​​Social Services

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In all of the following areas, the listings  run into thousands, even limiting them to the Seattle area.  We took the first three pages from the web listings, because those are usually the closest to what has been asked for.  If you don't find enough choices, go to your own search engine and type in (the service you need) Resources Services Seattle.  This will expand your possibilities considerably.  These are only the tips of very large icebergs . . . happy browsing!


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We've listed local dentists here.  Call first to be sure they take Medicaid or Medicare or if they have other restrictions that  affect us.


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Hearing Resources

hiv aids icon  HIV/AIDS Resources

mental health icon  Mental Health Resources 

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Mobility Resources

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Multi-Cultural Resources

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Vision Resources

Quite a few of these links are to pdf. files.  If you've never used .pdf, check with a lab supervisor to learn how.

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Food Banks

These Food Banks welcome people from zip code 98102

Centerstone (formerly Camp)

Chicken Soup Brigade

Greater Mount Baker Food Bank

Jewish Family Services

Northwest Harvest (Cherry Street Food Bank)

Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church

Pike Market Senior Center Food Bank

St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank

Salvation Army Food Bank

University District Food Bank

Volunteer Park Seventh Day Adventist Church

These Food Banks cater to people of specific ethnic groups

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Seattle Indian Center

El Central de la Raza Food Bank

These Food Banks provide home delivery of grocery bags

Family Works

Jewish Family Food Bank Delivery for Seniors

Lifelong AIDS Allliance Chicken Soup Brigade

 Senior Services Meals on Wheels

The Food Bank at St. Mary's Home Delivery Service

Free Meals 

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For Capitol Hill, Downtown, and Close-By Others

Bread of Life Mission

Cathedral Kitchen

Chief Seattle Club

Hunger Intervention Center

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Lazarus Day Center

Mary's Place

Millionair Club

Outdoor Meal Site

Senior Services Meals and Nutrition Assistance

     (list of available meals, including many cultural groups)

St. Spiridon Orthodox Church

Seattle's Union Gospel Mission Men's Shelter

YWCA Angeline's Day Center

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Clothing Banks

Chief Seattle Club

Mary's Place

St. Francis House

St. Vincent de Paul

YMCA Dress for Success Program


Second Hand Clothing

Used, Vintage & Consignment Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA


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Libraries & Second Hand Books 

Seattle Public Library:  Home

     (access to the 'Bookmobile' as well as all Branches)

King County Public Library System

Washington Talking Book & Braille Library


Twice Read Tales

Elliott Bay Book Company

Half Price Books--University District

Half-Price Books--Greenwood

Low-Cost Shopping & Thrift Shops


Dollar Trees

Sam's Club

Target, Downtown

Target, Northgate


Buffalo Exchange Thrift Store

Deseret Industries Thrift Store

Goodwill Industries, Seattle

LifeLong Thrift Store

Salvation Army

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store

Value Village