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Social & Community Support

This page is frequently updated to provide you with accurate resources and support for your health, safety, and well-being.

Please call or visit each agency's website to verify hours of operation and availability.

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Resource Center of Spokane County

Known as the social services one-stop center, our partners at the Resource Center of Spokane County can connect you to additional support and resources that may help you build a strong future.

Individuals and families that may be low-income, justice-invovled, and homeless to name a few can gain access to life-changing services, support, and resources. All services are no-cost to the customer.

Address: 130 S Arthur St., Second Floor, Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: (509) 867.8188

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Emergency Resources

If you're experiencing an immediate emergency, please dial 911 for urgent assistance.

The following resources are available to help guide you through the current challenges you may be facing. If you need someone to talk to you, our staff are available to listen and will support you in finding the help you may need.

Washington Community Resource Database

2-1-1 connects callers, at no cost, to critical health and human services in their community.

Phone: 211

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Phone: 1-800-273-TALK

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Shelters & Clothing Banks

If you're in need of a safe place to stay or would like to find clothing that'll keep you comfortable through one of our area's four seasons, please find our list of resources below or connect with one of our staff for a referral.


Crosswalk, by Volunteers of America

This is a safe shelter for youth looking for temporary housing.

Address: 525 W 2nd Ave, Main Floor, Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 838-6596

Clothing Banks

Teen & Kid Closet

The place to shop for Spokane County teens in foster care.

Address: 307 E Sprague Ave, Spokane, WA 99202​
Phone: (509) 534-1151

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Spectrum Center Spokane: Gender Affirming Products through G.A.P.P

G.A.P.P. is Spectrum's newest program - providing gender affirming products to individuals who cannot or cannot comfortably acquire what they need to support their gender expression. The program is entirely individually-centered, and no-barrier.

Click here to submit an application

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Community-Based Groups

The Next Generation Zone is an employment and education center that believes in equity and inclusion. Here are additional resources and agencies that align with our vision to help young adults succeed.

Odyssey Youth Movement

An LGBTQ-led organization committed to serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth in the Spokane community.

Address: 1121 S Perry St, Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: (509) 325-3637

YWCA Spokane

The center is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.

Address: 930 N Monroe St, Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 326-1190

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Identification Documents

ID verification is very important. You'll need a government-issued ID to take GED tests, enroll in college or additional training, and even two forms of ID before starting your first day of work.

Washington State Department of Licensing

At this office you'll be able to get your state-issued ID, instruction (learner's) driving permit, and your driver's license.

Sites, phone numbers, and hours varies by location. Click on the website above for more information.

Social Security Administration Office

It is important to have a social security card to prove your identity and to keep it safe from being lost or misplaced.

Address: 714 N Iron Bridge Way, Ste. 100, Spokane, WA 99202 
Phone: 1-866-331-5532

Spokane Regional Health District

A birth certificate is considered an acceptable second form of ID for employment purposes. The SRHD office can help you get a copy.

Address: 1101 W College Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: 1-866-331-5532

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