Community Resources

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  • The Washington 211 COVID-19 call center is a general information line related to COVID-19. If you need information or have a general question, call 1-800-525-0127 or text 211-211 for help. You can also text the word “Coronavirus” to 211-211 to receive information and updates on your phone wherever you are. You will receive links to the latest information on COVID-19, including county-level updates, and resources for families, businesses, students, and more.

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Community Face Mask Program

Want to help? Join the Washington Mask Challenge. The Office of the Lieutenant Governor has partnered with the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest and Serve Washington to organize a statewide homemade mask-making initiative to encourage the general public to make, wear, and donate cloth masks. Visit www.wamaskchallenge.org for information.

Disaster Distress Line

  • Need help? Know someone who does? Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (TTY 1-800-846-8517)

Dove House Advocacy Services

  • Office and 24/7 crisis line: 360-385-5291
    • Advocacy, basic needs, housing assistance, and other resources for recent and past victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and general crime. To access our services at this time please first call our 24/7 crisis line 360-385-5291. This is the best way to ensure that crisis needs are met. www.dovehousejc.org


End Violence Against Children

Family Planning Services

  • Family Planning. Call to schedule an appointment 360-385-9400, Mondays 9 am - 4:30 pm, Wednesdays 1 pm - 4:30 pm, and Fridays 9 am-4:30 pm. Prioritizing implant insertion/removals, birth control method changes, birth control prescription refills, active STI symptoms and/or need for testing, as well as access to emergency contraception known as Plan B.

Food Resources Locator

Local 20/20

  • A collaborative effort of many organizations. The focus of this page is to disseminate accurate public health and community information related to East Jefferson County. Local 20/20 supports efforts to build short- and long-term community resilience even as we practice social distancing in the face of this pandemic.  http://l2020.org/COVID-19/

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Olympic Area Agency on Aging (O3A)

  • The Olympic Area Agency on Aging (O3A) serves as a safe entry point for information and assistance for seniors and adults with disabilities in Grays Harbor, Pacific, Clallam, and Jefferson Counties. We can explore your options, answer your questions (or find the answers!), and help link you to the right services. https://www.o3a.org/

OlyCAP

Recovery Café

  • Recovery Café Jefferson County is offering recovery check-ins via phone at 360-821-1985 and virtual Recovery Circles. To enroll, e-mail: developmentrc@dovehousejc.org 

Reducing Stigma

Washington Futures Without Violence

Washington Listens

  • Washington Listens helps people manage stress and anxiety they may be experiencing because of COVID-19. If you or anyone you know is having difficulties managing stress, call the Washington Listens support line at 1-833-681-0211. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. TTY and language access services are available by using 7-1-1 or their preferred method. Resources and self-help tips are available on walistens.org.

Federal Stimulus Package

The Governor’s Office has compiled this partial list of resources to support economic retention and recovery related to COVID-19 coronavirus.

For Employees

Financial Assistance

Jeffco Mutual Aid is a new organization dedicated to support workers directly impacted by layoffs or other covid-19 upsets. Get involved by Requesting Funds or Providing Funds. https://www.jeffcomutualaid.com/

Jefferson Community Foundation: https://www.jcfgives.org/

St. Vincent de Paul: https://svdpejc.org/ Provides assistance primarily through a voucher system. They help with needs like food, gas, prescriptions, mobile phones/minutes, propane, utilities, medical/dental expenses, repairs, clothing and laundry. If you are in need of help, reach out to them directly at 360-379-1325.

EDC Team Jefferson, the state-designated economic development council (EDC) for Jefferson County, has a compilation of COVID-19 Resources for businesses. https://www.edcteamjefferson.org/COVID19

LION COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program. LION has established a new loan program for Jefferson County businesses and non-profits needing funding to deal with the COVID-19 emergency. A fast track process has been established to handle the applications. http://L2020.org/LION

OlyCAP. Discretionary dollars used to provide assistance for all basic needs (i.e., assistance with rent, utilities, energy, prescriptions, gas, public transportation, etc.) for low-income households. https://www.olycap.org/get-help/client-support-services


Many of the resources listed above are from the Local 20/20 website, which has a very informative webpage of resources connected to COVID-19.  https://l2020.org/covid-19/

Food Resources

  • DSHS is sending emergency supplements to people who get Basic Food (EBT). 
  • Jefferson County Food Resource Map
  • Summer Meals Program (Olympic Peninsula YMCA)
    • The 2020 Summer Meals program starts Monday, June 22 through Monday, August 31 for Chimacum, Port Townsend, and Brinnon School Districts. Quilcene School District will receive summer meals starting Wednesday, July 1 through Monday, August 31. The first week of Summer Meals (June 22-26) only lunch will be provided and the second week forward (June 29-August 31) breakfast and lunch will be provided. Meals will follow USDA guidelines and include milk, grains, fruits, veggies, and a meat or meat alternative. Some meals will be distributed at grab and go sites where children can walk up or their parents can drive up to each site where volunteers will hand them meals. Other meals will be distributed via school district bus routes. 
      • 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Monday or Wednesday at the Multi-Purpose room at Chimacum Elementary School, 91 W. Valley Road, Chimacum, or at Chimacum Primary School, 313 Ness Corner Drive, Port Hadlock.
      • 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Tuesday or Thursday at Salish Coast Elementary School, 1637 Grant Street, Port Townsend, or Port Townsend High School, 1500 Van Ness Street, Port Townsend.
      • Meals will be distributed on Monday in Quilcene and Tuesday in Brinnon via school district bus routes. Families can pick up their meals at the same stop they did with their school bus driver. If you miss a day of delivery, please call our YMCA of Jefferson County office at 360-385-5811.
      • Fridays we will deliver back packs throughout Jefferson County with a weekend’s worth of food via school district bus routes. If you would benefit from a weekend backpack or know a family that would benefit from a weekend backpack, please contact the YMCA of Jefferson County office at 360-385-5811.
  • Washington Connection
    • Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) will be available soon in WA!  P-EBT is a new emergency program for ALL children in grades K-12, who receive free or reduced-price school meals. P-EBT is not subject to public charge and will not affect your immigration status. P-EBT provides families with funds to pay the cost of meals while schools are closed due to COVID-19. If your family receives Basic Food through DSHS and your children receive free or reduced-price school meals, you do not need to apply for P-EBT. https://www.washingtonconnection.org/home/
      • You will automatically receive these one-time benefits on your EBT card. Check with your school district to find out if you need to apply for free or reduced-price school meals so your family can receive P-EBT funds.
      • You will need to apply for P-EBT if your children are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals but do not receive Basic Food benefits. 
      • The P-EBT application will be available on June 28.
  • WIC: Supplemental Nutrition Program  Income eligible pregnant/breastfeeding, postpartum women, infants and children up to age 5 years old, can apply for food benefits via phone. During this difficult time, more families are becoming income eligible and may find this a useful resource for supplemental food, breastfeeding support and health referrals. All services provided by phone, by appointment. Call 360-385-9400 for an appointment. 

Pharmacy Resources

  • Here is a list of local pharmacies offering mail and/or in-person delivery during the coronavirus crisis. Most, if not all, options below require insurance and/or credit card payment online or on the phone.