A stronger connection: Crisis clinic has new name, brand to better reflect its community

  • Friday, July 20, 2018 10:45am
  • Life

Since 1964, Crisis Clinic has been one of the leading providers of essential services that connect people in the Seattle area to invaluable support and resources. Over time, Crisis Clinic’s programs and services have evolved to better meet the needs of people living in the community and across the state.

Through expansion into health and human services with King County 211, to the development of Teen Link – a youth-serving program by teens, and even through the adoption of the Washington Recovery Help Line and Washington Warm Line, for over 54 years, it has always been about connecting people to support, resources and training.

Through surveys and interviews with staff, volunteers, board members, and community partners, the Crisis Clinic team has learned that its name and brand as they currently stand do not fully reflect the breadth of work they do. In order to better tell their story and more fully embrace their identity, Crisis Clinic has announced a new name: Crisis Connections.

Crisis Connections connects people throughout King County and Washington State to vital support and resources. Crisis Connections’ values are still the same as they were in 1964:

Our passion is caring and listening: empowering people to make positive life changes. We do this through connections. between people and critical resources.

“Thank you for your continued support of Crisis Clinic, now Crisis Connections. Your support helps us to provide essential services that connect people to resources that may be of help in difficult times,” states Executive Director, Allie Franklin. “We look forward to continuing to expand the ways that people connect with us into the future.”

The new name is effective immediately and will be implemented across all of the agency’s programs and services. To learn more about the history of Crisis Connections and its programs, please visit crisisconnections.org.

More in Life

Courtesy photo
Golden Dragon Acrobats to perform in Auburn

Chinese acrobatic tour appear at PAC on Feb. 9

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibition

Tickets on sale for Museum of Flight’s major exhibition that celebrates the first lunar landing 50 years ago

Youth Movement

Chamber Concert with Auburn Symphony Musicians set for Jan. 20

Louie Foxx’s One-Man Side Show

Catch the magic on the AveKids stage on Jan. 26

‘Talk to Me’ draws from real life

The view from above was stunning. The cliché says that people look… Continue reading

Our Very Own Nutcracker On Ice

Kent Valley Figure Skating Club performs holiday program Jan. 5

Learn about favorite writers in ‘A Sidecar Named Desire’

The holiday season started with a cup of cheer. Then there was… Continue reading

Auburn woman’s large nativity scene collection on display

Margaret Luke, Auburn resident and a member of First Christian Church of… Continue reading

You don’t have to like it, but you will

You don’t have to like it. That’s the way it is with… Continue reading

The Apollo 11 Descent Module and astronaut foot trails are visible in the center of this LRO photo. NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University
New photo exhibit exposes alien tracks on the moon

Opening Dec. 20, Lunar Focus offers recent images of Apollo landing sites from the observations of NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Prepare to dive into the inner workings of a library

The possibilities seem endless. Row upon row of books awaits you, each… Continue reading