Community Resource Directory

Arts & Culture


Asia Pacific Cultural Center

4851 So. Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409
Ph: 253-383-3900
Fx: 253-292-1551

Bridging communities and generations through arts, culture, education and business.

P.O. Box 15404
Seattle, WA 98115

To advance understanding, appreciation and support for Asian arts and cultures, the Friends of Asian Art Association provides and supports programs, activities and materials that reflect the arts and cultures of countries that make up the broad and diverse spectrum of Asia.


Civil Rights & Advocacy

Organization of Chinese Americans

Asian Pacific American Advocates
Greater Seattle Chapter
P.O. Box 14141
Seattle, WA 98114

OCA—Greater Seattle Chapter was formed in 1995 and since that time it has been serving the Greater Seattle Chinese and Asian Pacific American community as well as other communities in the Pacific Northwest. It is recognized in the local community for its advocacy of civil and voting rights as well as its sponsorship of community activities and events.



Denise Louie Education Center

Offering home visiting services for children birth to 3 and full & part-day multicultural preschool education for ages 3 to 5 in the International District, Beacon Hill and Rainier Beach.

For more information:
Ph: 206-767-8223

Grammar Captive

409B Maynard Ave. South
Seattle, WA 98104
Ph: 206-291-8468

Speak better. Write better. Live better. Improve your English language skills with a professional language consultant at a price you can afford. Learn to write effective business and government correspondence. Improve your reading, conversation, academic writing, and IT skills.

Homelessness Services



2500 NE 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
ph: 206-694-4500

Working to prevent and end youth homelessness with services including meals, shelter, housing, job training, education, and more.

Homeownership Services


5117 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
Ph: 206-723-4355
Fx: 206-760-4210

HomeSight creates homeownership opportunities through real estate development, home buyer education and counseling, and lending.

Housing Services

InterIm Community Development Association

310 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
Ph: 206.624-1802
Services: 601 S King St.
Ph: 206-623-5132

Multilingual community building: housing & parking, housing/asset counseling, projects, teen leadership and gardening programs.

Kawabe Memorial House

221 18th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
Ph: 206-322-4550
Fx: 206-329-3330

We provide affordable, safe, culturally sensitive housing and support services to people aged 62 and older.

Seattle Chinatown/International District
Preservation and Development Authority


Ph: 206-624-8929
Fx: 206-467-6376

Housing, property management and community development.

Immigration Services

Washington New Americans

A Program of OneAmerica
1225 S. Weller St., Suite 4300
Seattle, WA 98144

Are you a lawful permanent resident? The Washington New Americans program can help you complete your application for U.S. citizenship. Low-cost and free services available — please call our hotline or visit

Phone: 1-877-926-3924

Parking and Transportation Services

Merchants Parking / Transia

Ph: 206-624-3426

Merchants Parking provides convenient and affordable community parking.

Transia provides community transportation: para-transit services, shuttle services, and field trips in and out of Chinatown/International District, and King County.

Professional & Leadership Development


Executive Development Institute

310 – 120th Ave NE. Suite A102 Bellevue, WA
Ph. 425-467-9365

Jumpstart your career! Accepting applicants now!

EDI offers culturally relevant leadership development programs.


We make leaders!

Queen Anne Station, P.O. Box 19888
Seattle, WA 98109

Fostering future leaders through education, networking and community services for Asian American professionals and entrepreneurs.


Senior Services


Kin On

Health Care Center & Community Care Network
The Kin On Team is ready to serve YOU!

Healthy Living Program
Fitness classes, continuing education, health seminars

Home Care
Assistance with daily living tasks and household chores

Family Caregiver Support
Free assistance for unpaid caregivers
(Services include needs assessment, care planning, counseling, long-term care consultation and service referrals)

Long-Term Care
24/7 skilled-nursing care

Short-Term Rehab Care
In-patient rehabilitation and therapy

Keiro Northwest

1601 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122
Ph: 206-323-7100

rehabilitation care | skilled nursing | assisted living |
home care | senior day care | meal delivery |
transportation | continuing education | catering services

Legacy House

803 South Lane Street Seattle, WA 98104
Ph: 206-292-5184
Fx: 206-838-3057

Description of organization/services offered: Assisted Living, Adult Day Services, meal programs for low-income seniors.
Medicaid accepted.

Southeast Seattle Senior Center

4655 S. Holly St., Seattle, WA 98118
Ph: 206-722-0317
Fax: 206-722-2768

Daytime activities center providing activities social services, trips, and community for seniors and South Seattle neighbors. We have weaving, Tai Chi, indoor beach-ball, yoga, dance, senior-oriented computer classes, trips to the casino, and serve scratch cooked lunch. Open Monday through Friday, 8:30-4. Our thrift store next door is open Mon-Fri 10-2, Sat 10-4. This sweet center has services and fun for the health and well-being of boomers and beyond. Check us out on Facebook or our website.

Social & Health Services

Asian Counseling & Referral Service

3639 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S, Seattle, WA 98144
Ph: 206-695-7600
Fx: 206-695-7606

ACRS offers multilingual, behavioral health and social services to Asian Pacific Americans and other low-income people in King County.


For healthy communities

601 S King St. Seattle, WA 98104
Ph: 206-682-1668

Addressing tobacco, marijuana prevention and control and other health

disparities in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.

Cathay Post #186 of The American Legion

Supporting veterans for over 70 years. Accepting new members – contact us today to learn more!

P.O. Box 3281, Seattle, WA 98144-3281
Ph: 206-762-4058

Chinese Information & Service Center

Bridging cultures, communities, and generations

611 S Lane St, Seattle, WA 98104
Ph: 206-624-5633
Fax: 206-624-5634

Creating opportunities for Asian immigrants and their families to succeed by helping them make the transition to a new life while keeping later generations in touch with their rich heritage.

Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

GA Bldg., 210 11th Ave SW, Suite 301A
Olympia, WA 98504
Ph: (360) 725-5667

Statewide liaison between government and APA communities. Monitors and informs the public about legislative issues.

International Community Health Services

International District Medical & Dental Clinic
720 8th Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98114
Ph: 206-788-3700

Bellevue Medical & Dental Clinic
1050 140th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98005
Ph: 425-373-3000

Shoreline Medical & Dental Clinic
16549 Aurora Avenue N, Shoreline, WA 98133
Ph: 206-533-2600

Holly Park Medical & Dental Clinic
3815 S Othello St, Seattle, WA 98118
Ph: 206-788-3500

ICHS is a non-profit medical and dental center that provides health care to low income Asian, Pacific Islanders, immigrants and refugees in Washington State.

International Drop-in Center

7301 Beacon Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
Ph: 206-587-3735
Fax: 206-748-0282

IDIC is a nonprofit human services organization that offers wellness and social service programs to Filipinos and API communities.