Community Resources for Youth and Families

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Community Resources for Youth and Families

Crisis Resources


Catholic Community Resources - Crisis Stabilization Services

(360) 480-5721


Crisis Clinic of Thurston County

Crisis Line: (360) 586-2800/1-800-627-2211

Youth Helpline: (360) 586-2777


Emergency Shelter Network Hotline

(360) 528-8999


Olympia Health and Recovery Services

(360) 754-1338


SafePlace Olympia Helpline

(360) 754-6300


StrongHearts Native Helpline for domestic/sexual violence



Trans Lifeline for peer support



Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ+ Youth


Text START to 678678

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Youth Suicide Prevention Hotline

1-800-273-8255; LGBTQ Helpline: 1-866-488-7386




Behavioral Health Resources

(360) 704-7170


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Non-Medicaid/Private Counseling

Contact your medical insurance provider to obtain a list of in-network counseling providers.


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Partners in Prevention and Education (PIPE)Opening in a new windowOpening in a new window

Opening in a new windowOpening in a new windowFree therapy and support groups available to youth and young adult (ages 13-30) survivors of child sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault and/or sexual exploitation who are homeless, street-dependent, or at-risk for becoming homeless.317 4th Ave E, Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 357-4472


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Opening in a new windowOpening in a new windowCo-occurring Disorders: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Gambling Addiction Counseling1230 Carpenter Rd. SE, Suite C-3, Lacey, WA 98503

(360) 799-5782


SeaMar Behavioral HealthOpening in a new window

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3030 Limited Lane NW, Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 491-1399


Support Groups


Family Alliance for Mental Health

Support group for parents with children or youth who struggle with social, emotional, behavioral challenges and mental health needs

(360) 790-7505



Grief Support Group for children and teens

(877) 620-3286 or (360) 493-5928


South Sound Parent to Parent


Groceries & Meals


Olympia School District Fall 2020 Meal Distribution

View a list of locations where OSD is distributing Grad-and-Go bagged lunches, and breakfasts for the following day, for students and area youth. Meals are free through December 31, 2020.


Pandemic EBT Emergency School Meals Program


Rosie's Place Engagement Center (for ages 12-24)

Drop-in 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8:30 p.m.

520 Pear St. S.E., Olympia

(360) 943-0780 Ext. 186


The Community Kitchen at Salvation Army

Breakfast 7:15 - 8:15 a.m.; Lunch 11 a.m. - noon; Dinner 5 - 6 p.m.

824 5th Ave. S.E, Olympia

(360) 352-8596


Thurston County Food Bank

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Bills & Income



Community Action CouncilOpening in a new window

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City Gates MinistriesOpening in a new window

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City of Olympia Utilities (COVID-19 Utilities Relief Program)Opening in a new window



Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce has announced $100 million in CARES money that is being distributed (mostly by counties) across the state to support families that are struggling to pay rent.

Department of Commerce Thurston County contacts:


Department of Financial Institutions

Visit this site for assistance with unemployment, mortgage, credit card, rent, utility and student loan payments



Employment Security Department Unemployment Benefits

(800) 318-6022



Evergreen Christian/Community Care Services

(360) 352-3410


Poverty Action Council Economic Resources


Puget Sound Energy COVID-19  AssistanceOpening in a new window


Sacred Heart Emergency Service

(360) 923-0929



United Way of Thurston County COVID-19 Community Response FundOpening in a new window (provides assistance with rent, utilities and other basic needs).

Call Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

(360) 438-1100 or 1-800-878-5235


Veterans Families United



Washington State (COVID-19) Website




Salvation Army Warm Home Fund

(360) 352-8596 Ext. 3



Internet/Phone Options


Assurance WirelessOpening in a new window


AT&T Access Program


Century Link Lifeline

Comcast Xfinity Wi-FiOpening in a new windowOpening in a new window (Internet Essentials)

Child Care Options


Community Child Care options Fall 2020 


Other Community Resources


Catholic Community Services




Community Youth Services


Dispute Resolution Center


Family Education and Support Services


Family Support Center


OSD McKinney-Vento Services


Pizza Klatch


Sound to Harbor Learning Programs/Head Start/ECEAP

(360) 464-6800 or 1-800-536-0992

Espanol: (360) 464-6827



Timberland Regional Library

United Way South Sound 211


For other resources not listed above:

Comprehensive Thurston County Community Services Resource List



COVID-19 Resources


American Psychological Association


Love and Logic Institute, Inc.


Mary Bridge Children's Hospital


National Association of School Psychologists


The National Child Traumatic Stress Network


Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Other Articles

Thurston County Legislators


22nd District


35th District