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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Resource Name Location Contact
Backpack Brigade

Families looking for resources during COVID-19 related school closures may contact Backpack Brigade. Find out more information and sign up using the provided link.

Nutritious, easy-to-eat food is available at participating K-8 schools in Seattle Friday afternoon. Backpack Brigade helps to provide better food to more of Seattle’s children each weekend. In addition, boxes of healthy snacks are delivered to area high schools for older teens.

Child Care Aware of WA

Provides up-to-date information, referrals and application assistance to families requiring child care during the caronavirus outbreak, including programs specific to Essential Workers.

King County Essential Workers may be eligible for free child care through June 2020. Call for more information.

Mon – Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm
Serves all of WA State; call or go online to search for child care providers in your area

Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The Washington State Department of Health provides current information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including symptoms and testing, resources and recommendations.

Employment Security Department

The CARES Act changes who is eligible for unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Use this website to learn more about regular Unemployment Benefits, as well as Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

Muchas personas que normalmente no pueden recibir beneficios por desempleo, ahora si pueden durante la pandemia de COVID-19, debido a la ley CARES. Consulte esta página para aprender más sobre la expansión de beneficios:

Free Meals During COVID-19 Related School Closures (Statewide)

- These are grab-and-go meals; students cannot stay at the school
- Meals are for kids & teens only–United Way is working to coordinate additional resources for families, but for now meals are only for youth.
- Check here for the site nearest you.

Health Care Authority Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This website provides current information on Health Care Authority (HCA) policies related to coronavirus (COVID-19).

King County Library System Virtual Programs

Log in to with a Library card or Library Link Number and PIN. To find out how to use your Seattle Public Schools student ID number, visit the Library Link page.

Live English and Spanish tutors are available from 2 to 10 PM daily. Vietnamese tutors are available from 4 to 7 PM. Tutors can help with any school subject, including:

AP Classes
College Essay Writing
Job Applications, Cover Letters and Resumes

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund

The Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund provides a one-time direct payment to immigrants who are experiencing hard times due to COVID-19 and are not eligible for federal stimulus package dollars.

You can get help with your application in multiple languages. The last day to apply is December 6th, 2020.

Washington State Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Statewide Resources

This page contains links to programs and services that may be helpful for families across Washington, who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources include:
-Links to WA State support programs
-Mythbusting information about COVID-19 related scams and rumors
-Links to state and national crisis lines

WA State Department of Children, Youth & Families

This Resource Guide was compiled by DCYF to help families with children navigate the stressors brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The cabinet-level agency focused on the well-being of children. Formerly known as Department of Early Learning