Seattle University’s Homeless Rights Advocacy Project does not represent individuals. It does advocate for legal and policy changes that keep homeless individuals out of the criminal justice system, and provides them with the housing and services they need.

The resources below will help people who are experiencing homelessness or facing the threat of homelessness find legal help.

We've also compiled other resources on criminalization:

Are you Homeless or Facing the Threat
of Homelessness and Need Legal Help?

Depending upon the type of legal problem or problems you have, and where you are, there may be attorneys who can help. Criminal and civil legal service providers are listed separately.

General Legal Information

Washington Law Help offers helpful basic legal information on a broad range of issues at:

If you have additions or corrections to this list of resources, please contact Suzanne Skinner.

Contact us

Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality
901 12th Avenue
Sullivan Hall 313
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Phone: 206-398-4394
Fax: 206-398-4077

Please note: The Korematsu Center will conclude its tenure at Seattle University in June 2024. We are in the process of building a new center for civil rights that will continue this important work. To learn more about those plans and ways that you can support them, please contact Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Affairs Feven Teklu at