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Community Partners

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.

  • Agency: Arts Corps
  • What they offer: Arts 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!
  • Who they help: Youth
  • Contact: For more info, please contact:  cpd@artscorps.org

  • Agency: Asian Counseling & Referral Service
  • What they offer: Mental health counseling; assistance with basic needs such as health and housing
  • Who they help: Asian Pacific American individuals/families–including immigrants, refugees and native born. ACRS collectively speaks 30 languages and dialects
  • Contact: 206-695-7600

  • Agency: Center for Career Alternatives (CCA)
  • What they offer: 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 WASL
  • Who they help: Students who are 16-20 years of age and interested in the GED program. Job assistance available. Must meet family income.
  • Contact: 206-322-9080

  • Agency: Communities in Schools
  • What they offer: 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.
  • Who they help: CSI students 9-12.
  • Contact: Johnny Jefferson jojefferson@seattleschools.org, or Mia Stroutsos mistroutsos@seattleschools.org 206-252-8695

  • Agency: Consejo Counseling & Referral Service
  • What they offer:
  • Individual, group and family therapy; support groups; crisis intervention; chemical dependency assessments; case management. Group counseling with males and females (separately) at Chief Sealth HS.
  • Who they help: Focus on Spanish speaking clients; focus on high-risk Latino and multicultural youth
  • Contact: 206-461-4880

  • Agency: University of Washington Community Engagement & Leadership Education Center
  • What they offer: Partners 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 scholarships
  • Who they help: Chief Sealth HS students
  • Contact: 206-616-5791

  • Agency: El Centro de la Raza
  • What they offer: Multi-service center provides advocacy, case management, information and referral to community resources. Assist immigrants in filling out citizen application forms.
  • Who they help: No eligibility for most programs. Focus is on the Latino community in Seattle and King County
  • Contact: 206-329-9442

  • Agency: Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA)
  • What they offer: Building pathways to careers in engineering and science for minority and female students
  • Who they help: All students interested in math and science
  • Contact: 206-616-2946

  • Agency: OneWorld Now!
  • What they offer: Global leadership program that includes travel to Morocco or China and learning Arabic or Chinese; college advising and application assistance; 2-year after school commitment
  • Who they help: All students. Scholarships are available for travel to Morocco, China, or Egypt
  • Contact: 206-223-7703

  • Agency: Ryther Child Center
    What they offer: Intensive therapeutic residential treatment; child and family therapy; mental health counseling; Chemical Dependency treatment
  • Who they help: Children and youth
  • Contact: 206-762-2630

  • Agency: Safe Futures Youth Center
  • What they offer: Counseling, after school program with tutoring and homework assistance, case management services, leadership development, mentoring, support/therapeutic groups
  • Who they help: Focuses on culturally relevant services for all youth
  • Contact: 206-938-9606

  • Agency: SEAMAR
  • What they offer: providing quality, comprehensive health, human and housing services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos
  • Who they help: Focus on Spanish speaking clients; focus on high-risk Latino and multicultural youth
  • Contact: 206-766-6976

  • Agency: Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative
  • What they offer: Multi-agency community-based dropout prevention program; connects youth to the agency that best matches their cultural and linguistic needs
  • Who they help: Youth
  • Contact: Youth

  • Agency: Southwest Youth and Family Serivces (SWYFS)
  • What they offer: Provides individual, group and family counseling. Offers parenting classes, support groups and ESL classes
  • Who they help: All 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.
  • Contact: 206-937-7680

  • Agency: Summer Search
  • What they offer: Leadership development program; mentoring for 3 years; two full-time paid summer experiential trips; college and career counseling individually, with families, and in workshops
  • Who they help: Focuses on low-income, high potential and performing; look for resiliency, altruism, and performance; students referred during the fall of their sophomore year by school personnel
  • Contact: 206-729-0911

  • Agency: Teen Health Center @ CSHS
  • What they offer: Chief 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.
  • Who they help: Chief Sealth HS students
  • Contact: 206-938-1360

  • Agency: Treehouse
  • What they offer: Provides 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.
  • Who they help: All students with a DSHS caseworker.
  • Contact: 206-767-7000

  • Agency: TRiOTalent Search
  • What they offer: Assistance in preparing for college; academic, financial and career counseling
  • Who they help: College bound 9-12 graders. 2/3 first generation college & low-income. 1/3 low income, 1st generation or neither.
  • Contact: Leti Bravo, 206-252-8635

  • Agency: UDOC
  • What they offer: Free summer program at UW for students interested in health professions; students live at UW, go on field trips to different clinics and hospitals
  • Who they help: Sophomores and juniors can apply starting in November, deadline in March
  • Contact: 206-616-5522

  • Agency: United Indians of All Tribes
  • What they offer: Independent living program; case management on site; length of stay up to 36 months (or 22nd birthday if not involved in state); 5 beds
  • Who they help: Targets urban Native American and youth of color ages 14-21; Co-ed
  • Contact: 206-781-8303

  • Agency: UW Upward Bound
  • What they offer: UW 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.
  • Who they help: Students can apply in 9th or 10th grade and remain in the program until they graduate from high school.
  • Contact: ub@uw.edu, 206-221-9123
  • website: linktr.ee/uwtrioub

  • Agency: White Center Public Health
  • What they offer: Public health nurse helps students and families access health care and get them connected to providers
  • Who they help: Chief Sealth HS students and the community
  • Contact: 206-296-4646


  • Agency: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
  • What they offer: Provides 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.
  • Who they help: Chief Sealth HS students and other area youth
  • Contact: 206-935-2999