New Ground Bothell (NGB) in Bothell, Washington, houses up to 14 young mothers. Residents are between the ages of 18 and 21, either pregnant or parenting a child under three years old. Residents at New Ground Bothell may share an apartment with a roommate or become eligible for a single unit. The apartment units have two bedrooms, one bathroom, a spacious living room, full kitchen, and an on-site laundry facility. The apartments are located inside a secure, locked building and are monitored by a video security system. There is a play area outside and a family-centered community room inside. Clients may stay for up to 18 months.
Our staff offer supportive case management services to help residents set goals, work on their education, obtain employment, secure childcare, apply for health care and benefits, and apply for permanent housing. The program also offers employment specialist services for unemployed residents or those looking for alternative employment. Additionally, parenting classes, life skills training, access to resources and referrals, financial management and budget planning, and the development of healthy relationships are provided on site.
New Ground Bothell is located near the 522 Park & Ride and on the Community and Metro-Transit bus lines, providing easy access to and from Seattle and other Eastside locations. The program site is near a post office, grocery store, several daycare centers, the Northshore Food Bank, WIC Center, Northshore Youth and Family Services, and Cascadia Community College / UW Bothell campus, and many other community resources.