News

LWSD bus driver puts students first during smoke scare

Wade Minor, Lake Washington School District bus driver, acted quickly when smoke appeared in the back of the bus. Minor was transporting approx. 20 students when a mechanical issue forced him to pull over the afternoon of Sept. 6.

Events

Twitter

    Family Services

    School suppliesLake Washington School District recognizes there are a number of families in need in our community. It can be difficult to know where to turn when you need help. That is why the Homeless Liaison developed a list of community resources to support students, parents and families in our community, whether homeless or not. The list of community resources is organized below by type of services offered. This list is not intended to be complete. If you know of other resources that should be added to the list, please contact Joan Wraalstad at 425-936-1287.

    Other types of services:

    In addition, the following agencies will help to match you to other organizations that may be of assistance:

    Crisis Clinic 800-621-4636

    Eastside Human Services Forum (Eastside Helps) 425-556-2423

    Together Center 425-869-6699

    City of Kirkland 425-587-3322

    City of Redmond 425-556-2416

    City of Sammamish 425-295-0511

    Please note: This list of individual agencies is provided as an information resource for your convenience. The Lake Washington School District does not recommend or endorse any of the individual agencies provided here. The district will not be held liable or responsible for any services provided by them. Lake Washington School District highly recommends that you conduct your own research and investigation. Use reasonable care before selecting any of these individuals/agencies for services.

    Child Care
    Child Care Resources (CCR) Homeless Child Care Program Seattle 877-543-0060
    Hopelink Redmond 425-869-6000
    Washington Connection (Links to Services) WA State  
    Washington State Department of Early Learning WA State 866-482-4325
    Working Connections Child Care (WCCC)    
    YWCA Child Care Resources Seattle 206-461-4888

    Clothing
    Assistance League of the Eastside (Operation School Bell & Assault Survivor Kits) Redmond 425-556-5106
    City Church Resale Shop Kirkland 425-803-2347
    Eastside Baby Corner (Infant to age 12) Issaquah 425-865-0234
    Salvation Army - Northwest Division Bellevue 425-452-7300
    St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County Seattle 206-767-9975
    Teen Closet in partnership with Bellevue Plato's Closet Bellevue 425-643-8246
    Wellspring Family Services - Baby Boutique Seattle  
    YWCA - Family Village (Working Wardrobe) Redmond 425-556-1350

    Counseling
    Catholic Community Services Seattle 206-498-0810
    Center for Human Services Shoreline 206-362-7282
    Chinese Information and Service Center Seattle 206-624-5633
    Consejo Counseling & Referral Services Bellevue 425-679-0801
    Crisis Clinic (24hr Crisis Line) King County 866-427-4747
    CrossPath Counseling Sammamish 425-369-1112
    Friends of Youth Redmond 425-869-6490
    Jewish Family Services (JFS) Eastside 206-861-3152
    Parent Trust for WA Children (Family Help Line) Seattle 800-932-4673
    Together Center - Community Services Redmond 425-869-6699
    Youth Eastside Services Bell, Kirk, Red 425-747-4937

    Dental Care
    Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (up to age 5) King County 206-263-8750
    Center for Pediatric Dentistry (Special Needs Dentist) Seattle 206-543-5800
    Healthpoint (Redmond Dental) Redmond 425-883-8000
    Lake Washington Institute of Technology Dental Clinic Kirkland 425-739-8130
    North Public Health Center Dental for 1-18yr olds Seattle 206-205-8580
    Sea Mar Community Health Center Seattle 206-762-3263

