Are you a new client? Welcome to Valley Cities.
Your First Step: Call 253.833.7444 to determine eligibility.
Our Clinical Screener team is available Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 5pm. During this call, you will be screened for eligibility and receive important information on what you need to bring with you to your intake.
Next Step: Once you have completed this call, please print and complete the Mental Health intake packet below to bring to your intake assessment. You may walk in to any of our eight neighborhood locations any time Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 2pm (availability may vary). If you require an interpreter or have special needs, you are eligible for a scheduled appointment, so please request an appointment during your initial call with the Clinical Screener team.
Note on intake availability: Valley Cities offices are closed in the mornings on the third Wednesday of each month for staff training. Please take that into consideration when planning a time to come in for your intake.
Chemical Dependency/Substance Use Assessments: If you are in need of a Substance Use (CD) assessments, they are completed starting at 8:30am on the following days and locations:
- Mondays in our Kent location.
- Tuesdays in Midway and Meridian (Northgate).
- Thursdays in Federal Way.
- Fridays in Auburn, Rainier Beach (beginning at 9am), and Renton.
Assessments are available on a walk-in basis. Please make sure you arrive by 8:30am, as assessments are on a first come, first served basis. Valley Cities does not offer scheduled SUD assessment appointments. Prior to coming in for the assessment, please call to ensure eligibility, 253.833.7444. You must bring a photo ID, your Provider One medical card, and all current prescriptions, as well as your completed Chemical Dependency intake packet (below).
If the assessment is due to a DUI charge, you must bring:
- Current Driving Abstract from the Department of Licensing.
- Criminal History Report.
- Police Report of Incident, including BAC Report (if applicable).
- Court or Attorney contact information (required if the assessment is court-ordered).
At your assessment, you will need to review information about the services we provide and fill out some additional forms. If you require an interpreter, you are eligible for a scheduled appointment. Please call to request an appointment, 253.833.7444.
For more information on our Substance Use services, visit our Chemical Dependency and Co-Occurring Disorders page.
For Providers: To refer clients to Valley Cities, please download and print the Intake Packet below. Clients should call for eligibility (see First Step above), then bring the completed packet in to any Valley Cities site for a walk-in intake.
Note on intake packets: Please download, print, and complete the applicable intake packet for the services you are interested in. Then bring the packet, along with any other necessary information and documentation you may need, along with you to your intake. If you are unable to print the packet, you may get one from the front desk and complete it when you come in. You may also visit one of our Community Resource Rooms and print the packet there at your convenience.