Seattle Municipal Court Hon. Karen Donohue, Presiding

Programs and Services

Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Link outside of the City of Seattle web provides satellite services in the Court Resource Center three days a week. DSHS is available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Services are available on the 2nd Floor of the Seattle Justice Center Map, Room 235.

DSHS primarily serves the homeless and individuals who live in the Belltown catchment area<, but will assist all customers to begin the application process. They offer assistance to the public for large range of services such as:

  • Food Stamp Assistance
  • Cash and Medical Help for Individuals Unable to Work - General Assistance Unemployable (GAU)
  • Help with Health Care and Medical Expenses - Medical Assistance Programs
  • Getting Drug or Alcohol Treatment - Alcohol and Drug Addict Treatment and Support Act Program (ADATSA)
  • Help with Cash and Medical for Families with Children - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Walk-ins are encouraged, however, if you would like to contact DSHS to schedule an appointment, please call (206) 733-9742 or 206-733-9748.

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