Housing

There are several types of housing included in this section:

  • Adult Foster Care: Adult foster homes are small, homelike settings that serve no more than six older adults. Adult foster care may be provided by an individual or couple in their own home, or by organizations with around-the-clock staff. They offer a variety of personal care and health-related services.
  • Independent Living: Options include apartments, condominiums, cooperatives, and cottages with a range of rental options from market rate to subsidized. Services are generally arranged by the renter. Please check with the provider to determine what is offered.
  • Assisted Living / Housing with Services: Housing with services encompasses a variety of senior residential settings that offer, for a fee, certain types of supportive services (such as help with personal laundry, bill-paying, or arranging for medical care) or health-related services (such as personal care or nursing services.) Settings range from an apartment with kitchen to a room with bathroom in a facility where all meals are provided. Some of these establishments are designed specifically to assist older adults who have memory loss.
  • Nursing Homes / Care Centers: Nursing homes fill a special niche in the older adult continuum of care. They provide transitional care for older adults who need short term rehabilitation before returning home and both skilled care and custodial care to older adults who are no longer able to live in their personal residence. Nursing homes provide a full array of personal, dietary, therapeutic, social, spiritual, recreational and nursing services.

Our Resource Directory for LGBTQ older adults aims to help people looking for LGBTQ–welcoming services for themselves, a loved one or a client.  The Directory is not meant to endorse or guarantee the sensitivity of any provider. However, we do indicate which organizations and providers report having non-discrimination policies that specifically include sexual orientation (SO) and/or gender identity (GI). The Generations Aging with Pride logo  is indicated next to providers that have had one or more staff members attend our evidence-based training.

 

 

Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

 

Contact:

Nichole Casado, Lynda Baldwin

Address: 

SOGI

Phone #:

206-242-3212 (facility), 

206-631-0222 (24/7 admissions)

1031 SW 130th St 

Burien, WA 98146

 

 

E-mail:

admissions@burienrehab.com

 

Ages

19+

 

 

ADA

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Transit

www.burienrehab.com

12+ languages & translation

Parking

 

Services provided: Advocacy, Alternative and Complementary Therapy, Caregiver Support, Case Management/Care Coordination, Community and Social Activities, Counseling partner with NAVOS mental health, Financial Planning (can help with Medicaid application), Food and Nutrition, Healthcare (Hospitals, Clinics, Health Centers), Hospice & Palliative Care, Housing, Information and Assistance, Specialty Associations (HIV care), Volunteer Opportunities

 

Summary:  Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center provides 24-hour skilled nursing and sophisticated rehabilitation services in a clean, comfortable, friendly and motivating environment. We believe the most effective way to provide compassionate care is to maintain high medical integrity, build a team spirit among staff and provide beautiful surroundings for our patients and their visitors. ALL our staff are given LGBT cultural competency training upon hire. Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center participates in the NW LGBT Senior Provider Network, has a close working relationship with the Madison Clinic and Bailey Boushay House.

 

 

 

 

CHOICE Advisory Services

 

Contact:

n/a

Address: 

SOGI

Phone #:

800-361-0138

PO Box 12494

 

 

E-mail:

bestcar@choiceadvisory.com

Mill Creek, WA 98082

Ages

60+

 

 

ADA

n/a

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Transit

n/a

www.choiceadvisory.com

English, Spanish, Romanian, Tagalog, German, French

Parking

n/a

 

Services provided: Caregiver Support, Home Care (Non-Medical), Housing, Information & Assistance

 

Summary:  Our services are offered in Clark, Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap, King, Snohomish, Whatcom & Skagit Counties as well as in Spokane, WA and Coeur d’Alene, ID. We also offer the same services in the Portland Metro area. We provide in-person or telephone assistance to define senior housing & care options within retirement, assisted living, memory care or adult family homes. We also give guidance and options for in-home care. This services is provided free-of-charge to older adults age 62+ and/or to their families. Individuals must be able to pay privately for their care for a minimum of one year to qualify for our free assistance.

 

 

 

Full Life Care

 

Contact:

n/a

Address: 

SOGI*

Phone #:

206-528-5315

800 Jefferson St, Ste 620

 

 

E-mail:

n/a

Seattle, WA 98104

Ages

18+

 

 

ADA

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Transit

www.fulllifecare.org

English, other languages

Parking

 

vary by site

 

 

 

Services provided:  Adult Day Services, Caregiver Support, Case Management/Care Coordination, Community and Social Activities, Counseling, Help at Home, Home Care (non-medical), Housing, Volunteer Opportunities. 

