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Helpful Community Resources


Housing Hotline

Do you have urgent need for housing and don’t know where to go? Call the Housing Hotline to get connected to local resources that can help you. 1-844-682-7343.

Family Support Center

108 State Avenue,  Olympia, Washington 98501  360.754.9297  Emergency Shelter Hotline: 360.628.7343

Family Resource Services is here to help any Thurston County family with children needing special assistance navigating local resources. Whether it’s financial assistance to pay the rent or mortgage, food, clothing, healthcare, utility assistance, child care, crisis intervention, holiday gifts, advocacy, case management, transportation, counseling, application assistance, or that hard to find resource you just can’t seem to find.

Sidewalk Homeless Intake Center

1139 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA  98501  360.515.5587

SideWalk, is run by well-trained (50+ hours) volunteers, serving in teams of  three, to serve as advocates for single men and women. They seek to provide  emergency, as well as longer term solutions, hoping that the Center can be a  one-stop, one call solution to persons in need.

Community Youth Services

711 State Ave NE, Olympia, WA  98506  360.943.0780

Community Youth Services helps  children, teens and young adults survive some of society’s harshest  realities:  homelessness, abuse, poverty, crime. Through a continuum of  interrelated programs, we enable young people to reach the ultimate goals of  safety, stability, self-sufficiency, and belonging.


314 Legion Way Southeast  Olympia, WA 98501-1320   360.786.8754

SafePlace is the only advocacy agency and confidential shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Thurston County.

Community Action Council

420 Golf Club Road Southeast #100  Lacey, WA 98503  (360) 438-1100

Community Action Council is a private, non-profit 501c(3) multi-purpose agency that focuses on meeting the needs of low-income individuals and families through a variety of programs designed to help them become independent and more self-sufficient. They have been providing essential human services in Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties since 1966.

Yelm Community Services

624  Crystal Springs Rd. NW, Yelm, WA  98597  360.458.7000

Yelm Community Services provides the following programs and  services:

    • Food Bank and USDA Commodities
    • Clothing Bank and Thrift Shop,
    • Youth Activities (after   school programs, late night teen activities, Summer Day Camp),
    • Salvation   Army Assistance/Warm Neighbor Program
    • Emergency Rent and Utilities   Assistance
    • Maternity Support Services
    • Emergency Homeless   Shelter
    • Krislen Apartments, for Seniors and people with developmental   disabilities
    • Sea-Mar Women, Infant and Children’s (WIC) Program
    • Yelm   Head Start/ECEAP
    • Yelm High School Transitions Program – Job Site

Veterans Assistance Fund

412 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506-5132 360.867.2625

The Veterans Assistance Fund provides eligible veterans and deceased veterans families assistance with services and resources.

Community Resources for Mason and Thurston Counties.

The downloadable flyer below has a comprehensive list of Community Resources that can help assist you. Download Community Resources