A talk show led by queer & trans people of color to create stories that represent us at the intersections. Tune in Tuesdays, 7—9 PM.
2-1-1 Community Resources Online (CRO) is a database of health and human services in Washington State. It includes more than 5,000 services and 1,500 agencies.
211 is a centralized phone number you can call to find help for getting food, jobs, housing, legal, medical assistance and many other resources. As trans people, we know that we might or might not get a sensitive, informed response from many places we go for help, and 211 is no exception. However, in addition to the other resources listed in this guide, calling 211 is another way to start your search for basic needs resources in the King County area.
Gender affirming services for youth and young adults ages 12-23 who are currently homeless or have been homeless at some point in the last 12 months. See Health Services section for more information on services.
1629 N 45th St, Seattle WA • 206-633-7650
Empowers Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment to transform their lives. Provides comprehensive services to individuals and families, community education, and advocacy on systems and policy issues.
adwas.org • 8623 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle 98115
206-922-7088 • Email
The ACLU of Washington is the state affiliate of the ACLU, a national civil rights and civil liberties organization.
901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 630 Seattle • 206-624-2180
While there are no trans specific groups, there are many “gay” meetings in the greater Seattle area that are attended by trans people. For a complete listing, call the 24-hour line and inquire directly.
seattle-al-anon.org • 206-625-0000
A place for trans, gender variant, genderqueer, questioning, friends, family and community allies to come together for information and mutual support. Meets every Wednesday, no exceptions.
http://ingersollgendercenter.org/what-we-do/peer-support-group • 517 E Pike Street, Seattle
206-849-7859 • Email
Works to build skills within Asian Pacific Islander (API) LGBTIQ communities, raise the visibility of our community and concerns, and support survivors of violence through advocacy and safety planning.
206-467-9976 • Email
Empowers Autistic residents of Washington to have our voices heard in society’s conversations about us.
Facebook group • Email
A dance night for the Latinx community to feel at home with the music we grew up with.
A peer support program for women and families a ected by HIV.
babesnetwork.org • 1118 Fifth Ave, Seattle 98101
206-720-5566 • Email
bethanyseattle.org • 6230 Beacon Ave. S., Seattle
206-725-7535 • Email
A weekly confidential support group held in Bellevue. Meets every Thursday from 6 – 8 PM. Counselors are licensed mental health practitioners with specialized training specifically for with children, young adults, and families.
youtheastsidesideservices.org • 16510 NE 79th Street, Redmond • 425-556-2370
A nonprofit film production company that empowers filmmakers from underrepresented communities (LGBTQ, POC, and women) through cost-free access to motion picture education and gear.
blanketfortfilms.org • 1515 12th Avenue, Suite E, Seattle
206-251-0530 • Email
A residential youth summer camp for LGBTQ communities and their allies. Offers one-week outdoor camps in the spring, summer and fall. Summer camp programming is trans inclusive and trans celebratory. For campers ages 8-17. Volunteer opportunities for 18+.
camptentrees.org • 206-288-3568 • Email
capitolhillhousing.org • 1620 12th Avenue, Suite 205 Seattle
206-329-7303 • Email
Provides abortions, birth control, well woman care, and LGBTQ wellness services, including specialized transgender care based on the informed consent model.
Services include hormone therapy, surgical referrals, post-surgical follow up, and clerical services. Two days per month are dedicated to LGBTQ wellness services.
cedarriverclinics.org • 263 Rainier Ave South #200, Renton |
509 Olive Way Suite 1454, Seattle | 1401-A Martin Luther King Way, Tacoma • 800-572-4223 • Email
Monday through Friday, 9 AM—5 PM. By appointment and walk-in.
multi-culturalhealth.org • 1120 E Terrace St, Seattle
206-461-6910 ext 212 • Email
spiritualliving.org • 5801 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle
Offers a toll-free legal advice hotline for low-income individuals in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income and more.
nwjustice.org/clear-hotline • 401 Second Avenue S, Suite 407 Seattle
1-888-201-1014 | 1-888-387-7111 (for senior over 60) | 1-800-833-6384 (for the deaf and hard of hearing)
A list of King County domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking programs of organizational members of the Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence. The Coalition itself does not provide direct services.
206-568-5454 • endgv.org
Programs and resources for youth with an LGBTQ parent to connect with a supportive community of peers. Also hosts social events such as potlucks, volunteer activities, and themed-parties.
colage.org • 509 10th Ave E
855-4-COLAGE • Email
A community clinic in Capitol Hill that provides primary care services and an on-site pharmacy. Also has a walk-in after hours clinic at the Swedish Cherry Hill location. Offers a sliding scale for patients without insurance. No walk-ins, call to schedule an appointment.
