24 Hour Crisis Line:
206-461-3222 or Toll Free 1-866-427-4747
King County 2-1-1:
Dial: 2-1-1 or 206-461-3200
Toll Free 1-877-211-WASH
In response to your request, please be advised that we do not provide direct service, and our agency is not an option for use as an address upon your release from the corrections center. We can supply information and referrals to organizations that may assist you upon your release. Enclosed you will find the following related to the King County area:
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. Brochures listing South King County and/or Seattle Emergency Services.
Please keep in mind that the resource information being supplied can change at any time. Upon your release, please feel free to contact us at the number listed above to verify information or if you need to obtain additional referrals. You can also access our comprehensive database of social and health service agencies through our website, www.211kingcounty.org, using a computer at a local library.
Good luck to you!
King County 2-1-1
M-F, 8am-6pm Updated: July 2012 2
Community Agencies and Program Resources Specifically for Sex-Offenders
Transitioning Back Into the King County Community
*Note: Services marked with an asterisks ( * ) are not non-profit, or social service agencies. These are private landlords who have informed us that they will consider renting to individuals with criminal convictions.
HOUSING SEARCH NORTHWEST
Description: Provides searchable, real-time, detailed listings of available housing. The site also provides helpful tools such as a rent checklist and affordability calculator, and links to other helpful resources.
Under “advanced search” user can click “no criminal check” to find properties that do not do criminal background checks.
ABSTINENCE HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES
Housing coordinator (253) 709-9188 or (253) 737-0310
Housing is located in South King County.
Description: Provides a recovery program for individuals suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. Drug or alcohol use is not tolerated and residents must be enrolled in a 12-step program. AHHS houses a total of 100 residents in both shared and single rooms.
Days/Hours: Call anytime.
Eligibility: Individuals recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Must be enrolled in 12-step program.
To Apply: Call to inquire about availability.
Fees: Call to inquire.
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. Updated: July 2012 3
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. Updated: July 2012 4
The Mack House
Holy Ghost Revival Ministries
P.O. Box 3688
Arlington, WA 98223