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					Thurston County Emergency Assistance
The Crisis Clinic 360-586-2800 is connected to many community services throughout
the region. For help with children, chemical dependency, mental health, disabilities,
education, literacy, emergency needs, employment information, food and nutrition,
hospitals and clinics, housing, legal assistance and seniors call the hotline. From North
Mason County call 1-800-627-2211, http://www.crisis-clinic.org/
Washington Information Network (WIN) provides current information on social and
health services that is often difficult to find in a phone book or on the web. The WIN
database contains over 8,200 health and human service providers, representing 11,300
sites and more than 19,800 local services available throughout Washington State. Since
state funding constantly changes for local resources and agencies that help with rental
assistance and/or evictions, 2-1-1 is the best number to call. Staff will help you find a
local agency, service, or organization to meet your needs. If you have Internet access, you
can visit the WIN website at www.win211.org, and search for help with "rent payment
assistance" or "evictions" in the Community Resources Database.
Dial: 2-1-1 from anywhere in Washington to speak to an Information and Referral
Specialist for assistance. Call toll-free, 1 (877) 211-WASH (9274). Help is available in
over 200 languages.
Community Action Council (360) 426-9726
Provides assistance in the forms of W.I.C financial aid, some utility assistance and food
distribution. Offices also located in Lewis and Mason Counties.
http://www.caclmt.org/contact_us.htm


CHILD CARE
     Child Care Action Council Resource Line (Working Connections Childcare
     Program for Low-Income Clients) 360-754-0810, call for a list of childcare
     openings in the area.

EMPLOYMENT HELP
     Thurston County Worksource 360-704-3600 provides assistance to individuals
     looking for work by connecting them to employers needing workers. They are
     located at 1570 Irving St SW, Tumwater, WA 98512.

FOOD AND NUTRITION
     Thurston County Food Bank 360-352-8597
     220 Thurston St N.E Olympia, WA, 98501-1138.
     Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1:00 - 3:00 pm
       South Thurston United Friends Food Bank 360-273-5891
       14000 block of Corvalis Rd. in Rochester, WA behind the Lions Club building
   Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 - 6:00 pm and Fridays 1:00 - 3:00 pm.. Federal
   commodity boxes given out on the 1st Monday of every month.
   Tenino Food Bank Plus 360-264-5505
   297 Sussex Ave E, Tenino, WA
   Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 - 10:30 am.
   Yelm Community Center Food Bank 360-458-7000
   624 Chrystal Springs Rd NW, Yelm, WA
   Hours: Thursdays 1:00 - 4:00 pm
   ROOF (Rochester Organization of Families) Food Bank 360-273-6375
   10140 Highway 12, Rochester, WA (Housed in the old big brick school building).
   Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 - Noon and 4:00 - 5:00 pm; Fridays,
   9:00 - Noon.
   Olympia Union Gospel Mission 360-709-9725
   413 Franklin St. NE Olympia, WA. Furniture and household goods available. Hot
   meals served seven days a week (three meals per day, Monday-Friday and two
   meals Saturday and Sunday). No documentation requirements.

HEALTH
   SeaMar Dental Clinic 360-570-8016
   409 Custer Way Suite C, Tumwater, WA
   Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
   No Documentation Requirements.
   SeaMar Community Health Clinic 360-704-2900
   3030 Limited Lane (Intersection of Harrison and Cooper Point Rd), Olympia,
   WA. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm except Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00
   pm. No Documentation Requirements.
   Project Access 360-456-8259
   In addition to medical and hospital care, low-income Thurston County residents
   ages 19-64 may be eligible to receive mental health counseling, physical therapy,
   pharmaceutical, acupuncture, massage therapy, and other healthcare services.
   Olympia Union Gospel Mission 360-709-9725
   413 Franklin St. NE in downtown Olympia.
   Free vision and dental clinics.
   Proof of income and picture ID are required.

HOUSING, SHELTER, RENT AND UTILITIES
ASSISTANCE
  Emergency Shelter Network 360-528-8999 is a hotline for individuals looking
  for spaces in shelters near Olympia, WA.
  Thurston County Housing Authority 360-753-8292 offers help finding low
  income housing in Thurston County.
  Interpreters provided. Heads of households must be able to verify citizenship or
  verify current immigration documentation.
  Salvation Army 360-352-8596 provides emergency shelter for single men,
  women and families, meals, and utilities assistance.
  No documentation requirements for shelter and meals.
  Emergency Outreach Program/Sacred Heart Church 360-923-0929
  906 Bowker St. SE, Lacey, WA. Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 1 - 2:45
  pm. Rent, utility, and medical assistance provided, as well as a food pantry for
  Thurston County residents. Picture ID required.
  Yelm Community Services 360-458-7000
  624 Chrystal Springs Rd N, Yelm, WA . Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am - 5:00 pm
  and Saturdays 10 am - 1:00 pm. Vouchers provided for an on-site thrift shop; some
  emergency shelter, utilities and rental assistance are available.
  No Documentation requirements.

