Student Resources

Our Family Support Advocates share relevant community resources and contacts with our students throughout the year. If you would like to be listed as a community resource for our students and their families, please connect with us by sending an email to: program@seattlemilkfund.org to see if your program would be beneficial to our students. Thanks!

  • 2-1-1 | Crisis Connections is a community resource hotline with experts on food, shelter, housing, rent and utility assistance, legal assistance, financial assistance, governmental assistance programs, health care, employment, education, and family support programs.
  • Buy Nothing is an online community where members give and receive items that they no longer need or have extras of (think diapers, school supplies, and more…).
  • Career LaunchPad serves 16 to 24-year-olds who are disconnected from employment and/or education and who want assistance on their path to living wage jobs and meaningful employment.
  • Child Care Resources is a resource for families looking for child care.
  • CoAbode is a house sharing resource for single mothers.
  • Eastside Baby Corner provides essential goods and gear to babies and children.
  • Freshbucks is a food voucher matching program at local farmers markets using WIC and SNAP benefits.
  • Gay City is Seattle’s LBGTQ Center that offers a wellness center, referral program and multiple ways for the community to connect.
  • King County Bar Association offers free legal assistance in the form of Neighborhood Legal Clinics at 34 locations across the county.
  • King County Library System with 49 locations all over King County, the County Library System is an excellent resource for books, workshops and educational resources.
  • Kohl’s Helmet Safety Program at Seattle Children’s provides free helmets and fittings for kids around the state at various local events.
  • Museum Pass is a program through The Seattle Public Library system, where you can use your library card to print out an admission pass to several museums in the area–including The Burke Museum, EMP Museum, MOHAI, The Museum of Flight, Seattle Art Museum and more.
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline offers comprehensive resources to those affected by domestic violence, including a hotline 1−800−799−7233, and 24/7 online chat.
  • ORCA LIFT card is our region’s reduced-transit fare program. With the ORCA LIFT card, income-qualified riders can save up to 50 percent or more on: Metro Transit buses, Kitsap Transit buses, Sound Transit Link light rail, King County Water Taxi, and the Seattle Streetcar.
  • Parent Trust is a parenting nonprofit organization that provides parenting classes, coaches, and other resources.
  • PFLAG Seattle provides a voicemail helpline (206-325-7724), referrals to local agencies as well as hosts monthly support meetings where parents, families, friends and LGBTQ individuals can share their experiences with others to learn how to support one another.
  • Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest provides affordable sexual and reproductive health care for women, men, and teens, as well as sex education and advocacy.
  • Ready, Set, Grad is website that keeps up with all things higher-ed in Washington state and consolidates them into one resource.
  • Seattle Aquarium’s marine summer camp scholarships are available to families who are in need. All scholarships are granted on an income percentage basis, depending on individual circumstances, and family size.
  • Seattle Public Library System offers 27 locations with computer services, story time, family events, and of course books and resources galore. The Library system also offers free meals and after school snacks during the school year and all summer long at select branches to families in need through their Kids Café program.
  • Seattle/King County Clinic is a four day, volunteer-driven, free health clinic in the fall at Seattle Center.
  • Sound Health provides comprehensive mental health and addiction treatment services in King County.
  • Summer Meals provides free meals and snacks to all children and teens (18 years and younger) during the summer months. No proof of income, address, or citizenship is ever required.
  • The Inc. is a co-working and drop-in playschool for parents and their toddlers and preschoolers. A place for parents to network, get some work or studying done, and give their children a place to play and learn at the same time.
  • theWashBoard.org links students with scholarship opportunities.
  • Washington Department of Children, Youth and Families is now home to Child Protective Services, as well as the place to report child abuse or neglect. Additionally, the provide a wealth of services to support child development welfare.
  • Washington Law Help offers online legal assistance in topics that range from immigration to domestic violence, as well as a directory to find assistance.
  • Washington Warm Line is a peer support help line for people living with emotional and mental health challenges. Calls are answered by specially-trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental health challenges. All calls are confidential. (877) 500-WARM
  • Westside Baby provides basics for babies and children in need.
  • Women in Technology Scholarship from StudySoup.