Jubilee Women's Center - Seattle, WA

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620 18th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112
: (206)324-1244
: jwcenter.org
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Eligibility Requirements Please take a moment to review these program requirements to help you decide if Jubilee is an appropriate program fit for you.

To qualify you must:
Be a female identifying person without children in your c
are Have an income below $21,048 annually or below $1,754 monthly
Demonstrate an ability to live cooperatively in a community sett
ing
Be able to pay rent upon entry (30% of income with a minimum of $50 and maximum of $526 plus $75 deposit)
Work, go to school, or volunteer outside of Jubilee for a minimum of 20 hours per week
Have been employed for at least 6 months in the last 2 years or have the potential for employment in the fut
ure Have 3 months continuous sobriety for those with a history of addiction, and agreement to remain clean and sober while in the program (Jubilee prohibits use of alcohol/drugs on or off site while in the program)
Participate in shared community responsibilities, including household chores
Show respect equally to all regardless of race, ethnic background, religion, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation
If you fit the eligibility requirements, please see below for how to apply. If not, we would be happy to refer you to a resource that would be a better fit for your particular needs.

Call  with questions, to request an application, or for a referral. You can download a PDF of the application at https://tinyurl.com/jubilee-application.



Volunteers Requests by Jubilee Women's Center: Jubilee has regular or one-time volunteer opportunities for individuals, students, service learners, interns, corporate teams, community groups, or families. Ready to get started? Please contact our volunteer services manager at 206.957.5512 or volunteer@jwcenter.org for an application and to register for a volunteer orientation. At orientation, we’ll discuss different opportunities for getting involved, take a tour, and talk more about our programs. Featured Volunteer Opportunities Community Meal Volunteers: Make a home-cooked meal for residents with friends, family or community group. Stay and enjoy the meal with residents, or drop the meal off for them to heat-and-eat on their own. Front Office Volunteers: Connect women in the community with much needed resources, both at Jubilee and at other community organizations. Our friendly office volunteers are the first point of contact for people calling Jubilee about housing assistance, donating and getting involved at Jubilee. Help 2-4 hours per week on weekdays. Boutique Volunteers: Sort and organize donated clothing or help a boutique customer shop for free clothing during open hours. Last year, volunteers helped make it possible for 700 women to access free clothing! Donation Drive: Coordinate a drive for wish list items for Jubilee women. Involve your co-workers, friends, family or community group. Popular items include grocery store gift cards, bus tickets, or clothing and accessories for our free boutique. Event Volunteers: Help plan, implement and procure auction items for our fall and spring events, which raise nearly one-third of Jubilee’s annual operating budget. You can also help on the day of the event with set-up, clean-up, or greeting guests. Host a Party: Raise awareness for Jubilee’s mission and programs while having fun with your friends. Learn more here about how you can weave Jubilee into your next get-together. Gardening & Yard Work Volunteers: Maintain our vegetable and ornamental gardens as a welcoming oasis for residents. Mailing Volunteers: Keep Jubilee’s program running by preparing appeal letters, event invitations and newsletters to mail so we can keep in touch with our supporters. Your help saves us thousands of dollars a year because we can send mail through the bulk mail system. Welcome New Residents: Clean and prepare bedrooms for new residents moving into Jubilee to make them feel welcome in their new home.


Donation Requests by Jubilee Women's Center: Currently, Jubilee residents and the households would be grateful to receive the following: -Laundry detergent (for HE washers) -USB sticks/flash drives -Grocery and drug store gift cards (Safeway, QFC, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Walgreens, Bartell Drugs, Rite Aid) -Fresh fruits and vegetables -ORCA cards in any amount -Bus tickets -Tickets/passes for movies, plays, concerts and sporting events -Deodorant (full size) -Q-tips (full size packages) -New socks (everyday, dress, or athletic socks rather than fuzzy lounge socks, please) -New umbrellas You can also find wish list items at Amazon, https://tinyurl.com/amazon-jwc, and have them shipped directly to Jubilee.


Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2018-07-23

Important:
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact Jubilee Women's Center at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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