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National Runaway Switchboard


Adolescent Health


Promotes increased physical activity, nutrition and the reduction of risky behaviors.  This services provides for youth ages 8-19

This service is free.

Adolescent Health Project 509-326-6202 Primary focus is on preventing teen pregnancy for middle and high school students. Education is delivered in same gender support groups.  Information includes:  abstinence, negotiation and refusal skills, healthy relationships and goal setting.

Basic Health


Statewide program that provides healthcare coverage. There are guidelines for youth and families to meet in order to qualify for benefits. 

Community Health Association of Spokane


CHAS Clinics provide both medical and dental care.

Christ Clinic


A clinic of medical professionals who help rehabilitate people, restore function and encourage self sufficiency

NATIVE Health Clinic


Medical care

People's Clinic


Medical care

Spokane Falls Clinic


Medical care


Alexandria's House


Operates as a transitional housing program for pregnant and parenting adolescent women.  The home is structured and may provide a maximum of 18 months of housing - or until the mother's 20th birthday.  There is 24 hours supervision. Participants must enroll in a protective payee program.

Crosswalk Teen Shelter


Emergency shelter that serves adolescents.  See Volunteer's of America's Website for details.  www.voaspokane.org

Families and Communities Together (FACT)


Designed to help families living in the Northeast neighborhood in Spokane.  There must be children up to age 18 living in the home without Child Protective Services involvement.  FACT aids in applications for food stamps and child support, coordinates services with other providers and application for financial assistance.

Flaherty House


Transitional Living Program available to adolescent males and young men aged 18-22.  Rent is 30% of the resident's  monthly income.  Includes Case management, independent living instruction and staff support.  Maximum stay is 18 months or until age 22.

Hope Chest Ministries


Christian based program that has emergency shelter, food, and clothing.  May provide referrals to attorneys and housing.  Service is free.

Spokane Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP)


Energy assistance, rental housing, mortgage assistance,  home repairs, conservation education, weatherization and a long-term care ombudsman.  Zip codes are handled by independent offices and the main phone number can direct you to the appropriate location.

Spokane Public Schools Homeless Education and Resource Team (HEART)


Supports the educational needs of homeless adolescents. Services include: transportation to school, free breakfast, free lunch, school supplies, shoes, clothing vouchers and referrals to services.  This service is free.
Union Gospel Mission Crisis Shelter for Women and Children 509-535-0486 Short term crisis shelter for women and children.  Provides emergency clothing, meals, transportation to the Mission for dinner and other resources.  One of the few options that accepts adolescent males.
Volunteers of America Independent Living Program 509-688-1115 For children between the ages of 15-21 who are in the foster care system and will likely remain there until they are 18.  Mentors help prepare these young adults for independence, including:  counseling, referrals, assessments, budgeting, financial management, decision making skills, daily living skills and job placement and retention.


Breakthrough for Families 509-456-6556 Intensive family preservation service to reunify and reconnect high-risk youth and their families.

Community Detox


Detoxification and referral for adolescents to age 20

Daybreak of Spokane

509 - 444-7033

Inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment for adolescents

Excelsior Youth Center

3754 W Indian Trail Road


Inpatient addiction treatment for adolescents

Family Service Spokane


Counseling and evaluations for mental health issues. Accepts most insurance and medical coupons.  Sliding fee scale available
Lutheran Community Services 509-747-8224 Provides assistance in the areas of: sexual violence, families of homicide victims, physical assault/abuse and abuse/neglect of children.  Also provides advocates to represent victims of violent crimes in the hospital setting as well as legal advocacy in investigative and court proceedings.
The NATIVE Project Chemical dependency and mental health services for adolescents.  Private insurance, medical coupons and sliding fee scale.

Odyssey Youth Center


Serves lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 14-17.  Drop in center, resource and referral

Frontier Behavioral  Health


Serves individuals, families and adolescents with medical coupons. Provides services to anyone in crisis regardless of ability to pay

Tamarack Center


Long term, intensive residential, outpatient and psychiatric services for emotionally disturbed children ages 12-18.  Available to families who have exhausted all other community resource.  The goal is reintegration into the community.  Accepts private insurance.

Teen Link



Teen answered help line between 6 and 10pm. During other hours the calls will be answered by Recovery Help Line staff.  This help line focuses on issues of mental health, substance abuse and problem gambling.

