• Food Banks and Shelters

    The agencies below welcome those who need help. They also welcome donations from those who want to help.

    Food Banks

    • Hopelink, 14812 Main St., 425-943-7555. Monday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; Tuesday: 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 
    • Renewal Food Bank, Highland Covenant Church, 15022 Bel-Red Rd., 425-736-8132. Monday and Wednesday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesday: 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

    Financial Assistance


    Single Men – Congregations for the Homeless:

    • Severe Weather Hours: 24/7 services for homeless men (18 years+)
    • Address: 515B 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 
    • Bus Routes: The closest bus route is the 271 bus. It stops at 116th Ave NE and NE 2nd Place. Walk north, and the Center is on the left. 
    • Phone Number: 425-496-4885 
    • Severe weather plan: CFH will accommodate as many men as possible. Arrive at CFH anytime for intake and support. 

    Single Women – Sophia Way:

    • Severe Weather Hours: If below freezing, will extend day center hours until 2/17. 
    • Shelter Address: 8045 120th Ave NE, Suite 200, Kirkland WA 98033 (Helen’s Place) 
    • Day Center Address: 3032 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 (behind St. Luke’s Lutheran Church) 
    • Shelter Bus Routes: The closest bus routes are 239 and 250. 
    • Day Center Bus Routes: The closest bus route is 249. 
    • Phone Number: 425-896-7385 
    • Severe weather plan: The Day Center will extend hours from 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m; and the Shelter will extend their hours from 7 p.m. – 8 a.m.

    Single Adults and Couples – Shoreline Emergency Shelter:

    • Severe Weather Hours: 8:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. 
    • Address: St. Dunstan's Church of the Highlands Parish, 722 N 145th St, Shoreline, WA 98133 (Off Aurora on 145th.) 
    • Bus Routes: The closest bus route is the 545. 
    • Severe weather plan: No referrals needed, first come-first served until 15 beds are full. 

    Families with Children – Catholic Community Services/ New Bethlehem Programs:

    • Severe Weather Hours: 24/7 Shelter at New Bethlehem Place and extended shelter in hotel 
    • Shelter Address: 8045 120th Ave NE, Suite 100, Kirkland WA 98033 (New Bethlehem Place) 
    • Day Center: Closed. Drop-in families looking for shelter please go to New Bethlehem Place. 
    • Phone Number: 425-679-0354 
    • Severe weather plan: If over-capacity, NBP will provide some hotel stays for families in need.

    Youth and Young Adults – Friends of Youth:

    • Day Center Address: 16101 NE 87th ST Suite 110, Redmond, WA 98052 
    • Day Center Hours: Daytime drop-in: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Evening drop-in: 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m. 
    • Youth Shelter (7-17) – Youth Haven: Call Hotline for information - 206-236-5437 

    Young Adult Shelter (18 – 24) – The Landing Shelter Hours and Address: 8:30 p.m. – 8 a.m. (same as Day Center address above)

    • Ages 7-17 Hotline#: 206-236-5437 
    • Ages 18-24 Hotline #: 425-449-3868 
    • Severe weather plan: If overcapacity, will provide bus tickets and resources to CFH or TSW or other Youth & Young Adult shelters in King County

    LifeWire - Help finding safer housing for survivors of domestic violence, call the 24-hour helpline at 425-746-1940.