General Resources

Washington 211  
  • Program Information: Calling 211 connects you to a helpline that provides information and referrals to help with various needs, like housing, food, healthcare, and emergencies.  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: Dial 2-1-1 from a landline or (866) 904-9060 from a cell phone.   


Catholic Charities Spokane (Help for families with Children)  
  • Program Information: Home | CCEW Housing ( Helps families with housing resources.  
  • Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 358-4250  
  • Location: 12 E 5th Ave, Spokane, WA 99202  
Spokane Resource Center  
  • Program Information: Spokane Resource Center provides a myriad of programs including childcare assistance, lifeline cell phone program, energy assistance, SSI and SSDI assistance, Chas Health, Spokane Housing Authority, Community Colleges of Spokane, Pioneer Human Services, Career Path Finders, Goodwill, Revive Counseling, Revive Center for Returning Citizens, Goodwill, and the Arc.   
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 867-8188  
  • Location: 130 S Arthur St (2nd Floor), Spokane, WA 99202  
Revive Center for Returning Citizens (Justice Involved Individuals)  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 412-2950  
  • Location: 901 N Monroe St, Suite 200, Spokane, WA 99201  
Volunteers of America Eastern Washington  
  • Program Information: Veterans housing, permanent supportive housing, young adult shelter, Hope House, crosswalk youth shelter, foster youth services.  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 624-2378  
  • Location: 525 W 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99201  
Rapid Rehousing (for couples or single individuals)  
  • Homeless Resources provides households with a single destination to access services that help them stay in their homes or quickly exit homelessness. Homeless Resources connects households that are experiencing or at risk of homelessness with housing and case management services offered by Catholic Charities and our partner agencies in Spokane County.  
  • Walk-in Hours (Beginning Jan. 1, 2023): Tuesday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 325-5005  
  • Location: 975 E North Foothills Dr, Bldg. A (SW Corner of Gonzaga Family Haven), Spokane, WA 99207  
Goodwill Housing and Essential Needs (Veterans Families and HEN Participants)  
  • Program Information: Referral from DSHS for HEN and assists participants to obtain VA and or SSID-SSDI related benefits and coordinate the provision of other public benefits.   
  • Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm  
  • Income Limits:  
  • Phone Number: (509) 462-0518 (This number is only for those who have a referral from DSHS) Location: 130 E 3rd Ave, Spokane, WA  99202  
  • Any other information:  
The Salvation Army Spokane– Stepping Stones Transitional Housing, Way out shelter  
  • Program Information: Experiencing homelessness as a family with children and having an income at or below the annual median income for Spokane County per HUD standards. All participating families are required to participate in case management and Life Skills classes and can stay in this program for up to 24 months (about 2 years).  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm  
  • Income Limits: Participants must meet HUD’s standards of 30% to 50% of Spokane’s AMI. 
  • Phone Number: (509) 325-6810  
  • Location: 222 E Indiana Ave, Spokane, WA 99207  
SNAP (Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners)   
  • Program Information: Weatherization and energy assistance, affordable internet  
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm and Thursday, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm)  
  • Income Limits:  
  • Phone Number: (509) 456-7627  
  • Location: 4001 N Cook St, Spokane, WA 99207  
  • Program Information: Spokane’s largest state-recognized intimate partner domestic violence program for victims and survivors. Our services are free, confidential, and designed to empower survivors through knowledge and connection to resources. Having a domestic violence charge against you does not mean you cannot access our services.  
  • Phone Number: (509) 326-2255 (Call), (509) 220-3725 (Text)   
  • Email:  
American Indian Community Center  
  • Program Information: The American Indian Community Center provides resources on a variety of services, such as employment and training, career counseling, education assistance, housing, crisis intervention, family services, alcohol, and drug assessments and more.  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 535-0886  
  • Location: 1025 W Indiana Ave, Spokane, WA, 99205  
Carl Maxey Center  
  • Program Information: The Carl Maxey Center (CMC) is a Black-led and Black-centered non-profit, 501c3 organization, based in the East Central neighborhood of Spokane, Washington. CMC is both a neighborhood cultural center and gathering place, as well as a community-based organization that provides programs and services focused on addressing the needs of Spokane's African American/Black community.  
  • 3114 East Fifth Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202  
  • 509-867-3043 

Employment/Employment Training  

Spokane Resource Center  
  • Program Information: We provide wrap-around services to help you prepare for employment while ensuring that you have stable housing and access to basic needs.  
  • When you have concluded your work with our employment specialists, you will have the skills, confidence, and knowledge needed to embark on a job search independently.  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 867-8188  
  • Location: 130 S Arthur St (2nd Floor), Spokane, WA 99202  
  • Program Information:  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 532-3120  
  • Location: 130 S Arthur St, Spokane, WA 99202  

Financial Education  

Spokane Resource Center  
  • Program Information:  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm  
  • Phone Number: (509) 867-8188  
  • Location: 130 S Arthur St (2nd Floor), Spokane, WA 99202  

