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Showers, Etc.

Urban Rest Stop
Denny triangle location: 1924 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
University District location: 1415 NE 43rd St (rear), Seattle, WA 98145

Free showers and laundry facilities for homeless and low income. Will lend coveralls for patrons who have nothing to wear while doing laundry.

Free hygiene supplies such as soap, toothbrushes, diapers, feminine hygiene supplies, etc.

Hours at Denny Triangle location:

  • Mon.-Fri. 5:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Sat.-Sun. June 1 - Sept. 30: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1 - May 31: 8 a.m.- 3 p.m.
  • Closed holidays.

Last wash times 7:30 p.m. Mon. - Fri., Sat. & Sun. 3pm. Laundry list may be filled up before last wash time. Laundry appointment times may be made by phone Mon Thurs. Shower appointments must be made in person.

Directions to University District location: the entrance is on the alley that runs from NE 42nd Street to NE 43rd Street between 15th Ave NE and University Way NE. It is in the back of University Methodist Temple. If you come north from 42nd Street, go past the Allegro coffeeshop, and look for the blue handrails on the right.

Hours at University District location:

  • Tue.-Fri. 9 a.m.- 12 noon, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Needs verification 01/2013

    Greenlake Community Center
    7201 East Greenlake Drive N., Seattle 98115

    Free showers. Enter through lobby.

    • Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    • Sat. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Closed Sundays and holidays.
    Verified 08/2014

    Compass Center
    206-357-3100 Admin
    206-357-3180 Hygiene

    77 S. Washington, Seattle 98104

    Showers and laundry. Please call for schedule.
    Verified 9/09

    Union Gospel Mission
    318 Second Ave. Ext. S, Seattle 98104

    Free showers (men only), hygiene supplies 2-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. except last Thursday of each month.
    Verified 01/10

    Downtown Emergency Service Center (DESC)
    517 Third Ave, Seattle 98104

    Age 18+. Priority to women age 18+ (no minors), men 60+, men 18-59 if severely disabled, mentally ill, physically or developmentally disabled, medically/physically compromised, chemically dependent (and working with a counselor). Free showers, hygiene supplies 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (7 days a week).
    Verified 9/09

    505 Third Ave, Seattle 98104

    Free showers, hygiene supplies, laundry, & computer use for homeless individuals actively seeking employment & willing to sign-up for program. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily.
    Verified 1/07

    Millionair Club Charity
    2515 Western Ave., Seattle 98121

    Free showers, laundry (soap, towels, detergent provided) M-F 6:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Showers are only for people who are signed up for their day labor program.
    Verified 1/07

    Angeline's Day Center
    2025 Third Avenue, Seattle 98121

    Showers, laundry, phone, computers, legal advice, and healthcare for women only. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. daily.
    Verified 12/09

    University District Youth Center
    4516 15th Avenue NE, 98105

    Showers and laundry available (for youth 13-23) Mon. - Thurs. 1:15 - 3:45 p.m. On bus routes 48, 41, 72, 73, 30, 74.
    Verified 12/09

    University Family YMCA
    5003 12th Ave NE, 98105

    Shower pass $5. Day pass for $8. Financial aid available for those short of funds. Expect about a 1 week process to be approved for aid; if you are approved, membership price will vary on a sliding scale. Need your own towel.
    Verified 12/09

    Immanuel Lutheran
    1215 Thomas St., Seattle 98109

    Showers Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. for men and women. Laundry M-F 8am-9:30 a.m.
    Verified 12/09

    Family & Adult Service Center (FASC)
    2013 Third Ave. Seattle 98104

    Laundry & showers available to both men & women 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Towels & soap provided. Sign-up that morning for a time slot for either service or both.
    Verified 2/08

    This page last fully fact-checked: January 2007
    This page last modified: August 28, 2014
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