Helpful Community Resources
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.
3545 7th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98502 360.754.9297 Emergency Shelter Hotline: 360.628.7343
Family Resource Services is the Coordinated Entry hub Thurston County families with children. They work with people 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.
711 State Ave NE, Olympia, WA 98506 360.943.0780
Community Youth Services manages Coordinated Entry for unaccompanied children, teens and young adults. These young people 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.
3020 Willamette Dr NE, Lacey, WA 98516 (360) 438-1100
Community Action Council is a private, non-profit 501c(3) multi-purpose agency that is the hub for Coordinated Entry for adults without children, and they operate this program out of the downtown Olympia Community Care Center on 4th Ave. They focus 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.
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.
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
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