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OSD Counseling Community Resources

Homeless Student Resources(McKinney-Vento)


Shelter/Housing/Furnishing Assistance 

Arbor Manor,Low Income Housing Institute, (360)790-3040

Housing for single homeless moms pregnant or parenting who are very low income.  Mental health support and case management provided.


Family Support Shelter, 24 hour hotline, (360)628-7343

Provides safe, warm, emergency overnight shelter for families with children.  Families needing shelter should register at the Family Support Center at 108 State Ave. between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.  After-hours/weekend emergencies, call the shelter hotline for assistance.  Interpreter services available.


Furniture Bank of Thurston Co, (360)705-1756

Provides furniture at no charge to families, individuals, or non-profit organizations in need.  Accepting donations of gently used furniture


Habitat for Humanity, (360)956-3456

Assistance with obtaining decent and affordable housing for low-income families living in substandard housing.


Hans K. Lemcke Lodge/The Salvation Army, (360)352-8596

Temporary shelter for single men and single women.  Community meals program.  Casework services, information and referral.


Housing Authority of Thurston County Emergency Services, (360)753-8292

Rent subsidies for low income households; emergency shelter and transitional housing programs for families; information and referral for subsidized housing programs.


Household Donations/Carolyn's Closet, (360)352-1315

Accepts donations of house wares and makes items available at no charge to residents and community members in need.


Community Youth Service (360)480-1064

The Young Adult Housing Program is a comprehensive program for young adults and families in Thurston County, Washington State, ages 18-24, who are homeless, living in unsafe situations, exiting an institution or have been in the state foster care system. Our role is to provide safe and stable housing for young adults and families who are facing challenges, along with support, advocacy and guidance in helping them achieve their goals.


Safe Place- 24 Hour Crisis Line, (360)754-6300

24 Hour emergency support services for victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse and domestic violence.  All services are free.


Salvation Army, (360)352-8596

824 5th Avenue SE, Olympia

Monday-Friday 9:00–Noon and 1:00-3:30 pm

Temporary shelter for single men, single women, and families.  Community meals programs.  Casework services, information, and referral.


Utility Assistance

Sacred Heart Emergency Services, (360)923-0929

906 Bowker St, Lacey

Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 1:00—3:00 pm

Bus 15 from Olympia Transit Center becomes Bus 68 at Lacey Transit Center


Salvation Army,(360)352-8596

824 5th Avenue SE, Olympia

Monday-Friday 9:00–Noon and 1:00-3:30 pm


Yelm Community Center, (360)458-7000

624 Crystal Springs Road NW, Yelm

Thursday, 3:00-4:30 pm, Bus 93


Personal Hygiene Supplies

The Other Bank, (360)352-0593

220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Wednesday, 1:00 to 3:30 pm

Bus: 23 and Capitol Shuttle


Sacred Heart Emergency Services, (360)923-0929

906 Bowker St, Lacey

Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 1:00—3:00 pm

Bus 15 from Olympia Transit Center becomes Bus 68 at Lacey Transit Center


Food Banks/Emergency Food

ROOF, (360)273-6375

Rochester residents only

9447 Highway 12, Rochester

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00-Noon and 5:00-5:30 pm


Sacred Heart Emergency Services, (360)923-0929

906 Bowker St, Lacey

Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 1:00—3:00 pm

Bus 15 from Olympia Transit Center becomes Bus 68 at Lacey Transit Center


South Thurston United Friends Food Bank, (360)273-5891

Rochester and Grand Mound residents only

18216 Corvallis St, downtown Rochester

Wednesdays 3:00-6:00 pm, Fridays 1:00-3:00 pm

Tenino Food Bank Plus, (360)264-5505

Tenino and Bucoda residents only

297 Sussex St, Tenino

Tuesday & Thursday 9:00-11:30 am

Thurston County Food Bank, (360)352-8597

Corner of Thurston and Franklin in Downtown Olympia

Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1-3:00 pm, 4th Wednesday of each month 5-7:00 pm

