Learn about how to get access to rental assistance programs, financial aid for paying energy bills, weatherization, and other assistance programs.
The non-profit Opportunity Council - Island County runs a rental assistance program that will help individuals and families to avoid eviction from their apartment or home. There are several programs offered with various income guidelines to participate in each one. Limited amount of financial aid available to those facing an eviction. Households are able to qualify for rent help once in a 12 month time period. The phone number is below.
DSHS - Community Services Offices - Island offers the working poor, low income, and unemployed various services. They include General Assistance, which is a program that offers cash assistance and grants to those individuals with no minor children in the home if they are unable to obtain gainful employment due to incapacity for at least a 90 day period of time. Another service offered is known as Diversion Cash Assistance. This is a program that provides cash grants that were designed to prevent households in Island County with children from having to enroll in public assistance, by assisting them and paying for living expenses for needs such as utility bills, housing, transportation, rental help, child care, food and employment-related expenses. Dial (187) 750 - 1223.
This is the non-profit agency that services Coupeville and Island County residents. The assistance programs offered to qualified individuals include the following. It is just a sampling. Call them for more information.
Call the Oak Harbor Washington Opportunity Council at (360) 679-6577. Or, for more details, learn about financial assistance from Opportunity council.
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