RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS


This page is a list of available resources in and around the U-District, Seattle, and Greater Washington area.
This is not a comprehensive list, but we will continue to update it as we discover new resources.
 


General COVID-19 Related Information

- World Health Organization (WHO)'s COVID-19 resource page
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)'s COVID-19 resource page
- Interactive map of global COVID-19 trends
- Detailed COVID-19 global trends and related news
- NYT article about details of COVID-19 Stimulus Bill signed into law on March 27, 2020
- Apple COVID-19 - an app developed in partnership with the CDC, White House, and FEMA

 

UW - Seattle Campus Resources

- UW FAQ page regarding COVID-19
- UW Medicine's webpage regarding COVID-19
- USCIS Special Situations page - F1 students may be able to acquire an off-campus job during the pandemic
- For ANY hungry Husky - UW Food Pantry (located in Poplar Hall)
Hours: T/W/Th: 9am to 1pm and 4pm to 6pm
- Student Legal Services (located in HUB 306) - “Student Legal Services (SLS) is an on-campus law office that provides a safe and confidential space for all UW-Seattle and Bothell students who have legal questions or concerns. We offer free 40-minute consultations on a broad range of issues. Students can also hire us for ongoing representation for a low hourly rate.”
- Husky SEED Fund - “The Husky Pride Fund now disburses scholarships that enable students to live in a safe and appropriate environment while here at the UW. Currently, the Fund gives scholarships for students who are in need of emergency financial assistance in regards to their living situations.”
- UW Emergency Aid - “Emergency Aid assists students who are experiencing unexpected financial hardships that may disrupt their education or prevent them from earning their UW degree, including:
  • Emergency medical/dental costs 
  • Housing and living expenses 
  • Family emergencies 
  • Natural disasters
  • Loss of income 
  • And more…
Aid may come in a variety of forms, including grants, loans and/or campus and community resources.”


 

Seattle Area

Asian Counseling & Referral Food Bank - Available resources: food bank, counseling, recovery programs, mental and physical health resources.
Food bank Hours: W/F: 11:30am to 1pm
919 S King St Seattle, WA 98104 Chinatown International District


 

Greater Washington Area

- Food Lifeline - Available resources: Website has a food bank finder where you can find food banks near you/your zip code.
815 S 96th St, Seattle, WA 98108
- Northwest Harvest - Available resources: Website has a food bank finder where you can find food banks in your county and state.
- Foodpantries.org - Available resources: Website has a food pantry finder where you can find food pantries in any Washington state.
- Kent Food Bank and Emergency Aid - Requirements: Picture ID and food bank card
General Public Hours: T/W/F: 10am to 1pm (2nd W of each month: 5pm to 6pm)
Thursday Seniors (55+): 10am to 11am
515 W Harrison St #107, Kent, WA 98032
- Des Moines Food Bank - Requirements: Identification for all members of household (photo ID for adults, SS card or birth certificate for children) and proof of residence (utility bill/rent receipt).
Hours: M/W/F: 9am to 11:45am
3rd Tuesday of each month: 6pm to 8pm
22225 9th Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198 (located in basement)
- Highline Area Food Bank
Hours: Tuesday 12 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 12:30 PM 
2nd Tuesday of each month 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
- Kent Food Bank and Emergency Services - Requirements: Photo ID, food bank card, your own bags
Hours: T/W/F 10 AM - 1 PM
2nd Wednesday of each month 5 PM - 6 PM
Thursdays for seniors (55+) 10 AM - 11 AM
- Multi-Services Center - Federal Way - Requirements: Photo ID, proof of address (utility bill/rent receipt). For first time visitors: bring a social security number for each member. For special needs visitors: bring a doctors note stating that you’re unable to stand in line. 
Hours: M/W/F 10 AM - 2 PM
4th of each month 5 PM - 6 PM
Special needs hours: M/W/F 9:30 AM - 10 AM
- Food Bank Vashon Maury Community
- The Auburn Food Bank
Hours: M/T/Th/F 9 AM - 1 PM
- Children's Home Society of Washington - Available resources: Find family resource centers and programs including early head start and parent-child home program for student parents.
212 5th Ave S, Kent, WA 98032

 

 

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