Host Home Program: The YMCA matches young adults, ages 18-24 who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless with a caring and supportive host family within King County. Host families are volunteers from the community who are willing to provide young people with the support needed to develop independent living skills and a safe space to work toward becoming stable and self-sufficient. Contact Nicole Guiberteaux at (206) 462.9327 or click any of the links below to learn more about the Host Home Program, program eligibility and to access client referral and application form.

Program Description         Host Family Eligibility    Referral Form                    Young Adult Application 

Transitional Housing: The YMCA provides safe and affordable short-term housing to help you focus on reaching your goals. 36 units are located in shared homes in King County and 20 units are studio apartments in downtown Seattle. Short-term housing is available for up to 15-24 months. In addition, the Y has housing vouchers are available for scattered site living, mostly in Seattle city limits.  A YMCA staff member meets regularly with you to support you in achieving goals.

Permanent-supportive Housing: The YMCA provides long-term housing once you are more independent and ready to live on your own. Over 100 units of scattered site apartments are available in King County. Long-term housing includes a Section 8 voucher or other subsidy. A YMCA staff member meets regularly with you to support your goals.

Eviction Prevention Funds program:  The EP Funds programs provides rental assitance to young adults ages 18-25 who are currently on a lease in King County and are at risk of eviction.  To learn more about eligibility requirements please call the Center or download the program description.

Emergency Shelter: Dial 2-1-1 for a list of shelters near you, visit