 

Summary:  Full Life Care helps adults of all ages with chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities. We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving people’s lives and supporting caregivers. Since the 1970s, we have helped thousands of individuals preserve their dignity and avoid living in a nursing home or in isolation. Programs include: adult day health, care consultation, memory care assisted living, home care, ElderFriends volunteer companionship, Solstice behavioral health and Roads to Community Living.

 

*Organization culture is non-discriminatory around gender, currently in process up updating written policies to include GI. 

 

 

Lifelong AIDS Alliance

 

Contact:

n/a

Address: 

SOGI

Phone #:

206-957-1600

1016 E Pike Street

 

 

E-mail:

info@lifelong.org

Seattle, WA 98102

Ages

all

 

 

ADA

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Transit

n/a

www.lifelong.org

English, Spanish, 

Parking

n/a

 

translation services

 

 

 

Services provided:  Advocacy, Caregiver Support, Case Management / Care Coordination, Counseling, Food and Nutrition, Housing, Information and Assistance, Transportation, Volunteer Opportunities 

 

Summary:  Lifelong's mission is to empower people living with or at risk (of acquisition or transmission) of HIV, AIDS, and/or other chronic conditions to lead healthier lives. The agency is a Community Health Organization committed to assisting people living with chronic conditions that interfere with their quality of life, independence, and ability to fully participate in their community. 
Founded in 1983, Lifelong was forged out of the HIV/AIDS crisis—providing care, prevention and quality of life services to all individuals, regardless of age. Today, our HIV medical case 
management, wellness advocates and prevention services teams are trained to assist clients in: identifying and accessing resources; coordination of medical and treatment adherence support services; HIV counseling and testing, as well as pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP / Truvada for HIV-negative folks); dental care; health insurance navigation and enrollment; financial resources; food and nutrition; housing and more. 

 

Lifelong’s food and nutrition program—Chicken Soup Brigade—is unique in our region as being the only clinically-focused, diagnosis-specific, meal and grocery operation. Lifelong also provides a wide array of other supportive, wrap-around health-related services to communities that face significant health disparities. Other conditions our case management, prevention, and food programs assist with or aid in the provision and coordination of services include: Diabetes, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, cancers, and multiple sclerosis.


We further serve as a community-based, policy and advocacy agency on issues related to health. 
Lifelong currently operates or coordinates services in 12 counties in Washington State: King, Snohomish, Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, and Mason.

 

 

 

Living Care Lifestyles

 

Contact:

David Haack

Address: 

SOGI

Phone #:

206-441-1770

146 N. Canal St, Suite 220

 

 

E-mail:

davidh@livingcarelifestyles.com

Seattle, WA 98103

Ages

60+

 

 

ADA

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Transit

www.Livingcarelifestyles.com

English, other languages vary by site

Parking

 

Services provided:  Housing

 

Summary:  We build, develop and manage independent retirement, assisted living, and memory care communities in 5 states. We follow NRC training guidelines for inclusion and speak openly about LGBT and gender diversity in the work place as well as with our residents.

 

 

 

 

Seattle Counseling Service

 

Contact:

Bleeker Ayers

Address: 

SOGI

Phone #:

206-323-1768

1216 Pine St. Suite 300  

 

 

E-mail:

Bleekera@seattlecounseling.org

Seattle, WA  98101

Ages

18+

 

 

ADA

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Transit

www.seattlecounseling.org

English

Parking

 

Services provided: Advocacy, Alternative and Complementary Therapy, Caregiver Support, Case Management/Care Coordination, Community and Social Activities, Counseling, Financial Planning, Housing, Information Assistance, Lifelong Learning and Arts

 

Summary: Seattle Counseling Service is a community based organization that has been dedicated to promoting health and wellness within the LGBTQ community for 45 years. We are committed to providing accessible services, offering a sliding fee scale in addition to accepting Medicaid and many insurance plans.

 

 

 

 

Thrive Senior Advisors

 

Contact:

Lauren Ward, President and 

Address: 

SOGI

 

  Senior Living Advisor

PO Box 78113

 

 

Phone #:

206-347-8843

Seattle WA 98178

Ages

50+

E-mail:

lauren@thrivesenioradvisors.com

 

ADA

n/a

 

 

Transit

n/a

Website/Social Media Page:

Languages:  

Parking

n/a

www.thrivesenioradvisors.com

English

 

 

 

Services provided: Housing

 

Summary: Thrive Senior Advisors is the premiere referral agency for senior housing and care in the Pacific Northwest. While we help all of our clients, no matter their cultural, religious or sexual orientation, find solutions to their housing and care needs, we also focus deeply on the quality of life for each individual. It’s important to us that our seniors and their families find options that are not only financially sustainable, but also assist in creating joy and peace in these special years of life. We can help you through this process so that you can ultimately have peace of mind.