Resources

Labor Organizations

Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Statewide coalition of labor unions for political action and education on workers’ issues
Seattle: (206) 281-8901, Olympia: (360) 943-0608

http://www.wslc.org/

County Labor Councils

County coalitions of labor unions for collective political and job action:

AFL-CIO

America’s Union Movement, national coalition of labor unions
http://www.aflcio.org/

Labor Constituency Groups

Worker advocates within the labor movement:

Labor Archives of Washington State

Funded by the Washington State Labor Council, the ILWU Longshore Division, the Harry Bridges Labor Center at the University of Washington, and many more labor unions and and individuals.
http://www.lib.washington.edu/specialcollections/laws/

Senior Services and Information

Advisory Council on Aging and Disability Services


Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging
http://www.agingwashington.org/

 

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

1-(800) 950-6264

http://www.nami.org/

National Council on Aging (NCOA)

Nonprofit service and advocacy organization and a voice for older Americans – especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged

1-(800) 950-6264

http://www.ncoa.org/

Alzheimers Association

Patricia.Hunter@alz.org

http://www.alz.org/alzwa/

Crisis Clinic

(206) 461-3222

http://www.crisisclinic.org/

Home Doctor Visits

Tacoma-based doctors provide home visits in Tacoma and Seattle for homebound patients. Take Medicare allotments.

(253) 589-6484

 

Community Advocates

Washington Community Action Network

https://www.washingtoncan.org/

Transit Riders Union

https://transitriders.org/

Washington Senior Lobby

http://www.waseniorlobby.org/

Elder Care Alliance

http://www.eldercare.org/

Tenants Union

Support for renters in housing justice

(206) 723-0500

http://www.tenantsunion.org/

Older Women’s League (OWL)

http://www.scn.org/hoot/

Standing Against Foreclosure and Evictions (SAFE)

http://safeinseattle.org/

 

Government

Washington State

  • Toll-free Legislative Hotline
    Messages to Governor and Legislators

    1-(800) 562-6000

  • Governor Jay Inslee
    (360) 902-4111
    http://www.governor.wa.gov/

  • Washington State Insurance Commissioner (SHIBA), State Health Insurance Benefits Advisor and Consumer Advocacy
    1-(800) 562-6900
    cad@oic.wa.gov

  • Washington State Attorney General, Consumer Protection
    1-(800) 551-4636
    http://www.atg.wa.gov/

City of Seattle

  • Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens
    (206) 684-0500

  • Senior Information and Assistance
    (206) 448-3110 or 1-(888) 324-2277

Federal

United States Representatives

Regional Offices

Senior Centers

 

Central Area Senior Center
(206) 726-4926


North Shore Senior Center
(206) 487-24411
 

Ballard NW Senior Center
(206) 297-0403

Senior Center of West Seattle
(206) 932-4044
 

Shoreline Senior Center
(206) 365-1536

Southeast Senior Center
(206) 722-2768

Other Useful Resources

 

Seattle Housing Authority

(206) 615-3300

http://www.seattlehousing.org/

Seattle Senior Housing Program (SSHP)

Judith Anderson; Senior Property Manager (206) 615-3347

janderson@seattlehousing.org

Noel House Programs

(206) 441-3210

http://www.ccsww.org/

New Beginnings

(206) 783-4520 or (206) 522-9472 (Crisis Line)

http://www.newbegin.org/

WomenHeart

http://www.womenheart.org/

Black Women’s Health Imperative

http://www.blackwomenshealth.org/

“They Represent You”

A nonpartisan resource published by The League of Women Voters

http://www.lwv.org/