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Domestic Violence/ Violence Against Women
Education/ Training/ Careers
Elder Services/Caregiving
Financial Assistance
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Homeless Services
Legal Services/Advocacy
Legislative Washington State
Legislative: U.S.
Reproductive Rights
Sexual Harassment
Social Security
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Women's Organizations


Small Business Association, Starting Your Business
AFL/CIO Working Women
SCORE Counselors to American's Small Business
Small Business Association, Women's Business Center
Washington CASH
Women and Minority-Owned Business Enterprises
Community Capital Development, Women’s Business Center

Women Business Owners

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Child Care

Child Care Rates and Financial Aid
Childcare Resources
Department of Health and Human Services Child Care, Seattle Region
King County Child Health Care Program
Project Lift-Off

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Big Brothers and Big Sisters of King County
Center for Human Services
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Washington
Mothers Against Violence in America
National Children's Coalition
Parent Power
Safe Schools Coalition: Washington
Seattle Public Schools
Seattle Youth Involvement Network
The Children's Alliance
Washington Parent Power
Youth Tutoring Program, Catholic Community Services

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Civil Rights/Human Rights/Convention to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women

American Civil Liberties Union of Washington
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
King County Office of Civil Rights
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Peace and Justice Events Calendar Seattle
Seattle Office for Civil Rights
Tolerance Organization
UN Declaration of Human Rights
US Map of Human Rights Groups/Washington
Washington State Human Rights Commission
WILD for Human Rights
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Counseling/Mental Health

A Guide for Women, Counseling Services
Family Services
Mental Health Resources King County
Mental Health Services, Washington
Presbyterian Counseling Services
Seattle Alcohol Drug Hotlines and Resources
Seattle Community Network, Mental Health

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Culture Specific Agencies

Asian Counseling and Referral Service
Casa Latina
Chaya serving southeast Asian women
Chinese Information and Service Center
Consejo Counseling and Referral Center
El Centro de la Raza
Ethiopian Community Mutual Association
Filipino Community of Seattle
Filipino youth Activities
Helping Link, Mot Dau Noi, Vietnamese community services
Horn of Africa
Jewish Family Services
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
Khmer Community Associations
Korean Community Counseling Center
Korean Women's Association of Washington State
Mutual Assistance Associations
Prevention Research Center Program, CDC, Seattle Partners
Refugee Women's Association
Seattle Indian Health Board
United Indians of All Tribes

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Disability Resources Washington State
Washington Coalition of Citizens with disAbilities
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Distance Learning/On-Line Education

North Seattle Community College
Seattle Community College
Seattle Pacific University Education Courses
South Seattle Community College
University of Washington

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Community Resources: Divorce
Lutheran Social Services: Divorce Lifeline

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Domestic Violence/ Violence Against Women

Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services
CARA: Communities Against Rape and Abuse
Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence
Domestic Abuse Women's Network
Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention Office, City of Seattle
Domestic Violence Protection Order Site
Home Alive anti-violence project
Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone 1-800-562-6025
New Beginnings for Battered Women and Their Children e-mail.
U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Office

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Bastyr University
Center for Career Alternatives
Center for Washington Non-Traditional Training and Employment
Green River Community College Women’s Programs
Municipal Research and Services Center Washington
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Seattle Goodwill Employment and Training Program
Seattle Jobs Initiative
Seattle Vocational Institute
South Seattle Community College
Today's Careers, Training and Education Directory
University of Washington Women's Center
Washington Women's Employment and Education
Washington Women in Trades
Women in Community Service
Women's Center/ Student Access Center, Bellevue Community College
Women's Programs, Seattle Central Community College

Work Source Washington

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Elder Services/ Caregiving

Alzheimer's Association
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Elder Care Solutions
ElderHealth Northwest
Fremont Public Association Retired Senior Volunteer Program
King County Long Term Care Ombudsman
King County Seniors Online
Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens
Seattle Community Technology Program: Seniors Compute
Seattle Crisis Resource Directory, Elderly Resources
Seattle King County, Pacific Northwest, Senior Resources
Senior Services
Ten Tips for Caregiving Families
UW Eldercare Initiative and Retiree and Eldercare Resources

