KCHA does not directly offer homeless housing. Instead, we work with local services that can connect you to housing options, including KCHA programs, for both families and single adults. The Crisis Clinic also provides lists of homeless and emergency services.
For Homeless Veterans
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) recently featured a blog post about Operation: WelcomeOneHome, a community-wide collaboration of landlords, veterans, elected officials, and neighbors working to effectively end veteran homelessness.
KCHA has joined this effort to end veteran homelessness. We provide housing choice vouchers to veterans in partnership with agencies that provide case management services. Homeless veterans in need of help can call Operation Welcome One Home Veterans at (877) 904-9387.
For Homeless Families
Families who need housing right away can call Family Housing Connection at 2-1-1. One phone call connects you to more than 80 shelter and housing services from across King County. These services include:
- Emergency shelter
- Rental assistance
- Transitional housing
- Service-enriched housing
- Permanent supportive housing
For Homeless Single Adults
KCHA works with local nonprofits to provide housing with supportive services for homeless single adults. These partners include Sound Mental Health, Valley Cities, and Navos. You must be referred into this type of housing by a nonprofit service provider.
For Homeless Young Adults
Single young adults, ages 18-25, who are without housing or will lose their housing within 14 days should schedule an appointmnet with Youth Housing Connection. Appointments are available at drop-in centers, young adult shelters and meal sites. Young adults not already connected to a young adult provider can schedule by calling 2-1-1.