Community & Advocate Resources

Do you have undocumented students coming to you with questions? There are many ways that you can offer support, including:

  • GUIDE students to the resources on this webpage
  • MAKE your support visible
  • DO NOT ask about immigration status
  • CONNECT with the Undocumented Students Support Team
  • READ the Educators for Fair Consideration: Top 10 Ways to Support Undocumented Students
  • READ DACA and Dream Act updates on United We Dream

Additional Resources

Legal Services

ACLU of Washington
Address: 901 Fifth Ave, Suite 630, Seattle, WA, 98164
Phone: 206.624.2184

Colectiva Legal del Pueblo
Address: 201 SW 153rd St., Burien, WA 98166
Phone: 206.931.1514

Immigration Law Help
Search engine for legal services.

Immigration Legal Clinic
Address: 2208 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA, 98121
Phone: 206.587.4009

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)
Address: 615 2nd Ave, Suite 400, Seattle, WA, 98104
Phone: 206.587.4009

Health Resources

City University Community Counseling Center
Address: 521 Wall St, Suite 100, Seattle, WA, 98121
Phone: 206.239.4760

Community Health Access Program
Information about affordable health options in the county

Crisis Clinic
In case of an emergency, 24-hour crisis line
Phone: 866-4-CRISIS

Esperanza Counseling
Address: 3001 Beacon Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98144
Phone: 425.366.7565

International Counseling & Community Services (ICCS)
Address: 115 NE 100th Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98125
Phone: 206.816.3253

Address: 14247-R Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien, WA 98166
Phone: 206.920.6933

Community Health Centers

Seattle Counseling Services IRUO Program
Address: 1216 Pine St, #3000, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206.323.1768, ext. 323 or ext. 325

United We Dream
Wellness and Mental Health Guide

Community Resources

El Centro de la Raza
Address: 2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
Phone: 206.957.4634

Horn of Africa Services
Address: 4714 Rainier Ave S, Suite 105, Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: 206.760.0550

Southwest Youth & Family Services
Address: 4555 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106
Phone: 206.937.7680

St. James Immigrant Assistant Services
Emergency Response Team 
Address: 907 Columbia St, Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.382.4511 or hotline to report immigration activity: 1-844-RAID-REP

Advocacy Resources

Educational Resources

To learn more about the U.S. immigration system:

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)
Immigration 101 Training

Bipartisan Policy Center
10 Things to Know About How the Legal U.S. Immigration System Works

American Immigration Council
How the United States Immigration System Works

To learn more about immigrant and undocumented populations:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Estimates of the Unauthorized Immigrant Population Residing in the United States: January 2012

State of Washington
2016 Population Trends

City of Seattle
Seattle Immigrants and Refugees

American Immigration Council
Immigrants in Washington

To learn more about laws/policies at the federal and local level:

U.S. Department of Education
Family Education and Privacy Act (FERPA) - Student Privacy 101 Video

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Washington State Department of Licensing
Steps to getting your first drivers license/identification: Proof of identity

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Comparison of Benefits & Rights Based on Immigration Status

Washington State Educational Access Coalition for HB 1079
Students Improving Higher Education Opportunities for Undocumented Students

City of Seattle
Executive Order reaffirming Seattle as a Welcoming City

Washington State Office of the Attorney General
Guidance Concerning Immigration Enforcement

ACLU Know Your Rights
Stopped by Police, Immigration Agents or FBI

Education and Career Preparation

Whether you want to launch your bachelor's degree in Seattle Central College's transfer program, learn marketable skills, or finish your high school education, we can help you reach your goals.