Young Adult Services - Drop-In Resource Center

Address: 2100 24th Ave S, Suite 250 Seattle, WA 98144 Directions

Hours: We are open Monday to Thursday, 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Phone number: 206-749-7550

Foster Care

For questions about foster parenting, email fosterparenting@seattleymca.org or call 206-382-5340 between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday.

Behavioral Health

Address: 2100 24th Ave S, Suite 260 Seattle, WA 98144 Directions

Hours: We are open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone number: 206-382-5340

Get immediate help at any time of day by calling the 24-Hour Crisis Line at 206-461-3222. It is run by Crisis Connections.

About us

Accelerator Y is the social services division of the YMCA of Greater Seattle. Since 1973, Accelerator Y has provided a wide array of social services programs for youth, young adults, and their families. Accelerator Y specializes in providing support to young people who have been impacted by homelessness, foster care, the juvenile justice system, and mental health issues.

Accelerator Y has three departments:

  • Young Adult Services: Housing, employment, education, and life skills for young adults
  • Foster Care: Child placement, permanency, and case management for alumni of foster care
  • Behavioral Health: 24/7 crisis support, outpatient mental health, and substance use counseling

Learn more about the social services that the Y has for youth, young adults, and families.

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Our Leadership Team

  • Mark Putnam, Executive Director
  • Kristen Brennan, Senior Director of Programs
  • ManChui Leung, PhD, Director of Learning and Impact
  • Aaron Fox, Director of Young Adult Services
  • Kris Sanborn, Clinical Director of Foster Care Services
  • Dianne Boyd, Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Services
  • Emily Meltzer, Director of Development and Communications