Resources

Student Resources

Resource/Help Lines

Teen Link offers a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental help line for youth ages 13-20, every evening between 6-10 p.m. Teen volunteers are trained to listen to your concerns and talk with you about whatever’s on your mind. No issue is too big or too small! Volunteer phone workers also have access to an extensive database and can give you information on agencies serving youth in King County, Washington. Call Teen Link at 1-866TEENLINK (866-833-6546).

The Washington Recovery Help Line an anonymous and confidential help line that provides crisis intervention and referral services for Washington State residents. Professionally trained volunteers and staff are available to provide emotional support 24-hours a day, and offer local treatment resources for substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health, as well as to other community services.

 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number for people to call for health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet their needs.

Health and Wellness

The Evergreen Campus HealthPoint Clinic is located next to Cascade's campus. The clinic provides sports physicals, annual exams, immunizations, and more. Interpretation services are available. Call (206) 835-2615 to make an appointment. 

If you need immediate crisis intervention services or feel like you need to talk to someone right away, these are numbers you can call to discuss your concerns:

The 24-Hour Crisis Line 1(866) 4CRISIS

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1(800) 273-TALK

After-School and Outside Programming

Cascade hosts an after-school program with clubs like Techbridge, Yearbook, Homework Help, and more! After-school programming is free for all Cascade students and includes snack and bus transportation. Contact the main office for more information.

The Southwest Boys and Girls Club offers teen drop-in hours from 2:00 to 7:00pm Monday - Friday during the school year. 

The Service Board - "Service. Snowboarding. Social Justice." Each year, the Service Board brings together a group of young high-schoolers and adult mentors from a broad range of academic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds to engage in a demanding six-month program. Program participants meet twice weekly from January through June, with weekend activities rotating between intensive service learning projects and snowboarding. Applications for the Winter Program and accepted in November.

LGBTQI

Proud, Out and Wonderful! (POW!) provides a safe place for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13-21 to build community and promote social justice through empowerment, leadership, and advocacy in South King County. POW! represents a community that accepts, supports, and advocates for all youth regardless of sexual orientation and gender expression. The group meets three times a week in Burien. Check out thweir website the schedule and more information. http://www.navos.org/pow

The Lambert House is a safe place for queer youth ages 22 and under. Our calendar is packed with fun activities, support groups, planning meetings, dances, and other events. We are here to make life better for each other as GLBTQ youth. Visit their website for more information. http://www.lamberthouse.org/

Parents, Families, Friends or Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Seattle provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Keeping families together is the mission of PFLAG. Our family values stress education, understanding, acceptance, and support, but most of all love, thereby empowering our children — straight and gay — to lead happy and productive lives.

If you are considering hurting yourself or need help immediately, call the Trevor Project now. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

866-4-U-TREVOR
(866-488-7386)

Family Resources

Cascade & Highline Public Schools Resources

Athletics

Registration for Cascade's sports teams is now online. Register your student to participate in sports.

After-School Programming

Cascade hosts an after-school program with clubs like Techbridge, Yearbook, Homework Help, and more! After-school programming is free for all Cascade students and includes snack and bus transportation. Contact the main office for more information.

The Southwest Boys and Girls Club offers teen drop-in hours from 2:00 to 7:00pm Monday - Friday during the school year. 

The Service Board - "Service. Snowboarding. Social Justice." Each year, the Service Board brings together a group of young high school students and adult mentors from a broad range of academic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds to engage in a demanding six-month program. Program participants meet twice weekly from January through June, with weekend activities rotating between intensive service learning projects and snowboarding. Applications for the Winter Program and accepted in November.

Health and Wellness

The White Center Food Bank is just a few blocks from Cascade. Current programs include daytime, evening, weekend and seniors-only food distributions; Mobile Food Bank Program for seniors and disabled clients; a Baby Pantry for diapers, formula, baby foods and equipment; community demonstration gardens and P-patches, cultural foods buying program, grocery rescues and cooking demonstrations that double as nutrition lessons. Intake services are provided in four languages, and all written materials are provided in six languages.

The Evergreen Campus HealthPoint Clinic is located next to Cascade's campus. The clinic provides sports physicals, annual exams, immunizations, and more. Interpretation services are available. Call (206) 835-2615 to make an appointment. 

Housing Support

If you are homeless of at risk of homelessness and looking for assistance 2-1-1 may be able to help. Call 2-1-1 or go to their website for community resources, such as shelters, services, and emergency financial assistance, as well as crisis information

Neighborhood House provides homelessness prevention, shelter diversion, and rapid re-housing services. Visit their website or call (206) 356-1082 for more information. 

Solid Ground provides transitional housing, rental assistance, tenant counseling, mortgage counseling, and shelter services. Read their flyer for contact information and qualifications or call 2-1-1 for a referral. 

Housing Search NW is a free resource to help you find a home in the state of Washington that fits your needs and budget.

Legal Resources

The King County Bar Association's  Neighborhood Legal Clinics provide FREE 30 minute consultations with an attorney at 34 locations across King County. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. The attorneys at these clinics do not give advice on criminal legal issues or provide representation in court. To make an appointment call (206) 267-7070.

Washington LawHelp is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington. This site provides legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court. You can also locate information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including basic eligibility and contact information.

Free Spanish Legal Clinics are held periodically at El Centro de la Raza. The clinic offers free topic-based legal education and advice to low-income and underserved Latino community members. The clinic schedule can be found here: http://www.lbaw.org/Clinics

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) supports immigrants, asylum-seekers and refugees, regardless of immigration status.

White Center Information and Resources