Housing Insecurity Resources

At Cascadia College, we are aware of the growing need for resources to assist students facing housing or food insecurity.  As such, we have a gathered a collection of outside resource to refer students to when they are facing such issues.  Below you will find a listing of some broad bases resources to assist those facing housing insecurity:

  • Washington Information Network 2-1-1 Online Resources:  Online directory with an extensive list of Washington State resources for those in need.  The services listed include basic needs (food, housing, utilities, etc.), criminal justice and legal services, education, healthcare, income support and employment, and mental health and substance abuse services. 
  • Hopelink:  Service centers are located in Bellevue, Kirkland/Northshore, Redmond, Shoreline, and Sno-Valley.  Programs help with food, housing, family development, adult education, transportation, energy assistance, and emergency financial assistance. 425-869-6000 
  • SSEH: The Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness (SSEH) Grant is available to Cascadia students who are experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity. The grant features numerous support which can include but are not limited to: funds for eviction prevention ($1,000.00 a quarter), utility assistance, emergency hotel support (short-term stay), and locker storage.
  • Housing Hope: Offers a full range of housing solutions for those experiencing homelessness or with low incomes. Includes emergency shelter.

For more in depth resources, including medical legal and employment check out the Student Resource Guide.



Care Team

CARE stands for Consultation, Assessment, Response, Education. The Care Team works to connect students with college and community resources in a non-judgmental and discrete manner.

If you or a Cascadia student you know needs assistance, please refer them to CARE Team.



Benefits Hub Emergency Grant

Students who encounter emergency financial circumstances that jeopardize their ability to be successful or stay enrolled at Cascadia can apply for emergency funding assistance through the Benefits Hub Emergency Grant.