Thursday, November 21, 2013 - Page updated at 11:13 AM

Agencies That Benefit From The Fund For The Needy

Asian Counseling and Referral ServiceAsian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

ACRS provides an array of support and behavioral health services to Asian and Pacific Islander populations in a multicultural, multilingual setting.

Atlantic Street CenterAtlantic Street Center (ASC)

ASC provides anger management, counseling and parenting classes that help transform the lives of many young people who need support and direction.

Big Brothers Big SistersBig Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound

Big Brothers Big Sisters works to match local volunteers with children who need one-to-one relationships with caring adults.


Childhaven comes to the rescue of abused and neglected children with intervention, love and healing, as well as benefiting the community by changing human lives scarred by violence. It offers drug-affected babies and toddlers uninterrupted foster care and therapeutic day care.


Since 1971, Hopelink has helped homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities by operating food banks, an emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, child care, transportation and adult literacy training.

Kent Family ServicesKent Youth and Family Services

KYFS provides professional counseling, education and support services to children, youth and their families in our community, developing innovative programs that meet the evolving challenges of our diverse community in culturally sensitive ways.

Kindering CenterKindering Center

Kindering Center is a birth-to-age-three early intervention program providing individualized, family-centered services for children who are disabled, medically fragile or vulnerable because of abuse or neglect.

The Salvation ArmyThe Salvation Army

With practical compassion, The Salvation Army helps provide basics -- housing, utilities, food and clothing -- that get people back on their feet. They also provide extras that brighten hearts, like holiday meals and toys.

Senior ServicesSenior Services

Senior Services is dedicated to providing information and services for older adults and their loved ones. Through programs like Meals on Wheels and neighborhood senior centers, Senior Services is working to make King County a better place to age.


Treehouse works to make the lives of foster children, who often feel lost and abandoned, as normal as possible. They provide essentials for babies as well as clothing and activities that help older children fit in with peers and develop a positive, unique sense of self.

Wellspring Family ServicesWellspring Family Services

Wellspring Family Services strengthens families by providing a variety of counseling-based services, including child care and resources for homeless families and education and treatment for batterers to end the cycle of domestic violence.

Youth Eastside ServicesYouth Eastside Services

Through counseling and community outreach, Youth Eastside Services helps young people and their families overcome drug and alcohol issues, avoid teen violence, pregnancy and suicide, and resolve family conflicts.

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