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    Food, Health & Utility Resources for Families
    Posted on 07/01/2020
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    Resources for Food, Health, and Utilities Assistance

    District food programs including a map of food pick-up sites.

    If your LH family is in need, please contact Ms. Katzen at kkatzen@seattleschools.org

    If you need assistance and don't know where to start, call 211 on your phone. They can help get you to the resources you need.

    This has been a difficult time for all of us. Here’s a list of resources assistance with both In-District and Out of District information is listed. 

     

    Within Seattle School District:

    Food Assistance:

     
    Food bank services

    The Northwest Harvest will deliver food boxes to homes through King County metro vans. Families will have to complete a survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DH9KZZ3 and King County Metro will follow-up to provide your delivery. If you have any questions please contact Marci Curtin (MVK Liaison) at mjcurtin@seattleschools.org.
    Food Lifeline :815 South 96th Street Seattle, WA 98108 206.545.6600 www.foodlifeline.org

    Health Assistance:

    WithinReach: An outreach team that works remotely and can help clients fill applications and find resources. To reach them contact either the Help Me Grow WA hotline: 1-800-322-2588 M-Th 8-5:30, F 8-5 or the Parent Help 123 Benefit Finder: https://www.parenthelp123.org/benefit-finder
    The Community Health Access Program: The Community Health Access Program offers telephone assistance with enrolling in various programs such as Apple Health: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/locations/health-insurance/access-and-outreach/community-health-access-program.aspx

    Choose180 A comprehensive list of resources and websites providing information about assistance for Covid 19: https://choose180.org/covid19-resources

    United Way King County has some supports as well for those that are not in Seattle Proper in case you have some MKV families living outside of the Seattle area during this time https://www.uwkc.org/need-help/covid-19-resources/

    Utilities Assistance:

    City of Seattle: List of information and resources http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19
    Seattle City Light Payment Plans and Payment Assistance Programs: http://www.seattle.gov/light/paymybill/arrangements.asp, http://www.seattle.gov/light/assistance/assistance.asp
    Puget Sound Energy Payment Assistance: https://www.pse.com/pages/bill-and-weatherization-assistance?srce=cta

    Comcast: announced it was opening up approximately 65,000 hot spots for free, public use in Washington state. They are also offering free internet for 60 days for low income families, shipping Wi-Fi routers and increasing speed starting today. hotspots will be spread throughout the state and mainly located in areas like parks or near shopping districts or small businesses. See details here: https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19

    For Students Living Out Of The District:

    City of Bellevue: Comprehensive Community Resource page that includes information about Unemployment, Sick Leave and Family/Medical Leave, Resiliency Resources, Public Health Resources for Businesses, utilities, cellphone and internet service:

    https://bellevuewa.gov/city-government/departments/city-managers-office/communications/emergencies/covid-19/community-resources

    Highline Public School- Social Work Resource List (what we internally are using): https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14jrA4Naku5Zkli_nCWRUobeE9ar8fS1JT9siHhD--tA/edit?usp=sharing

    Food Assistance: Free Grab and Go Meals Sites - *All children up to 18yrs of age are eligible to receive a free packed breakfast/lunch meal at the sites below. Children do not need to be enroll in that school district to receive meals, but they do need to be present. Meals are “grab and go” - Students will not stay on-site to eat. For more specific details to each school district please visit their websites.

    Mercer Island School District
    For more information please visit: https://www.mercerislandschools.org/coronavirus

    Issaquah School District
    For more information please visit: https://www.issaquah.wednet.edu/

    The Auburn School District: The link below provides a list of schools and bus stops for our meal to go program in https://www.auburn.wednet.edu/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=406&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=49533&PageID=1


    Highline Public Schools
    ALCOVE AT SEAHURST APARTMENTS
    12:00-12:30 p.m.
    14001 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien (between buildings 2 and 4)

    CASCADE MIDDLE SCHOOL
    12:00-12:30 p.m.
    11212 10th Ave. SW Seattle

    CENTRAL OFFICE
    12:00-12:30 p.m.
    15675 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien

    CHINOOK MIDDLE SCHOOL
    8:00-9:00 a.m.
    18650 42nd Ave. S, SeaTac

    GLACIER MIDDLE SCHOOL
    12:00-12:30 p.m.
    2450 South 142nd Street, SeaTac

    HIGHLINE HIGH SCHOOL
    11:00-11:30 a.m.
    615 S 200th St, Des Moines (Olympic Interim Site)

    MADRONA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    12:30-1:00 p.m.
    20301 32nd Ave S, SeaTac

    PACIFIC MIDDLE SCHOOL
    12:00-12:30 p.m.
    22705 24th Pl. S, Des Moines

    SYLVESTER MIDDLE SCHOOL
    12:00-12:30 p.m.
    16222 Sylvester Rd. SW, Burien

    TYEE HIGH SCHOOL
    11:00-11:30 a.m.
    4424 S 188th St., SeaTac

    WHITE CENTER HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY
    12:30-1:00 p.m.
    10015 6th Ave SW, Seattle

    Des Moines Food Bank Sites: The Des Moines Food Bank is also offering families and students free meals. Students must be present to receive a meal. Here is a list of sites and pick-up times.
    MCMICKEN HEIGHTS PARK
    S. 166th St & 40th Ave S., SeaTac
    11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    WINDSOR HEIGHTS APARTMENTS
    17229 32nd Ave S., SeaTac
    12:15-12:45 p.m.

    PINE RIDGE APARTMENTS
    3725 S 180th St., SeaTac
    1:00-1:30 p.m.

    WILLOW LAKE APARTMENTS
    3002 32nd Ave S., SeaTac
    11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    MIDWAY PARK
    S 221st St. & 29th Ave S., Des Moines
    12:30-1:00 p.m.

    PARKSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    2104 S 247th St., Des Moines
    12:00-12:30 p.m.

    Federal Way Public Schools:

    Dates: Starting, Monday, March 16th (meals will not be provided during spring break week, April 6-10, 2020)
    Times: 10 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday
    Location:

    • Decatur High School: 2800 SW 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98023
    • Federal Way High School: 30611 16th Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003
    • Thomas Jefferson High School: 4248 S 288th St, Auburn, WA 98001
    • Todd Beamer High School: 35999 16th Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003

    For more information: Please visit www.fwps.org to view the list of locations and times the FRED bus will be available.

    Renton Public Schools:

    Dates: Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020.
    Times: 11:00 to 12:00 daily during the school week.
    Locations: In front of each Renton School

    Additional Locations:

    • Green Tree/Park Hill, 6900 S 125th St, Seattle
    • Creston Point, 13445 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Seattle
    • Royal Hills, 3000 Royal Hills Dr SE, Renton
    • Stonebrook, 12210 SE Petrovitsky Rd, Renton
    For more information please visit: The Renton School District website has been updated: https://www.rentonschools.us/students-families


    Kent School District
    Dates: Starting, Tuesday, March 17th 10:00-11:00am for grab and go breakfast and lunch sack meals.
    Locations:

    • Carriage Crest Elementary, 18235 140th Ave SE, Renton 98058
    • Covington Elementary, 25811 156th Ave SE, Covington 98042
    • Cedar Heights Middle School, 19640 SE 272nd St., Covington 98042
    • Kent Elementary, 24700 64th Ave S., Kent 98032
    • Kent-Meridian High School, 10020 SE 256th St., Kent 98030
    • Kentridge High School, 12430 SE 208th St., Kent 98031
    • Kent East Hill YMCA, 10828 SE 248th St. Kent 98030
    All locations are subject to change, for the most up to date information please visit: The Kent School District website at https://www.kent.k12.wa.us/Page/12170