The links below are to websites that offer information related to Washington sex offense laws, statistics and other related topics. All website listed below provided information only for the state of Washington. The resources below are listed in no particular order. If you know of any other resources that should be added to the Washington sex offender resource list, please contact us and let us know.
We updated this page on February 7, 2017
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7820 A STREET,
Tacoma, WA – 98408
HOUSE OF MERCY MINISTRIES – Three locations in Seattle (206) 856-0013 Description: Offers a faith-based transition program for recovering addicts, homeless individuals and successful re-entry into society for those being released from prison. Operates three residential programs in King County and one in Pierce County. Offers employment assistance through a network of supporting employers and organizations. Also assists residents in fulfilling DOC requirements, obtaining driver’s licenses and ID cards, food stamps and public assistance, resume preparation and employment resources, and other items necessary for successful re-entry into society. Days/Hours: M-F, 8am-4:30pm. To Apply: Obtain an application form online, by calling or via email at email@example.com. Fees: $50 non-refundable application fee, $500 monthly program fee, $500 last month deposit. Sex Offenders: Yes
1517 Boylston Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Description: Capacity 39 rooms housing sex offenders. Laundry and pay phones available.
Days/Hours: 11am–7pm, M-Sa To Apply:
Call to check availability.Fees: $175 per week
305 Lind Ave SW apt#2, Renton, WA 98055
Description: Includes both studios and one-bed room apartments. Laundry facilities included.
Days/Hours: 8AM–5PM, M-F
Eligibility: Admitted sex-offenders, up to and including level III. No children, no pets.
To Apply: Walk in. Fees: Call to inquire.
DAVE’S CLEAN AND SOBER HOUSE*
North Seattle Neighborhoods
Description: Operates two clean and sober houses in N. Seattle neighborhoods.
Eligibility: Adults, 18+. No children, no pets. No level III sex-offenders.
To Apply: Call for screening and application.
Fees: $325- $550. Varies by unit size.
PIONEER HUMAN SERVICES – PERMANENT ECONOMY HOUSING
7440 W. Marginal Way S, Seattle WA 98108
Description: Provides low-cost permanent housing apartments. Units range from efficiencies (SRO’s) to studios and apartments.
Days/Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm
Eligibility: Low-income individuals, couples and families.
To Apply: Call to attend weekly orientation
Fees: Rent: $400-$590 per month, including utilities and basic cable. Requires Non-refundable
application fee of $35 and $75 non-refundable processing fee. Deposit amount is determined by rental screening application.
Days/Hours: 10AM – 6PM, M-F
To Apply: Call for screening.
Description: Provides studio 595 and sleeping rooms 410. Offenders may apply.
Fees: Call to inquire.
STEP BY STEP RECOVERY HOUSE
1039 S 128TH St, Seattle WA 98168
Description: Provides beds and rooms for rent at a low price for people coming out of treatment of incarceration who are interested in a sober living home.
Days/Hours: M-F, 6am-9pm
Eligibility: Clean and sober individuals with enough income to pay rent.
To Apply: Call or apply through website.
Fees: Rent: $275-500, ranging from a shared room to a private room.
935 16th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
Description: Operates Transition House, which offers low-cost rent at an 18-bed facility for exoffenders. Other services (based at Transition House) include informal individual counseling, weekly group sessions, community resource referrals, and coordination of sex offender or drug and alcohol treatment where applicable. Waitlist may apply.
Days/Hours: 9AM-6PM, M-F
Eligibility: Serves both male and female offenders.
To Apply: Call for general information. A letter of inquiry is necessary to start the application process.
Fee: Room and board: $400 per month, plus $50 one-time, non-refundable administrative fee. Other services are free
State Register, Laws & Information
- Washington Public Sex Offender Registry – This is the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs official Sex Offender Registry database. It can be used to view information about a Sexual Offender.
- Washington State Institute for Public Policy – The public policy research agency for the Washington state legislature. The website has a number of research papers on sex offender policy.
Support & Counseling
- Sex Offender Resource Packet 2010 – A list of programs and agencies that help sex-offenders transition back into the community and may help with basic needs, housing, employment, and transitional support. This is a .pdf file.
- Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers – The Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (WATSA) is a state chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA). ATSA was founded to foster research, facilitate information exchange, further professional education and provide for the advancement of professional standards and practices in the field of sex offender evaluation and treatment.
- Stop the Senate – Site to find out whom your state senator is and ways to contact him/her.