500 19th Ave E, Seattle • 206-299-1600
A disabled student center run by and for disabled, chronically ill, deaf, mad and/ or neurodivergent students at the UW. A space for disabled students to meet, build community, share skills, create events and create disability culture and activism on campus.
University of Washington, Mary Gates Hall 024
206-685-0949 • Email
A queer and trans people of color party and arts collective. Hosts regular dance and music events around the Seattle area.
Provides a nightly place to sleep and a hot meal for up to 383 people across four locations:
- The Morrison: 517 Third Avenue (men and women)
- Queen Anne Shelter: 157 Roy Street (men)
- 505 Third Avenue (men)
- Kerner-Scott House: 510 Minor Avenue North (women)
Advances the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. Works to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.
disabilityrightswa.org • 315 5th Ave S Ste 850, Seattle, WA
206-324-1521 / 800-562-2702 (in WA State) • Email
Presents music that allows youth of diverse backgrounds to share their love of music and be accepted for who they are. Ages 13-22.
diverseharmony.org • 206-389-5858
Serves single homeless cis and trans women in the greater Seattle area by providing transitional housing, a day center and case management services
eghseattle.org • 1604 NE 50th St, Seattle • 206-729-0262 • Email
Sponsors Emerald City Black Pride in Seattle. This occurs annually in August, with additional events throughout the year to celebrate LGBTQ people of color.
A social and educational organization for the transgender community in Seattle.
theemeraldcity.org • Ravenna • 425-827-9494
Promotes the health and well-being of the Latino/a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning community in a culturally appropriate environment through disease prevention, education, support services, advocacy and community building. Hosts a trans support group that meets on the 1st Saturday of each month.
entrehermanos.org • 1105 23rd Ave, Seattle
206-322-7700 • Email
Mondays, 1—4:30 PM. By appointment and walk-in.
entrehermanos.org/en/hiv-prevention • 1105 23rd Ave, Seattle
Grupo positivo support group for Latinos living with HIV. Includes a meal, social interaction, and a presentation.
entrehermanos.org • 1105 23rd Ave, Seattle
206-322-7700 • Email
A community-editable document of all the disability resources in King County not listed here. Includes additional deaf and hard of hearing resources, mental health resources, and more.
for more resources about Accessibility & Disability Justice, refer to the Providers page.
A hub for workers to understand and exercise their legal rights, improve working conditions and connect with community resources. Provides a monthly legal clinic and an LGBTQ-friendly intake process.
fairworkcenter.org • 5308 Martin Luther King Jr. Way b#102 Seattle
1-844-485-1195 • Email
Collaborates with local LGBTQ artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBTQ artists and works, and facilitate artistic excellence that is accessible.
gaycity.org/arts • 517 E Pike St, Seattle
Monday through Friday, 3—8 PM, Saturday 12:30 – 5 PM. By appointment and walk-in.
gaycity.org/testing • 517 E Pike St, Seattle • 206-860-6969
A ground-breaking project designed to better understand the aging and health needs of LGBT adults 50 years of age and older. Their goal is to understand the wellness and health needs of these communities so we have information and are prepared to address the aging needs of LGBT elders now and for generations to come.
A non-profit group for the transgender community within the South Puget Sound area of Washington state. Provides support, referral to resources, peer-to-peer support and fellowship for individuals who are transgender, crossgender, intersexed, androgyne, gender variant, cross-dresser, or are involved in activities or expressions of gender identity or presentation divergent from their gender assigned at birth.
Meets every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Friday and 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7 PM – 9 PM in Tacoma at the Oasis Rainbow Center, located at 2215 Pacific Ave. in downtown Tacoma.
Offers medical/mental health provider referral & consultations and hosts monthly support groups to help families navigate a wide range of issues related to supporting their transgender & gender diverse children. Meets monthly on Sunday afternoons. See website for times.
Seattle Children’s Hospital • 1-855-4GENDER • Email
A youth-led support group for trans and gender diverse youth. Up to age 20. Meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday, 4:30 – 6:30 PM. Call/email for address and directions.
genderdiversity.org • 855-443-6337 • Email
A grassroots activist collective that focuses on community building, leadership development, education and advocacy. They host Seattle Trans Pride, Gender Justice Awards, and Say Her Name Legal Clinics.
genderjusticeleague.org • 1433 12th Ave Suite A1, Seattle
An international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse people. Offers a Kids Day Camp for kids while parents are attending programming.
