Building Pathways to Self-sufficiency

We offer essential services — food, shelter, warmth and financial tools — for neighbors in Seattle’s Central District to build stability and self-sufficiency.

We offer support year-round for Seattle residents to help pay for home heating and furnace repair.

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We’re open three days a week for people who need it to shop for healthy foods and non-grocery essentials.

Tuesday 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday 12 pm – 4 pm
Thursday 10 am – 2 pm

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We help renters facing eviction and offer resources for those needing temporary, transitional or permanent affordable housing.

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We connect you to financial tools and resources to manage your finances, reduce debt and save for the future.

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“I love Byrd Barr Place. I am grateful for the food bank. I don’t need it weekly like most, but when I need it, you are always here. I appreciate you having the food I need and want and always serving me with a smile.”


How can we help you?

You can check the status of your grant by creating an account through our online portal. We can also send you email notifications when the status of your application and/or grant changes.


To create an account and/or sign up for email notifications, visit


Visit our online support page for answers to common questions about: 



For information about why the organization changed its name to Byrd Barr Place, please check out our story. 


If you can't find an answer to your question or need support in Amharic, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya, or Vietnamese, please reach out via phone at 206-812-4940. Visit our Contact Us page for additional details.