Thurston County - Emergency Needs

Clothes, Utilities, etc.

Adventist Community Service Center

1029 Puget St NE

Olympia, WA 98506



Baby Bank (diapers & baby clothes; referral necessary)

3132 Boulevard Rd. SE

Olympia, WA 98501



Community Action Counsel

420 Golf Club Rd SE #100

Lacey, WA 98503


Offers information and referral and financial assistance for energy and rent or mortgage depending

upon time of year and funding.

-Program for low-income individuals and families

-Focus is on independence and self sufficiency

Community Service Office, Olympia (DSHS)

(public assistance/medical coupons/food stamps)

712 Pear St. SE

Olympia, WA 98501

360-725-4600 or TDD 360-586-0226


Community Youth Services

711 State Ave 

Olympia, WA 98506


Haven House - 360-754-1151


Rosie's Place - 360-943-0780 ext. 130/ X135

Crisis resource center for homeless and high-risk local teens, 12-21. Safe Daytime shelter, resource referrals,

meals, counseling, recreation/socialization; point of entry for Community Youth

Services' fourteen programs, Interpreter services are available

-Drop-in Center for teens

-Connections to other CYS and Community Programs


Crisis Clinic

360-586-2800 - Crisis Line

2 4 hour anonymous and confidential telephone crisis intervention, emotional support, and informational/referral to

more than 800 resources. Interpreter services are available.

360-586-2777 - Teen Care Line

Teens helping teens with anonymous, confidential over-the-phone crisis intervention, information and referral.

4-10 PM Sunday-Friday. Peer Support staffed by trained teen phone workers. Interpreter services are available


Department of Social  Health Services


Child Protective Services (CPS) 

1-866-363-4276 or 1-866-Endharm

If you are aware of a child being abused or neglected contact CPS immediately. State run program


Family Preservation Services DCFS -Children's Administration (FPS)


Any family that is experiencing serious difficulties that without intervention the child(ren) may be in need of

foster care placement or other intervention


Family Reconciliation Services DCFS- Children's Administration (FRS)


Any Youth and parent(s) who are having serious conflicts and any parent(s) whose child has run away can

access the intervention. DCFS provides services to teenagers, ages 13 through 17, and their families.


Temporary Assistance to Needy Families- Olympia CSO Office (TANF)


Temporary Assistance to Needy Families; services include cash assistance for families that meet criteria,

 medical coupons, food assistanceand help with job assistance including child care.


Emergency Outreach Program (Sacred Heart Church) 

360-812 Bowker Street SE

Lacey, WA 98503


Open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; Financial Assistance 11am-1pm (based on funds available)


Families United Against Hate


Po Box 6396

Olympia, WA 98507


Offers support and resources to individual victims, families, communities, and people who serve those

who are dealing with incidents base on bias and hate-motivated violence.

-Non-profit, grass roots organization

-Provides support, guidance and assistance


Family Support Center

108 State Ave. NW

Olympia, WA 98501


Assists famililes in identifying resource to help with immedite problems. Works with families on an ongoing

basis to help identify skills and assets to achieve realistic goals.

-Supports, nurtures, provides and brings together services

-Focus on strengths rather than limitations

-Cooperation and Collaboration


Medic One

Emergencies Only: 911

Business Office: 360-704-2780

Public information and education includingtt CPR and public access defibrillation (PAD) training; referral for

First Aid training and similar community resources.


Nisqually Indian Child Welfare (ICW) 

4820 She-Nah-Num Dr. SE

Olympia, WA 


Serves the Nisqually community. The ICW team works closely with the Nisqually Tribal Court to stay in compliance

with the Indian Child Welfare Act. They do protective servcies for children, supervised visitation, crisis management

and conflict resolution. Therapy services are available on a case-by-case basis.


Other Bank, YWCA (for supplies that food stamps don't cover)




Red Cross (assistance for natural disasters & house fires 24 hrs)



ROOF Community Services

10140 Highway 12 SW

PO Box 312

Rochester, WA 98579


All emergency resource services are for Rochester School District residents only. Information and referrals

are provided. Interpreter servcies are available.

-Youth Programs

-Energy and Rental Assistance

-Resource Networking

-Parenting Classes


Saint Vincent De Paul Clothing Bank, Olympia

1208 11th SE Ave

Olympia, WA 98501

360-352-0782 -or- 360-352-7554



Salvation Army (emergency shelter, meals, utilities assistance 24 hrs)

(shelter for single men, women, families)

824 5th Ave SE

Olympia, WA 98501



Serving Hands (Olympia Gospel Mission) (Furniture, Household goods) 

413 Franklin St. NE

Olympia, WA 98501


Hot meals served Monday-Friday 6am-noon


Street Outreach

711 State Ave. 

Olympia, WA 98506


Provides immediate crisis intervention counseling and resource referrals to Thurston County youth. Street Outreach

workers are stationed in several areas in Thurston County including the Olympia Community Center, popular youth

hangouts in Lacey, Tumwater and other outlying areas in the county, and ROOF in Rochester.


Veterans Assistance Fund

Thurston County Public Health & Social Services

412 Lilly Rd. NE

Olympia, WA 98506-5132


The Thurston County Veterans’ Assistance Fund helps eligible veterans or family members withrent,

mortgage, power, water, garbage, food, bus passes and burial.


Washington Poison Control


Emergency instructions and information on potential poisoning and toxic exposure.

Interpreter servcies are available.  


Yelm Community Services (food, clothing, utilities assistance, emergency shelter)

624 Crystal Springs Road NW

Yelm, WA