Washington Nonprofit Resources

Published on 1/23/13
Categorized in Rehab and Recovery
Washington Nonprofit Resources

Addiction

Community Health Plan of Washington

CHPW provides health care and improves the health status of our communities through the provision of high-quality, affordable, community-based health care to underserved individuals and families.

Highline Medical Center

Highline Medical Center is a non-profit healthcare system dedicated to caring for the people of Burien, West Seattle, Des Moines, Normandy Park, Tukwila, SeaTac, Vashon Island and all points in between.

New Traditions

Our program supports mothers in recovery by providing gender-based treatment, on-site childcare and a multi-layered support network.

Recovery Cafe

Recovery Café is a recovery support center utilizing an alternative therapeutic community model. The café supports women and men who are seeking a life of transformation, free from drugs, alcohol and other destructive behaviors.

Recovery Centers of King County

As a patient-centered Agency, Recovery Centers of King County's primary mission is to provide a full continuum of treatment and related services for individuals, their families and significant others who are suffering from chemical dependency. We endeavor to make our services available to patients of all income levels.

Science and Management of Addictions

SAMA is a privately funded non-profit organization based in Seattle, Washington with the goal of improving the management as well as the science of substance addiction.

Spruce Street Bridges Program

Voluntary case management for youth who are looking for support in dealing with chemical dependency, mental health issues, and educational difficulties.

Swedish Medical Center Ballard

Our staff is experienced in helping those who are impaired or negatively affected by substance abuse problems. Our team includes physicians who specialize in addiction medicine, specially trained nurses and state-certified chemical dependency counselors. Psychiatrists are also available for consultations.

University of Washington

The Addictions Program, established in 1999, provides integrated chemical dependency, mental health and medical primary care treatment in an outpatient setting to assist people with chemical abuse and dependency problems.

Washington Recovery Helpline

The Washington Recovery Help Line is an anonymous and confidential helpline that provides crisis intervention and referral services for Washington State residents.

Washington Society of Addiction Medicine

The Washington Society of Addiction Medicine (WSAM), incorporated in 1991, supports ASAM's agenda for improving treatment, sponsoring educational activities, and promoting prevention measures, while also working closely with other state and local organizations having mutual interests.

 

Arts

 

Community Arts Create

CAC partners with the community to create cultural competency through art of all forms and works to enhance a richer way of life by creating harmony through creative expression within Seattle’s very diverse culture.

EmoLit

Group of generative artists and social activists in Seattle create learning forums for insight into emotion through language and the arts. ELA's unique learning tools incorporate the language arts, theatre, music and science to address cultural and environmental issues with social-emotional awareness.


Emotional Support

Seattle Area Support Groups

SASG is a non-profit organization that builds community and cultivates powerful, healthy lives by providing emotional support and personal development services to those affected by HIV/AIDS, the Queer communities, and those who love them. Their work is done in a spirit of safety, trust, inclusiveness, and celebration of individual differences.

Seattle Friends

The mission of Seattle Friends is to eliminate suicides from the Aurora Bridge. They are working closely with city and state officials, local stakeholders, lawmakers and other nonprofits to reach this goal.

Sound Mental Health

Sound Mental Health is an award-winning private non-profit organization. SMH’s diverse programs include: housing services; military and veteran’s programs; criminal justice and re-entry services; employment programs; chemical dependency programs,and much more.

Valley Cities

Valley Cities is a community behavioral health center established by the people of South King County in 1965. Today, they operate comprehensive outpatient clinics in Auburn, Federal Way, Kent, and Renton.

 

Health

 

Dragonfly Holistic Healing

The Dragonfly Holistic Center is located in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle. Whose vision is to provide a space where community medicine takes place to foster creative and holistic approaches to individual and community wellness.

Holistic Moms

Holistic Moms Network  is a non-profit organization connecting parents who are interested in holistic health and green living.

HopeLink

Hopelink offers an integrated array of programs that enable families in crisis to make progress toward and achieve self-sufficiency such as food housing adult education, and family development.

Northwest Harvest

The mission of Northwest Harvest is to provide nutritious food to hungry people statewide in a manner that respects their dignity, while fighting to eliminate hunger. Our vision is ample nutritious food is available to everyone in Washington State.

Northwest Horticultural Society

NHS provides inspiration and education to the Northwest gardening community through symposiums, workshops and classes; a forum for gardeners and plant lovers in the Pacific Northwest to share their interests and learn about horticulture.

Northwest Kidney Centers

Promotes the optimal health, quality of life and independence of people with kidney disease, through patient care, education and research.

Sea Mar

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health and human services in Washington State.

Seattle Farmers Market

The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance (NFMA) is a community-based, non-profit organization which operates seven farmer/food only markets in Seattle neighborhoods.

South Sound Healers

Creating a professional circle amongst local holistic practitioners and local green businesses, and as an educational resource for the greater South Puget Sound region. We are working to raise awareness about natural health care options and services, and to strengthen the presence of local healers within our community.

