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.

If your organization would like to be listed on this website, please complete this form

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

 

  • Financial
Northshore Senior Center - Emergency Financial Assistance

Attention all Bothell residents! We know many of you have been financially impacted due to COVID-19.  The Northshore Senior Center is distributing one time emergency grant funds and you may be eligible. You do not need to be a senior, US citizen or have citizenship to apply. Apply online by October 8th, 2020. Call the Senior Center at 425-286-1072 for assistance. 

  • Housing
  • King County

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

  • Employment

Cascadia College’s Workforce Education provides financial assistance for people looking to retrain themselves for a high-demand job. Community resource navigation is available as well.

  • 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.

  • Health and Wellness

Offering virtual urgent care visits for a flat flee of $35 for those experiencing mild COVID-like symptoms.

  • 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

  • Financial
Cocoon House - CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund

Cocoon House has received CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund through the Snohomish County Human Services Department. Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars will provide services to prevent child abuse, neglect and family violence. With this funding, families will be able to receive financial support and be connected to other non-financial resources as well. 

If your family needs help, please contact us immediately and check if you qualify for our assistance.

 

Ways to get connected:
Email: Referrals@cocoonhouse.org
Call: 425-551-9661
Contact staff: Harpreet Gill
harpreet.gill@cocoonhouse.org

  • Childcare
  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Food and Clothing
  • Housing

This webpage includes links to community resources related to Snohomish County's response to COVID-19. The situation is evolving rapidly, and while this page will remain as up-to-date as possible, it is a work in progress.

  • 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

A hotline that provides assistance for individuals experiencing or have experienced difficulties relevant to abuse, neglect, suicide, and human trafficking.

  • 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.

  • Health and Wellness
  • Mental Health

The Help Me Grow Washington network represents a growing, powerful coalition of communities and individuals invested in building an organized system of community resources to help families and children thrive.

  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Food and Clothing
  • 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 and Clothing
  • 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.

  • Utilities

Qualified families can receive internet at a reduced price, with no long-term contract required.

  • 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 and Clothing
  • 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.

  • Utilities

Eligible individuals and families may receive a one-time assistance for their rent, and/or emergencies. They also provide one-time utility assistance to those residing in some regions of King County. 

  • Financial
  • Food and Clothing
  • 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

  • Food and Clothing

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many locations are regularly changing their hours and meal options. While we are doing our best to keep track of these changes, please call before visiting any sites to be sure of hours and operations.

  • Financial
  • Utilities

The Northshore Senior Center Financial Assistance Program serves eligible BOTHELL residents who, because of the Covid-19 emergency, now lack sufficient income or resources to meet their financial obligations.  
If granted, funding will be one time assistance only. 

  • Food and Clothing
  • 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. 

  • Food and Clothing

Delivering farm-fresh produce boxes to members of the King County community. 

  • 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.

  • Legal

A program providing guidance and legal representation for low and moderate-income families across Washington State. Their free webinars and virtual sessions also offer advice for families experiencing financial complications as a result of the pandemic.

  • Health and Wellness
  • King County
  • Snohomish County

Threads and Treads provides Northshore families free, quality donated clothing for school age youth, teens, young adults and parents. Clothing items include: school-appropriate clothing for the school day and special events, sportswear, shoes, and accessories. All NSD families in need of clothing assistance are welcome to shop each month for 3-5 outfits and school event attire.

  • Childcare
  • Employment
  • Financial
  • Food and Clothing
  • 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 and Clothing
  • 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.