Many organizations offer help with clothes for daily living in addition to job interviews.
Food banks offer food to take home and eat while meal sites provide hot meals at specific times.
Options for transportation and reduced public transit far programs.
Education & Employment
Local organizations that help people find jobs and online job boards, including those specifically for people who have been incarcerated.
There are lots of organization supporting people seeking further education.
Government Assistance & Financial Support
Organizations to help with credit, financial assistance, and financial education
Healthcare & Safety
Many organizations provide free and reduced-fee medical services.
Numerous 24-hour hotlines for immediate support and organizations throughout Washington supporting people with mental and behavioral health services.
Many organizations and hotlines are available to support you with substance use problems, needle exchanges, and other addiction issues such as gambling.
Extensive resources for finding housing as a formerly incarcerated person. Includes many specific organizations providing housing in Washington, including transitional housing.
Ways to get help with paying rent and utilities along with home weatherization, emergency repairs, and more.
Emergency shelters, including those available during cold weather or for specific groups including youth and domestic violence survivors.
Many tribes, organizations, and Washington state offer programs supporting Native American and Alaska Native populations.
Multiple organizations can help you vacate your record when eligible. (See our other guides for determining eligibility.)
Organizations and programs across Washington state help people successfully return to their communities after incarceration.