A performance and teaching project that prioritizes transgender, non-binary and multiracial perspectives in process and presentation.
gendertender.tumblr.com • syniva.weebly.com
Provides health and wellness, information and referral, training and enrichment classes for all LGBTQ people age 50 and up. Classes are sponsored by Lifelong Recreation.
generationsagingwithpride.org • 206-684-4240
Provides services that empower Deaf and hard of hearing people to live independent and productive lives with full access to rights, privileges, and opportunities. Assists clients in understanding and obtaining appropriate accommodations needs in accordance with the ADA.
hsdc.org • 1625 19th Ave E, Seattle, WA
206-323-5770 • Email
Through peer-to-peer outreach and education, reduces stigma around queer issues and promotes healthy sexual choices. Meetings occur on the first and last Wednesdays of every month from 6 – 8 PM. Open to all LGBTQ & allied youth ages 16 – 24.
llaa.org/heyo • 206-328-8979
An all-volunteer organization for transgender, gender variant and genderqueer people that focuses on direct peer support, community building, education and advocacy.
ingersollcenter.org • 517 E Pike St, Lower Level, Seattle
206-849-7859 • Email
A database of trans competent medical and mental health providers compiled through an ongoing community collaboration.
Serves low-income women in the community with classes on technology, life skills and job readiness, along with a free clothing boutique, community referrals, and computer lab.
jwcenter.org • 620 18th Avenue East, Seattle • 206-324-1244
The King County Crisis Line is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. They provide immediate crisis care to help those experiencing emotional crises. While not a trans specific, they are the only 24 hour crisis line in King County and are a primary source for emergency mental health services.
Pursues justice for all women and girls in the Northwest through litigation, legislative advocacy and education.
legalvoice.org • 907 Pine Suite 500, Seattle
206-682-9552 • Email
Addresses and presents the concerns of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender citizens of Seattle to the mayor, city council, and all city departments through recommendation of legislation, policy, programs, and budget items.
seattle.gov/lgbt • 810 Third Avenue, Suite 750, Seattle
206-684-4500 • Email
Builds power among LGBTQ communities and allies in Washington through community organizing, education, advocacy, and developing grassroots leadership. Their Trans Advocate Program is for trans and gender non-conforming workers whose labor rights have been violated.
1105 23rd Avenue, Seattle • 206-930-6668 • Email
A group for discussing LGBTQ issues in a safe and respectful environment. Open to all teens.
maplevalleycc.org/teencenter • 22010 SE 248th Street, Maple Valley
425-432-1272 • Email
Serves children and youth from birth to age 24. Strengthens the lives of children, youth, and families by restoring hope and stability in the face of emotional conflict, substance abuse, and poverty.
rays.org • 1025 South 3rd St Renton, WA
425-271-5600 • Email
mylucc.org/home • 832 32nd Avenue
Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM—5 PM. By appointment and walk-in.
llaa.org • 1016 E. Pike St, 3rd Floor, Seattle • 206-957-1600
Refers eligible clients to HIV-dedicated units within non-profit and for-profit owners of affordable housing.
llaa.org/services/housing • 206-957-1717
Case managers work one-on-one with people living with HIV/AIDS, including assistance with medical insurance, housing, groceries and meals, and recovery support services.
llaa.org • 1016 E. Pike St, 3rd Floor, Seattle
A development company that builds tiny house villages and homeless encampments:
- Ballard Encampment: 2826 NW Market Street, Seattle • 206-390-9292
- Interbay Encampment: 3234 17th Avenue W, Seattle • 206-356-4484
- Othello Village: 7544 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S, Seattle • 425-615-0800
- Tiny House Village: 1419 22nd Avenue, Seattle • 206-601-0999
A Seattle-based community of queer and trans artists that showcases innovative and interdisciplinary art.
Provides older adults with professional, confidential information and referrals to caregiver support, credit-debt relief and financial planning, homecare resources, housing options, long-term care solutions and more.
seattle.gov • 700 5th Ave Suite 5800, Seattle • 206-386-1001
A national curated database of trans competent providers.
Provides gender affirming services for youth and young adults who are currently homeless or have been homeless. By appointment and walk-in. Services include: primary medical care, acupuncture, mental health counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, HIV counseling, dental care, yoga classes, naturopathy, meditation, massage, health education, social service referrals and outreach.
1629 North 45th Street, Seattle • 206-633-3350
In addition to providing case management, employment training, weekday breakfasts, and evening drop-ins, offers 20 beds for emergency youth shelter, and 12 beds for transitional shelter. Gender-neutral sleeping areas available.
- Drop-In: Sun 6 – 9 PM, Mon-Thurs 7 – 9 PM
- Breakfast: Mon-Fri 8 – 8:45 AM
- Young Adult Emergency Shelter: Sun-Thurs 9:30 PM – 7:30 AM
nhmin.org • 2709 3rd Avenue, Seattle
206-374-0866 • Email
A monthly dance party in Seattle for queers and their legit allies.
