The longest night of the year is behind us, but the weather is still chilly. Below is a non-exhaustive list of shelters in the area. Shelter availability and placement is subject to change. In a family and need help? Call (206) 245-1026.
There aren’t enough shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness in King County. And when shelter spaces are available, they may not be appropriate for every person.
City Hall Shelter
600 Fourth Ave., Seattle | Line up no earlier than 7 p.m.
Seattle Municipal Tower Cold Weather Shelter
700 Fifth Ave., Seattle | This shelter is not open year-round. Please check in advance.
Snoqualmie United Methodist Church Winter Shelter
38701 Southeast River St., Snoqualmie | Doors open at 8:30 p.m. | (425) 773-2874
Emergency Family Shelter
Intake at Mary’s Place
24 hours | (206) 245-1026
Dispatch Center: 302 14th Ave. S, Seattle | 9 p.m. intake; men must obtain a referral ticket from DESC or Bread of Life | (206) 329-2099
Catholic Community Services
1229 West Smith St., Kent | Intake, in person: 1–2 p.m., Monday–Friday | (253) 854-0077
Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness – Lake City Presbyterian
3841 NE 123rd St., Seattle | Operated through Jan. 30, 2020
Nexus Youth and Families shelter — Arcadia House
702 10th St. NE, Auburn | Ages 18 to 24 | (253) 740-7189
Auburn Food Bank Sundown Shelter
2704 I St. NE, Auburn | Various locations | (253) 397-0571 for information
DESC Kerner-Scott House
510 Minor Ave. N, Seattle | (206) 621-7027 for information
DESC Emergency shelter/day center
505 Third Ave., Seattle | (206) 464-1570 for information
REACH Center of Hope
1055 S Grady Way, Level P2, Renton | For women and families | (425) 277-7594 for information
9009 Canyon Dr., Kent | Overnight shelter for single women; location rotates between Kent area churches. | Call (253) 480-2325 and visit day center
Catholic Community Services
2329 Rainier Ave. S, Seattle | (206) 623-7219
New Horizons Ministries Cedar Street Young Adult Shelter
2709 Third Ave., Seattle | For people 18-25 | (206) 374-0866
Friends of Youth The Landing Young Adult Shelter
16225 NE 87th St., Together Center, Redmond | For people 18-24; line up at 8:30 p.m., intake at 8:45 p.m. | (425) 449-3868
Congregations for the Homeless Emergency Shelter
515 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue | Intake voicemail 24 hours a day, shelter at 7 p.m. | (425) 289-4044
YWCA Seattle King Snohomish Angeline’s Center for Homeless Women
2030 Third Ave., YWCA Opportunity Pl., Seattle | (206) 770-0156 for information
Union Gospel Mission Men’s Shelter
318 Second Ave. Ext S, Seattle | (206) 622-5177 for information
Catholic Community Services St. Martin De Porres Shelter
1561 Alaskan Way S, Seattle | Men 45+ | The address is to apply; it is not the shelter location. Visit Lazarus Day Center before 7 p.m. | (206) 323-6341.
Catholic Community Services Redmond United Methodist Church
16540 Northeast 80th St, Redmond | Coordinates a rotating shelter | (206) 437-7448 for information
Compass Housing Alliance Blaine Center Shelter
77 S. Washington St., Seattle | Overnight shelter for single men: Visit client services office for referral | (206) 474-1000.
1902 Second Ave., Josephinum, Seattle | Self-managed daytime shelter for people who work late-night jobs: office hours vary, please call.
SHARE/WHEEL Night Shelters
1902 Second Ave., Josephinum, Seattle | Check sharewheel.org or call (206) 448-7889.
Catholic Housing Services Women’s Referral Center
2030 Third Ave., Angeline’s Center | Emergency shelter and referral for single women, screening and referral from 6 to 9 p.m., (206) 441-3210
King County Department of Community and Human Services at Fourth and Jefferson Men’s Shelter
420 Fourth Ave. S, Seattle | 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., men’s shelter
King County Department of Community and Human Services at King County Administrative Building Men’s Shelter
500 Fourth Ave., King County Admin Building, Seattle | 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
King County Dept. of Community and Human Services at Harborview Hall
326 Ninth Ave., Seattle | 24-hour shelter services
YWCA Seattle King Snohomish
For single women experiencing homelessness and women with children if fleeing domestic violence, intake line (206) 461-4882
YouthCare Emergency Shelters
Adolescent shelter serves ages 12 to 18, young adult shelter serving ages 18-24, call Hope Center, 206-364-4355, or Adolescent shelter | 206-694-4506 for information
Temple B’nai Torah at Sophia Way
15727 Northeast Fourth St., Bellevue | Shelter for homeless women | (425) 463-6254 for information
Bread of Life Mission Men’s Shelter
97 S Main St., Seattle | Shelter for men 18+ | (206) 682-3579 for information
Hospitality House Women’s Shelter
1419 SW 150th St., Burien | (206) 242-1860 for screening
WHEEL Shelter Trinity Episcopal Parish
609 Eighth Ave., Seattle | (206) 956-0334 for information
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