ABOUT THE FUND FOR THE NEEDY AGENCIES
Special Project Agencies
Other Special Project Agencies
Childhaven comes to the rescue of abused and neglected children with
intervention, love and healing - and to our rescue as well, by changing
a human life scarred by violence. It offers both uninterrupted foster
care to drug-affected babies and toddlers and therapeutic day care.
Senior Services makes sure that the elderly homebound are not forgotten,
or forced to choose between heat and food. Meals on Wheels provides
necessary nutrition to those in need, delivered to the door with a smile.
The Salvation Army
With practical compassion, the Salvation Army helps in any way it can
- with basics like housing, utilities, food an clothing that get people
back on their feet. And extras that brighten hearts, like holiday meals
Atlantic Street Center
With anger management, counseling and parenting classes, the Center
is turning around the lives of many young people in need of support
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with actively involved community members
to match caring adults with children, both of whom benefit from one-to-one
mentoring programs. It also offers support, mentoring, academic aid
and friendship to at-risk youths in our community.
The needs of foster children are staggering. Treehouse works to make
the lives of children who often feel lost and abandoned as normal as
possible. With essentials that travel with a baby-on-the-move. And clothing
and activities that help the older child fit in with peers and develop
a positive, unique sense of self.
Wellspring Family Services
Wellspring Family Services (formerly Family Services) strengthens families by providing a variety of counseling-based
services, which include child care and resources for homeless families,
and education and treatment for batterers to end the cycle of domestic
Other Special Project Agencies (will receive funding
if amount raised exceeds $400,000)
Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Asian Counseling and Referral Service provides an array of support and behavioral health services to our Asian Pacific Islander populations. This agency provides vital and unique community services in a multi cultural, multilingual setting.
Since 1971, Hopelink has helped people become self-sufficient, making lasting change. We serve homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities throughout north and east King County, Washington. Last year, Hopelink supported more than 12,000 people through its Emergency Services and Family Development Programs, providing services from food banks to employment assistance.
Kent Youth and Family Services
KYFS provides individual and family counseling, outreach to at-risk youth in low income housing communities, substance abuse information, treatment and referrals, transitional housing for homeless teen moms and their children, job training for at risk youth at our espresso stand, after school and evening academic and recreational programs for youth ages 13-19 at three Kent junior high schools, kinship caregiver information, referrals and group support to grandparents (and other relatives) raising their kin's children.
Kindering Center is a birth-to-three early intervention program providing
individualized, family-centered services for children who are disabled,
medically fragile or vulnerable because of abuse or neglect.
UW CARE Clinic
UW CARE Clinic (formerly ASTAR) provides diagnostic, treatment and support services for Northwest families affected by neuro-developmental disorders, such as autism, mental retardation and ADHD, regardless of age, degree of severity, or ability to pay.
Youth Eastside Services
Through counseling and community outreach, Youth Eastside Services helps
young people and their families overcome drug and alcohol issues; prevent
teen violence, pregnancy and suicide; and resolve family conflicts.