Community Service Sites and Partnerships
Seattle Community Court partners with many non-profit organizations and neighborhood groups throughout Seattle. Our list of current community partners includes:
Ballard NW Senior Center
5429 32nd Ave. NW
The Ballard Senior Center supports the independence of those over 50 by offering low cost hot meals, educational programs, help with Medicare, tax aid, wills and landlord-tenant issues. Our participants help with the feeding program.
Beacon Alliance for Neighbors
2414 Beacon Ave S.
Our participants work in Beacon Hill picking up litter and recycling, and restoring the urban habitat near Jose Rizal Park by removing invasive plant, that threaten native vegetation.
Belltown Beautification Project
2515 Western Ave.
|Participants beautify the Belltown streets by removing trash and recyclables. The Millionair Club has generously provided the use of their facility and gives our participants hot meals. We support the organization by helping with site maintenance. The Millionair Club helps the homeless and near-homeless by providing day labor referrals, hot meals, eye care, hygiene facilities, work training.|
Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce, 925 E. Thomas St.
Participants help improve the Capitol Hill neighborhood by picking up litter, painting out graffiti in certain areas, and helping to maintain some of the traffic circles. They also help to improve and maintain one of the small neighborhood parks.
Colman Neighbors Association, 23rd Ave S and S. Dearborn
The Colman Neighbors Association "Creates and sustains a safe and vibrant neighborhood where residents support each other and work together toward shared goals for beautification, diversity, and prosperity." Our participants help out with "Litter Patrol" twice a month, as well as with traffic circle and parking strip planting and maintenance.
Danny Woo Gardens, Maynard Ave S. & S. Main St.
The Danny Woo Gardens is a 1.5 acre organic green space located in the International District. Community Court participants maintain fruit trees as well as composting, weeding, watering, and litter and trash pick-up. Special projects have included creating a large compost pile and constructing a new porch area with flat rocks and benches.
Friday Feast @ Roots Shelter, 1415 NE 43rd St.
ROOTS (short for Rising Out of the Shadows) helps shelter and feed homeless people, mostly those between 18 and 25 years old. Friday Feast is a massive free meal for anyone in the community to share. Each Friday, our participants help program staff and volunteers make hot meals enough for 150 guests.
Lake City Chamber of Commerce, 12345 30th Ave NE #F
The Lake City neighbors work alongside Community Court participants to beautify their neighborhood through graffiti, litter and invasive plant removal. Participants also painted a colorful mural on a visible wall depicting the history of the area.
Meadowbrook Community Care, 10005 32nd Ave NE
Meadowbrook Community Care facilitates the maintenance of an urban creek behind the Meadowbrook Community Center in North Seattle. Participants remove invasive plants, prune vegetation, and maintain the trail bordering the creek.
Magnuson Environmental Stewardship Alliance, 7400 Sand Point Way NE
Community Court has partnered with the Magnuson Environmental Stewardship Alliance (MESA) to restore the natural habitat and shoreline within Magnuson Park in NE Seattle.
|The Medic One Foundation sponsors the Vial of L.I.F.E. program. Containing vital medical information to store in a home refrigerator, vials will assist first responders in an emergency by providing life-saving information. Community Court participants help assemble these kits.|
Metropolitan Improvement District, 423 Stewart St.
Participants referred to the Metropolitan Improvement District help with street sweeping, leaf and trash pick-up, graffiti removal, pressure washing and more in the downtown Seattle core. In one year, the MID collected 10,000 bags of garbage and removed 11,800 bags of leaves. Participants referred to the Metropolitan Improvement District help with street sweeping, graffiti tags.
Operation Sack Lunch, 77 South Washington
Operation Sack Lunch is a meal and basic necessities provider serving the homeless. As the in-house provider for the Compass Center, they provide daily meals. Our participants make and distribute lunches.
P-Patch Program, City Wide
The Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Program, in conjunction with the not-for-profit P-Patch Trust, provides 72 gardens for residents throughout Seattle. Participants assist in maintenance of the P-Patch by removing weeds, maintaining paths, spreading wood chips and preparing compost.
Providence Regina House, 8201 10th Ave S.
Providence Regina House operates a food and clothing bank as well as providing health and nutrition programming. Participants aid the staff in handing out food, carrying grocery bags of patrons, and cleaning and organizing the food bank.
Red Wagon Graffiti Removal, 3633 Marginal Way
Red Wagon Graffiti Removal is a project of Seattle Public Utilities. Participants meet on a Saturday and help with graffiti removal projects throughout the City.
St. Vincent de Paul, 5950 4th Ave S.
St. Vincent de Paul operates food banks, meal programs, and thrift stores for those in need serving over 200 people daily. Participants help bag, sort and hand out food.
University Chamber of Commerce, 4710 University Way NE, Ste 114
Participants work to improve the University District neighborhood by removing litter and graffiti, and also helping with other beautification projects.
White Center Community Develpment Assocation, 1615 SW Cambridge St.
Participants help improve the White Center neighborhood by picking up litter, removing blackberries in certain areas, and helping to maintain some of the traffic circles. They also help with the White Center Spring Clean.