COVID-19, Community Resources
Looking for Help?
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions has put together this list of resources to support those economically impacted by the COVID-19 emergency. King County Office of Equity and Social Justice has put together this packet of community resources, available on their website in multiple languages.
- Unemployment and Worker’s Compensation Assistance
- Worksource Job Bulletin - King County
- Worksource Job Bulletin - Snohomish County
- FAQs about Health Insurance and the Coronavirus
- Resources for Rental Assistance
- Federal Student Loan Borrower’s Q&A - 0% interest and forbearance
- Families experiencing homelessness can receive basic needs supplies from Babies of Homelessness
- Artists and cultural workers can apply for funding from 4Culture’s Cultural Relief Fund
- Restaurant workers can apply for $500 cash assistance from The Plate Fund
Property Tax Payment Deadline Extended to June 1
Both King and Snohomish Counties have delayed the property tax payment deadline for individual property taxpayers. If your mortgage lender pays your property taxes, the April 30 deadline still applies. Read the Snohomish County and King County announcements for more information.
Governor Inslee has issued Proclamation 20-23, pertaining to Utility Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services. If you are experiencing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for support, including long-term payment arrangements. Contact your utility provider to see what assistance is being offered. Residents of the City of Bothell are served by one of four water and wastewater utility providers. If you are unsure, you can find your utility provider here. This Proclamation does not relieve customers from the obligation to pay for utility services.
- City of Bothell - We are committed to keeping our customers connected to essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. If you are having difficulties making your payment, please call (425) 806-6881 and press 2 to discuss a payment arrangement plan. We also offer discounted rates for qualifying low-income residents who are at least 62 years old.
- Alderwood Water and Wastewater District
- Northshore Utility District
- Woodinville Water District
If your household income has been impacted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for some energy bill relief through Puget Sound Energy’s Crisis-Affected Customer Service Program.
How You Can Help
If you are able, please support relief efforts to help support our community.
- The Northshore Senior Center (425-487-2441): The Senior Center has asked for monetary resources to support ongoing operations. The Center continues to provide several services including: transportation for medical appointments, Meals on Wheels, the pop-up pantry, and telephonic support for those experiencing loneliness and depression.
- King County Regional Donations Connector: Connects community members with organizations and individuals across the region who need philanthropic support. Gifts or donation requests can also be made by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Bloodworks Northwest (800-398-7888): Local blood supply is in danger of collapse. You can donate blood by setting up an appointment with Bloodworks Northwest.
- Snohomish County Coronavirus Response Fund: Deploys resources to organizations working with those disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 in Snohomish County.
- Snohomish County Give Well Local: Interested in volunteering or making an in-kind donation? This hub connects those with resources to those impacted by COVID-19.
- Volunteer as an Emergency Health Practitioner: Health practitioners must be be registered with the Department Health an registered as an emergency volunteer to qualify.
Protective Equipment Donations (PPE)
If you have PPE supplies to donate, please fill out this survey created by City of Seattle. City of Seattle is working closely with King County to ensure donated PPE supplies are distributed to those in our region who need it most.