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Catholic Community Services - Housing and Essential Needs - King County

Support Services

100 23rd Ave S, Randolph Carter Family Center, Seattle, WA, 98144

Distance: 1 Miles

(206) 328-5755


Contact Hours: M-W, 9am-4pm; Th-F 9am-3pm.

Travel Information: HEN Staff are sited at multiple DSHS offices throughout King County and at Catholic Community Services in Seattle and Kent. King County Metro offers bus services to or near all office locations. Call King County Metro at (206) 553-3000 or visit for public transit information to specific sites.

Service Details

Service Description

Provides the following for individuals approved by DSHS:

  • Transportation Assistance (gas card or Orca LIFT bus pass)

  • Essential Needs (hygienic and cleaning supplies once per month)

  • Ongoing Rent/Utility Assistance (most housing situations qualify)

  • Limited Rental/Utility arrears (as funds are available)

  • Limited Move in Cost Assistance (as funds are available)

  • Housing Search Assistance for those experiencing homelessness

  • Employment Counseling

Payments are processed to landlords and/or utility companies on behalf of program participants.
HEN can only guarantee monthly payments 90 days at a time.


  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Monday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Disabilities and Health Conditions
    • General Disabilities 
  • Languages other than English
    • Interpreter services 
    • Spanish 
  • Program Contracts
    • Financial Assistance 


Must be deemed incapacitated by DSHS due to mental health, physical disability or being enrolled in a chemical dependency treatment program limiting ability to work, AND
Have no income OR
Participate in the ABD (Aged, Blind and Disabled) program

Earned income and assets will be evaluated by DSHS to determine if resources do not exceed income level guidelines.
Certain government income programs are not eligible (such as SSI, SSDI and TANF).
Once approved by DSHS, services are prioritized to those experiencing homelessness or at risk of losing housing.

Application Instructions

CCS is not currently able to accept new applicants for HEN. Those who are eligible may contact DSHS to become qualified. Once qualified, applicants may call CCS to be placed on a waiting list for HEN.
Call CCS for general questions about HEN or to access HEN services once enrolled.



Business Hours

Intake Line: M-W, 9am-4pm; Th-F 9am-3pm.
Office Hours: M-F, 9am-5pm.

Area Served

King County.


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Intake (206) 328-5755

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