- Stop the House of Representatives– Site to find out whom your state House of Representative is and ways to contact him/her.
SOLANUS CASEY CENTER
1008 James St, Seattle, WA 98104
Description: Offers drop-in hospitality, advocacy, telephone use, resource information, and limited WA State ID and birth certificate assistance. Limited Spanish translation available by phone.
Days/Hours: M W F, 1-4pm.
Eligibility: Serves anyone in need. Primarily serves low-income people in transition and individuals just out of jail.
To Apply: Call or walk in.
Fee: No charge.
Description: Freedom Project strengthens community through supporting the transformation of prisoners into peacemakers. Offers trainings in concrete skills on Nonviolent Communication and mindfulness leading to reconciliation with individuals, loved ones, and community.
Days/Hours: 10AM–4PM, M-Th
Eligibility: Male and female ex- and sex-offenders.
To Apply: Call for more information.
Fees: No charge.
KING COUNTY VETERAN’S PROGRAM – VETERANS’ INCARCERATED PROJECT (VIP)
2124 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
Description: Partners with the WA State Dept. of Veterans Affairs to identify incarcerated veterans in the King County Jail System. Programs may include employment counseling, job referral, and a transitional housing program. Refers clients to resources for free or low-cost clothing, medical, dental,vision, and mental-health care.
Hours/Dates: M-F, 8:30am-12pm, 1pm-4:30pm
Eligibility: Veterans who have served 180 days or more of active duty with an honorable or general discharge and are incarcerated in King County.
ABSTINENCE HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES
Housing Coordinator: 253-709-9188, Sex Offender Housing: 253-709-9192
Located in South King County
Days/Hours: Call anytime.
To Apply: Call to inquire about availability.
Fees: Call to inquire.
700 Virginia St., Seattle, WA 98101
Description: Trains adults for food service industry jobs. 16-week training course covers many aspects of catering and restaurant operation and is tailored to meet the individual trainee’s interests and needs.Other areas covered include case management, assistance in securing housing, job readiness, job placement, and resume preparation assistance. Participants live in shelters while enrolled in the program.
Days/Hours: Office: M-F, 8:30am-5pm. Training: M-F, 8am-8pm; Su 11-6pm.
Eligibility: Homeless or unemployed adults eligible for food assistance, ages 18+. No level III Sexoffenders.
TRAC Associates 545 Andover Park W, Suite 211 Tukwila, WA 98188 Case Manager: Anne Wako Phone: (206) 574-0863, ext. 101 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interaction Transition – Employment Assistance Program
http://www.interactiontransition.org/index.html (206) 324-3932 1265 S. Main St, Suite 305-B. Seattle, WA, 98144 Description: An area non-profit agency dedicated to helping ex-offenders find meaningful employment. The employment assistance program provides employment readiness and job search assistance for those reentering society, or anyone with a criminal history who is facing barriers to employment. Eligibility: All King County residents who are ex-offenders and face barriers to gaining employment. Accepts sex offenders. To Apply: Call main number during business hours. Applicants can also apply through an online application form, http://www.interactiontransition.org/contact.html, and by walking into their office during business hours. Days/Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm, M-F
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS – WORK/TRAINING RELEASE FACILITIES
http://www.doc.wa.gov (360) 725-8213 7345 Linderson Way SW, Tumwater, WA 98501 Description: The department contracts with private agencies to provide facilities for diagnostic services, work/training release and residential treatment. Days/Hours: Vary with the program. Eligibility: Varies with the program; depends, in part, on original sentencing, crime committed, time served, etc. Accepts sex offenders. To Apply: Call to inquire.
KING COUNTY VETERAN’S PROGRAM – VETERANS’ INCARCERATED PROJECT (VIP) http://www.dva.wa.gov/incarcerated_project.html (206) 296-7564 2124 4th Ave, 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98121 Description: Partners with the WA State Dept. of Veterans Affairs to identify incarcerated veterans in the King County Jail System. Programs may include employment counseling, job referral, and a transitional housing program. Refers clients to resources for free or low-cost clothing, medical, dental, vision, and mental-health care. Days/Hours: M-F, 8:30am-12pm and 1pm-4:30pm Eligibility: Veterans who have served 180 days or more of active duty with an honorable or general discharge and are incarcerated in King County. Accepts sex offenders. Fees: None.
Washington Resources – Sex Offender One Stop Resource
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