    Domestic Violence/Sexual Abuse
    Domestic Violence Shelter (The Salvation Army) King County 425-452-7300
    Consejo Counseling & Referral Services Bellevue 425-679-0801
    Crisis Clinic -24hour Crisis Line King County 866-427-4747
    Eastside Legal Assistance Program King County 425-747-7274
    Jewish Family Services (JFS) Seattle 206-461-3240
    King County Domestic Violence Protection Order Seattle 206-296-9547
    King County Sexual Assault Resource Center Renton 888-998-6423
    LifeWire (formerly Eastside Domestic Violence Program) 24hr Crisis Line Bellevue 425-746-1940
    800-827-8840
    New Beginnings 24hr Help Line Seattle 206-522-9472
    Together Center - Community Services Redmond 425-869-6699
    WA State Coalition Against Domestic Violence Seattle 206-389-2520
    Wellspring Family Services - Domestic Intervention Seattle 206-826-3044
    Youth Eastside Services Bell, Kirk, Red 425-747-4937

    Financial Resources
    Apprisen Financial Advocates (Credit Counseling) Redmond 425-451-8195
    Bank On Seattle-King County Everyone is Welcome King County  
    DSHS - WA ST Dept of Social & Health Services WA State 877-501-2233
    ClearPoint Financial (Credit Counseling Solutions) Seattle 206-985-3650
    Eastside Emergency Financial Assistance Providers    
    Financial Education Clearinghouse WA State  
    Hopelink Financial Help Eastside 425-869-6000
    Operation Homefront - (Help for Military Families) Seattle 206-300-0893
    Sammamish Cares Sammamish 425-295-0556
    United Way of King County - Financial Help Seattle 206-461-3700

    Food
    ARAS Foundation Homebased 425-868-8448
    Catholic Community Services Bellevue 425-213-1963
    Crisis Clinic King County 800-621-4636
    Eastside Baby Corner (Baby Food and Formula) Issaquah 425-865-0234
    Food Help WA State 877-501-2233
    Free and Reduced Price Breakfast/Lunch Information    
    Hopelink Emergency Feeding Service Eastside 425-869-6000
    Hopelink Food Banks Eastside 425-869-6000
    Holy Spirit Lutheran Church - Community Supper Kirkland 425-823-2727
    Inglewood Presbyterian Church - Food Bank Kirkland 425-823-9334
    Jewish Family Services (JFS) Eastside 206-861-3174
    Kirkland Congregational Church - Food Bank Kirkland 425-822-3811
    Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing (KITH) Kirkland 425-576-9531
    Pantry Packs (weekend food for LWSD students) Kirk, Red, Samm 425-936-1297
    Renewal Food Bank Bellevue 425-643-8246
    Salvation Army - Northwest Division Bellevue 425-452-7300
    St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County Seattle 206-767-9975
    Together Center - Community Services Redmond 425-869-6699
    United Way of King County - Food Help Seattle 206-461-3700
    Woodinville Storehouse - Food Bank Woodinville 425-483-5252
    YWCA - Angeline's Women's Center Seattle 206-436-8650

    Furniture
    Home2Home Bellevue 425-301-7640
    St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County Seattle 206-767-9975

    Healthcare
    Apple Health for Kids (Childrens Health Coverage) WA State 877-543-7669
    Catholic Community Services - Pregnancy Support King County 206-725-2090
    Crisis Clinic King County 800-621-4636
    Center for Women's Health Kirkland 425-899-4455
    Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) King County 206-296-4610
    Community Health Access Program (CHAP) King County 800-756-5437
    Evergreen Healthcare Foundation Kirkland 425-899-1900
    First Steps (Services for Pregnant Women & Infants) WA State 800-322-2588
    Free Medicine Program    
    Heathcare Coverage Insurance Benefits Advisors WA State 800-562-6900
    Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities (HWD) WA State  
    Health Insurance Resources WA State  
    Healthpoint (Bothell Medical and Pharmacy) Bothell 425-486-0658
    Healthpoint (Redmond Medical and Pharmacy) Redmond 425-882-1697
    Jewish Family Services - Emergency Housing Voucher Seattle 206-461-3240
    Maternity Support Services & Infant Case Management King County  
    Medication Assistance Programs    
    Northshore Youth and Family Services Bothell 425-485-6541
    Parent Help 123 (Resource to Links) WA State 800-322-2588
    Puget Sound Christian Mobile Clinic Kirkland 425-216-4480
    Sea Mar Community Health Center Bellevue 425-460-7140
    Take Charge Plan (Birth Control, Exams, Counseling) King County 800-756-5437
    Together Center - Community Services Redmond 425-869-6699
    United Way of King County - Health Help Seattle 206-461-3700
    Vision USA (Free Vision Care) St Louis 800-766-4466
    Washington Prescription Drug Program WA State 800-913-4311
    Washington Women In Need Bellevue 425-451-8838
    WIC - Nutrition Program for Women, Infant, & Children Federal Program 800-322-2588
    WithinReach Seattle 206-284-2465

