Community Resources

The following community services are provided for Auburn and some surrounding South Sound areas. Click the + sign to expand each section.

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Information/Personal Services

2-1-1 Community Information Line:
Dial: 2-1-1 or (206) 461-3200

Metro Transit Information:
1-800-542-7876 or (206) 553-3000
www.transit.metrokc.gov

Free Laser Voice Mail:
(206) 376-5000
Call this number to obtain a free voice mail.

Medical Services

Christ Community Free Clinic
Free Urgent Medical Care for the Uninsured
Phone contact: (253) 736-2634
Location: 1 – A St NW, Auburn, WA
Free medical visits and limited prescriptions for the uninsured. Assistance in applying for free or low cost insurance. Connecting people to local social services. Prayer and emotional support. Walk In – No Scheduled Appointments. Walk in 1st & 3rd Saturdays 8:30-11:30am (sign in before 8:00); 1st, 2nd, 3rd,( 4th Tuesdays 5:30-8:00pm (sign in before 5:00).

Housing/Shelter

Catholic Community Services – Home & Arise
Men’s Shelters
Phone contact: (253) 854-0077 Ext: 2
Locations: St. Anthony’s Church, 314 S 4th St., Renton, WA, 98057 OR Kent Family Center, 1229 W Smith St, Kent, WA, 98032
Coordinates two case-managed shelter programs for men, ages 18 and older. Shelters hosted by congregations in Kent and Renton; average stays of 6-12 months. No fees.  Please call ahead.
Renton In-take (walk-in only): Tu & Th, 1-3pm.
Kent In-take (walk-in only): M & W, 1-3pm & 5-7pm; Tues & Th, 3-5pm.

Union Gospel Mission – Hope Place
Shelter for Single Women, Women with children
Phone contact: (206) 628-2008
Location: 3802 S Othello St, Seattle 98118
Provides shelter for women, with or without children. Includes mandatory spiritual activities. No fees. CALL for screening. M-F 8:30-9am.

Catholic Community Services
Single Men & Women’s Shelter
Phone contact: (253) 572-0131
Location: 1142 Court E Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA, 98402
Provides a safe place where men and women experiencing homelessness can get a good night’s sleep, respect, and begin a process of generating income and becoming housed. Open 5pm-7am.

Multi-Service Center
Family Shelter (Moms, Dads, & Kids)
Phone contact: (253) 854-3437 Ext: 104
Location: 515 W Harrison St, Kent, WA, 98032
Emergency shelter for homeless families with children, ages 17 and younger; priority for families of 4+.All families may apply. LEAVE A MSG. AT LEAST TWICE PER WEEK until call is returned.

Auburn Youth Resources
Youth Shelter
Phone contact: (253) 833-5666
Location: 816 F Street Southeast, Auburn, WA 98002
Provides shelter for homeless youth, ages 10 through 17, in south King County. Written parental consent required for 72-plus hour stay. Sliding scale fees, may be free. Call for screening: 24 hours daily.

YWCA – South King County
Family Shelter (Moms, Dads, & Kids)
Phone contact: (425) 255-1201
Location: Families housed in independent apartment units in Kent, Renton and Auburn areas.
Call for availability. Leave a message DAILY, until call is returned.24-hour voicemail

Domestic Violence Help

Jennifer Beach Foundation
Phone contact: (253)630.7193
Email: info@jnbfoundation.org
Private Location
Domestic Violence Education and counseling services, Financial Literacy programs, parenting skills training, teen violence awareness.

DAWN Domestic Abuse Women’s Network
Phone contact: (206) 622.1881;  Toll Free (866) 286-DAWN (3296)
24 hour crisis line: (425) 656-7867
www.dawnonline.org
DAWN Offers Domestic Violence Advocacy, Support Groups (both English and Spanish), Legal Advocacy, Children’s Programs, Confidential Shelter, Extended Stay Program, Education and Outreach, and Resource Referrals to Crisis Lines, Confidential Shelters, Non-Confidential Shelters, Legal Organizations, and much more.

Emergency Financial Services

Auburn Food Bank
Phone contact: (253) 833-8925
Location: 930 18th Pl NE, Auburn, WA
Help with eviction prevention, prescriptions, propane, and water,electric and gas bills; for Auburn School District ZIP codes 98001,98002, 98047 and 98092. WALK IN ONLY the LAST BUSINESS DAY of month at 9am, first come first serve (line begins at 2am).

St. Vincent De Paul Social Services
Phone contact: (253) 833-2546
Location: 717 Auburn Way N, Auburn, WA
Rental payment assistance for eligible Auburn / Algona /Pacific residents. Must have 3 day or eviction notice. Call 1st Monday of the month at 9:30am. Utility payment assistance for eligible Auburn / Algona /Pacific residents. Must have final, urgent, or disconnect notice. Call 3rd Monday of the month at 9:30am. Calls will be taken in the order they are received.

Multi Service Centers of King County
Phone contact: (253) 838-6810 – Federal Way, or (253) 850-1338 – Kent
Location: 1200 S 336th St, Federal Way, WA
EMERGENCY SERVICES.  Various emergency and support services to South King County Residents. Call for availability.

Catholic Community Services – South King County
Phone contact: (253) 850-2523 or (253) 854-0077
Location: 1229 W Smith St., Kent, WA
EMERGENCY SERVICES.  Assistance with eviction prevention, food & utilities; SOME move-in, bus, gas, motel vouchers. ONLY for families with children, seniors, or disabled individuals. Also provides emergency food provisions for homeless clients after hours.

Food Banks

New Hope Lutheran Church
Phone contact: (253) 351-0450
Location: 603 3rd Ave S, Pacific, WA
Food pantry for Pacific, Algona and South Auburn. Assistance is available up to two times per month. Food pickup: Tu, 11am-2pm.

