Supporting our communities through the COVID-19 crisis is vital. We will regularly update this list of resources from our partners in the Road Map Project region. If you have resources you’d like us to share, please contact us.
Updated May 12
- Schools Out Washington has information and virtual events for the expanded learning field and an extended resource page with funding opportunities and updates.
- Youth Development Executives of King County has a master list of resources they’re updating weekly around advocacy, funding, basic needs, and more.
- OneAmerica is working to ensure immigrants have access to the resources they need. Fill out their survey so they can help connect you with the right resources.
- Soar is working to connect young adults and families to resources that will help them through this crisis. Fill out their survey to get connected to local resources you need.
- United Way King County has an extensive resource list with information about rental assistance, food services, unemployment services, social and financial services, and more.
- Rainier Scholars has an extensive community resource guide for the county covering basic needs and more.
- National College Attainment Network has a roundup of college access and success resources for students.
- Nexus Youth and Families has a hotline and counseling services for young people in South King County.
- League of Education Voters has a resource list that covers general guidance, distance learning resources, support groups and more.
- Washington Student Achievement Council has a resource page linking to specific campuses’ COVID-19 information, new resources to meet students’ academic and basic needs, and updates to state and federal policies around dual credit, financial aid, students loans, and more.
- Techbridge Girls has a COVID-19 response and recently launched TechbridgeGirls@Home to support STEM learning at home.
Road Map Project Region resources
As of April 6, Governor Inslee confirmed schools will remain closed through June. All seven school districts in our region have extensive resources to support families and students during this tough time. All school districts are providing free meals for students, as well as distance learning resources, financial resources, mental health support, child care, and regular updates for families.
- Federal Way
- Renton School District COVID-19 services – includes information on meals for students, learning resources, and all communications to families.
- Salvation Army Renton Food Bank – distributing food and providing emergency financial assistance and referrals for other services.
- Renton Innovation Zone Partnership has a COVID-19 resources page for Renton communities including health, educational, internet, food and other needs, available in Vietnamese, Spanish, Somali, Russian, Ukrainian, and Mandarin.
- Renton Resource Guide – guidance for the community including financial resources, small business resources, food and rental assistance and more.
- South Seattle
- Seattle Public Schools family resources – includes meals for students, child care, learning resources, internet access, mental health services and more.
- Rainier Valley Food Bank – coordinating home delivery of food and school lunches.
- White Center Food Bank – distributing food to families in need living in White Center.
- Southeast Seattle Education Coalition tech exchange – students and families of color needing online learning support can fill out a form to receive laptops.
- Tukwila School District COVID-19 Information and Resources – includes meals for students, distance learning plans, updates for families and more.
- Tukwila Pantry Food Bank – the pantry will have normal hours during COVID-19 and distributing food to those in need.
- Tukwila Children’s Foundation – see resources for childcare, unemployment assistance, housing and other financial assistance.
King County resources
- Seattle & King County Public Health
- Dept. of Health & Community Services
- Office of Economic Development
- Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19) – daily statewide statistics, multilingual resources, and the latest news.
- Washington State Department of Health – information on symptoms and testing, with case statistics listed for each county
- Washington OSPI Guidance & Resources – for school districts, students, and families
- Washington State Department of Children Youth & Families – information on early learning, child care licensing, foster care, child welfare, and more
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – resources and guidelines for individuals, families, organizations, healthcare workers and communities on how to stay safe and what to do if you’re sick.
- Washington Governor Jay Inslee COVID-19 resources– for impacted Washington businesses and workers, including financial assistance
- Washington State Broadband office – new free WiFi drive in hotspot locations are coming soon. See the current map of hotspot locations.
Ways to help
- Support youth in foster care: Treehouse Youth in Foster Care Fund
- Support youth experiencing homelessness with basic needs, financial assistance, internet access and more: Washington State Student and Youth Homelessness COVID-19 Response Fund, YouthCare
- Support undocumented individuals: COVID-19 Relief Fund for Undocumented Individuals
- Support individuals and families who lack access to basic needs: United Way Community Relief Fund, St. Vincent de Paul COVID-19 Response, Communities in Schools
- Support community-based organizations that are supporting local workers and families: Seattle Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund
- Support Social Justice Fund grantees working to respond to the crisis.
- Donate food: Auburn Food Bank, Tukwila Pantry, Kent Food Bank, Highline Area Food Bank, Salvation Army Renton Food Bank, Rainier Valley Food Bank, Northwest Harvest
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