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Chief Sealth High School partners withmany community organizations in order to promote intellectual, social,emotional, and ethical growth for all students.

The success of our students is due inlarge part to these strong partnerships. The programs offered to ourdiverse student body range from outdoor education, international travel,case management and mental health services, vocational and tradeopportunities, tutoring, college preparation, mentoring, housing, andmore.

AgencyWhat they offerWho they helpContact
Arts CorpsArts Corps fosters the creativity of young people by offering a wide range of free arts education classes in schools and community spaces. Classes include theater, poetry dance, music, visual arts and more! YouthFor more info, please contact:  cpd@artscorps.org
Asian Counseling & Referral ServiceMental health counseling; assistance with basic needs such as health and housingAsian Pacific American individuals/families–including immigrants, refugees and native born. ACRS collectively speaks 30 languages and dialects206-695-7600
Center for Career Alternatives (CCA)Several programs meeting the needs of students including improving math, reading and writing skills; mentorship with a caring adult; paid work experiences; resources for students who have been expelled; support for students who have not passed the WASLStudents who are 16-20 years of age and interested in the GED program. Job assistance available. Must meet family income.206-322-9080
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Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. We provide case management and support for students who are struggling or are at risk of dropping out. We work with students, families, teachers, community organizations for overall success. CSI students 9-12.Johnny Jefferson jojefferson@seattleschools.org

Mia Stroutsos mistroutsos@seattleschools.org206-252-8695

Consejo Counseling & Referral ServiceIndividual, group and family therapy; support groups; crisis intervention; chemical dependency assessments; case management. Group counseling with males and females (separately) at Chief Sealth HS.Focus on Spanish speaking clients; focus on high-risk Latino and multicultural youth206-461-4880
University of Washington Community Engagement & Leadership Education CenterPartners UW students with first-generation and low-income high school students to help them achieve the dream of attending college by assisting with the college admissions process (including SAT prep, applications, writing essays, applying for financial aid, and finding scholarshipsChief Sealth HS students206-616-5791
El Centro de la RazaMulti-service center provides advocacy, case management, information and referral to community resources. Assist immigrants in filling out citizen application forms.No eligibility for most programs. Focus is on the Latino community in Seattle and King County206-329-9442
Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA)Building pathways to careers in engineering and science for minority and female studentsAll students interested in math and science206-616-2946
OneWorld Now!Global leadership program that includes travel to Morocco or China and learning Arabic or Chinese; college advising and application assistance; 2-year after school commitmentAll students. Scholarships are available for travel to Morocco, China, or Egypt206-223-7703
Ryther Child CenterIntensive therapeutic residential treatment; child and family therapy; mental health counseling; Chemical Dependency treatment Children and youth206-762-2630
Safe Futures Youth Centercounseling, after school program with tutoring and homework assistance, case management services, leadership development, mentoring, support/therapeutic groupsFocuses on culturally relevant services for all youth206-938-9606
SEAMAR providing quality, comprehensive health, human and housing services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos Focus on Spanish speaking clients; focus on high-risk Latino and multicultural youth 206-766-6976
Seattle Youth Violence Prevention InitiativeMulti-agency community-based dropout prevention program; connects youth to the agency that best matches their cultural and linguistic needs Youth266-937-7680
Southwest Youth and Family Serivces (SWYFS)Provides individual, group and family counseling. Offers parenting classes, support groups and ESL classesAll families in West and Southwest Seattle. Additionally, I/Agui Community center adovcates for primarily Iraqi or Arab-speaking families regarding immigration, medical, legal, housing and other needs.206-937-7680
Summer SearchLeadership development program; mentoring for 3 years; two full-time paid summer experiential trips; college and career counseling individually, with families, and in workshopsFocuses on low-income, high potential and performing; look for resiliency, altruism, and performance; students referred during the fall of their sophomore year by school personnel206-729-0911
Teen Health Center @ CSHSChief Sealth High School’s health clinic – run by NeighborCare Health – located in the school that provides a place where students can go for physical and mental health services and to learn how to lead healthy lives.Chief Sealth HS students206-938-1360
TreehouseProvides support and services to children in foster care. Offers fees for summer camps, tutoring and educational advocacy. Has a Wearhouse for youth with a DSHS social worker to get free clothes and supplies.All students with a DSHS caseworker.206-767-7000
TRiOTalent SearchAssistance in preparing for college; academic, financial and career counselingCollege bound 9-12 graders. 2/3 first generation college & low-income. 1/3 low income, 1st generation or neither.Leti Bravo:
206-252-8635
UDOCFree summer program at UW for students interested in health professions; students live at UW, go on field trips to different clinics and hospitalsSophomores and juniors can apply starting in November, deadline in March206-616-5522
United Indians of All TribesIndependent living program; case management on site; length of stay up to 36 months (or 22nd birthday if not involved in state); 5 bedsTargets urban Native American and youth of color ages 14-21; Co-ed206-781-8303
UW Upward BoundUW Upward Bound offers free college preparation services. For six weeks during the summer, students will take rigorous college preparation courses at UW Seattle to learn more about college. During the school year, Upward Bound staff visit Chief Sealth weekly to offer free tutoring, academic advising, and workshops to help with high school graduation, college/career planning, financial aid, and scholarships.Students can apply in 9th or 10th grade and remain in the program until they graduate from high school.email: ub@uw.edu
phone: 206-221-9123
website: linktr.ee/uwtrioub
White Center Public HealthPublic health nurse helps students and families access health care and get them connected to providersChief Sealth HS students and the community206-296-4646
YMCA Community Learning Center Chief Sealth HS studentsAurora Porter[email], 206-252-8665
Youngstown Cultural Arts CenterProvides a wide variety of classes and performances for young people: yoga, music, band, recording, concerts, theater, dancing, poetry, and more! Has a theater, dance studio and recording studio.Chief Sealth HS students and other area youth206-935-2999