Auburn Food Bank
Phone contact: (253) 833-8925
Location: 930 18th Pl NE, Auburn, WA
Food pantry for residents of Auburn School District, ZIP codes 98001, 98002, 98047 and 98092. May visit twice per month; ID and proof of address required. Call for information on Senior/Disabled food delivery. M Tu Th F, 9am-1:15pm; 2nd W each month, 4:30-6:30pm.

Federal Way Community Senior Center
Phone contact: (253) 838-3604
Location: 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA, 98001
Food pantry contains donated food items and sometimes pet food; no eligibility restrictions. Monday-Fridayy, 9am-noon, based on volunteer availability.

Messiah Lutheran Church
Phone contact: (253) 833-5280
Location: 410 H St NE, Auburn, WA
Food pantry for Auburn residents. Open Wednesdays at 10:00am.

Adventist Community Service Center
Phone contact: (253) 833-3222
Location: 402 29th St SE, Auburn, WA
Provides some food items for Auburn residents; Tuesdays 10:00am –2:00pm

Hot Meals

Monday, 4:30 pm
Auburn Community Supper (1st United Methodist Church)
Program of the Auburn Food Bank
Phone contact: (253) 833-8925
Location: 100 N St SE, Auburn, WA
HOT MEAL for anyone who is hungry.

Tuesday, 11:30a.m.-2p.m.
South Sound Dream Center (Homeless Drop-in Center)
Phone contact: (253) 288-1806
Location: 1420 Auburn Way S, Auburn, WA
HOT MEAL for anyone who is hungry.

 

Thursday, 5:30 pm
White River Presbyterian Church
Phone contact: (253) 833-2990
Location: 526 12th St SE, Auburn, WA
HOT MEAL for anyone who is hungry.

Saturday, 11 am
South Sound Dream Center (Homeless Drop-in Center)
Phone contact: (253) 288-1806
Location: 1420 Auburn Way S, Auburn, WA
HOT MEAL provided onsite, plus a cold lunch to take with you for anyone who is hungry.

Sunday, 2 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church
Phone contact: (253) 833.5280
Location: 410 H St NE, Auburn, WA
HOT MEAL for anyone who is hungry.

Senior Meals

Pacific/Algona Senior Center
Phone contact: (253) 929-1151
Location: 100 3rd Ave SE, Pacific, WA
HOT MEAL Seniors 60+ and/or disabled only. Mon. 11am-1pm, Tu-F 12pm

Meals on Wheels – Auburn Senior Center
Phone contact: (253) 931-3016
Location: 808 Ninth St SE
FROZEN MEALS for qualified home-bound seniors 60 years and older. Call for more information.

Auburn Senior Activity Center
Phone contact: (253) 931-3016
Location: 809 9th St SE, Auburn, WA
Meals: $3 suggested donation, under 60 pay $5.75. M-F at 12pm, opens at 11:30am. Salad bar M-TH.

Auburn Food Bank
Phone contact: (253) 833-8925
Location: 930 18th Pl NE, Auburn, WA
Senior Home Food Delivery, 2nd Saturday of each month, 8:00am. Call for application.

Federal Way Senior Center
Phone contact: (253) 838-3604
Location: 4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA
HOT MEAL Focus on 55+, serves all. $2.50 donation requested. No one will be turned away for inability to pay. M-F 12-12:30pm

Clothing

St. Vincent De Paul Social Services
Phone contact: (253) 833-2546
Location: 717 Auburn Way N, Auburn, WA
Emergency clothing and household items for eligible Auburn /Algona / Pacific residents. Walk-in Mon 1:30pm – 2:00pm, Wed 10:00am – 10:30am, Thurs 10:00am – 10:30am / 1:30pm – 2:00pm. General office hours are Mon – Thurs 9:30am – 12:30pm /1:30pm– 4:00pm and Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm.

Northwest Family Church
Phone contact: (253) 833-8252
Location: 3535 Auburn Way S, Auburn, WA
Clothing items for Auburn residents.Walk-in Wed 4:30pm – 6:15pm.

Adventist Community Service Center
Phone contact: (253) 833-3222
Location: 402 29th St SE, Auburn, WA
Provides clothes and some household items for Auburn residents. Tuesdays 10am – 2pm.

Pregnancy Services

Pregnancy AID of Washington
Phone contact: (253) 939-6676
Location: 517 F St SE, Auburn, WA
Counseling, support and referrals for pregnant women. Pro-life philosophy; offers layettes, clothing, and possibly furniture to parents. Mon 12-4pm; Tues, 10am-1:30pm; Wed, 11am-3pm; Thur & Sat, 10am-2pm. Call first to verify.

Auburn WIC King County Public Health
Phone contact: (253) 833-6971
Location: 901 Auburn Way N, Auburn, WA
WOMEN, INFANT, & CHILDREN PROGRAM offers nutrition program and food assistance for low-income pregnant women and children up to age five. Mon – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm

Recovery Centers

Alcohol/Drug 24 Hour Help Line 1-800-562-1240

Seattle Detox Line (206) 325-5000

Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation
Phone contact: (253) 833-7444
Location: 2704 I St NE, Auburn, WA
C.D. SERVICES. Provides individualized intensive outpatient treatment for individuals who are chemically dependent. Includes assessments, outpatient treatment, aftercare, and individual/family treatment.

Recovery Centers of King County
Phone contact: (253) 854-6513
Location: 505 Washington Ave S, Kent, WA
OUTPATIENT SERVICES. Dual disorder outpatient treatment program for chemically dependent, mentally ill adults. Serves south King County; offsite childcare subsidy.