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Community Resource Center Updates – August 9, 2021

In this week’s Community Corner newsletter:

Survey: What Do You Want to Know About the CRC and Probation? We are planning a virtual event this fall to share information about Pretrial Services and Probation Services at Seattle Municipal Court. Please take one minute to submit any questions you have about the Community Resource Center, Pretrial, and Probation Services so that we can plan our program based on what you want to know.

CRC Provider Spotlight – YWCA: YWCA has been a longstanding partner of Seattle Municipal Court in supporting health, transportation, and ongoing case management at the Community Resource Center. YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and ensuring all people in our community have the opportunity to thrive. Currently, YWCA is available to serve all CRC visitors on Wednesdays from 10 AM to 3 PM, and remotely
via Zoom on Mondays from10 AM to 3 PM via this link. YWCA services include:

  • Medicaid Enrollment/Plan Choice (Apple Health)
  • QHP Enrollment/Shopping (Private)
  • COFA Enrollment/Shopping (COFA Islander Insurance)
  • Eye Exam
  • Glasses Only
  • Dental/Dentures
  • Healthcare Navigation
  • Medicare Troubleshooting
  • Medical Bill Troubleshooting
  • Mental Health
  • PCP
  • RX Troubleshooting
  • Health Care Authority Troubleshooting (Medicaid/Provider One)
  • SUD In-Patient/Out-Patient Referral
  • Medical Equipment
  • Hearing Aids
  • Other Medical Application (
  • SSI/SSDI Troubleshooting
  • Transportation
  • Other Referral/Applications (Food, Financial, Housing, Clothing, etc.)
  • Ongoing Case Management

To reach YWCA outside of CRC office hours, please call (206) 461-4420 or send an email to and include client name and contact information. For
questions about YWCA services at the CRC, email Community Health Worker Nicole Oman at or call (206) 945-3080.

Seattle Hygiene Service Map: If you’re out in Seattle and need to find a public restroom/hygiene facility, use the Seattle Hygiene Service map to find one near your location.

Calls to the Behavioral Health Crisis Line Increasing: There were 7,986 behavioral health crisis calls from King County residents in May 2021. This is a 13% increase compared to May 2020 and a 15% increase compared to May 2019. Click here to learn more.

CHOMP! Summer Camp: Saturday, August 21 from 10 AM – 6 PM at Marymoor Park, attend this free King County event featuring fresh local food, educational and hands-on activities, live music performances, and much more! Learn more at

View the full newsletter PDF here.