Below is a list of local, state, and federal resources to help ease the burden during this uncertain time.
An * indicates resources and information helpful to individuals in need of assistance.
*City of Everett
In partnership with the Downtown Everett Association, the City of Everett updates this list of restaurants and customer-focused businesses offering services like curbside pick-up, takeout, delivery, and other alternatives to in-person dining or shopping.
Coronavirus Response Fund
Hosted by Community Foundation of Snohomish County, this fund is a cross-sector partnership of local philanthropy, government, and business to rapidly deploy resources to the frontlines of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in our region. The fund will provide flexible resources, in phases, to organizations in our region working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by coronavirus and the economic consequences of this outbreak. See who has received grants to date.
*COVID-19 Business Resources
Economic Alliance Snohomish County has compiled a variety of resources to help your business survive during this time of uncertainty.
Give Well Local
This website connects those who have resources with those who have needs and is managed by Providence Institute for a Healthier Community.
*Northwest Consumer Law Center
Free webinars offering guidance on eviction moratoriums, foreclosure prevention, debt collection, student loan options, and bankruptcy basics. Webinars run March 30 – April 3. See link for webinar descriptions and registration.
*Parent Help 123
Each year, Within Reach connects more than 300,000 Washington families to essential health and food resources. A comprehensive resource for assistance with applying for health insurance, SNAP, ORCA LIFT, or to learn more about WIC benefits and healthy, early childhood development services.
The Snohomish County Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) has been activated to focus the community’s resources on combatting the spread of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. Find resources, information, and frequently asked questions.
Snohomish County Health District
Comprehensive and up-to-date information and resources related to COVID-19.
Dial 2-1-1 from any phone.
Washington 211 has converted its operations to an emergency response system and is prioritizing COVID-19 calls. WA211 providers have successfully ramped up operations, staffing and available hours to meet the demands of state residents seeking information and help about the coronavirus. At this time, calls are being answered from the Department of Health 1.800.525.0127 number through the Washington 211 call system.
*YMCA of Snohomish County
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YMCA of Snohomish County has 10 child care centers throughout the county, many located in local elementary schools, serving children ages 5-13, or grades K-5/6. There is no cost tofirst responders or health care workers who need this care for their children.
*Employer and Worker Assistance
Information including unemployment benefits, paid family and medical leave, and rapid response services.
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions
A list of financial resources for Washington consumers impacted by the coronavirus.
*Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH)
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The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) is the nation’s only hotline dedicated to providing year-round disaster crisis counseling. This toll-free, multilingual,
crisis support service is available 24/7 via telephone (1.800.985.5990) and SMS (text ‘TalkWithUs’ to 66746) to residents in the U.S. and its territories who are experiencing emotional distress or other mental health concerns related to natural or human-caused disasters.
*Small Business Administration Federal Disaster Loans
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Washington small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The interest rate is 3.75 percent for small businesses. The interest rate for private non-profit organizations is 2.75 percent. Deadline for application is December 16, 2020.