Provides funding to people with disabilities in Washington and Oregon to purchase assistive technology and achieve greater independence.
nwaccessfund.org • 1437 South Jackson Street, Suite #302 Seattle 98144
206-328-5116 (Phone) / 206-328-5126 (Fax) / 1-888-494-4775 (TTY)
Advances the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.
nwirp.org/get-help • 615 2nd Avenue Suite 400 Seattle
An informal network of senior care providers working together to provide advocacy and quality of care for the LGBT seniors in Washington.
nwlgbtseniorcare.org • 206-849-3511 • Email
This group is for radical chronically ill, neuroatypical, deaf, and disabled queer and/or trans folks living in Oregon and Washington. This is an open discussion forum with a focus on radical queer, trans, and disability justice and politics.
Provides LGBTQ specific advocacy and safety planning support youth and young adults who have experienced or are at risk for any kind of victimization or harm.
nwnetwork.org • 206-568-7777 • Email
Provides culturally and linguistically appropriate information, resources and services for diverse families who have family members with developmental disabilities and special health care needs.
24437 Russell Rd., Suite # 220 Kent, WA 98032 • 253-216-4479
A reduced transit fare for use on King County’s Metro buses, Link light rail, express buses, water taxis, and streetcars. ORCA LIFT cards can be used for Metro buses for only $1.50 per trip, any time of the day.
Provides nightly emergency shelter for up to twenty 18-24 year olds, where they can also do their laundry and take a hot shower. Also offers meals and drop-in services to youth up to age 22 who are homeless or in unstable housing.
- Breakfast: Monday–Friday, 8:30 – 9 AM
- Lunch: Monday–Friday, 12:30 – 1 PM
- Dinner: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 6 – 6:30 PM
youthcare.org • 1828 Yale Avenue, Seattle
206-622-5555 • Email
Mon through Sat, 11 AM – 7 PM, Thurs 3 – 7 PM. Testing provided by Gay City. Walk-in only.
1016 E. Pike St, Seattle
A diverse group of LGBTQ and allied youth and adults dedicated to challenging oppression and violence through community education and story telling. For youth ages 14-23.
nwnetwork.org • 206-568-7777
Offers education, employment and housing support to help homeless youth become engaged, self sufficient members of the community.
psks.org • 206-726-8500 • Email
Programs act as stepping stones to transition youth from the streets to self-sufficiency. See entry in Housing section for more info.
HIV testing focused on people of color. Monday through Friday, 10 AM—4 PM. By appointment and walk-in.
pocaan.org/POCAAN • 1609 19th Avenue, Seattle • 206-322-7061
A multicultural AIDS prevention organization that provides advocacy, emotional support, gatherings, chemical dependency support, and peer support for HIV+ individuals.
pocaan.org • 1105 23rd Ave, Seattle • 206-322-7061
A chapter of PFLAG National serving residents of East King County communities. Meets the third Thursday of each month, from 7 to 9 PM
pflagbellevue.org/lgbtq-resources • 1934 108th Avenue, Bellevue 98004
206-325-7724 • Email
Hosts monthly meetings in Seattle and Renton for anyone who seeks a safe place for education, understanding, acceptance and support.
seattle-pflag.org • 1111 Harvard Ave (Seattle First Baptist)
206-325-7724 • Email
An all-gender queer and trans indoor soccer team. All skill levels are welcome! Games are on Sunday evenings as part of Arena Sports indoor adult soccer league.
Call to make an appointment. No walk-ins.
2001 E Madison, Seattle • 800-769-0045
For LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-21. Get support, talk about successes and challenges, make friends, work on social justice projects, participate in community events, and have tons of fun.
navos.org/pow • 1033 SW 152nd St, Burien • 206-326-9112
Provides an employment program, case managment, and empowerment programs for girls in middle schools and juvenile detention.
powerfulvoices.org/programs/index.shtml • 1620 18th Avenue, Suite 100 Seattle, WA
206-860-1026 • Email
Provides shelter and support services for youth experiencing homelessness. Runs several youth programs, including:
- LEAP Internship, a resilience oriented youth development program.
- Queer Youth Community Organizing Internship, a track within LEAP focused on community organizing and advocacy for homeless LGBTQ youth.
- HYPE, a peer-driven day program teaching self-advocacy. HYPE participants get access to hot meals, shelter, laundry and the technology center.
- HYPE Drop-in Center: M, Tu, W, F 12 to 3 PM. Overnight Shelter: Nightly 9:30 PM to 7:30 AM
psks.org • 1609 19th Ave #100, Seattle
206-726-8500 • Email