New Ground Kirkland (NGK) in Kirkland, Washington houses up to nine single young adults. Residents are between the ages of 18 and 21 when they enter the program. Residents at New Ground Kirkland live in their own apartment. All residents have a shared bedroom, one bathroom, a living room and a full kitchen. The building is monitored by a video security system to ensure the safety of residents. There is also an on-site resource center with internet access to accommodate job and housing searches and on-site group activities.
Our staff offer supportive case management services that help residents set goals, work on education, obtain employment, secure childcare, apply for health care and benefits, and much more on an as-needed basis. The program also offers employment specialist services for unemployed residents or those looking for alternative employment. Additionally, life skills training, independent living skills, access to resources and referrals, financial management and budget planning, and the development of healthy relationships are provided on-site.
New Ground Kirkland is located near downtown Kirkland with easy access to the Kirkland Transit Center and Metro bus lines. There is easy bus access to Bellevue Community Center, the library, and the Kirkland Teen Union Building. New Ground Kirkland is located two blocks from grocery and convenience stores.