On this page you will find a curated list of free and accessible resources available to all residents and small businesses that are being impacted by the provisions imposed to help curtail the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) within our community.
This is not an exhaustive list, but rather a good starting point that is meant to address more urgent needs and answer basic questions. We will add new resources and information as it becomes available.
Please find resources related to learning about COVID-19 and helpful prevention tips below.
Care for Your Coronavirus Anxiety
People at Higher Risk and Special Populations
Washington State Dept. of Health COVID-19 Information
TSD - Coronavirus - COVID - 19 - Information and Resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Coronavirus
Coronavirus Global Map/Tracker (Johns Hopkins University)
Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities
FREE Virtual Urgent Care Visits for Mild COVID-19 Symptoms
Please find resources related to Child Care Services and helpful home-school tips below.
Child Care Aware
Early Childhood Resources (UW)
Please find resources related to food, housing, and financial assistance below.
Benefits available to workers impacted by COVID-19 - Translation Hotline: 1-800-318-6022
King County Public Health Site - Translated information - Hotline: 206-477-3977
Spectrum - 60 days of free wifi and broadband to any household with college students
Information on COVID-19 for Organizations Housing Older Adults in the Community
COVID-19 guidance for congregate and shelter settings
COVID-19 guidance for people experiencing homelessness without shelter
Seattle/King County Rental Assistance
Food Lifeline (list of food banks, pantries)
Utility Discount Program (for Seattle City Light customers)
Seattle Area COVID-19 Personal Assistance Request Form
Free Comcast internet for next 2 months for Low-Income Families
Seattle Hospitality Fund (emergency funds – prioritizing people who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, Disabled, or Immunocompromised)
Special Shopping hours for seniors, pregnant women and more
Seattle City Light - Bills/Disconnections
Puget Sound Energy - Bills/Disconnections
Guide to financial resources for Washington consumers impacted by COVID-19. Includes credit card, rent, student loan, and emergency loan assistance
Washington Health Benefit Exchange
Please find resources related to financial assistance for qualifying Small Businesses below.
U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest federal disaster loans
Small Business Stabilization Fund (if your business has a physical location in Seattle with 5 employees or less you may qualify for a grant)
Please find resources related to help call centers below.
Disaster Distress Helpline – 1-800-985-5990 — This 24/7/365 service from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It’s free, multi-lingual and confidential. You can also text TalkWithUs to 66746.
TeenLink — This Washington-based service is staffed by teen volunteers. You can 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. You can also call, chat or text in to connect with an adult substance use specialist from 1-6 p.m. Tues-Sat.