Shelter Resources

Crisis Clinic Information – Call 211

The 211 hotline has the most up-to-date and comprehensive database of health and human services in King County. With more than 6,000 services listed, it is the most effective way to find assistance with such needs as emergency shelter, low-cost mental health or chemical dependency counseling, rent/mortgage payments, in-home care services, or legal aid.

To find out more about the crisis clinic and the information they offer, call 211 or go to

DAWN – Domestic Abuse Women’s Network

DAWN is working to create a community that has no tolerance for domestic violence. They offer confidential shelter accommodations and resources to get out of a domestic abuse relationship.

For more information, (425) 656-7867 or toll free at (877) 465-7234 or visit

DESC – Downtown Emergency Service Center

DESC opened its doors 30 years ago as an emergency shelter, a place for vulnerable adults living with behavioral health disorders and chronic homelessness to come in out of the cold for the night.

To find out more about DESC, call (206) 464-1570 or go to