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Financial Assistance

Department of Social and Health Services
Seattle Human Services Department
Neighborhood House
Renter's Guide, Housing and Urban Development
Social Security Administration Seattle
Washington State Department of Veteran's Affairs
Washington State Employment Security
Washington State Health Care Authority: Basic Health
Washington State Labor and Industries Department
Washington Women in Need
Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition
Women in Community Service

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Financial Planning

Administration on Aging, Retirement and Financial Planning Resources
Consumer Credit Counseling Services Olympic Puget Sound
Solutions: Consumer Credit Counseling
National Center for Women and Retirement Research
Women’s Financial Planning Classes
Women’s Institute for Financial Education

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Gay/Lesbian/ Bisexual/ Transgendered

King County GLBT Health Web Pages
Lesbian Resource Center
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission - International
Safe Schools Coalition
Seattle Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities
Seattle Community Network GLBT Resources
Seattle Gay News
Seattle Lesbian Cancer Project
The Northwest Network
University of Washington Women’s Health: Lesbian Health

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BABES Network, A sisterhood of Women Facing AIDS Together
Bastyr University Library
Center for Women’s Health Research, UW School of Nursing
Feminist Women’s Health Center, AIDS/HIV Resources for Seattle, Washington State
Feminist.Com Health Care Resources
Health Education Resource Exchange
King County A Guide for Women Meeting Basic Health Care Needs in Seattle
Mayo Clinic
National Women’s Health Resource Center
Seattle Community Network Women’s Health
Seattle Midwifery School Library
Tufts Nutrition Navigator

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Homeless Services

Jubilee Women’s Center
King County Homelessness Assistance
Noel House
Seattle Children’s Home, Pathways and Families in Shelters
Seattle Community Network Homeless Resources
Seattle Human Services Department Homeless Services
SHARE Seattle Housing and Resource Effort
The Sharehouse
WHEEL Women’s Housing Equality and Enhancement League

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Legal Services/Advocacy

Legal Services Seattle
Northwest Justice, King County Legal Services Providers
Northwest Women’s Law Center
Northwest Women’s Law Center: Information on sexual harassment, grandparents raising grandchildren, community debt and family law from Northwest Women’s Law Center
Economic Opportunity Institute
The Tenants Union
Washington Assistive Technology Alliance: Legal Services Seattle
Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition

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Legislative Washington State

2002 Washington Legislature Bill Information
Access Washington
Washington House of Representatives
Washington Senate
Washington State Legislature
Washington State Women’s Political Caucus

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Legislative: U.S.

United States House of Representatives
United States Senate

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Colors Northwest Magazine
Real Change News
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The New York Times
The Seattle Times
The Seattle Weekly
Women’s ENews

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Reproductive Rights

Aradia Women’s Health Center
Center for Reproductive Law and Policy
Family Planning Services King County
Feminist Women’s Health Center, The
National Association of Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
Planned Parenthood Western Washington
Seattle Community Network Pregnancy services
Washington NARAL, Reproductive Freedom and Choice
Washington State NARAL

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Sexual Harassment

Equal Employment Opportunities Commission: Facts about Sexual Harassment
Feminist Majority Foundation: 911 for Women Sexual Harassment
King County Resources for Sexual Harassment and Assault
NOW and Sexual Harassment
Sexual Harassment and Rape Resources

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Social Security

AFL/CIO Why Women Should Care About Social Security
National Women’s Law Center, Social Security
NOW and Social Security
Social Security Online for Women

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Web Browsers


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Women’s Organizations

American Association of University Women-Seattle Branch
Association for Women in Computing
Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Association for Women in Science
Center for Policy Research
Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Rutgers University
Bibliography of women’s organizations
Feminist Majority Foundation
General Federation of Women’s Clubs
Global Fund for Women
Institute for Women’s Policy and Research
League of Women Voters Seattle
National Associations of Commissions for Women
National Council for Research on Women
National Organization for Women
Women and Democracy Center, University of Washington
Women’s Funding Alliance
Women’s International Center
YWCA of Seattle, King and Snohomish County

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