Health Care Access

Location

1118 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

2024 Third Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
United States

Hours

Sunday Closed Monday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Tuesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday Closed

Contact

Program Referrals
Meets with individuals and families in emergency shelters and day centers throughout Seattle to provide support and education on how to access health services and navigate systems of care. 

Health Care Access (HCA) goes to emergency shelters, homeless service day centers, and other locations throughout the Seattle area to support low-income individuals and families to ensure their access to health services and engagement in care.

Navigators provide help with:

  • Health insurance enrollment
  • Referrals to health clinics or other services
  • Problem-solving to help families access care
  • Basic health education
Eligibility & Enrollment

HCA is available for any individual who is unstably housed, experiencing homelessness, lives in emergency shelter, or uses day center services.

Services Offered

Health Access

Related Events

Related News

Wamaitha's Story of Hope

December 7, 2018 Blog Post
The minute you meet Wamaitha you can feel her power. She has one of the most uplifting and positive attitudes I have ever experienced. Her ability to overcome her experience of gender-based violence has influenced who she is today. Wamaitha's story of hope and persistence demonstrates her strength and fortitude.

Teresia's Journey of Resilience and Hope

November 28, 2018 Blog Post
In anticipation of World AIDS Day, we are sharing a story about BABES Network - YWCA member, Teresia. This year's theme encourages everyone to get tested and break down the barriers of stigma and discrimination. Teresia's story is a testament to courage, resilience, and hope.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2018 Blog Post
Transgender Day of Remembrance, also known as the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, is observed annually on November 20 as a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to draw attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.

Let's Talk About Domestic Violence in Black Communities

October 31, 2018 Blog Post
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I sat down to talk with Doris O’Neal, Director of YWCA’s Domestic Violence Services Program. Together we unpacked and confirmed the issues surrounding domestic violence for black women specifically and what we can do as advocates to ensure black women and girls are heard and seen.