Somali Community Services of Seattle
Somali Community Services of Seattle is a non-profit philanthropic organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of the Somali & Oromos community by supporting the Refugees and Immigrants in King County.
- 8810 Renton Ave South
Seattle, WA, 98118
Our mission is to work for the success of refugees to undergo a smooth transitional process, and attain self-sustainable status in their new country.
Translation & Interpretation Services
Essential ServicesElderly Services
Immigrant & Refugee Services
A group of Somalis who resettled in the US in 1990’s came together in the year 1995 and started helping newly arrived refugees from Africa in culturally and language competent manner. Their aim was to provide the help and the support that they wish they had when they first came to the US.
The organization was established under the name, Somali Immigrant Support Society in the year 1995, and was incorporated into non profit organization under IRS code 501©3 on September 18, 1996. Community members, government and non government agencies supported in the process of incorporation. On August 4, 1997, the name of the organization was changed to Somali Community Services of Seattle.
The Somali Community Services of Seattle is a community based service organization. Our Mission is to work for the success of the refugees to undergo a smooth transitional process and attain a self-sustainable status in their new country.