This page is part of the Peace Heathens' Seattle Crisis Resource Directory.
Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition
Answer questions about TANF, food stamps, medical assistance & help people resolve problems with system.
Welfare rights groups: info & skill-building, mutual support, activism. Info and resources for education and/or training programs for parents on public assistance.
They are part of the
Statewide Poverty Action Network, which maintains
the truly excellent Washington Advocacy Pages,
providing information about a broad range of activist groups in Washington
Grassroots organization of people in low- and moderate-income
Takes direct action on issues such as affordable housing, tenants' issues,
cleaner and safer neighborhoods, utilities, healthcare, public schools.
The Tenants Union
Community organizing for tenants' rights.
Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS)
Advocacy for homeless youth rights, outreach services, some limited stipends, referrals.
Staffed mainly by homeless or formerly homeless youth.
Mon. 11-4 p.m., Fri. 1-6 p.m., or by appointment.
School hours (ages 14-21) Tues-Fri. 11-5 p.m.
AHAC provides Holistic Medicine on 2nd and 4th
Monday of the month, 1-4 p.m. Sign up is on that day.
Employment assistance program, case management by appointment.
"Centro de ayuda solidaria a los amigos". Focused on Latino
day laborers and domestic workers and their families. Open 6 a.m. - 10:30 am Mon-Sat (closed Sundays).
Staffed by homeless and formerly homeless men and women, operates 15 shelters for adults plus Tent City. Homeless and formerly homeless who wish to become involved should attend the weekly SHARE Power Lunch (noon, Saturday, location varies). Information about the location of the Power Lunch available Friday (the day before the lunch) at the Josephinium (1902 Second Ave) or at 206-448-7889.
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