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Need Help?

Support, and access to services and resources for women experiencing homelessness in King County

The Sophia Way Shelters

Red Lion Hotel
11211 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004
( follow signs for “Jonah’s Restaurant”)

PHONE: 425.896.7385

BUS ROUTE: 240 and 249

Day Center

Access to services on a first-come, first-serve basis
Open from 8 AM to 3 PM, every day
Cold breakfast, hot lunch, showers, and laundry

Emergency Shelter

Please call 425.896.7385 to check for available space

Extended-Stay Shelter

Our shelter is currently full. Please check for updates on August 24.

Community Resources

If you need shelter or resources in King County, call 211 or visit their website.

Some other resources:

Domestic Violence (Lifewire): 425.746.1940;  800.827.8840

Crisis Line: 206.431.3222; 1.800.273.8255

Drugs & Alcohol: 206.722.3700

Veterans Crisis Line: 1.800.272.8255 [#1]

Click here for information on other shelters, housing, food banks, and organizations that support those experiencing homelessness.

Mail Service

Women who are not staying with The Sophia Way at the Red Lion Hotel, but are receiving mail through us and would like their mail checked, please:

  • Meet staff at Sophia’s Place (3032 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004) on Sundays at 9AM, Wednesdays at 3PM or Fridays at 2PM


  • Call the Shelter (425.896.7385) to put your name on the mail-check list and schedule a time to pick your mail up at the Red Lion Hotel (11211 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004)