Helpline Services

West Seattle Food Bank provides emergency support services to individuals and families experiencing or recovering from crisis. We want to be there for all our neighbors when they need help getting through a tough spot.

Rent & Utility Assistance

Stay Safe, Keep the Lights On, and the Water Running

An unexpected crisis or financial hardship can be devastating. We provide emergency financial assistance for our neighbors in times of need for rental & utility assistance and move in expense. Our support helps members of our community stay safe in their homes and keeps the lights on and the water running. Our financial assistance is available to West Seattle and White Center residents in the following zip codes: 98106, 98116, 98126, 98136, and 98146.  Please call 206.932.4357 for an appointment or fill out the online application here.

Bus Tickets

Get Where You Need to Go

Whether it’s a medical appointment, a job interview, or trip taking the kids to school, our bus tickets program helps you get where you need to go. In partnership with King County Metro, we provide packs of bus tickets to our neighbors who meet the income requirements (must be below 138% of the federal poverty level). Our bus tickets are available to community members experiencing homelessness and to West Seattle and White Center residents in the following zip codes: 98106, 98116, 98126, 98136, and 98146. To request tickets, please call 206.932.4357 or fill out the online application here

The Clothesline

Free Clothes for All Ages

At our free clothing store, the Clothesline, we offer the chance to shop for new and like-new clothing. Our store has selections for infants, children, teens, and adults, including specialized clothing such as school uniforms and professional attire for job interviews. Scheduling an appointment is easy, just call 206.932.4357. Currently the Clothesline is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, by appointment only, for anyone in the greater Seattle area to shop. 

For more information or if you'd like to donate, visit the Clothesline page here