Colville Washington based Salvation Army may be able to offer emergency help with paying for utilities, rent, and other miscellaneous needs to qualified local residents. (509) 684 - 2971
All of eastern Washington State, including Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties, are served by DSHS- Community Services Office. This is a local government agency. Using government funds, you may qualify for a one-time cash payment to get or keep safe housing, prevent an eviction or pay for utilities. The applicant of course must fit certain guidelines to be eligible. The applicant needs to meet the guidelines for State Family Assistance (SFA), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), or Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA), and have an emergency need for paying bills or rent. Call (509) 685 - 5600
Get free food, holiday meals, and more from Colville Food and Resource Center (509) 684 - 2971.
Hunter's Food Pantry is open for business on Wednesdays. The agency provides free food and clothing to members of the community in need of help. Call (509) 722 - 3332
Northport Food Bank offers food to Northport Washington families. Call (509) 732 - 6183
The community action agency of the area is Rural Resources Community Action. The various assistance programs, services, and resources they offer are below.
Call Rural Resources Community Action (Colville, Washington) at (509) 684-8421.
Social services from Catholic Charities are wide ranging. They partner with churches, charities, and non-profits in the eastern part of the state to coordinate assistance for the less fortunate. They may have financial aid for partial rent or utility payments. Other resources include free food, clothing banks, transportation, USDA commodities, prescriptions and other aid. More Catholic Charity eastern Washington programs.
VOA - Volunteers of America of Washington - They offer assistance across a wide region, including Stevens and other counties. The charity may provide shelter and help with locating a new low income home. Clients may also benefit from free nutritious meals and case management services. There is also help for the disabled, and very rarely the organization may have emergency funds, such as grants, for a portion of rent to prevent evictions. Other assistance is for veterans and senior citizens. Read Volunteers of America of Eastern Washington.
Some of the following may be able to provide free or low cost health, dental, and other medical assistance. If they can’t meet your needs, they can more than likely refer you to another local community clinic. Or click here for more information on Washington clinics.
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