with youth to exit street life.

 
Online Homework Help
 
Orion Multi Service Center
Meals, a place to shower and do laundry, emergency housing, transitional housing ... to name a few of Orion's services.
206.622.5555
 
Pathways

Peace for the Street by Kids from the Street
206.726.8500
Provide support and services to Seattle area homeless youth, with efforts targeted at stepping stones to transition youths from the streets to self-sufficiency.
 
Penny Harvest 
206.694.6789
A year-round series of service-learning activities that help students apply classroom learning to real-world problems.


National Runaway Switchboard

800.786.2929

 

Runaway Youth in Washington 
Outcomes for Youth Admitted to Secure Crisis Residential Centers and Mandatory Chemical Dependency Treatment (2001) 

​Seattle City Light Apprenticeships
​360.902.5324
​Looking for employees who learn quickly, are physically fit and bring integrity to a diverse work force.
Document: Seattle Summer School
Solid Ground - Sand Point Housing
206.753.4830
 
​Student Teen Employment Preparation (S.T.E.P.)
​206.684.2489
​ Job readiness program providing youth with education, job skills and career development training. Focuses on  community needs; projects may include forest enhancement, trail construction, habitat restoration, organizing community building events.
Teen Feed
In trouble? call 206.522.4366 or email
 
Teens and Sleep
U District Youth Center
206.526.2992  ext 24

 
United Indians Youth Home 
206.781.8303
25 beds. Seeks to provide a safe and nurturing environment for homeless youth, combining Native American wisdom and ceremony with modern educational, medical and social services.

Washington Mentors
866.316.8190
Provides  services that increase the capacity of mentoring programs while decreasing the operating costs associated with these programs. Leading the effort to close the mentoring gap. 

Watson Manor
253.859.0300 ext 3035
Transitional living program provides up to two years of transitional housing and support services to single, homeless, extremely low-income teenage and young adult mothers and their children. 

Workforce Investment Act for Out-of-School Youth
253.838.6810, ext 179
This program serves motivated dropouts who are eager to succeed in their educational and employment goals.

YMCA Young Adult Services
 
Youth Care: Shelter and Housing
Youth Haven
Ages 11 - 17 HOTLINE: 206.236.5437
Ages 18 - 24 HOTLINE: 425.449.3868
​Short term emergency placements for homeless youth.
Youth Care

Need Help? 800.495.7802

 
Youth Ministry
206.432.8443
Work with king county youth, provide: tutoring, mentoring, after school program, athletics, mission trips, summer camps, housing.

Transportation 

Hopelink's Transportation Info

425.943.6789

 

Hopelink's Medicaid Transportation

800.923.7433

 

Hopelink's Metro DART Reservations

866.261.3278

 

National Runaway Switchboard

800.786.2929

 

Operation Home Free

Free bus rides home for teens registered with National Runaway Switchboard

Working Choices, Inc.

212 Wells Ave S, Ste J, Renton WA  98057  |  phone: 425.822.8654  |  fax: 425.739.0449

wci@workingchoices.net