Proteus Inc., which is based in Hanford but serves all of King County, provides low income and the needy with one time cash assistance. They provide funds for rent, utility and energy bills. This help is only available once per year. They also run a career and job finding service, to help people find new jobs or employment. They also run programs that help people conserve energy and lower their utility bills. Phone number (559) 582-9253.
One of the primary non-profits in the area is the California King County Salvation Army ((559) 582-4434). They administer numerous assistance programs and resources for low income individuals and people who need assistance. Some of the programs offered include:
Another option is St. Brigid Catholic Church. Call them at (559) 582-2533. The church provides electric bill assistance to those in need as funding allows, and can also refer people to places to pick up food. Many other social services are run by the charity and its team of volunteers, and find more information on help from St. Brigid Catholic Church.
A HUD approved foreclosure and mortgage assistance agency is Self-Help Enterprises. Call them at (888) 412-0828. Dedicated housing and mortgage counselors will work with homeowners to allow the homeowners to make good choices and provide them with options. The goal is help people make it through a difficult period and to save their home. They also may be able to provide foreclosure mediation services. Click here to learn more on mediation.
This local non-profit agency runs several programs for individuals and families in Hanford and all throughout King County. They may be able to provide short term assistance and grants for paying bills and debts, and at the same time offer longer term solutions.
Call the Kings Community Action Organization, Inc. at (559) 582-4386.
Senior citizens can contact Kings Commission on Aging. This non-profit charity agency provides one-time only emergency financial assistance to help seniors citizens pay bills and expenses. Services paid for by the agency include rent/mortgage payment assistance, utility and heating bill assistance, free food vouchers, and motel or hotel vouchers. Phone (559) 582-3211.
Some of the clinics through King County California that may be able to offer primary medical and dental care on a sliding scale fee include.
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