Emergency Shelter and Housing
Find a place to stay. Emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent housing, and eviction prevention help for youth and young adults.
Our focus is a continuum of care: street to shelter to transitional housing to permanent supportive housing, with the ultimate goal of preventing future homelessness.
At the Y, we offer shelter, short-term, transitional housing, permanent housing, and other support services.
If you are under 18 years of age and in need of shelter
If you are 18-24 and need an emergency overnight shelter, visit Arcadia in Auburn. Get Directions so Arcadia>
If you are within 14 days of becoming homeless, please get in touch with us by phone: (206) 749-7550 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm or apply online.
Navigating housing options can be overwhelming, we're here to help you, here's what to expect.
King County has a set of qualifications for housing programs; our staff will walk you through the CEA assessment* and discuss housing options with you.
We'll help to prioritize your placement for housing based on a standardized process to find the most supportive option for you.
In addition to the Y, here's a list of other Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) Regional Access Points. Learn More>
Download a list of apartment rentals in the Seattle Area.
We offer additional services for youth and young adults who are currently in or have aged out of the foster care system.
From volunteering to serve meals or hosting a young adult, there are many ways you can help end homelessness.
We’re here for you with counseling services that span mental health, substance use, and psychiatric care for people of all ages in King County.
There are opportunities to volunteer, donate supplies, host or foster a young person, and more.
With a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, improving health and well-being, and supporting our neighbors, your membership will not just bring about meaningful change in yourself, but also in your community.