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

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RESCHEDULED: 2020 Seattle Inspire Luncheon

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End Date
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The Westin Seattle
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Valerie Jarrett
Important: the 2020 Seattle Inspire Luncheon has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 10. The event will still be at the Westin Seattle, with keynote speaker Valerie Jarrett. Tickets already purchased for the original date will be transferred to the new date automatically.

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