Blaine Center Shelter

P: (206) 474-1660

Referral: 77 S. Washington St., Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 24-hour shelter that provides dinner, breakfast, showers, laundry, limited storage, housing navigation and referral services. Serves single men 18 years and older. Visit Compass Client Services office in person for referral; self-referral space is very limited. $21/weekly charge



Bread of Life Mission

P: (206) 682-3579

97 S. Main St., Central Seattle

Overnight bed sign-up: daily: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m., 8 – 8:15 p.m. Office: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Shelter with meals and no maximum length of stay for homeless men, 18 and older. Accepts offenders and sex offenders. 1 bus pass per week free of charge. Documents Required: valid photo ID. $5 per night.



Catholic Community Services Women’s Referral Center

P: (206)441-3210

2030 Third Ave. Central Seattle

Screening and referral (in-person only): nightly: 6 – 9 p.m. Nightly emergency shelter screening and referral for women, 18 and older. No children. Visit in person. Priority given to clients who arrive by 8 p.m. No fees.




P: (206) 464-1570 ext 3033

517 Third Ave., Central Seattle

Contact: 24 hours; intake: daily: 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.; Shelter: 24/7 Emergency shelters. The main shelter offers on-site medical care, mental health counseling and substance use disorder treatment. Serves women 18 and older, men 60 and older and anyone 18 and older who is vulnerable due to mental illness, developmental disability, substance use disorder and/or medical condition. Visit in person to register. Only professional referrals accepted after 5 p.m. Documents required: documentation of disability or vulnerability may be required. No fees.



King County Family Emergency Community Shelter Intake Line

P: (206) 245-1026

24 hours Intake for emergency night shelter for pregnant women and families with a minor child living outside or in a car.


King County Homeless Shelter Program 

P: (206) 263-9089

420 and 500 Fourth Ave., Central Seattle

Intake: Call 211 for referral Shelter beds serving men, 18 and older. Serves trans* clients identifying as male; notify staff of accommodations needed. Serves men fleeing DV, but location is not confidential. Service animals and pets are allowed. Visit in person. Intake for both locations at the King County Administration Building at 4th & Jefferson. Line forms in front of the garage door. No fees.



Operation Nightwatch

P: (206) 329-2099

302 14th Ave. S, Central Seattle

In-person intake: 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. nightly;

DESC Tickets 7:30am Mon. – Fri.;

Bread of Life Tickets 4:30 p.m. daily

Late-night referrals and transportation to downtown Seattle shelters. Wheelchair accessible. Serves single men and women, 18 and older. Men must either first obtain a referral ticket from one of the shelters listed or provide an Operation Nightwatch ticket from the previous night. Women can visit site without a referral ticket. Referral tickets and admission to the Operation Nightwatch Dispatch center do not guarantee placement into a shelter. No fees.

Men’s Tickets: DESC  

P: (206) 464-1570

517 Third Ave., Central Seattle

Men’s Tickets: Bread of Life Mission

P: (206) 682-3579

97 S. Main St., Central Seattle



Salvation Army 

P: (206) 447-9944

1101 Pike St., Central Seattle

Call 211 for referral



Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission Men’s Shelter

P: (206) 622-5177

318 Second Ave. Extension S., Central Seattle

Phone inquiries and tickets: daily: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 12:30 – 5:30 p.m., 10 p.m. – 6 a.m.; in-person intake with tickets: 8 p.m. nightly Operates an emergency shelter. Serves homeless men 18 and older. Accepts offenders. Chapel service attendance is required for some services. Call to check space availability and to reserve a ticket for the night. Clients without a ticket should line up for unclaimed mats beginning at 7:15 p.m. Documents Required: ID. No fees.




(Apply in person)

1902 Second Ave. / Central Seattle

In-person screening: Mon., Thurs., 1 p.m.; Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat., 6 p.m.

Shelter serving homeless men and women, 18 and older. Service animals allowed, no pets. No fees.



St. Martin de Porres Shelter

P: (206) 323-6341

Intake: 2329 Rainier Ave S., Central Seattle

Shelter: 1561 Alaskan Way S., Central Seattle

Screening: nightly: 6:30 p.m.; shelter services: nightly: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. Emergency shelter with indefinite lengths of stay serving men 50 and older. Not wheelchair accessible.

Apply in person at the Lazarus Center for shelter screening and transportation. Documents Required: photo ID. No fees.


YWCA Angeline’s Center

P: (206) 436-8650 

Enhanced Shelter: (206) 436-8656

2030 Third Ave. YWCA Opportunity Place, Central Seattle

Daily: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Intake for Enhanced Shelter is daily, Mon. – Fri. before 3 pm. Serves homeless adult women. Serves anyone who identifies as female. Service animals accepted. Attend 20-minute orientation and apply; performs background checks.



Congregations for the Homeless

P: 425-289-4044

515 116th Ave. NE Suite 174 (Bellevue)

Overnight services will be from 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Men are allowed on site beginning at 7 p.m. Winter shelter (starting in November). Provides meals.

Serves men 18 and older. No fees.


Sophia Way 

P: (425) 463-6285

3032 Bellevue Way NE St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Bellevue

Intake for 6-month shelter: Mon. – Fri., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Call for information regarding rotating shelter. 6-month shelter, daily rotating shelter and day center. Clients should not expect to get shelter immediately. Facility is wheelchair accessible. Serves adult homeless women, including trans* clients identifying consistently as female. Call for intake. Background check required. Documents Required: documentation for service animals. No fees.


Eastside Shelter for Families 

P: (206) 441-3210

Emergency shelter for single women and families, Including families with male heads of household. Operates year round. Rotates between churches on the Eastside. Call for current location. Meals provided. No fees.




Hospitality House

P: (206) 242-1860

1419 SW 150th St., Burien

Phone screening: Mon. – Thurs: 1 – 7 p.m.; Shelter: Mon. – Thurs., 24 hours;

Fri. – Sun., overnight only. Dormitory-style shelter with stays up to three months, serving single, homeless women 18 and older. Can accept clients if at least six months since domestic violence situation was active. Cannot serve clients who have severe mental illness, current substance abuse problems, have violent criminal convictions, or are at least 6-months pregnant. Does not accept pets. Call for screening interview. Referral not required. No fees.