Somali Community Services of Seattle 

SCSS OUR VISION and  We believe a change: 

Our vision is to help and to provide services of superior quality and value that improve the lives


Our Values: Social Equity: 
Our work with clients, funders and partners is in service of a fair, just and healthy society.

Our practice is shaped and strengthened by the perspectives and experiences of diverse communities.

Our work is grounded toward impact to which we hold ourselves and our partners accountable.

We develop and deliver experiences, content, and outcomes that are relevant and accessible to our clients.

We believe humor is healthy and creates connections that forward the work.
Learning: We bring both rigor and curiosity to all of our work.

We take a broad approach to the issues presented, understanding and addressing how they might radiate throughout the 

The organizational set-up consists of a Board of Directors, Executive Director and supporting staff.

    The Somali Community Services of Seattle (SCCS) 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, 1995

    MISSION: 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. Our Member: 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.


    Our Social Services

    1. Referral service & outreach
    2. Training programs, job search & employment referral
    3. Family & Youth Programs, Youth entertainment  and youth & Sport 
    4. After school program , Parent education
    5. Housing assistance to homeless families, Cultural & behavioral orientation
    6. Counseling and case management
    7. Senior Program (Education & Nutrition)
    8. Drug and tobacco prevention program
    9. Know your right about Immigration
    10. Community Safety and Covid-19 awareness 

    Office hours

    Monday- Friday 9:AM-4:PM
    Location 8810 Renton Ave South
    Seattle WA 98118
    Tel: 206 760-1181
    Cell:206 422-7074


    Thank you for making a difference in the lives of those who needs!