Resources for Residents

Residents

Statewide Resources

COVID-19 Mutual Aid Solidarity Network – “Request Support” form (includes links to versions in Spanish, Amharic, and Tigrinya)

 

Financial Support

Member Assistance Program [BECU; 0% 24-month personal loans of up to $2,500

List of emergency funds for artists [Artist Trust]

COVID-19 Artist Trust Relief Fund [Artist Trust; grants of $500 – $5,000 to individuals]

Seattle Artists Relief Fund Amid COVID-19 request form [Ijeoma Oluo & LANGSTON; $100 – $1,000 grants to individuals]

Unemployed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic? Here’s Where to Get Help [United Way of King County]

Financial resources for Washington residents impacted by COVID-19 [Washington State Department of Financial Institutions]

Information for workers and businesses affected by COVID-19 [Washington State Employment Security Department]

Department of Revenue 2019 Novel Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Tax Relief [IRS]

Equity and social justice community response fund

 

Employment

Unemployment Scenarios and Benefits

Answers to many questions about loss of employment and options for assistance

Washington has expanded unemployment insurance to cover folks who have been laid off or have reduced hours due to COVID-19 response

Washington State House Democrats COVID-19 Resources for Individuals, Workers, and Employers

 

Housing

Moratorium of evictions in Seattle and Burien during COVID-19

Energy Assistance

Rental assistance for those economically impacted by COVID-19: ​​​United Way King County launched their Community Relief Fund for people financially affected by COVID-19. These funds are offered to assist households with one month of rent. Funds are available on a first come, first serve basis, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Please visit United Way King County’s website for requirement details and the application

Food

Emergency food vouchers

List of schools offering free grab & go meals for kids [KING 5]


Transportation

Hopelink Mobility Transportation Resources Line, (425) 943-6760 ext. 2, for any individuals who need to get somewhere (medical, food) but are unsure of their options and need help figuring out how to move from point A to point B.

 

Health Insurance

Washington has reopened its state insurance enrollment until April 8th.

  

Mental Health Support

Washington Recovery Help Line at 1–866–789–1511.

Washington Warm Line

 

Immigrant Resources

Compilation of COVID-19 Resources from One American in multiple languages

Seattle Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs Coronavirus Information in Multiple Languages

 

Take Action

Write Senators Murray & Cantwell to pass legislation

Tell Congress to include homelessness in Emergency Response

  

Contribute

COVID-19 Response Fund

FAQ

WA State