    Holiday Help
    Forgotten Children's Fund Renton 206-457-9302
    Hopelink - Holiday Programs Eastside 425-869-6000
    Toys for Tots Foundation Fort Lewis  

    Housing/Shelter

    YWCA - Angeline's Women's Center

    Seattle 206-436-8650
    AptFinder.org (Affordable Housing Search in WA State)    
    ARCH - A Reginal Coalition For Housing Eastside 425-861-3676
    Catholic Community Services Seattle 206-328-5696
    Catholic Community Services (Shelter for Women) Bellevue 425-643-1434
    Congregations for the Homeless (Shelter for Men) Eastside 425-749-8369
    Consejo Counseling & Referral Services Bellevue 425-679-0801
    Crisis Clinic King County 800-621-4636
    Crisis Clinic - Emergency Shelters Brochure King County  
    Crisis Clinic - Transitional Housing Brochure King County  
    East King County Family Center Bellevue 425-213-1963
    Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council Bellevue 206-295-7803
    Friends of Youth Redmond 425-869-6490
    Habitat for Humanity Redmond 425-869-6007
    Homeless Shelter Directory King County  
    Homeless Veterans    
    Hopelink Housing Eastside 425-556-9289
    Jewish Family Services (JFS) - Housing Vouchers Seattle
    206-461-3240
    Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing (KITH) Kirkland 425-576-9531
    Making Home Affordable.Gov Federal 888-995-4673
    New Ground Transitional Living 18-24 yrs old Eastside 206-409-6009
    Rental Help: Washington State Government  
    Rent.com (Search Apartments/Homes in WA State)    
    Salvation Army - Northwest Division Bellevue 425-452-7300
    Sea Mar Community Health Center Seattle 206-763-5277
    Shelter Listings King County  
    Sophia Way Bellevue 425-463-6285
    ext 201
    St. Andrew's Housing Group Issaquah 425-576-5190
    St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County Seattle 206-767-9975
    Street Outreach - Homeless (up to age 23) Eastside 425-869-6490
    ext 342
    Tent City 4 Eastside 206-618-3901
    The Landing - Shelter for 18-24 yr olds Bellevue 425-449-3868
    Together Center - Community Services Redmond 425-869-6699
    United Way of King County - Housing Help Seattle 206-461-3700
    Vets Edge Homeless Outreach Redmond 206-579-2205
    Washington Homeownership Information WA State 877-894-4663
    Youth Haven - Shelter for 11-17 yr olds Eastside 206-2365437
    YWCA Housing Resources Seattle 206-461-4888

    Job Assistance/Education/Training
    AtWork! (Work Support for People with Disabilities) Bellevue 425-274-4000
    Casa Latina (For Latino Immigrants) Seattle 206-956-0779
    Chinese Information and Service Center Seattle 206-624-5633
    Employment Security Dept (Unemployment Info) WA State 800-318-6022
    Food Worker Card WA State  
    Hero House Bellevue 425-614-1282
    Hopelink Employment Program Bell, Kirk, Red 425-869-6000
    King County Library (Job & Career Information) King County  
    Labor Market & Local Wage Information    
    United Way of King County - Employment Help Seattle 206-461-3700
    Washington Women In Need Bellevue 425-451-8838
    WorkSource (Washington State) Washington State  
    WorkSource (King County) Redmond 425-861-3700
    YWCA - Family Village Redmond 425-556-1350

