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Homelessness in Kirkland

As Kirkland has grown in population and transitioned into a more urban environment, homelessness, a nationwide issue, has become more visible here. Root causes of homelessness include lack of affordable housing, low-paying jobs, domestic violence, chronic health problems, substance abuse and mental health issues.

Do you need help?

Local Resources
For information regarding housing, food and other resources Visit Crisis Connections or call 211

Updated October 24, 2019
Download full document of services here (PDF - 80kb)

Day Centers | Emergency SheltersEastside Safe Parking Programs | Tent Encampments


Day Centers

New Bethlehem Day Center for Families with Children
Catholic Community Services
Lower level of Salt House Church
11920 NE 80th Street, Suite 100, Kirkland, WA 98033
425.679.0350
Open Monday through Saturday from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM; Sunday from 7 AM to 8:00 PM

Drop-in Center for Young Adults
Friends of Youth—Eastside Outreach Program
16225 NE 87th ST
Together Center, Suite A-1, Redmond, WA 98052
425.298.4846
Open Monday & Tuesday 9 AM to 3 PM, Wed by appointment only, Thursday & Friday 9 AM to 1 PM, 
Saturday & Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM

Day Center for Adult Women
The Sophia Way
Lower Level of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church
3032 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
425.896.7385
Open daily 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM 

Day Center for Adult Men
Lincoln Center Office Park
515B 116th AVE NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
206.605.9337
Open Sunday – Thursday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Emergency Shelters

Emergency Shelter for Families with Children
This is a rotating shelter
8:30 PM – 7:30 AM
Questions? Call 206.437.7448

Location beginning the evening of October 1st, 2019:
Redmond United Methodist Church 16540 NE 80th ST, Redmond, WA 98052

Emergency Young Adult Shelter

The Landing (run by Friends of Youth)
Year-round shelter. In-person lottery at 8:30 PM. Closes at 8:00 AM
16225 NE 87th ST
Together Center, Suite A-1, Redmond, WA 98052
Questions? Call 425.449.3868

Emergency Shelter for Adult Women
This is a rotating shelter
Open daily from 8:30 PM to 7:30 AM
Questions? Call 425.463.6254
Location through the morning of November 15th:
St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 17222 NE 8th ST, Bellevue, WA 98008


Emergency Winter Shelter for Adult Men

Access only by way of a shuttle. Catch shuttle between 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm at:
Lincoln Center Office Park
515B, 116th AVE NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Shelter remains open until 7:00 AM
Questions? Call 425.528.6619

 

Eastside Safe Parking Programs

Lake Washington United Methodist Church
7525 132nd AVE NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
24-hour parking
Welcomes families with children and adult women with cars
Questions? Call 425.739.7332

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, WA 98052
Welcomes adult men and couples with cars

St. Jude Catholic Church
10526 166th AVE NE, Redmond, WA 98052
6PM to 8 AM parking daily
Welcomes adult men and women, both singles and couples with cars
Questions? Call 425.658.4982

Tent Encampments

Encampments welcome adult men and women

Camp Unity Eastside
Authorized tent encampment that moves throughout the Eastside
For information, call 425.652.9170 or email campunityeastside@gmail.com

Tent City 4
206.618.3901


Questions or concerns? 

Go to Our Kirkland

or contact Human Services Supervisor Leslie Miller by email: LMiller@Kirklandwa.gov or call 425.587.332


Parks Department Hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
123 5th Ave  Kirkland, WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3300 | F. 425.587.3303
Report an Issue
After Hours Parks Maintenance Needs
T. 425.864.3431