Community Resources

African American Elders Program

The African American Elders Program serves African-American elders in Central and Southeast Seattle and South Kings County.  The program identifies frail, isolated and hard-to-serve African Americans and assists them in accessing and receiving needed social and health services through ongoing case management, support and referrals.

  • Date: Monday-Friday
  • Time: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Location: Randolph Carter Family and Learning Center, 100 23rd Ave S, Seattle WA 98144
  • Cost: Most services are offered free of charge or provided on a sliding-scale based on family size and income. AAEP also accepts many forms of insurance.
  • Register: For information call (206) 328-5639
  • VisitAfrican American Elders Program

Asian Counseling & Referral Services

ACRS Aging and Adult Services supports King County’s Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are age 55 and older. This program promotes their enduring health and well-being by creating opportunities to engage in social and physical activities, providing nutritious meals and ensuring access to necessary support services.

  • Date: Monday-Friday
  • Time: 9am-5pm
  • Location: 639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S
    Seattle, WA 98144
  • Cost: Most services are offered free of charge or provided on a sliding-scale based on family size and income. ACRS also accepts many forms of insurance.
  • Register: For information call (206) 695-7600
  • VisitACRS

Chinese Information & Service Center

仁人服務社

CISC helps immigrants throughout King County achieve success in their new community by providing information, referral, advocacy, social, and support services.  Senior and Disabled Adult Services provides nutrition, wellness and recreational activities at the Sunshine Garden Chinese Senior Community as well as Family Caregiver Support Program and In-home Care Case Management. The Sunshine Garden is currently partnering with Lake City Seniors to bring Chinese programming to the North End of Seattle.

  • Date: Monday
  • Time: 9am-12pm
  • Location: Lake City Community Center
  • Cost: FREE
  • inquiry: 206 957 8517
  • Visit: CISC Senior and Disabled Adult Services 
  • The Sunshine Garden Chinese Senior Community Center in the International District/Chinatown offers programming Monday, Wednesday thru Friday 9am-3pm.


Community Living Connections Seattle & King County

A network of providers that serve older adults, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.

  • Date: Monday-Friday
  • Time: 9-5pm
  • Location:  Via the phone and a variety of locations in the community
  • Cost: Free
  • Register: 206-962-8467 or 1-844-348-5464
  • Visit: Community Living Connections

Income Tax Assistance

Free assistance provided by United Way Volunteers

  • Date: Monday-Thursday & Saturday
  • Time: 5-9 pm (Mon-Thurs) and 11-3 (Sat)
  • Location: Lake City Neighborhood Service Center (2nd floor of Library) 12525 28th Ave NE, Seattle, 98125
  • Cost:  Free
  • Register: None required
  • Visit: United Way Kings County

King County Caregiver Support Network

Provides support and resources to unpaid caregivers of adults age 18 and older. This program is offered through various organizations in the community, some of which specialize in serving specific cultural groups. For a complete list of provider organizations, visit the website below.

  • Date: Monday-Friday
  • Time: 9-5 pm
  • Location: Via the phone and a variety of locations in the community
  • Cost:  Free
  • Register: 206-962-8467 or 1-844-348-5464
  • Visit: Kings County Caregiver Support Network

LGBT Resources & Referrals

You can connect to Gay City’s Resource & Referral program online at gaycity.org/resources, over the phone at 206-323-LGBT, and in person at the Michael C. Weidemann LGBT Library at Gay City, where trained volunteers are happy to help point you to the right resources for you. If you have any resources to suggest, or any other questions, please email GCRRP.

  • Date: Monday-Friday 11am-8pm, Saturday 11am-5pm
  • Location: 517 E Pike Street Seattle, WA 98122
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register: 206-323-LGBT (5428)
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Sea Mar Community Health Centers

Sea Mar Community Health Center is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human and housing services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos.

  • Date: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Time: 10am – 2 pm
  • Location: Community and Social Services, 8915 14th Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98108
  • Cost:  Low-income sliding scale fees available.  Most insurances accepted.
  • Register: For more info call 206-764-8040
  • Visit: Sea Mar Community Health Centers

Sea Mar Latino Senior Programa de Nutrición y Extensión

Sea Mar provee actividades saludables, divertidas y apropiadas para la edad incluyendo educación  en salud. La meta es ayudar a los adultos mayores a disfrutar una mejor calidad de vida física y emocional.

Lunes, Miércoles y Viernes 10am-12pm

Para más información, contacte a Martha Acuna: 206-354-0597

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)

SHIBA provides free, unbiased, and confidential assistance with Medicare and health care choices. This program is part of the insurance commissioner’s consumer protection services.

  • Date: Monday-Friday
  • Time: 8-5 pm
  • Location: Via the phone and a variety of locations in the community
  • Cost:  Free
  • Register: Call 206-727-6221 (interpreter services available)
  • Visit: Shiba