Call 211 from any phone for free if you are seeking food, shelter, clothing, or other immediate needs. The Washington Information Network’s team of specially trained volunteers is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They can locate shelters in your area with openings and refer you to food banks, free clothing, social workers, and much more. You can also access Washington Information Network 211 referrals online.
Another great resource is the Emerald City Resource Guide published by Real Change. You can download a PDF of the guide here.Resources