Disaster Cash Assistance Program provides cash assistance for one month in a 12-month period to Washington families and individuals who meet income and resource rules and who are not eligible other cash programs. Call (877) 501-2233, (where operators have access to interpreters) or apply online at WashingtonConnection.org.
Stimulus Checks for most adults are $1,200 with an additional $500 for every qualifying child age 16 or under. Register here if you don’t normally file a tax return.
Attain Housing provides eviction prevention and move-in assistance for eligible families with children who live in Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Duvall, Issaquah, Bothell, Woodinville, Kenmore, Sammamish, or Carnation.
Bellevue LifeSpring provides rent assistance to families with children that live in Bellevue.
Catholic Community Services helps with rent assistance and eviction protection and other services. For residents of Bellevue, Redmond, and other EKC cities, call 425 213-1963 ext. 2 on Wednesdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
City of Issaquah provides up to$500 per month up to three months (within one, 12-month period) to eligible Issaquah residents.
Hopelink helps with short-term financial crises by paying one month’s rent for eligible people. They also help with move-in costs, prescriptions or keeping water or sewer services running.
Jubilee REACH provides financial assistance to help families with school-aged children in Bellevue pay rent, utility bills, rent and basic needs.
King County Eviction Prevention and Rent Assistance Program provides rent assistance for eligible tenants.
King County Veterans Program provides housing stabilization assistance to veterans, servicemembers and their families who live in King County, are behind in rent or mortgage payments, are economically impacted by COVID-19 and meet income eligibility. Call 206 477-7022.
LifeWire provides domestic violence survivors with flexible funds to keep or find housing by stopping evictions and paying for move-in costs, utilities, emergency hotel stays, or other expenses.
Muslim Association of Puget Sound provides rent and utility assistance plus a variety of other services.
St. Vincent de Paul provides help with rent, utilities, food and more. Call the Helpline Center at 206 767-6449 Monday-Friday 8am – 3 pm or fill out the online request help form.
Solid Ground provides rental assistance and other emergency housing resources through 2-1-1.
Washington State Department of Commerce provides up to $1,000 in rental assistance and up to $500 in energy assistance for households that qualify for the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Check here for where to apply.
Youth Eastside Services provides help with rent assistance and/or housing costs to parents and individuals 24 years of age or younger who are in urgent danger of losing their housing, have multiple life challenges and live in East King County.
Utility Bill Relief
Many cities are providing utility bill relief during the COVID-19 emergency that include flexible payment plans, eliminating late fees, and not disconnecting service for non-payment. Several cities also offer rebates to eligible residents. Check your city’s website and apply for assistance.
Crisis-Affected Customer Assistance Program helps Puget Sound Energy customers who may be unemployed, partially unemployed, or cannot work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible customers can receive a one-time credit up to $1,000.
Dial 2-1-1 or search online to connect to local resources such as help with housing, food, crisis intervention and more.