Community Resources

Lake Washington PTSA Council has collected community outreach resource information to provide connections for Lake Washington School District families in need of the various local, state and federal services.

Please contact LWPTSA’s VP of Family and Community Engagement at FACE {at} if you have any questions or additions to the resource list.

LWSD Community Resource Spreadsheet

Includes resources organized by topics including: child care, clothing, counseling, dental care, domestic violence, financial resources, food, furniture, healthcare, housing, job assistance, language help, legal, mental health, phone, school supplies, special needs, substance abuse/addiction, transportation, utilities and youth. [Last updated October 2020]

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2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.

9-8-8 If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

Lake Washington School District can help. Contact: Donna Baillie, McKinney Vento/Foster Care Liaison at 425-936-1303 or

Hopelink Food Bank and Emergency Services Offers help with food, housing, transportation, employment, energy assistance and more. Multiple locations on the Eastside.

Crisis Connections – 24-hour Crisis Hotline at 866-4-CRISIS (866-427-4747)
For suicidal thoughts, anxiety, loneliness, depression, problems with family or friends.

Friends of Youth Emergency Shelter
Connects young people with trained staff to find emergency shelter
Ages 11-17 206-236-KIDS (5437)
Ages 18-24 425-449-3868

Washington Recovery Help Line 1-866-789-1511
Anonymous and confidential help line that provides crisis intervention and referral services with professionally trained volunteers and staff available to provide emotional support 24-hours a day, and offer local treatment resources for substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health, as well as other community services.