Food and Clothing Banks
Local Northshore School District Food Banks
- The Roadrunner Pantry at Crystal Springs Elementary
- Frank Love Elementary Food Pantry
- Kenmore Elementary PTA's Little Free Food Pantry and Little Free Read in Color Library
- Ruby Bridges Elementary Food Pantry
- North Creek High School PTSA & Skyview Middle School PTSA's Combined Food Pantry
- Woodin Elementary PTA Families Helping Families Food Pantry & Totes to Go
Northshore Nourishing Networks
Offers regularly updated printable lists for community meals and food stability resources (food banks) on their website.
Northshore School District Meals
FREE meals (breakfast and lunch) to all children under age 18 (regardless of income/residency). Students do not need to be enrolled in the Northshore School District to receive meals.
Threads & Treads
Free clothing bank for Northshore School District families located at Canyon Park Middle School. This service, operated by volunteers, is open Wednesdays 3-6pm. Families are welcome to shop for 3-5 outfits per family member per month. The main focus is clothing for school age to young adult (high school), and parents. Click here to learn more about this resources! This program is coordinated and supported by CPMS PTSA.
Mental Health Awareness and Support
24 Crisis Clinic
Emotional support to teens in crisis. Visit their site or call 1-866-427-4747.
Council's Blogs on Mental Health Awareness and Upcoming Mental Health Events
Read articles on mental health and learn about upcoming events that Northshore Council has organized.
Organization that supports families, friends and people living with mental illnesses. They offer a number of mental health education classes and offer free presentations throughout east King County. Many of our local PTAs/PTSAs have hosted a parent education class with NAMI, "Ending the Silence," about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental health condition.
National PTA’s Healthy Minds Family Discussion Guide
Having regular discussions and check-ins can be a helpful way to make mental health a priority. Check out NPTA's guide to learn how to start talking about mental health with your family and loved ones.
National PTA Mental Health Resources
Resources include supporting mental health in schools, taking action, tools you can use, information to know, and more.
Northshore School District Mental Health Resources
NSD's site includes resources for organizations, sections for Mental Health Events, resources For Students by Students, and listings of Mental Health Service Providers.
Teen volunteers trained to listen to your concerns and talk with you about whatever’s on your mind – bullying, drug and alcohol concerns, relationships, stress, depression or any other issues you’re facing. Calls and chats are confidential. Check out their Where to Turn for Teens (WTTFTs) resource guide created especially for youth in King, Pierce, and Snohomish County. Available for download both in English and en español.
The Trevor Project
A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth. Call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386, use TrevorText by texting START to 678-678 or visit their site to use TrevorChat to connect with a counselor.