Crisis Clinic is a telephone service that offers 24-hour help, whether on the phone or through online chat services. Trained staff and volunteers are readily available to help you through an emotional crisis, and if needed, they can link you to the appropriate services. They can communicate with callers in over 170 different languages, through an interpretation service.
Contact: 206-461-3222, 866-427-4747
To chat online, visit www.crisisclinic.org
ymca immediate crisis support
The Children's Crisis Outreach Response System provides free, comprehensive crisis services to children, youth and families. They serve children and youth ages 3 to 18, and their families, who are having emotional or behavior problems. Trained staff come to your home or community (wherever the crisis is occurring) and provide immediate safety by de-escalating the situation. Then a debrief occurs, and an action plan is created to help aid in a long-term solution,.
Contact: 206-461-3222 if you are experiencing a crisis
Safe Space is a program that quickly connects runaway and homeless youth to services; either reuniting them with their family or providing them with emergency shelter. It's for teens, ages 12 to 17, who need a safe place to stay.
Or go to any designated Safe Space location, indicated by the yellow diamond logo. A Safe Space coordinate will arrive within 45 minutes to provide assistance.
Project Safe is a free phone-based clinical consultation for parents of youth at risk of running away, or who have already ran away. A counselor will be readily available to listen and provide an action plan to help improve the situation,
Teen Link is an anonymous, confidential teen help line answered by teens. Volunteers are trained to talk to their peers about a wide variety of concerns, and can refer calls to specialized agencies if needed.
between 6pm and 10pm
To online chat, visit www.866teenlink.org
infant and toddler mental health
The Incredible Years Program offers evidence based parenting classes specifically tailored to the developmental needs and challenges of families with young children. Infant Classes are an interactive 11 week class for parents with a child 0-9 months. Toddler Classes are a 13 weeks long and tailored for parents with children 9 months to 2 years. In addition, parents are contacted at least once per week outside the group session for coaching and support. It places emphasis on improving the quality of the parent-child relationship and changing parent-child interaction patterns.
Kent Youth and Family Services
232 Second Ave. S, Suite 201
Kent, WA 98032
youth and family counseling
Through individual, family and group sessions youth and families learn healthier ways to manage emotions, conflict and mental health challenges. The therapeutic services also help individuals learn how to cope with problems such as:
All therapists strive to provide services that meet the needs of individuals and families in a compassionate, supportive and culturally sensitive manner.
To apply, visit http://kyfs.org/counseling/mental-health
child mental health counseling
The Child and Family Mental Health Program of Catholic Community Services provides counseling services for children and their families. Their team, which includes therapists, a child psychiatrist, and support staff, offers assessment and individual service planning, case management, psychiatric services, mental health counseling, and parenting classes. In addition, 24/7 crisis response is available for all parents enrolled.
Contact: 206-328-5696 to find out more information.
mental health counseling
Auburn Youth Resources outpatient counseling program offers a variety of mental health, prevention and intervention services for children, youth and families experiencing emotional and behavioral problems. Their services include individual, group and family counseling that is offered at their agency, at schools and at the clients' homes. Many of these services are offered for bilingual Spanish-speaking families.
Contact: 253-939-2202 to get started today
treatment and intervention
Auburn Youth Treatment, Intervention and Prevention Service provides a continuum of programs ranging from prevention to aftercare. The overall goal of the program is to prevent and reduce youth substance abuse in our communities.Their prevention and treatment programs rely upon evidence-based best practice models of prevention, intervention and treatment and provides services in schools and other locations in Auburn and Enumclaw.
1000 Auburn Way S
Auburn, WA 98002
Substance abuse treatment
The Substance Abuse Program provides:
-Early intervention groups
to meet the needs of youth and families living in and around Kent. It serves ages 11-20 years old and their families. It is a 10 week program.
Kent Youth and Family Services
232 Second Avenue S. Suite 201
Kent, WA 98032
Maple Valley Office
22010 SE 248th St.
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Contact: 253-859-0300 or visit http://kyfs.org/counseling/substance-abuse
WA recovery helpline
The WA recovery help line is an anonymous, confidential 24-hour help line that provides crisis intervention and referral services addressing addiction and mental health issues. They provide emotional support, and can connect you to local treatment options.
Contact: 866-789-1511 or visit www.recoveryhelpline.org
kairos prison ministry
Kairos Prison Ministry is a faith based ministry that addresses the spiritual needs of incarcerated men, women, youth, and their families. Their hope is transform the hearts and lives of the people going through difficult times. The main different events they hold is:
Each event is a weekend, for the incarcerated, the youth, and their families to gain encouragement, hope and strength.
visit kairosofwashington.org for more information
Consejo Counseling and Referral Service provides behavioral health services to the Latino community. Most Consejo’s clients are immigrants from Latin America and they provide culturally competent services designed to address the diverse needs of adults, children, adolescents and families in the Latino community. Their treatment utilizes an interdependent treatment model so clients experience acceptance, emotional security and developmental growth while learning new skills to improve the quality of their lives. If you are dealing with:
or any other issue that has occurred, Consejo helps to prevent it from continuing and provide treatment and housing for people in need.
Contact: 206-461- 4880
king county sexual assault center
KCSARC is a victim-advocacy organization that provides critical support, tools, and direct services to children, teens, women and men who are victims of sexual assault. There trained advocates ready to help you via its 24-Hour Resource Line, they will answer your call, provide crisis intervention, information and referrals, and on-going support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Once set up with an advocate, they will help:
-Coordinate services needed
-Provide legal advocacy
Your advocate will walk you through the whole process, and help equip you with the tools needed.
24-Hour Resource Line: 888-998-6423
The Crime Victim Service Center of King County: 888-288-9221