Community Information & Assistance
If you need further assistance finding the right resource then feel free to contact our Community & Information
Your community’s Outreach Specialists put a world of resources within your reach—for free. Each year, hundreds of King County residents age 60 or more trust our knowledgeable Specialists to listen with care and to find solutions that really work. You can even depend on Outreach to respond to your urgent needs—we will advocate on your behalf.
Our reputation for excellence within our neighborhoods precedes us. You might see us chatting with your neighbors at a community festival or visiting with local business owners and social service organization staff. In fact, community and business leaders often support our search for solutions.
Ready to speak with an Outreach Specialist? We can visit with you by phone, email, or face-to-face. Call us to arrange a home visit or to make an appointment at either of our local senior centers. Your neighborhood’s Specialist may be no more than a few blocks away, & walk-ins are welcome.
You can rely on Community Information & Assistance to:
- Listen with care
- Advocate on your behalf
- Assist with forms and applications
- Provide resources & information
We arrange services to assist with:
- Home repair
- Housing options
- Legal services
- Social Security
- Caregiver support
The Central is one of many organizations serving older adults in Seattle. We encourage you to learn more about what services and options are available to you! If you need further assistance finding the right resource then feel free to contact our Social Worker.
Stay in touch with friends and make new ones. Find solutions for anything and everything related to life at 50+. Share ways to make this special time of life productive and downright fun www.lifeafter50.com
Mayor’s Council on African American Elders
The Mayor’s Council on African American Elders promotes a better quality of life for older African Americans living in Seattle and King County by advocating for accessible, culturally appropriate, comprehensive services with a focus on the isolated, frail, and low-income. www.seattle.gov/MCAAE
Case Management & Grief Support Services
Schedule a time to chat with our Social Worker, Charlotte Jacobs, regarding any personal issues that you may have. Please schedule an appointment by calling (206) 726-4926.
Lifelong Recreation, Seattle Parks and Recreation
The Lifelong Recreation department of Seattle Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of activities including trips and classes based at local community centers.
Drug Watch organization is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm. http://www.drugwatch.com/seniors/
Identity Theft Services
Senior citizens are becoming increasingly popular targets for identity thieves. The headaches, stress, and monetary losses that come with being a victim can be life altering for families. One way identity theft can be prevented is by enrolling in an identity theft protection service that will prevent identity theft from ever occurring. Check out this completely free resource to help in choosing an identity theft protection service that best suits your needs. http://www.reviews.com/identity-theft-protection-services/
All Treatments Washington Page
Our organization is a substance abuse information database and a nationwide rehab network dedicated to addiction recovery and mental health resources. This month we’re working hard on expanding our mental health resources specifically for Washington residents, writing articles and interviewing licensed therapists about addiction and mental health in WA. http://www.alltreatment.com/wa