2-1-1 Washington State
2-1-1 is a free confidential community service and your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, health, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more. 2-1-1 is always ready to assist you in finding the help you need. Dial the three digit number 2-1-1 on your phone or Find Help here. If you are outside of Washington or have a problem dialing the number 2-1-1, please dial 1-877-211-9274.
Dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Washington State and you will reach a highly-trained information and referral specialist who will assess your needs and provide a list of referrals to available resources in your community. Washington 211 has a database of over 27,000 resources to help you find the right services. Referrals are usually given over the phone or can be emailed or text to you. In crisis situations a warm transfer can be made directly to crisis specialists or 9-1-1. TTY for the deaf and hard of hearing and interpreter services are also available in 140+ languages.
Clothes For Kids
Clothes For Kids provides free school clothing (including socks, underwear, outerwear, and shoes) to lower-income students. Any student in Snohomish County or the Northshore School District (Head Start/ECEAP through 12th grade) who requests help is eligible to receive free school clothing from Clothes For Kids
Catholic Community Services of Western Washington and Snohomish County
The charity offers free infant layettes, clothing, diapers and more to pregnant women in need. Basic household furniture, including tables or beds, can be offered to the low income who are moving into a new home.
Clothing Closet Ministry
Free new or gently used clothes for children and teenagers of all ages and sizes. They even have items for people age newborn to elderly. The non-profit may provide casual, business, work attire, dressy, and really all styles of clothing.
425-210 - 6000
This location has a thrift store. They rely on volunteers and donations. The center sells clothing, bedding, books, dishes, Christmas toys, linens, pots/pans, etc. A free furniture bank is on site.
Kloz 4 Kids
Kloz 4 Kidz is a free clothing resource center for kids in North Snohomish County. All children preschool through high school are eligible to receive new and gently used clothing every 4 months.
Lutheran Community Services Northwest - North Puget Sound Area
The main program they run is a Coat and Blanket Drive for the low income, children, and homeless. It keeps children and students warm during the winter months.
Salvation Army thrift stores and social services.
The faith based church offers assistance in Snohomish County. A free furniture and clothing bank, low cost thrift store with vintage goods, kitchen supplies and more. There is also a free school supply event each year for teens, kindergarten students, and others. More on Salvation Army assistance programs in Snohomish County.
Pathways for Women
YWCA Pathways for Women is a 45-day emergency shelter for single adult women and mothers with children. We strive to give all clients the opportunity to find decent, affordable, and safe housing for themselves and their children.
Saint Vincent De Paul - Snohomish County Council
They offer free food as well as clothes. Other assistance for low income families and residents in poverty includes free birthday or Christmas toys, shelter, information on housing, and school supplies for the upcoming year as well.
Tabitha's Clothing House
This clothing closet will offer free, gently used clothing for those in need. All Snohomish County residents are welcome, regardless of their age, income or other conditions. Family members can receive several items per week.
New & Again Thrift Shoppe
Current shelter and housing clients and their children have access to donated items at no cost to them via a voucher program. Some housing clients are given the opportunity to choose furnishings for their apartment, taking their things with them after graduation from the program. The store is open to the public and all proceeds from the sale of items to the public go to help provide further services for victims of domestic violence.
The Ruby Room
The Ruby Room in Seattle is a great place to donate formal wear! Check out The Ruby Room’s website and also this article about their program from the Seattle Times.
Empowering homeless women, children, and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing and hope in a safe community.
Programs address the immediate, short term, and long term needs of children entering or re-entering foster care.
Next Step Pregnancy Services
Dedicated to serving with compassion and dignity the immediate and long-term needs of those facing unplanned pregnancies. It is our goal to empower those we serve to make healthy lifestyle choices now and in the future.
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County
DVS is dedicated to ending domestic abuse by providing a wide range of services for victims, including their children, and by facilitating social change.
24-Hour Hotline: 425-25-ABUSE
Links to other resources:
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
The largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/what-are-eating-disorders