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Community Assistance

During the COVID-19 outbreak, our community has come together to provide assistance to families in need. The following organizations are ready to help with food, housing, healthcare and more.

Please email partnerships@nsd.org recommendations of resources to be added to this database.

The following information is provided as a courtesy and does not constitute or imply recommendation or endorsement by the Northshore School District.

 

  • Housing
  • King County

Attain Housing (formerly KITH) helps homeless and at-risk families with children in King County to become stable and self-sufficient.

  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Washington

The Emergency Assistance program helps families, single adults, seniors, and people with disabilities with a variety of emergency and basic needs.

  • Housing
  • Snohomish County

Cocoon House provides short and long term housing to homeless young people ages 12-17 years old, and their children. Get Help 24/7: Call or text 425.877.5171 or email safeplace@cocoonhouse.org

  • Mental Health
  • Washington

Crisis Connections offer a 24-hour Crisis Line at  1-866-427-4747 and much more on their website.

  • Health and Wellness

If you need assistance finding urgent dental care, DentistLink referral team can help. 

  • Mental Health
  • National

1-800-985-5990

This 24/7/365 service from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides crisis counseling for people going through both natural and human-caused disasters. It’s free, multi-lingual and confidential.

You can also text TalkWithUs to 66746.

  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Washington

Employment Security has programs designed to help individuals and employers during this unprecedented time.

  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Utilities

Hopelink provides a network of critical social services through a number of different programs – including housing, transportation, family development, financial assistance, employment programs, adult education, financial literacy training and five food banks. 

  • Housing
  • King County
  • Legal

The Housing Justice Project (HJP) is a homelessness prevention program providing accessible volunteer-based legal services for low-income tenants facing eviction in King County.

  • Financial
  • Food
  • Legal
  • Washington

InformedImmigrant.com is dedicated to increasing access to resources and knowledge for the undocumented immigrant community across the U.S. We understand that these times are especially hard on immigrant communities dealing with the unique challenges of coronavirus and immigration status.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Mental Health

Parenting Plus is a 10-week parent education group class designed to support and strengthen parents in areas where they may be challenged, especially during crisis. 

  • Financial
  • King County

With the recent closures and event cancellations, the financial burdens of the COVID-19 outbreak can be felt throughout all of King County. We’ve put together some resources that may help you and your family stay afloat during these tough times.

  • Food
  • King County
  • Snohomish County

During COVID-19 related school closures, all students can access free meals. These are grab-and-go meals; in the spirit of social distancing, students cannot stay at the school.

  • Financial
  • Food
  • Health and Wellness
  • Washington

As COVID-19 spreads in our communities, we at MAPS-MCRC are mobilizing our resources to help individuals and families impacted.

Phone: 888-404-6272

  • Childcare
  • King County
  • Snohomish County

Northshore School District has partnered with Champions and Northshore YMCA to support families experiencing childcare hardships during the time all district schools are closed due to the coronavirus health crisis. 

 

  • Food
  • Washington

Northwest Harvest’s hunger relief network is comprised of 375 food banks, meal programs and high-need schools as unique as the communities they serve. 

  • Mental Health
  • Snohomish County

Behavioral Health Professionals who provide comprehensive, flexible, and community-based services all throughout Snohomish County 24 hours a day, including Holidays and weekends.

  • Mental Health
  • Washington

This Washington-based service is staffed by teen volunteers who receive 60 hours of training and often have experienced mental health issues themselves. Call 1-866-TEENLINK (833-6546) to talk by phone from 6-10 p.m. nightly or text from 6-9:30 p.m. every night. 

  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Washington

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides temporary cash for families in need. Some families participate in the WorkFirst Program. The WorkFirst Program helps participants find and keep jobs.

  • Childcare
  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Food
  • Health and Wellness
  • Legal
  • Transportation

With so many people struggling from the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are updating this list of resources regularly.

  • Childcare
  • Financial
  • Health and Wellness
  • Legal
  • Snohomish County

United Way of Snohomish County has put together a list of local, state, and federal resources to help ease the burden during this uncertain time.

  • King County
  • Utilities

The Utility Discount Program (UDP) offers eligible customers a 60% discount on their Seattle City Light bill and a 50% discount on their Seattle Public Utilities bill. UDP is available for income-qualified residential households.

  • Childcare
  • Financial
  • Food
  • Health and Wellness
  • Washington

Washington Connection offers a fast and easy way for families and individuals to apply for a variety of services such as Food, Cash, Child Care, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Savings Programs.

  • Legal
  • Washington

LawHelp helps people of low and moderate incomes find free legal aid programs in their communities, answers to questions about their legal rights and forms to help them with their legal problems.

  • Employment
  • Washington

WorkFirst is Washington State’s program to assist recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to meet their goals and provide well-being for their family.