    Language Help & Resources
    Asian Counseling and Referral Service Seattle/Bellevue 206-695-7606
    Casa Latina Seattle 206-956-0779
    Chinese Information and Service Center Seattle 206-624-5633
    Eastside Cultural Navigator Program Eastside  
    Eastside Multi-Ethnic Center Bellevue 425-643-2221
    El Centro de la Raza (Voice for the Latino Community) Seattle 206-957-4601
    Helpful Connections - Multi Lingual Guides Eastside  
    Hopelink - ESL Classes Eastside 425-250-3009
    Jewish Family Services (Farsi, Russian, Spanish) Bellevue 425-643-2221
    King County Library System (ESL Classes & Help) King County  
    One America - Resource Directory for Services WA State  
    Red Cross Translation & Interpretation Seattle 206-323-2345
    Together Center - Help With Language Redmond 425-869-6699
    US Citizenship & Immigration Services    

    Legal and Tax Resources
    Chinese Information and Service Center Seattle 206-624-5633
    CLEAR WA State 206-461-3200
    Columbia Legal Services for Low Income Seattle 206-464-1122
    Eastside Legal Assistance Program King County 425-747-7274
    IRS    
    King County Bar Association King County 206-267-7099
    King County Library System (Tax Time Help) King County  
    Legal Voice (Justice for Women) Seattle 206-621-7691

    Mental/Behavioral Health
    Consejo Counseling & Referral Services Bellevue 425-679-0801
    HERO House Bellevue 425-614-1282
    Mental Health Crisis Line King County 206-461-3222
    NAMI Eastside (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Redmond 425-885-6264
    Sea Mar Community Health Center Bellevue 425-460-7114
    Sound Mental Health Seattle 206-302-2200
    Therapeutic Health Services - Eastside Bellevue 425-747-7892
    Washington Recovery Help Line WA State 866-789-1511
    YWCA Mental Health Counseling Resources Seattle 206-461-4888

    Phone/Wireless/Cable/Voice Mail
    AT&T Wireless (Low Income Discount Info) WA State 800-377-9450
    Frontier Communications (Low Income Discount Info) WA State 877-462-8188
    Internet Essentials (Comcast Low Cost Internet) King County 855-846-8376
    Lifeline and Link Up Program Information Federal 888-641-8722
    Lifeline Affordable Cell Phone Programs WA State  
    SafeLink Wireless Miami 800-SAFELINK
    Solid Ground - Community Voice Mail King County 206-694-6771
    Sprint (Low Income Discount Info) WA State 888-408-3306
    The Washington Telephone Assistance Program Olympia 888-333-9882
    T-Mobile (Low Income Discount Information) WA State 800-937-8997

    School Supplies
    Assistance League of the Eastside Redmond 425-556-5106
    Hopelink Redmond 425-869-6000
    Lake Washington School District Redmond 425-936-1297

    Special Needs
    Alliance of People with Disabilities Bellevue 425-558-0993
    Autism Information WA State  
    Bridge Disability Ministries (Wheelchairs and more) Bellevue 425-885-1006
    Children & Adults with ADHD Eastside (CHADD) Kirkland  
    Diabetes Preventing and Managing in WA State WA State  
    Disability Rights of Washington Seattle 800-562-2702
    Encompass (Free Screening to Kindergarten) North Bend 425-888-2777
    Fathers Network   425-653-4286
    Jewish Family Services (JFS) Seattle 206-461-3240
    Kindering Center Bellevue 425-747-4004
    Lake Washington School District Transition Academy Redmond 425-861-3452
    Learning Disabilities Association of Washington Redmond 425-882-0820
    Life Enrichment Options Issaquah 425-395-6688
    Little Bit Therapeutic Horse Riding Program Woodinville 425-882-1554
    The Arc King County Seattle 206-364-6337
    The Center for Children with Special Needs Seattle 206-884-5735
    The Friendship Circle Washington Mercer Island 206-374-3637
    Together Center - Community Services
    Wonderland Developmental Center
    Redmond
    Shoreline
    425-869-6699
    206-364-3777

