East King County General Resources

Solid Ground connects people with resources & tools to help them stabilize their housing, access healthy food, & build stronger futures for themselves & their families.

Provides help with rent, utilities, food, and more. Call the Helpline Center at 206 767-6449 Monday-Friday 8 am – 3 pm or fill out the online request help form.

Serving homeless and at-risk families on the eastside 425-858-0489.

Helping Bellevue’s children and families.

Provides rent and utility assistance plus a variety of other services.

The Muslim Community Resource Center (MCRC) is a service organization led and managed by a group of community volunteers passionate about helping the less fortunate in our community.

Asian Counseling and Referral Service helps clients attain the highest levels of self-sufficiency in Western society while maintaining their cultural identities. 206-695-7600

Food, phone visits, medical transportation

24 Hour Domestic Violence Helpline can be reached at 425-746-1940 or 1-800-827-8840

24 Hour Resource line: 888-99-VOICE (888-998-6423)

If you suspect abuse of a vulnerable adult in Washington State call the statewide abuse hotline number or visit the website linked above.

Phone: 1-866-EndHarm (1-866-363-4276)

To report incidences of child abuse or neglect.

Phone: (206) 421-6500

Apply for free or low-cost health coverage through Washington Apple Health (Medicaid).

Rent Assistance, Housing, and Homelessness Services

Rent Assistance in partnership with King County and the City of Bellevue.

Provides help with rent, utilities, food, and more. Call the Helpline Center at 206 767-6449 Monday-Friday 8 am – 3 pm or fill out the online request help form.

Friends of Youth Emergency Shelters, Drop-In, and Residential facilities are open to clients.

(206) 461-3700

Provides up to $500 per month up to three months (within one, 12-month period) to eligible Issaquah residents

Shelter and services for women experiencing homelessness in east King County.

Provides housing stabilization assistance to veterans, service members, and their families who live in King County, are behind in rent or mortgage payments, are economically impacted by COVID-19, and meet income eligibility. Call 206 477-7022.

  • Homelessness Prevention Financial Assistance for Veterans
    • SSVF (a program of SOUND): 545.2344
    • Catholic Community Services (CCS): 858.1148 or 253.850.2507
    • YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish: 264.1426

Provides financial assistance to help families with school-aged children in Bellevue pay rent, utility bills, rent and basic needs..

Shelter and services for men experiencing homelessness in east King County.

Phone: (425) 614-6506


Provides cash assistance for one month in a 12-month period to Washington families and individuals who meet income and resource rules and who are not eligible other cash programs. Call (877) 501-2233, (where operators have access to interpreters) or apply online at

  • Jude Catholic Church

10526 166th AVE NE, Redmond, WA 98052 6 PM to 8 AM parking daily. Welcomes adult men and women, both singles and couples with cars Questions? 425.658.4982

  • Lake Washington United Methodist Church

7525 132nd AVE NE, Kirkland, WA 98033 24-hour parking Welcomes families with children and adult women with cars Questions? 425.922.8051

  • Overlake Christian Church

9900 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, WA 98052 Welcomes adult men and couples with cars

  • Camp Unity Eastside

Authorized tent encampment that moves throughout the Eastside For information, call 425.652.9170 or email

Resource Referrals

Information on health and human services, housing assistance, help with financial needs, or to find the location of the nearest food bank.

Connect via phone or text with a Community Resource Specialist who can help you find support for utility assistance, food, shelter, and more.

Resource Needs Connection – Contact a staff member via the form; they will help connect young adults and families to resources. Google sign-in required.

Internet/Technology Access

Offers refurbished computers and low-cost internet in stores and online for nonprofits and individuals.

New Internet Essentials customers in King County will receive two free months of Internet service if their application is approved by June 30, 2021. After promotion, regular rates apply.

Lifeline phone service provides free cell phones to America’s financially disadvantaged.

For musicians and music teachers living in King, Snohomish, Pierce, Mason, Kitsap, or Thurston counties.

Free testing, regardless of immigration or insurance status. Open to anyone who cannot access a test through their healthcare provider.

The City of Seattle expanded its Utility Discount Program to assist both income-eligible households and those experiencing unexpected financial hardship.

Assistance with utility bills.

We support families, friends, and individuals living with mental health conditions.

We provide evidence-based mental health counseling, substance use and co-occurring disorders counseling and treatment, early childhood behavioral health services, psychiatric services, and education and prevention programs.

  • Washington Mental Health Referral Service

Provides mental health referrals for children and teens 17 and younger. Families can call 833-303-5437, Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm

For emotional crisis, 24 hours a day. Phone: (206) 461-3222 TTY: (206) 461-3219 Toll Free outside Seattle: 1-800-244-5767