CLOTHING AND SUPPLIES
  The Free Store, West Side Food Coop 360-754-7666
  921 Rogers Street NW, Olympia, WA. Hours vary. Free clothing and shoes as well
  as household items, books and recreation equipment, available to anyone who goes
  when it is open.
  No Documentation Requirements.
  Adventist Community Service Center 360-943-1518
  1029 Puget St NE, Olympia, WA 98506. Hours: Tuesdays 9:15 am - 2:30 pm..
  Free clothing, toys, books, small kitchen appliances and dishes. Some emergency
  food available.
  ID or proof of address required.
  Baby Bank 360-357-6617
  Olympia Church of Christ , 3132 Boulevard Rd Olympia, WA. Hours: Wednesday
  10-11:30 am. Diapers and baby clothing from newborn to size 4 available. They
  ask for a referral from a social service organization such as DSHS or the
  Community Action Council. All eligible families are entitled to 6 visits per referral.
  No documentation requirements.
  Saint Vincent DePaul Clothing Bank 360-352-0782
  1021 Boundary St between 10th and 11th Streets Olympia, WA. Hours: Tuesdays 9-
  11:30 am, Thursdays 6:30-9:00 pm and Saturdays 9-11:30 am. Clothing, bedding
  and kitchen appliances available.
  Spanish speaking staff available on Tuesday and Saturday mornings.
  No documentation requirements.
  Other Bank, YWCA 360-352-0593
  Corner of Union and Franklin, Olympia, WA (In the big red house.). Hours:
  Wednesday 1-3:30 pm. Items available not covered by food stamps, such as
  personal hygiene and household cleaning items. Eligible recipients are awarded 6
  visits per year.
  Applicants should have picture ID and go through an application process, however
  there are no documentation requirements. Materials are available in Spanish.

OTHER SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
  Cielo Project at Radio Ranch 360-709-0931
  3102 8th Avenue NE Olympia, WA 98506 Latino/Immigrant family empowerment
  and resource center. While not specifically providing services for people with
  immediate need, CIELO can provide information about where to find assistance
  that they cannot provide.


  SafePlace Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services 360-754-6300
  314 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA 98501. Business office hours: Monday-
  Thursday 9:00 am - Noon and 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Walk-in advocacy hours: Tuesday
  and Wednesday 10:00 am – Noon and 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Offers assistance to
  survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Emergency shelter, emotional support,
  rental assistance, gas cards, bus tickets, gift certificates and more are provided.


LEGAL RESOURCES
  CLEAR 1-888-201-1014 Toll-free telephone service for eligible low-income
  people to obtain free legal assistance with non-criminal legal problems.
  Hours: Call toll-free, weekdays 9:15 am - 12:15 pm, and Tuesdays 3:30 - 6:15 pm.
  If you need a lawyer to go with you to court, the person you speak to will try to
  refer you to a lawyer in your community. The line is very busy, so keep trying.
  Interpreter services are available.
  Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services 360-705-8194
  This volunteer legal clinic meets every other Tuesday night in downtown Olympia.
  Call for more information
  Thurston County Lawyer Referral Services 360-923-4844 or 1-800-321-
  2455
  The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) 206-587-4009
  Non-profit organization that provides legal services to immigrants and refugees.
  They assist with a variety of immigration issues including:
          Applications for Political Asylum
          Representation in Deportation Proceedings
          Petitions under the Violence Against Women Act
            Other immigration applications, including naturalization, family visas,
             and applications for replacement green cards.
  The Unemployment Law Project 1(888) 441-9178 provides free legal
  assistance and information to people who have been denied unemployment benefits.
  With offices in Seattle and Spokane, Washington, they offer services to anyone
  with a Washington State claim.

IMMIGRATION LAWYERS
  Lisa Ellen Seifert 112 4th Ave E Ste 200A, Olympia, WA 98501 360-357-7087
  Karl Alan Hack 606 Columbia St SW, Olympia, WA 98501 360-357-4344
  Alexander Lee 1801 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98506 360-753-2545

				
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