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Helpful Community Resources

Housing & Shelter Hotline


If there is no answer, leave a message, and someone will return your call.

Do you have an urgent need for housing and don’t know where to go? Call the Housing & Shelter Hotline to schedule an intake appointment or get more information.

Family Support Center

3545 7th Ave SW, Olympia, WA  98502

1-360-754-9297 ext. 215

Family Resource Services is the Coordinated Entry hub for Thurston County families with children.  They work with people needing special assistance navigating local resources. Whether it’s financial assistance to pay the rent or mortgage, food, clothing, healthcare, utility assistance, child care, crisis intervention, holiday gifts, advocacy, case management, transportation, counseling, application assistance, or that hard-to-find resource you can’t seem to locate.

Community Youth Services

711 State Ave NE, Olympia, WA  98506


Community Youth Services manages Coordinated Entry for unaccompanied children, teens, and young adults.  These young people survive some of society’s harshest realities:  homelessness, abuse, poverty, and crime. Through a continuum of interrelated programs, we enable young people to reach the ultimate goals of safety, stability, self-sufficiency, and belonging.

Community Action Council

3020 Willamette Dr NE, Lacey, WA 98516


Community Action Council is a private, non-profit 501c(3), multi-purpose agency that is the hub for Coordinated Entry for adults without children, and they operate this program out of the downtown Olympia Community Care Center on 4th Ave.  They focus on meeting the needs of low-income individuals and families through various programs designed to help them become independent and more self-sufficient. They have provided essential human services in Lewis, Mason, and Thurston Counties since 1966.

Partners in Prevention Education (PiPE)

1009 State Ave NE Olympia WA 98506


PiPE offers advocacy, services, and drop-in meetings to partner with houseless, street-dependent, and marginalized survivors to reduce harm, provide opportunities to heal from trauma, fight systemic oppression, and build lasting connections to the community.


314 Legion Way Southeast  Olympia, WA 98501-1320



SafePlace is the only advocacy agency and confidential shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Thurston County.

Yelm Community Services

624  Crystal Springs Rd. NW, Yelm, WA  98597


Yelm Community Services provides the following programs and  services:

  • Food Bank and USDA Commodities
  • Clothing Bank and Thrift Shop,

  • Youth Activities (after-school programs, late-night teen activities, Summer Day Camp),

  • Salvation Army Assistance/Warm Neighbor Program

  • Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance

  • Maternity Support Services

  • Emergency Homeless Shelter

  • Krislen Apartments, for Seniors and people with developmental   disabilities

  • Sea-Mar Women, Infant and Children’s (WIC) Program

  • Yelm Head Start/ECEAP

  • Yelm High School Transitions Program – Job Site

Veterans Assistance Fund

412 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506-5132


The Veterans Assistance Fund provides eligible veterans and deceased veterans families assistance with services and resources.

Community Resources for Mason and Thurston Counties.

An industry-leading senior care organization dedicated to providing tools and essential resources to help enhance the lives of older adults. Our resources provide well-detailed and thorough information for families and seniors researching available care options and programs. Visit for specific resources for seniors.

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