 

Homelessness

 

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington

Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services (formerly known as the Archdiocesan Housing Authority) of Western Washington are prophetic voices for justice, recognizing the sacredness and dignity of every human person.

Low-Income Housing Institute

The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) develops, owns and operates housing for the benefit of low-income, homeless and formerly homeless people in Washington state.

Pike Market Senior Center

Free meals for people 55 and older & days a week.

Pioneer Human Services

We provide a Chance for Change to people overcoming the challenges of chemical dependency, mental health issues or criminal histories by offering an integrated array of housing, employment, training, reentry and treatment services, using earned revenue from our entrepreneurial activities.

Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness

Our mission is to work collaboratively to ensure safety and survival for people while they are homeless, and to end the crisis of homelessness in our region.

Transitional Resources

Insures that all people, including those living with major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, deserve to have decent housing, to feel needed and wanted, to engage in meaningful activities, and to be a part of community.

YMCA

Our young adult programs provide opportunities and resources for young people to set their own goals as they move from foster care or homelessness. Rather than seeing youth "at risk" of failure, we see youth "of promise" who can thrive as adults.

YWCA

The YWCA of Seattle/King/Snohomish opens doors to opportunity and self-sufficiency for women and families facing poverty, violence and discrimination.

 

LGBTQ

 

Gay City

Gay City Health Project is a multicultural gay men’s health organization and the leading provider of HIV and STI testing in King County. Our mission is to promote wellness in LGBT communities by providing health services, connecting people to resources, fostering arts, and building community.

Lambert House

Lambert House is a center for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning youth that empowers youth through the development of leadership, social and life skills. Lambert House is a safe place for queer youth ages 22 and under. Their calendar is packed with fun activities, support groups, planning meetings, dances, and other events.


Project NEON

NEON is a program of Seattle Counseling Service. NEON’s goals are to raise awareness about the links between crystal use and HIV, hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and other health concerns.

Seattle Counseling

Seattle Counseling Service is a community resource that advocates, educates and serves to advance the social well being and mental health of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities.

Seattle Pride

We coordinate and promote Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender pride events in the Seattle area celebrating the present, envisioning the future, and honoring the past.

Shift Recovery

Shift  is a multi-agency collaboration that provides administrative, emotional, and supervisory support for volunteers and clients in the Seattle/King County area who are Lesbian /Gay /Bisexual /Transgender /Queer / Questioning (LGBTQ) people struggling with drug/alcohol abuse and addiction issues.

 

Religious

 

Church of Mary Magdalene

The Church of Mary Magdalene is a diverse Christian community of homeless and formerly homeless women, providing a safe environment to build relationships, experience hope and love, explore faith and develop strength to reach one’s full potential.

Eastside Academy

Inspiring change in the lives of at-risk youth through high school education, counseling, recovery, and life skills programs in a Christ-centered environment.

Jewish Family Services

We deliver essential human services to alleviate suffering, sustain healthy relationships and support people in times of need.

Jewish in Seattle

The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle exists to fulfill the aspirations of Seattle’s Jewish community. By investing in programs that further Jewish engagement, help people in need and connect Seattle to Israel as well as the global Jewish community, the Jewish Federation commits itself to creating a golden age for Jews living in Puget Sound.

Union Gospel Mission

We provide emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in Seattle. We’ll serve, rescue and transform those in need until we’ve solved the root causes of poverty and homelessness.

 

Young Adults

 

Auburn Youth Resources

AYR serves the children & families of South King County by providing counseling, substance abuse treatment & prevention, & housing & support services for homeless children, youth & families.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. It is their vision that all children achieve success in life.

Children's Alliance

Children’s Alliance are advocates for kids who ensure that laws, policies and programs work for kids, and they hold our leaders accountable until they secure the resources required to make all children safe and healthy.

Friends of Youth

Friends of Youth is fully dedicated to developing, providing and advocating services for children, youth, their families and communities throughout Washington’s King and Snohomish Counties.


Seattle Children's

Our Adolescent Behavioral Health team provides expert consultation, diagnosis and treatment for psychosocial and school problems that either start during the teen years or were already present and are affected by the stresses of growing up.

Spruce Street Inn

Spruce Street Inn provides a safe place for at-risk youth who are in crisis to stabilize for up to 15 days while they work with a counselor to find suitable living arrangements. This safe haven provides family and motivational counselling, daily living skills advice, and referrals  for drug and alcohol dependency treatment.

Street Yoga

Street Yoga is a non-profit organization that teaches yoga, mindful breathing, and compassionate communication to youth and families and their caregivers struggling with homelessness, poverty, abuse, addiction, trauma and behavioral challenges so they can grow stronger, heal from past traumas, and create for themselves a life that is inspired, safe, and joyful.

TeenFeed

Teen Feed works with the community to offer support to meet basic needs, build strong relationships, and ally with homeless youth as they meet their future off the streets.

YouthCare
YouthCare builds confidence and self-sufficiency for homeless youth by providing a continuum of care that includes outreach, basic services, emergency shelter, housing, counseling, education, and employment training.

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