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Child Care
Civil Rights/Human Rights/ Convention to Eliminate Discrimination Against Women
Culture-Specific Agencies
Distance Learning/On-Line Education
Domestic Violence / Violence Against Women
Education/ Training/ Careers
Elder Services/Caregiving
Financial Assistance
Financial Planning
Homeless Services
Legal Services/Advocacy
Legislative Washington State
Legislative: U.S.
Mental Health/ Counseling
Register to Vote!
Reproductive Services
Search Engines
Sexual Harassment
Social Security
Women's Organizations
Women and Leadership


Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women (ANEW)


Doing Business in the City of Seattle
Small Business Administration
AFL/CIO Working Women
Dress for Success
Association for Enterprise Opportunities
SCORE Counselors to American's Small Business
Small Business Association, Women's Business Center
Washington State Federation of Business and Professional Women
Washington CASH
Community Capital Development, Women’s Business Center
Washington L&I Small Business Center
Washington Employment Securities (Unemployment Department) Business Education
Women's Business Exchange
WNET - Women's Network for Entrepreneurial Training
Women Business Owners
Washington Department of Revenue Workshops and Education

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Child Care

Childcare Resources
Help for Working Families
King County Child Health Care Program
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Big Brothers and Big Sisters of King County
Campfire Boys and Girls
Center for Human Services
Children's Home Society
Committee for Children
Family Works
Girls Scouts
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Washington
National Children's Coalition
Parent Power
Programs for Early Parent Support (PEPS)
The site is in both English and Spanish.
Safe Schools Coalition: Washington
Seattle Public Schools
The Children's Alliance
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
US Map of Human Rights Groups/Washington
Washington State Human Rights Commission
WILD for Human Rights
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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
Helping Link, Mot Dau Noi, Vietnamese community services
Horn of Africa
Jewish Family Services
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
Resource Guide Link-
Prevention Research Center Program, CDC, Seattle Partners
Refugee Women's Alliance
Seattle Indian Health Board
United Indians of All Tribes

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Disability Resources Washington State
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Distance Learning/On-Line Education

North Seattle Community College
Seattle Community College
South Seattle Community College
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Divorce Lifeline
King County Bar Association

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Domestic Violence/Violence Against Women

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
City of Seattle Law Department-Domestic Violence
City of Seattle Law Department-Community Resources
Domestic Violence Protection Order Site
Eastside Domestic Violence Program
Family Violence Prevention Project
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
Mid-Valley Women's Crisis Services
(information in Spanish, Vietnamese and Russian)

Men's Network Against Domestic Violence
Multi-lingual Access Project
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Northwest Family Life
Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Toolkit For Working With Men On Violence Prevention
Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
Phone 1-800-562-6025
New Beginnings for Battered Women and Their Children .
U.S. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Office
Women's Freedom Center
YWCA Domestic Violence Services
Abused Deaf Women's Advocacy Services

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Bastyr University
Fare Start
Highline Community College Women's Programs
Professional Women of Color
Scholarships for Women
Women's Center, University of Washington
Municipal Research and Services Center Washington
Office of Disability Employment Policy
Pathways for Women
Seattle Goodwill Employment and Training Program
Seattle Jobs Initiative
Seattle Vocational Institute
South Seattle Community College
University of Washington Women's Center
Washington Women's Employment and Education
Washington Women in Trades
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)
ElderHealth Northwest
Family Caregiver Alliance
Fremont Public Association Retired Senior Volunteer Program
King County Long Term Care Ombudsman
King County Seniors Online
Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens
National Council of Women's Organizations
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

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Financial Planning

Washington Debt Consolidation
Solutions: Consumer Credit Counseling
National Center on Women and Aging
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
The Rainbow Train e-mail
Safe Schools Coalition
Seattle Chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities
Seattle Community Network GLBT Resources
The Northwest Network
University of Washington Q Center
Ingersoll Gender Center
Lambert House
Center for LGBT Health

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Alcohol-Drug Rehabilitation for Women
Helping Consumers Affected by Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices
Aurora Medical Services
BABES Network, A sisterhood of Women Facing AIDS Together
Bastyr University Library
Community Abortion Information and Resource Project
Childbirth Education Association
Feminist Women’s Health Center, AIDS/HIV Resources for Seattle, Washington State
Feminist.Com Health Care Resources
Mayo Clinic
National Women’s Health Resource Center
Seattle Community Network Women’s Health
Seattle King County Public Health
AARP-Medical Directives
Positive Women's Network
National Women's Health Information Center
Asian & Pacific Island American Health Forum
National Center on Minority Health and Health Diagnosis
Parent Help - Food and Health Resources in Washington State
Recall Center
WA Prescription Drug Program Discount Card
Womens Health
Women Heart
Women's Healthcare and the Affordable Care Act Resource

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Homeless Services

Compass Center
Church of Mary Magdalene
Intercommunity Mercy Housing
Jubilee Women’s Center
King County Homelessness Assistance
Noel House
Rose of Lima House
Seattle Children’s Home, Pathways and Families in Shelters
Seattle Community Network Homeless Resources
Seattle Human Services Department Homeless Services
Seattle King County Coalition on Homelessness
The Sharehouse

Women's Housing Equality and Enhancement League (WHEEL)- 206-956-0334

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Legal Services/Advocacy

IRS Office Taxpayer Advocates - Seattle
King County Dispute Resoution Center
Legal Services Seattle

Northwest Justice Project
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
The Tenants Union
Washington Assistive Technology Alliance: Legal Services Seattle
Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition
King County Bar Association
Neighborhood Legal Clinics
Washington LawHelp

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Legislative Washington State

Washington Legislature Bill Information
Access Washington
Washington State House of Representatives
Washington Senate
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
Women’s Educational Media
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Mental Health

Family Services
Mental Health Resources King County
National Association for Mentally Ill
Presbyterian Counseling Services
Residence XII
Seattle Alcohol Drug Hotlines and Resources
Seattle Community Network, Mental Health
Sound Mental Health

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Register to Vote!

Declare Yourself's Voter Registration Site!
King County Elections Division
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Reproductive Services

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 State NARAL

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Search Engines


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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
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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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Women’s Organizations

American Society of Women Accountants - Seattle Chapter
American Association of University Women-Seattle Branch
Association for Women in Computing
Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Association for Women in Science
Feminism Resources
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
Radical Women
Vote, Run, Lead: The White House Project
Women's Bureau-Department of Labor
Women’s Funding Alliance
Women’s International Center
YWCA of Seattle, King and Snohomish County
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Women and Leadership

Vote, Run, Lead: The White House Project
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