Community Resource Directory

Arts & Culture


Asia Pacific Cultural Center

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

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.

Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington

1414 S Weller Street
Seattle, WA 98144
Ph: 206-568-7114
[email protected]

JCCCW is committed to preserving, promoting, and sharing Japanese and Japanese American culture and heritage.

Programs: Japanese Language School | Cultural Events | Library | Resale Store | Internship & Volunteer Opportunities | Historical Exhibitions | Rental Space

RAJANA Society

Seattle, WA
[email protected]

RAJANA Society is an Arts & Civics project focusing on civic engagement and bridging cultural divides with the Cambodian Diaspora.

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
[email protected]

Faith Organizations


Columbia City Church of Hope

3818 S Angeline St
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 722-5651
[email protected]

A progressive faith community rooted in God’s grace and acceptance where we work together toward justice, love, and wholeness.

We are a church for the old, young, gay, straight, doubters, believers, fence-sitters, activists, scientists, poets, and slackers. Join us for service on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Homelessness Services

Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI)

2407 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
[email protected]

LIHI’s programs are dedicated to serving the Puget Sound region’s neediest residents.  We develop and manage affordable housing.  Our Urban Rest Stops provide showers, laundry and hygiene services to the homeless.  Our Tiny House Villages provide shelter and case management for the homeless in a supportive community setting.


2500 NE 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
ph: 206-694-4500
[email protected]

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

Homeownership Services


4219 S. Othello Street
Suite 130-B
Seattle, WA 98118
Ph: 206.760.4205

HomeSight NMLS #49289
Branch NMLS #1694327

HomeSight creates homeownership opportunities through first mortgage lending, down payment assistance, real estate development, home buyer education, and counseling.

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: affordable housing, housing counseling, homelessness prevention, advocacy, teen leadership, and the Danny Woo Community Garden.

Kawabe Memorial House

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

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
[email protected]

Housing, property management and community development.

Immigration Services

Washington New Americans

1225 S. Weller St., Suite 430
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

Text or call: 206-926-3924
Email: [email protected]

International Humanitarian Services

PeaceTrees Vietnam

509 Olive Way
Suite 1226
Seattle, WA 98101

Ph: 206.441.6136
Email: [email protected]

PeaceTrees Vietnam fosters healing and reconciliation by responding to the urgent need to clear land in Central Vietnam of unexploded bombs and mines. PeaceTrees works to build a safer future for Vietnamese families still affected by the legacy of war.

Parking and Transportation Services

Merchants Parking / Transia

Ph: 206-624-3426
[email protected]

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

500 Yale Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98109
Ph: 206.900.1174
Email: [email protected]

Jumpstart your career! Accepting applicants now!

EDI offers culturally relevant leadership development programs.

Senior Services

Kin On

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 | adult day services | meal delivery |
transportation | continuing education | catering services

Legacy House

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

At ICHS Legacy House, elders join a supportive, family-like community that honors and reflects their cultural values. We promote healthy aging under the care of dedicated and knowledgeable staff who speak 15 Asian languages and dialects. Our bright, cheerful facility is located in the heart of the Chinatown-International District – within walking distance to public services and shops.

Southeast Seattle Senior Center

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

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
[email protected]

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.


API Chaya

PO Box 14047
Seattle, WA 98114
[email protected]

API Chaya supports Asian, South Asian, and Pacific Islander survivors and families impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as human trafficking survivors from all communities. API Chaya engages communities to change societal conditions that enable domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking and all forms of oppression, especially violence against women and the most vulnerable in our society.

Helpline: 1-877-922-4292 / 206-325-0325
Helpline Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-4pm

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
[email protected]

Chinese Information & Service Center

Bridging cultures, communities, and generations

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

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

Capitol Court Bldg.
1110 Capitol Way S., Suite 220
Olympia, WA 98501
Ph: (360) 725-5667
[email protected]

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

International Community Health Services

International District Medical, Dental & Vision Clinic
720 8th Avenue S, Seattle, WA 98104
Ph: 206-788-3700
[email protected]

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

The largest Asian, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community health center in Washington state, ICHS provides medical, dental, behavioral health, vision and pharmacy care with multilingual doctors, nurses and staff experienced in meeting the needs of King County’s diverse and multicultural communities. All are welcome and sliding fee scales are available for uninsured patients.

International Drop-in Center

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

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