University District URS                                                                                               

The University District Urban Rest Stop (URS) is a hygiene center providing free restrooms, showers and laundry facilities to homeless men, women and children in a clean, safe and dignified environment. The U-district URS has 4 private shower rooms, 2 washers and dryers, and a restroom available for use. Patrons receive free toiletries including toothbrushes, toothpaste, disposable razors, shaving cream, shampoo and soap.

All services are provided at no cost to patrons.

The U-District Urban Rest Stop is at 1415 NE 43rd Street, Seattle, WA (Map)

(The entrance to the UD URS is located on the side of the building in the alleyway)

Phone: (206) 327-0744

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9:00am – 12pm; 1pm-6pm (Last shower at 5:30pm)

Friday 9am-12pm; 1pm-5:30pm (Last Shower at 5pm)


Laundry is first come first serve. Sign up at 8:45am in person or call at 9am. Shower appointments must be made in person.


King County Metro buses 30, 43, 44, 48, 49, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 83, 167, 197, 271, 277, 540, 542, 556 & 586 all stop within 3 blocks of the University