    Substance Abuse/Addiction/Recovery
       
    Addiction is a Gamble (Different Addictions Listed)    
    Al-Anon (Help for families of an Alcoholic) WA State  
    Alcohol & Drug Addiction Treatment & Support Act WA State  
    Alcohol & Drug Help Line Seattle 206-722-3700
    Center for Human Services Shoreline 206-362-7282
    Consejo Counseling & Referral Services Bellevue 425-679-0801
    Eastside Intergroup (Alcoholics Anonymous) Eastside 425-454-9192
    Fairfax Hospital Kirkland 425-821-2000
    Friends of Youth Eastside 425-869-6490
    Gambling Problem WA State 800-547-6133
    Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers Kirkland 425-823-3116
    NW Center for Change - Outpatient Rehab Service Kirkland 425-827-2401
    Partnership at Drug Free.org New York 855-378-4373
    Residence XII - Treatment for Women Kirkland 425-823-8844
    Salvation Army - Northwest Division (Adult Rehab) Bellevue 425-452-7300
    San Mar Community Health Center Bellevue 425-460-7114
    Science & Management of Addictions (SAMA) Seattle 206-328-1719
    Sound Mental Health Seattle 206-302-2200
    Therapeutic Health Services - Eastside Bellevue 425-747-7892
    Washington Recovery Help Line WA State 866-789-1511
    Youth Eastside Services (YES) Eastside 425-747-4937

    Transportation
       
    Metro Transit - Dial-a-Ride Transit (DART) King County 866-261-3278
    Hopelink Transportation & Dart Information King County  

    Utilities
       
    Energy Assistance HELP (through Hopelink) Eastside 800-348-7144
    Low Income Home Energy Assistance Prog (LIHEAP) Olympia 360-725-2857
    Puget Sound Energy Assistance Information Programs    
    St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle/King County Seattle 206-767-9975
    Salvation Army - NW Division (Warm Home Fund) Bellevue 425-452-7300

    Youth
    Boys & Girls Club - Kirkland Kirkland 425-827-0132
    Boys & Girls Club - Sammamish Sammamish 425-250-4793
    Friends of Youth Eastside 425-869-6490
    King County Library (Teen Zone & Homework Help) King County  
    Metro Bus Rider Schedule and Information King County 206-553-3000
    Metro Bus - Safe Place for youth in crisis King County  
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA for Teens) National  
    National Runaway Switchboard Chicago 800-RUNAWAY
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline National 800-273-8255
    Salvation Army - Northwest Division Bellevue 425-452-7300
    Teen Center (Bellevue) - Ground Zero Bellevue 425-452-6119
    Teen Center (Kirkland) - KTUB Kirkland 425-822-3088
    Teen Center (Redmond) - Old Fire House Redmond 425-556-2370
    Teen Clinic Bellevue 206-296-9770
    Teen Link Confidential Teen Answered Help Line King County 206-461-4922
    Teen Link Resources    
    Teen Line 24hr Teen Answered Help Line   206-722-4222
    Teen Resources    
    Teen Runaway Hotline   206-236-5437
    The Trevor Project (Preventing suicide in LGBT youth) California 866-488-7386
    Together Center Redmond 425-869-6699
    Youth Eastside Services Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond 425-747-4937
    Youth Eastside Services - Latino Programs Eastside 425-747-4937
    LifeSpring Bellevue (For Bellevue Residents ONLY) Bellevue 425-451-1175
       
       

    Can't find what you're looking for?

     

    Dial 2-1-1 (or 206-461-3200) to reach King County's Community Information Line, where professional specialist can refer you to the agencies best able to meet your needs.