The following is a list of resources for friends and allies who are impact by COVID-19. We'll be updating this every two weeks, so be sure to check back with us for more information.
- May 19, 2020, 11:00am, Tools for Survivors with Disabilities and Service Providers to Ensure Access to Care During COVID-19
- May 21 or 30: Free Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Anti-Asian/American and Xenophobic Harassment
- May 26, 2020, 11am-12:30pm PST Language Access: The Lessons that COVID-19 has Reinforced
May 28, 2020, 12:00-1:00pm PST Adapting and Sustaining Services for Formerly Incarcerated Survivors During COVID-19: A Panel Discussion
- A list of COVID-19 resources for undocumented communities
- Neighborhood Pods How-To
- Tech safety webinars recorded and posted here
FOR SURVIVORS OF GENDER BASED-VIOLENCE:
- Coercive Control during COVID-19: New Tactics - 7-minute video that describes how abusers can exploit social distancing and shelter-in-place policies to achieve power and control over household members.
- Consejo’s Sexual Assault Program offers free services to survivors of any age/gender and their Seattle office remains open M-F 8am to 5pm
- Pre-recorded FFJ Webinar and Transcript on Rise of Domestic Violence & Childhood Sexual Abuse during COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place
- King County Sexual Assault Resource Center – Resources for Survivors during COVID
- If you are locked down with someone who may become violent – Psychology Today
- Coalition Ending Gender-Based Violence Resource List
- Family Law and DVPO Info on Remote Appearances – King County Courts
- Legal Resources for Attorneys and Survivors during the COVID-19 Crisis
FOR TRANS AND NON-BINARY PEOPLE:
- HUGs Food Pantry of Thurston County - a food & toiletries delivery service for trans and non-binary people in need in Thurston County
- Trans Pride Seattle+ - an on-line conference/pride event for trans and non-binary people in the Pacific Northwest. (Late June 2020)
- Ingersoll COVID-19 Response Funding & Food Program - open to trans and non-binary people in Washington State, with a primary focus on King County.
- Queer Writers of Color Relief Fund
- COVID-19 Trans/Queer Relief Form (Currently not accepting new applications)
- National Center for Trans Equality: The Coronavirus (COVID-19): What Trans People Need to Know
- them: 20 Ways To Support the Queer Community During the Coronavirus
- Starting on May 18, 2020, King County residents are directed to wear face coverings in most public settings. Learn more here.
- Seattle PI: Seattle Mariners helping offer free drive-thru coronavirus testing
- SAMHSA Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) is providing regular technical assistance (TTA) on matters related to the mental and substance use disorder field.
- Free Tax Help
- Free Vegetarian Food Truck - Northwest SHARE continues with the expanded schedule of their Free Vegetarian Food Truck, generously handing out free food, four times a week. You can find them in UHeights parking lot, giving out free meals (while observing social distancing rules) on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 to 8 pm, on Saturdays from 5:30 to 8 pm, and Sundays from 12 to 2 pm
- Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN) Resource Finder
- Pre-recorded Webinar: State Benefits During COVID-19
- Pre-recorded Webinar: SSI/SSDI Benefits During COVID-19
- Pre-recorded Mini-Webinar: Updated Tenant Rights During Covid-19
- Drive-in Wi-Fi hotspots launch statewide push for universal public access broadband
- Accessibility Tip Sheet for Virtual Meetings and Events
- Tips for Working with Remote Sign Language Interpreters
- Here's how to help non-filers in your community get their stimulus check: The U.S. government is issuing stimulus checks to every eligible American. But for millions of people of low socioeconomic status (SES) — those most in need of the stimulus checks — there’s an extra step.
- King County Office of Equity and Social Justice COVID-19 Resource Guide (4/6/20)
- HCA Laptop Loan Program for providers https://www.hca.wa.gov/billers-providers-partners/prior-authorization-claims-and-billing/request-laptop-telehealth-during
- Urban Indian Institute COVID Resources for Native and Indigenous people and providers
- Urban League COVID Resource Page https://urbanleague.org/covid-19-resource-guide/
- Seattle offering childcare to essential workers - https://www.seattle.gov/education/about-us/covid-19/emergency-child-care
- United Way Resource List share our growing list of resources—employment, food, child care, translated info and more
- King County Department of Community & Human Services Resource List
- City of Seattle COVID-19 Updates
- Worker COVID-19 Resources – Office of Economic Development, City of Seattle
- Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19)
- Emergency Loan - Seattle Credit Union is offering $2,500 loans at 2.99% fixed rate even for those with bad credit
- King County Resource/Donations Connector
- Social emotional support resources to help young people, geared at ages 5-13, to cope with COVID and are intended for educators or caregivers https://www.secondstep.org/covid19support
- Indian Country COVID-19 Resources
- Eastside Legal Assistance Program – Updated info on accessing services during COVID
- New Factsheet from National Employment Law Project: Immigrant Workers' Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance This guide answers information about eligibility for unemployment insurance for immigrant workers of varying statuses; includes information on status requirements and considerations under the new public charge rule. Download Factsheet Here!
- http://www.nwclc.org/COVID-19/ Legal Clinics and webinars related to debt collection, bankruptcy, foreclosure, evictions and student loans during COVID
- COVID-19 Assistance/Public Charge FAQ for Immigrants – City of Seattle Office of Immigrant/Refugee Affairs
- Expanded Paid Safe & Sick Time for Seattle – City of Seattle Office of Labor Standards
FUNDING/MUTUAL AID OPPORTUNITIES:
- COVID-19 crisis LIHEAP benefits - The Department of Commerce last week provided 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). To find out if you qualify for assistance, contact your local community action agency. An interactive map with contact information is linked here.
- Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund -PacificSource Foundation
- Washington State Student and Youth Homelessness COVD-19 Response Fund – Building Changes
- Disaster Cash Assistance Program – People can apply for assistance by calling the Customer Service Contact Center at 877-501-2233 or by applying online at WashingtonConnection.org. More info attached
- Coronavirus Resource Kit – collectivized compilation of resources from disabled, queer, elderly, Asian, and indigenous people and US-based mutual aid projects
- COVID-19 Mutual Aid and Advocacy Resources – includes advocacy information & resources alongside links to many similar compilations of local mutual aid projects.
- Financial Assistance for Restaurant Workers
- Rental Assistance – United Way of King County
- COVID Response Funding for Tribal Governments