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Helpful Community Resources

Housing Hotline


Do you have urgent need for housing and don’t know where to go? Call the Housing Hotline to get connected to local resources that can help you. 

Family Support Center

3545 7th Ave SW, Olympia, WA  98502


Emergency Shelter Hotline: 360.628.7343

Family Resource Services is the Coordinated Entry hub 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 just can’t seem to find.

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, 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 a variety of programs designed to help them become independent and more self-sufficient. They have been providing essential human services in Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties since 1966.


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.

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