• WA Apple Health for Kids

    Free or low-cost health care for children. A family of four with an income up to $4,498 a month may be eligible.

    National Center for Homeless Education

    Supports the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

    Resource Guide for Relatives as Parents

    Prepared by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

    Washington Basic Food Program

    Help for low-income individuals and families to obtain a more nutritious diet by supplementing their income with basic food benefits.


    Women and Children's Day Center.

    Kent Area PTA Clothing Bank

    Provides clothing for families residing within the Kent School District.

    WA State Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families

    You may qualify for short-term free child care.

    Washington State 2-1-1 Network

    2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number for people to call for health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet their needs. You can call 2-1-1 for information on "Safe Parking" for those of you forced to live in your car. Local area churches are opening their parking lots for you and providing volunteer patrols for your safety overnight. Please call 2-1-1 for more information.

    Crisis Connections

    Support, resources, and training. Formerly know as Crisis Clinic, was founded in 1964, and is one of the oldest crisis lines in the nation. The five programs focus on serving the emotional and physical needs of individuals across WA state. These programs include the 24-hour Crisis Line, King County 2-1-1, Teen Link, WA Recovery Help Line and WA Warm Line.

    Youth Program Directory

    The Youth Program Directory strives to be a comprehensive, accessible, and timely source of information about youth programs and services available across King County.

Contact Us

  • Lori Madeo

    Lori Madeo

    McKinney-Vento Specialist

    (253) 373-7512

    National Center for Homeless Education

    Toll-free Help Line


Last Modified on November 15, 2019