Central Family Emergency Housing

Location

2820 E. Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98122
United States

3800 S Myrtle St
Seattle, WA 98118
United States

Hours

No Hours Available.

Contact

Program Manager
This program specializes in providing culturally appropriate services to homeless families of color, including emergency housing at two enhanced shelters, and other shelter and transitional units throughout the City of Seattle.

We offer an on-site after school program, domestic violence support and advocacy, chemical dependency and mental health services, nurse services, a food bank, teen group and life skills workshops.

Eligibility & Enrollment

YWCA’s emergency shelter is open to families in the Seattle Central area whose median income is below 30%. If you have valid identification for all members of the family, and no active warrants or convictions for violent crimes, you may also qualify.

  • Please call 2-1-1 first for a phone screening.
  • After the phone screening, participants will be scheduled for an intake appointment.

Services Offered

Emergency Shelter

Related Events

Adopt-a-Family 2019 King County Drop Off

Start Date
9:00 am
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End Date
5:00 pm
Adopt-a-Family gifts for King County may be dropped off from December 10 through December 14. Address and drop off times will be provided by your coordinator.

Related News

Economic Independence and Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

November 20, 2019 Blog Post
A big part of YWCA’s work is helping women find stability in their lives during times of crisis. Beyond that, our hope for the women we serve is that they can leave YWCA and go on to create positive change in our community. Read on to learn more about one of those change makers, Melissa Strawn.
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Christmas is the giving season, a perfect time to spread kindness and support those in our community who are in need. By participating in the YWCA Adopt-A-Family program you match with a local family and contribute by purchasing gifts for the kids and grocery gift cards for their parents.
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How to Support Domestic Violence Survivors

October 18, 2019 Blog Post
It’s National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and YWCA is taking a stand. The domestic violence (DV) program at YWCA works to support survivors that have experienced gender-based violence to overcome their trauma and barriers and to empower them to take back their self-autonomy. We would like to invite our community to spread awareness of gender-based violence and support survivors with YWCA.