Are you an older adult needing transportation? Are you helping someone with a disability find suitable housing? Do you care for someone with dementia? Do you need activities that your loved one can attend? Community Living Connections can connect you with assistance that meets your current or future needs.
Community Living Connections is a network of advocates for adults facing aging or disability issues. Community Living Connections provides anyone who calls a caring, highly-trained specialist who will give them easy access to information, individual consultation and service options. Calls to the Community Living Connections line are free and confidential.
If you or someone you know is facing aging or disability issues, call today:
Toll-free: 1-844-348-KING (1-844-348-5464)
Who is able to receive help?
While our services are geared toward those needing help with aging or disability issues, Community Living Connections staff will help anyone who calls.
How reliable is your network?
Community Living Connections provides the most comprehensive, reliable network for aging and disability services in the Seattle and King County area. Our highly-trained staff and network of providers are supported by a broad base of funders giving us the ability to offer people a variety of options for programs and services.
How much does it cost?
Calls are free and confidential.
How do I get help?
Call Community Living Connections at 206-962-8467 or (toll-free) 1-844-348-5464, or visit www.communitylivingconnections.org.
Community Information and Assistance programs provide services to older adults and people with disabilities in the communities they reside. Agencies help people with information needs and access services due to barriers such as language, culture, or location. Agencies help anyone needing assistance, but have a particular focus on the following populations:
- African American Elders Program at Catholic Community Services: 206-328-5639 - serves the African-American community
- Asian Counseling and Referral Services: 206-695-7600 - serves Asian and Pacific Islander communities
- Chinese Information and Service Center: 206-624-5633 - serves the Chinese community
- Deaf-Blind Service Center: 206-323-9178 (VP 206-455-7932, TTY 206-323-3644) - serves individuals who are deaf or deaf-blind
- Jewish Family Services: 206-461-3240 - serves Eastern European immigrant communities
- Neighborhood House: 206-461-4522 - serves Asian Pacific Islander, Eastern European, East African, Latino, and African-American communities
- Open Doors for Multicultural Families: 253-216-4479
Serves African-American, East African, Asian/Asian Pacific Islander, and Latino communities
- Pike Market Senior Center and Food Bank: 206-728-2773 - serves the homeless population
- Sea Mar: 206-764-4700 - serves the Latino/Hispanic community
- Seattle Indian Health Board Elder Program: 206-324-9360 - serves Alaska Native and American Indian communities
- Senior Services: 206-448-3110 - serves the general population.
All of the community partners listed above are effective advocates for elders and individuals with disabilities in our community. Additional resources are listed below.
African American Elders Program
Mayor's Council on African American Elders
The Mayor's Council on African American Elders (MCAAE) is a 12 member council appointed to serve in an advisory capacity to the Mayor, City Council, and the Seattle Human Services Department in matters affecting older African Americans. For more information, visit the MCAAE website.
Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services
ADS Advisory Council members advocate on behalf of older adults, family caregivers and people with disabilities for local, state and national programs that promote quality of life for these populations. For more information, visit the Advisory Council's Advocacy webpage.
Senior Centers in King County
Informal information and assistance is available through local senior centers. For an interactive map of all senior centers in Seattle-King County, click here.