• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1978

NAMI Seattle

Who We Are NAMI Seattle is the only organization in the Seattle area working specifically to fill the gaps in our local mental health system through peer-led education, referrals, and support. Originally established as “Washington Advocates for the Mentally Ill” in 1978, we worked with other concerned groups across the country to launch a national advocacy and support organization: The National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI. Today, NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the nation. Our peer-led presentations, classes and support groups bridge the gap when medical models fail to meet our needs. We have over 40 years of experience elevating stories of lived experience and shining a spotlight on the unique needs of people and families navigating their own mental health journey. Our Mission To address the unmet mental health needs within our community through support, referral, education, and outreach. Our Vision A world where all those impacted by mental illness know they are not alone, and are empowered to live a fulfilling life.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

1Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Communications and Outreach Specialist
    United States

Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Seattle
  • 802 Northwest 70th Street