Downtown Emergency Service Center - DESC Seatle - Seattle, WA

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Seattle, WA 98104
: (206) 464-1570
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Downtown Emergency Service Center - DESC Seatle - Seattle, WA

Walk in daily.
Hours: 8am to 4:45pm.

For Men: Serves men 60+ or any adult vulnerable due to mental illness, developmental disabilities, chemical dependency and/or medical condition.
For Women: Visit at 8am to the shelter registration desk. Assignments made at 10am. Additional slots assigned as space allows. Serves anyone that is a female.

DESC is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people who are most marginalized find homes, health and community. Founded in 1979 as an emergency shelter for vulnerable homeless men and women living with mental illness, substance-use disorders, and other disabilities. Today, DESC is the Puget Sound Region's most comprehensive provider of services, including housing, for chronically homeless adults. DESC's services include emergency shelter and outreach, supportive housing, mental health care, addiction treatment, crisis intervention, employment services and vocational training. At DESC, uncommon efforts produce uncommon results that help eliminate homelessness, one person at a time.

Do you have items to donate? Contact Downtown Emergency Service Center - DESC Seatle at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2016-12-05

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