Resources in Times of Need

In these uncertain times, many continue to face pressures compounded by health concerns, social distancing, child and family care, and economic stresses. While community-based organizations, along with public and private services, are ready to respond and assist, it can be challenging to locate these resources. This page (with thanks to the UW Department of English) includes a curated list of resources. If you do not see what you are looking for, please contact Washington 211, a hotline to connect you with community resources:

Academic and Personnel Resources (University-wide) 

COVID-19 Testing  

Emergency Funding 

Food Resources 

Legal Resources 

Mental Health Resources 

Online Learning Resources 


Technology Access 

Transportation Resources 

Utility Assistance 

If you are facing financial hardship and unable to pay your utilities, you may be able to request utility bill assistance from one the following local agencies: