Equity, Social Justice & Legal Resources

For more information on these organizations please contact them or visit their websites.

You‌ ‌can‌ ‌call‌ ‌2-1-1‌ ‌from‌ ‌any‌ ‌phone‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌connected‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌list‌ ‌of‌ ‌statewide‌ ‌resources‌ ‌for‌ ‌everything‌ ‌from‌ ‌food‌ ‌and‌ ‌diapers‌ ‌to‌ ‌rental‌ ‌assistance‌ ‌and‌ ‌bus‌ ‌fare.

“We help people create mutually respectful, cooperative relationships in families, classrooms, workplaces, and anywhere else.”

206-527-2566, psas@att.net

“The nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.”

703-524-7600

“YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential.”

800-495-7802, info@youthcare.org

“Providing high-quality, no-cost civil legal aid to low-income residents of East, Northeast, and Southeast King County, Washington. We also provide legal aid to survivors of domestic violence throughout all of King County.”

425.747.7274, info@elap.org

“Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.”

(800) 562-2702, info@dr-wa.org

“World Relief Seattle envisions every local refugee and vulnerable immigrant welcomed by community, rooted in community, and empowered for community.”

253-277-1121

“The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.”

1-800-662-HELP

“Connects youth & families to support and resources to reduce and eliminate further absences from school while addressing barriers to engagement.”

“We fight for effective solutions – community-driven strategies that nurture and develop the health and wellbeing of young people, instead of exclusion and incarceration.”

206-322-2444, questions@teamchild.org

“Disability Rights Washington is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.”

(800) 562-2702

“People with developmental disabilities and their families are valued citizens of the state of Washington. The Developmental Disabilities Administration strives to develop and implement public policies that will promote individual worth, self-respect, and dignity such that each individual is valued as a contributing member of the community. The Developmental Disabilities Guiding Values encompasses our vision and values for inclusive communities.”

“Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County is a social advocacy organization fighting for the protection and liberation of Black Life through advocacy and direct action. We believe that all Black lives matter, regardless of actual or perceived sexual identity, gender identity, gender expression, economic status, ability, disability, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, immigration status, or location. BLMSKC centers leadership on Black femmes, women, queer and trans people dismantling anti-black systems and policies of oppression.”

“Deconstructing the Mental Health System, Inc. mission is to achieve an Equitable, anti-racist Mental Health System, through acknowledging how intersectionality and racism impacts any system affiliated with the current Mental Health System. We will effect changes through educating the community on implicit bias, work towards making access to maintaining Licensure status more financially equitable, and work towards getting Black, Indigenous and People of Color’s diagnoses and treatment acknowledged by DSM and ICD for more effective and equitable therapy delivery.”

“Our mission is to build on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and our communities to speak up as advocates until all hearts and minds respect, value and affirm LGBTQ people.”

206-325-7724

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