Need some support for your kid or teenager right now? See what’s available from our list of community partners, resources, and other caring, helpful organizations below. Just One works with and trusts all of these organizations.
Community and School Resources
- The Zone Project in the Neighborhoods of Northeast Spokane – The Zone Project helps kids and families in Northeast Spokane stay strong and healthy and meet basic needs.
Phone: (509) 487-1603
Address: 4001 N. Cook St. Spokane WA 99207
- The Every Student Counts Alliance – This group is a coalition of advocates, parents, and community members working to reform school discipline practices. Learn more about their advocacy on Facebook.
- School’s Out Washington (SOWA) – SOWA provides programs for young people for afterschool, summer, and other out-of-school times.
- End the Violence – A group of Spokane community leaders came together with one mission in mind: Execute a local awareness campaign creating a Spokane culture of prevention and support for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and stalking.
- Nevada Heights Neighborhood Council – The Nevada Heights Neighborhood organization was established in the mid-1970s as a Community Development Steering Committee. In 1996, they became one of the first three neighborhoods to join Spokane’s Neighborhood Council program when the City Charter established the program. The council boundaries run from the Northside of Euclid Ave to Francis Ave between Division & Perry. The Neighborhood is about two miles long and one mile wide and includes 11,300 households with nearly 20,000 residents, plus about 650 businesses.
- Jewels Helping Hands – Through kindness, compassion, and respect, they ensure individuals and families who are houseless and/or food insecure have their basic needs met- to survive, thrive, and connect to community resources. Jewels Helping Hands focuses on partnering with existing resources and services to ensure basic needs are addressed and facilitate connection to community resources. Through Jewels mobile bus and meal programs, they have served over 47,000 meals to families and individuals over the past year. Jewels supplements meals for nonprofits and shelters whose budgets are severely strained and serving food at key locations across the community each week to thousands of people.
- Second Harvest Food Bank – Second Harvest brings community resources together to feed people in need through empowerment, education, and partnerships. They believe that everyone has the right to health, and nutritious food is a key ingredient in the recipe for a healthy life. They envision a world in which every person – regardless of age, race, ability, income, or status – has access to the food they need to live a life full of the activities and people they love. That’s why Second Harvest works hard to get food onto the tables of families, kids, and seniors facing hunger in our community.
- World Relief – Our world is currently in the midst of the greatest refugee crisis in history. As of 2018, nearly 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced, with over a third—22.5 million—living outside of their countries as refugees. Desperate for protection and surrounded by unfamiliar, sometimes unwelcoming faces, refugees are truly some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Working in partnership with the local church, World Relief Spokane is committed to helping refugees and immigrants from all countries resettle and rebuild their lives.
- Refugee Connections Spokane – Refugee Connections Spokane (RCS) is a non-profit organization that works to identify and address barriers to refugees and immigrants’ successful resettlement in the Spokane area. RCS also strives to increase awareness, knowledge, and appreciation of refugees, immigrants’ cultures and traditions, resettlement experiences, skills, abilities, and contributions. This means we work with refugee communities and other refugee service providers to develop projects, programs, and resources that benefit refugees and immigrants in the Spokane area.
- Family Promise – Family Promise envisions a future where no child experiences homelessness in Spokane County. They are equipping families and communities to end the cycle of homelessness.
- Northeast Community Center – The Northeast Community Center Association (NECCA) is a non-profit neighborhood organization that strives to improve the quality of life for residents of northeast Spokane, with emphasis on social, health, economic, education, and recreational needs.
- School Family Resource Advocates for Spokane School District – Working to ensure each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. Oscar Harris (509) 354-7970, Rochelle Miller (509) 354-7268
Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicide Prevention
- For suicide prevention resources, call 1-800-274-TALK or text ‘HELP’ to 741741
- Counseling and Suicide Prevention – Rogers High School/Spokane Public Schools – Learn about suicide prevention, risk factors, and warning signs, and find mental health and crisis resources for Northeast Spokane on this page.
- North East Support Team – NEST Coalition – The NEST Coalition works with kids in the Rogers High School neighborhood, and they focus on youth wellness and alcohol and substance misuse. Message them on Facebook!
- MCAT – Mobile Community Assertive Treatment – MCAT is emergency help and crisis intervention for mental health and substance abuse situations to help people avoid going into inpatient psychiatric treatment. Anyone can get help from MCAT!
Phone: (509) 838-4651, ext. 351400 – 8am to 11pm, M-F; 8am-7pm, Sat and Sun
After hours, contact the 24/7 Regional Crisis Line: 1-877-266-1818
- Age of consent for behavioral health treatment in Washington (Fact Sheet) – Learn more about when minors can make their own choices about receiving mental health and substance use treatment.
- Compassionate Addiction Treatment – Community is at the heart of CAT. We work together to create a safe and welcoming Recovery Community with assessments, IOP and MAT available to support you in your journey in recovery.
Courts and Legal
- The Bail Project – Spokane – A nonprofit that helps people pay bail and connects people with legal and social resources. Contact them on their website for assistance.
Politics and Advocacy
- Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane – Spokane’s community peace and justice organization has special programs for youth engagement in causes and our community.
- STAND for Children Washington – Advocates for youth and families who are highly engaged in local politics, where decisions about schools and youth programs get made.
- I Did the Time – Supports individuals and families who are working to overcome barriers associated with past offenses while also engaging in legislative advocacy to ensure that people who have served their time in the criminal justice system have fair and just opportunities to rebuild and maintain a safe, stable and prosperous life upon reentering society.
- Legal Services for Prisoners with Children – LSPC organizes communities impacted by the criminal justice system and advocates to release incarcerated people, restore human and civil rights, and reunify families and communities. They build public awareness of structural racism in policing, the courts, and the prison system, and advance racial and gender justice in all their work.
- All of Us or None
- YWCA Domestic Violence
- Better Health Together
- NorthEast Support Team Coalition
- NorthEast Community Coalition
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