Byrd Barr Place

Byrd Barr Place is Seattle’s oldest community organization launched under the federal Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. Operating from historic Fire Station #23 in the central district – a building on the National Register of Historic Places – Byrd Barr Place provides housing and energy assistance, a food bank, and financial education for Seattle’s neediest residents.
Seattle, WA

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