Shelters

Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services
  • Who's Eligible
    Must have a Snoqualmie Valley connection. Accepts individuals and families with minor children. Staff will do a sex offender check, but no background check.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
SHARE/WHEEL
  • Who's Eligible
    Anyone who is homeless with very small volume of items needing storage. Participants are expected to provide labor in storage facility in exchange for storage space.
  • How to Apply
    Call.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
SHARE/WHEEL
  • Who's Eligible
    Homeless people of all genders, as well as couples and families who are willing to abide by rules and work security shifts on site; women are given first priority. Families defined as any household that includes at least one adult with at least one child ages 17 and younger. Sobriety is required. Cannot serve registered sex offenders; those with other criminal offenses may apply.
  • How to Apply
    Call to check space availability. If space is available, visit in person for screening.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
SHARE/WHEEL
  • Who's Eligible
    Anyone who is homeless or formerly homeless.
  • How to Apply
    Call for meeting locations. CALL SHARE
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
SHARE/WHEEL
  • Who's Eligible
    No restrictions.
  • How to Apply
    Call to find current location and best drop-off time.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
SHARE/WHEEL
  • Who's Eligible
    Homeless people of all genders, as well as couples and families who are willing to abide by rules and work security shifts on site; women are given first priority. Families defined as any household that includes at least one adult with at least one child ages 17 and younger. In some cases a CPS report must be made when families are staying at the encampment, depending on current location of campsite; call for more information. Sobriety is required. Cannot serve registered sex offenders; those with other criminal offenses may apply.
  • How to Apply
    Call to check space availability. If space is available, visit in person for screening.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Catholic Housing Services – Noel House Programs
  • Who's Eligible
    No restrictions.
  • How to Apply
    Call.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Catholic Housing Services – Noel House Programs
  • Who's Eligible
    Women ages 18 and older; no children. Women do not have to be receiving shelter services from the Women's Referral Center to be eligible. Alcohol, drugs, weapons and abusive behavior are not allowed.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person. Clients are asked to register upon arrival, but no documentation is required. Documents Required: - None
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission – Hope Place
  • 3802 S Othello St, Seattle, WA, 98118
  • 2066282008
  • Operates a shelter with programs for women and women with kids who are in recovery from drugs or alcohol or who have experienced domestic violence but are not being actively pursued. Call for screening as close to 8:30am as possible.
  • Who's Eligible
    Serves single women and women with children who are in recovery from drugs or alcohol or who have experienced domestic violence. Non-confidential location, so cannot serve women in DV situations who are actively being pursued. Transgender clients served on a case-by-case basis, depending on accommodation availability. No abusive behavior, drugs or alcohol permitted; no cigarette smoking permitted inside the building. Clients must attend spiritual and program activities. Must speak some English and be willing to work with an interpreter, if needed. Accepts offenders on a case-by-case basis. Cannot serve sex offenders. Building has wheelchair accessibility, but clients must be able to go up or down two flights of stairs independently in case of emergency. Service animals accepted on a case-by-case basis; documentation from doctor required. Performs background checks. Cannot accept women who are currently on a Methadone program.
  • How to Apply
    Call for telephone screening as close to 8:30am as possible. Do not leave voicemail, applicants should continue calling until they reach someone. If it is the first time they have called, they will be asked a few prescreening questions. After prescreening, they should call daily to check and maintain spot on waitlist. When an opening is available a phone screening will be scheduled. Callers can expect to be on the waitlist for at least a month. If client is in an extreme emergency situation such as a domestic violence dispute, they can call at any time day or night for resources and information.
  • Fee
    $9.08 credit check and refundable room deposit required for some programs; payment plan can be arranged.
  • Area Served
    King
King County Administration Building Shelter
  • Who's Eligible
    Men ages 18 and older in need of shelter. Serves trans* clients identifying as male; notify staff of accommodations needed. Serves men fleeing DV, but location is not confidential; this should be taken into account if safety is a concern. Clients must not exhibit behavior dangerous to self or others; individuals on the shelter's admonish list may not be served. Service animals and pets are allowed.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person. Intake begins at 7pm at the King County Administration Building at 4th & Jefferson, across from City Hall Park. Line forms in front of the loading dock garage door. Men begin lining up before 7pm; a single intake line is formed for the two adjacent shelter sites. Access to shelter after nightly intake is limited; remaining spaces are primarily filled through Operation Night Watch referrals.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Operation Nightwatch
  • Who's Eligible
    Single men and women, ages 18 and older, in need of shelter. Couples cannot be placed together, but are referred to appropriate shelters as single adults.
  • How to Apply
    Men must either first obtain a referral ticket from one of the shelters listed below, or provide an Operation Nightwatch ticket from the previous night. Tickets are valid for one night only, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Women can visit site without a referral ticket. Gives clients a bus ticket if they need transportation to the assigned shelter. Clients may then visit the Operation Nightwatch Dispatch Center. Anyone who arrives earlier than 9pm intake time will NOT be served. Staff refer clients to shelters with space appropriate for each individual. Placements are made until all beds are filled; referral tickets and admission to the Operation Nightwatch Dispatch center do NOT guarantee placement into a shelter. Does not perform background checks. MEN'S TICKETS DESC - Downtown Emergency Service Center 517 3rd Ave Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 464-1570 M-F, 9am-5pm MEN'S TICKETS Bread of Life Mission 97 S Main St Seattle, WA 98104 (206) 682-3579 M-Sa, 10am-4pm; Su, 1:30-3pm
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Catholic Housing Services – Noel House Programs
  • Who's Eligible
    Women, ages 18 and older. No children. Alcohol, drugs, weapons and abusive behavior not allowed. Accepts offenders and sex offenders.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person. Priority given to clients who arrive by 8pm. Does not perform background checks or require any proof of identity. Documents Required: - None
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King