Social Services Resources

(Los recursos para hispanohablantes se enumeran en una página separada.)

FVRL Resources


Find citations and abstracts to worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological effects of trauma. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD.

Web Resources

Washington 211

Search for social services or programs in Washington State.

211 Information Network Resource Search

Search the site, or dial 211 for assistance with a variety of social services from food and housing to transportation and medical assistance. Target audiences are families, individuals, seniors, and veterans.

Washington Connection

Find and apply for a variety of services such as food, cash, child care, long-term care, and Medicare savings programs.

Washington Connection en español

Washington Connection ofrece una manera rápida y fácil de solicitar una variedad de servicios tales como alimentos, efectivo, cuidado de niños, cuidado a largo plazo, y programa de ahorros de Medicare asistencia.

Homeless Youth Handbook - Washington

Learn about the legal issues and options available to youth, from foster care to domestic violence; parenting to immigration; and more.

Librarian Tips

Tip: find help to meet your needs

Find local food banks, hot meals, financial assistance, health care, housing, household goods, legal assistance, transportation and more by searching in your city in Washington's 211 network at the top of this list.

Tip: locate social services for seniors

Find services for seniors in your community including assistance, transportation, and nutrition by searching online for senior services your city (or county), state, and showing preference for .gov and .org websites, e.g. senior services woodland, wa.