Elevate Washington shares information for youth program providers and families/advocates seeking free and affordable services and support for children, teens, and young adults.

Safe Place: Hotline & Locator

For youth ages 12 to 17. Safe Place coordinators assess crises, provide outreach and referrals to appropriate shelter and support services. Text or call - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 1.800.422.TEEN (8336)

All King County Library locations, metro buses, local businesses, and non-profit organizations are official Safe Place sites—2,100 sites in total. See a map of Safe Place locations here!

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University of Washington Youth Program Directory

Find out about the many great programs for children and youth offered by departments at the University of Washington by using this search tool.

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School’s Out Washington Resource Library

Access tools and research designed to support expanded learning professionals in Washington state.

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Treehouse Resource Center

A list of information and resources for youth in foster care and the caregivers and educators who support them.

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Seattle Parks and Recreation Activity Search

Use this tool to find and register for camps and classes offered by Seattle Parks and Recreation.

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Affordable Seattle

A resource from the City of Seattle—Find help in Seattle with child care, food, transportation and utilities. 

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Southwest Youth & Family Services (SWYFS)

SWYFS provides critical services in significantly under-resourced communities of Southwest King County, including behavioral health, education, family advocacy, and youth development

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Tacoma Learns Program Directory

Discover Tacoma-Pierce County youth programs and expanded learning opportunities for all ages.

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Child Care Aware of Washington Family Center

Child Care Aware of Washington helps people find high-quality, licensed child care. Use the online search tool or call the Family Center, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 pm. 1-800-446-1114

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