Childcare Resources  

Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery   
  • Program Information: Cares for children birth to 6 years of age. During an intake, a Family Support Specialist will talk with you about your situation in a confidential nonjudgmental manner. Together, you will determine how long your children will need care. This gives staff the opportunity to refer you to other community services.    
  • Hours: 7 days a week 24 hours a day  
  • Phone Number: (509)353-3155  
  • Location: 2230 E. Sprague Ave. Spokane WA 99202  
NEYC – Northeast Youth Center 
  • Program Information: A safe and affordable home away from home with caring adults, meals, and engaging activities.  
  • Email: 
  • Phone number: (509)482-0708 
  • Location: 3004 E. Queen Spokane WA 
  • Program Information: Provides on-site care to children 5-12. Children must be potty trained and able to participate in a group setting and adhere to the program rules.    
  • Phone Number: (509)354-7312   
  • Location: Multiple locations offered  
  • Other information: Registration is currently closed.   
Head Start/ECEAP
  • Program Information:  Most children are eligible for ECEAP and Head Start based on their age and family income. Up to 10% of ECEAP and Head Start slots can be filled by children above the income requirement who have multiple support needs.  
  • Head Start website for more information
  • ECEAP Location Finder (pages 7-8)
Spokane Resource Center   
  • In partnership with the Spokane Workforce Council, Reconnect2Work is our region's first-ever workforce development-focused childcare impact project. Whether you're a parent wanting to return to the workforce, an early childhood learning/childcare center looking to grow your team, or a community job seeker with a passion to help develop a child's skills and talents, Reconnect2Work will guide you to achieve your unique goals.  
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Food, Hygiene & Clothing  

Northeast Youth & Family Services
  • Food Pantry, Resource Counseling, Clothing Closet, Hygiene Supplies
  • Walk in hours Monday – Thursday 10 am- 3 pm
  • Computer Lab, Podcast Studio, Recording Studio
  • Schedule an appointment: email or text 509-218-6416
  • 19 E Queen Ave Suite 300, Spokane WA 99207 (bus line 25 drop off @ Queen & Division #3302)
  • (509) 218-6416
Women and Children’s Free Restaurant  
  • Serving hot meals and prepackaged boxes of food. Women and Children only. Males must be 18 and under.   
  • 1408 N. Washington St. Spokane, WA   
  • (509)324-1995   
  • T & W 11-1  
Partners INW
  • Food Bank, Mobile Food Bank, Diaper Bank, Clothing Bank, Homeless Outreach, and Emergency Assistance
  • Food Bank Hours: M-F 9am-3pm
  • Clothing Bank Hours: M-TH 10am-3pm
  • Emergency Assistance by appointment only
Logan Family Meals    
  • Served meals at Logan Elementary for the community 
  • 1004 E. Carlisle Ave Spokane WA 99207  
  • Tuesdays 5-6pm  
Gonzaga Family Haven Meals
  • Served to the community on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pm
  • 975 E North Foothills Dr., Spokane, WA 99207
Little Free Pantry  
Salvation Army   
  • 222 East Indiana, Spokane. WA 99207  
  • (509)325-6821  
  • MWF 9-5 distribution  
Dr. MLK Jr. Food Bank   
  • 500 S. Stone Spokane, WA 
  • (509)868-0856  
  • M, W. F 1-3  
Senior Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)   
  • Providing additional food once a month to seniors. Must be 60+, income limits.  (509)868-0856 for intake/information. 
Northeast Connect Community Food Pantry 

for 99207 and 99217 zip codes 

  • 4520 N. Crestline  
  • (509)487-2781  
  • Tuesdays 11-12:45 Thursdays 9-10:45 
  • Non-Food Pantry Items (Hygiene, cleaning supplies)  

2nd and 4th Monday of each month 4-5:30pm, and every 3rd Saturday 9-10am.   

Kid’s Zone bi-monthly ministry for children. It is held on the 1st and 2nd Thursdays. Hot meals, games and ministry provided for children and families.   

Mission Community Outreach  
  • 1906 E. Mission Ave Spokane WA  
  • (509)536-1084  
  • M 1-4 W 10-1, Th 1-4  
  • Clothing, hygiene, and housewares  
  • Infant Bank: diapers, wipes/infant supplies (every 30 days) 
Our Sister’s Closet   
  • 509-326-1190   
  • Appointments are made on Fridays for the following week. 
Teen and Kid’s Closet  
  • (509)534-1151  
  • Referral needed  
Second Harvest Food Pantry  
  • 1234 East Front Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202- 2.4 miles  
  • 509-534-6678  
  • Fresh produce and other groceries will be provided to all families in need of food assistance. This food distribution is open to the public, with no appointment or documentation needed. Please bring a box or bags for your food. 
Spokane Helpers Network


Volunteer Lawyer Program  
  • Program Information/Criteria: The Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) is a legal assistance program of the Spokane County Bar Association. The VLP recruits volunteer attorneys to provide free legal advice in civil matters (non-criminal) to low-income individuals in Spokane County and four outlying counties, i.e., Pend Oreille, Ferry, Stevens, and Lincoln  
  • Phone Number/Contact information: (509) 447-6123  
  • Hours: M-F 8:30-12, 1-4 

Crisis Services 

National Suicide Prevention   
  • Text: 988  
  • (800)799-4889  
NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness  
  • Text: “NAMI” 741741   
  • (800)950-6264  
 YWCA Domestic Violence Services Spokane   
  • Spokane Front desk: (509)326-1190  
  • 24 Hour helpline:  Text: 220-3725 
  • Phone: 326-2255