Pet food when available

Yelm Community Center, (360)458-7000

Food Bank for Yelm and Rainier residents only

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-4:00

Bus 93



Sea Mar Community Health Center- Medical, (360)704-2900

3030 Limited Lane NW, Olympia

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Bus: 62A & B


Sea Mar Community Health Center- Dental, (360)570-7902

409 Custer St, Suite C, Tumwater

Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00

Bus: 12, 13, 14 & 15


Neighborhood Free Medical Clinic, (360)459-7200

3045A Carpenter Rd SE, Lacey

Tuesdays 5:30-8:00 pm

Bus: 68


Planned Parenthood, (360)754-5522

402 Legion Way, Suite 201, Olympia

Open daily, call for hours

Bus: 21, 61, 64, & 66





Teen Clinic/Thurston County Health Dept, (360)786-5583

412 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Bus: 60

Call about mobile clinics and satellite sites in outlying areas

Maternal Child Health Services, (800)869-7068

8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Olympia Union Gospel Mission, (360)943-6400

Free Dental

413 Franklin St NE, Olympia

Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00

Walking distance from Olympia Transit Center

BHR/Behavioral Health Resources, (360)704-7170

3857 Martin Way, Olympia

8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Bus: 62

Choice Regional Health Network, (360)493-4550

Assistance accessing services

2409 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Bus: 60, 66




Baby Needs

Baby Bank, (360)357-6617

Church of Christ, 3132 Boulevard Road, Olympia 

Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 am, requires referral

First Steps Program, (800)322-2588

Monday-Friday for an appointment


Pregnancy Aid of Thurston County, (360)956-7413

St. Michael’s Social Service Center, 10th and Boundary

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10-11:00 am; Tuesday & Thursday: 4-5:00 pm

Bus 24


MotherCare Mentors, (360)493-5946

Call for appointment

Monday-Friday hours vary


WIC/Women, Infants and Children, (360)438-1100

420 Golf Club Rd SE, Olympia (2 blocks from Lacey Transit Center)

412 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Bus 60


Grays Harbor Transit, (360)532-2770

705 30th St., Hoquiam

9:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Intercity Transit, (360)786-1881

222 State Ave, Olympia

6:30am-7:00pm Monday-Friday and 9:00-5:30 on weekends

Mason Transit, (360)426-9434

790 E. Johns Prairie Rd, Shelton

8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

Rural Transit, (800)650-7846

South Thurston County

9:00-3:00 Monday-Friday Call for reservation

Twin Transit, (360)330-2072

212 E. Locust St, Centralia

8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday


Capital Clubhouse/The Wardrobe, (360)357-2582

618 7th Ave SE, Olympia

Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 to 3:00, By appointment only

Bus: 60 and 64


Seventh Day Adventist, (360)943-1518

1029 N Puget St, Olympia

Tuesdays only 9:15 to 2:30

Clients may visit once every two months

Bus: 21


Yelm Community Center, (360)458-7000

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-4:00

Bus 93

Other Resources

CLEAR/Coordinated Legal Education Advice and Referral Service Intake and Referral Line: 1-888-201-1014

Provides free legal assistance with civil (non-criminal) matters for low-income individuals and families.  Lines are open Monday-Friday, 9:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  Free legal information at

 Non-criminal legal help. Interpreter services available.


Community Youth Services, (360)943-0780

711 State Ave NE, Olympia

8:30-5:00 Monday-Friday

Five blocks East on State Ave from the Olympia Transit Center


DSHS/Department of Social and Health Services, (877)980-9180

6860 Capitol Blvd, Tumwater

7:30-5:00 Monday-Friday

Bus 13

Here are some agencies in the community that can help when school is out and after graduation. This information comes from the Crisis Clinic Resource Network. You can search the full database online at or call them at (360)586-2800.