Teen Outdoor Program


Services for adolescents from Spokane County Juvenile Court, Spokane Park and Recreation and group homes in the Spokane area.  Seeks to improve self image, peer relationship skills and use of discretionary time. 

Healing Lodge of the Seven Nations

5600 E 8th Avenue


Inpatient addiction treatment for adolescents


Contract Based Education 509-927-1100 Alternative High School that serves students under age 21. Students attend school from 2-4 hours per week with a teacher and turn in assignments.  No cost

Havermale High School


Alternative High School that provides individualized education and aid in the transition of the student to SCC or SFCC.  Also functions as a public high school with regular classes.
Career Path Services Provides raining and basic education for youth regarding entering the work force.  Offers help to attain GED, high school re-entry, paid work experience, skills training and on-the-job training..

Job Corps


Residential education and career training center for unemployed and under-educated youth ages 16-24. Basic education classes, career classes, social and recreational programs, dental, medical and eye care, counseling and leadership activities.

Planning Action for Youth Success (PAYS)


Available for 17-21 year old and offers help with employment and remedial education.  Goal setting, work readiness, skill training, job shadowing and paid work experience.


Airway Heights Baptist Church 509-244-2474 12322 Sunset Highway.  1st and 3rd Saturday of the month 10am-2pm.  Zip codes served: 99011,99013,99029,99224

American Indian Center


801 E 2nd Avenue.  M/W/Th/F 9:30am-noon and 1pm-4:30pm.  Tues 1:30-pm-4:30pm  Zip code served:  99202

Better Living Center


25 E North Foothills Drive. T/W/Th 9am-noon and 1pm-2pm. Zip codes served:  99205,99207

Caritas Food Bank


2919 N Monroe  M/W/Th 10am-1pm by appointment.  ZIp codes served:  99205,99208,99026,99218

Cheney Food Bank


100 Anderson Road. Wed 9am-12:30pm.  Zip Codes Served:  99004,99020,99224

The City Gate


170 S Madison. Tues-Fri 10am-noon by appointment.  Zip codes served: 99201,99204,99224

ECCO Food Bank


500 S Stone. Mon-Fri 8:30am-noon; 1pm-4:30pm Appointments preferred. Zip codes served: 99202-99212

Greenhouse Food Bank


W 12 1st Deer Park.  Mon-fri 9am-4pm.  Zip Codes Served:  99006,99110

Mead Food Bank


12611 N Wilson.  Wed 4pm-6:45pm. Zip Codes Served: 99005,99021,99218,99208

Medical Lake Food Bank


211 N LeFevre Medical Lake.  Fri 10am-noon. Zip Codes Served" 99008,99022,99224

North Country Food Bank


40015A N Collins Road Chattaroy.  Fri 10am-noon.  Zip Codes Served:  99003,99009

Northeast Pantry


4001 S Cook.  M/W/Th/F 1pm-3pm by appointment.  Zip Codes Served: 99207,99217
NW Ecumenical Food Bank 509-325-4541 3908 N Driscoll Blvd.  2nd and last Tues of the month 9:30am-12:30pm.  Zip Codes Served:  99205,99208
Otis Orchards Food Bank 509-926-6196 4308 N Harvard.  2nd and 4th Tues of the month.  12pm-2pm.  Zip Codes Served:  99019,99025,99027

Our Place Food Bank


1509 W College.  M/T/Th 10am-1pm; last Sat of month 10am-1pm. Zip Codes Served:  99201,99205
Salvation Army Food Bank 509-325-6821 204 E Indiana.  M/T/Th/F 8:30am-5pm by appointment. Wed 1pm-6:30pm walk-in.  All zip codes served

Southside Food Bank


2934 E 29th.  Sat 10:30-noon.  Zip codes served:  99203,99223,99224

Spangle Food Bank


Spangle Community Church.  4th Wed of month 2pm-3pm.  Zip Codes Served:  99031.99170

Spokane Valley Partners


10814 E Broadway.  Wed 11am-4pm walk-in.  Thurs 11am-1pm appointment.  Mon and Tues emergency only.  Zip Codes Served: 99012,99015,99016,99018,99023,99030,99033,99036,99037,


Westminster Presbyterian Food 509-328-5002 2705 W Boone.  Wed and Fri 11am-1:45pm. Zip Codes Served 99201 (north of river) 99205


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