Elevate Washington shares information for youth program providers and families/advocates seeking free and affordable services and support for children, teens, and young adults.
Elevate Washington collects detailed information that influences research and reporting. A smaller set of information is displayed on program profile pages in the youth program directory. Some programs are added by School’s Out Washington staff and reflect information that is publicly available on an organization’s website. Most programs, however, are listed by the organization that operates the program. School’s Out Washington reviews but does not formally vet these programs. Programs must ...
These are quick links to free resources for families and young people.
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!Visit website
Find out about the many great programs for children and youth offered by departments at the University of Washington by using this search tool.Visit website
Use this tool to find and register for camps and classes offered by Seattle Parks and Recreation.Visit website
A resource from the City of Seattle—Find help in Seattle with child care, food, transportation and utilities.Visit website
SWYFS provides critical services in significantly under-resourced communities of Southwest King County, including behavioral health, education, family advocacy, and youth developmentRead More
Discover Tacoma-Pierce County youth programs and expanded learning opportunities for all ages.Visit website
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. 1-800-446-1114Visit website
Teen Link is a confidential and anonymous help line for teens in King County. Trained teen volunteers are available to talk with youth about any issue of concern.Visit website