community resources


Eviction Moratorium

A guide for landlords, property managers and renters.

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Reopening your business?

Learn about reopening resources for businesses compiled by the Thurston Chamber of Commerce by downloading the Smart Toolkit.

State and Local Resources

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak has had in the community, we have compiled a list of state and local resources to provide information and help to everyone during these challenging times.

Mason Transit AuthorityTravel and Travel AssistanceAssistance with travel and travel challenges such as wheelchair pickup and deliveryCall customer service line at 360-427-5033
MedicareMedical AssistanceCOVID-19 Resources
MedicaidMedical Assistance (over 65/disability)Guidelines and resources for Medicaid recipients and potential recipients.
Center for Disease Control (CDC)Coronavirus InformationCoronavirus information
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)Workplace Safety Information Regarding C-19Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19
US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)Veteran ResourcesResources for veterans affected by COVID-19
WA State Dept of HealthCOVID-19 InformationWA DOH C-19 resource and information page
WA State House DemocratsCOVID-19 InformationSocial Distancing Guidelines
King County Public HealthCOVID-19 InformationAddresses misinformation and discrimination resulting from C-19
WA State Office of the Insurance CommissionerCOVID-19 InformationEarly refill for prescription drugs authorized, deductibles & copays waived for coronavirus testing
WA Health Plan FinderHealth Plan EnrollmentSpecial Enrollment Period in Response to Growing Coronavirus Outbreak
RetireGuideRetirement and MedicareRetirement after COVID-19 and Medicare Information
Career One-StopUnemploymentThe federal government is allowing states to change their laws to provide unemployment insurance benefits related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
US Department of Labor (DOL)Worker ResourcesResources for workplace safety; wages, hours, and leave; unemployment insurance flexibility; Job Corps students; injured federal workers; and federal contractors
AFL-CIOOrganized LaborResources for those represented by an ALF-CIO aligned labor union affected by COVID-19
US DOLMedical leaveForms to file for federal FMLA (family medical leave)
BankrateCredit Card AssistanceCredit card assistance for people affected by COVID-19
WA State Dept of Financial InstitutionsFinancial ResourcesFinancial resources for WA families affected by COVID-19
WA Employment Security DepartmentLayoff AssistanceInformation for workers laid off due to coronavirus
WA Employment Security DepartmentWorker Q & AQuestions and answers for workers regarding coronavirus
WA Employment Security DepartmentUnemploymentHow to apply for unemployment benefits
WA State Dept of Labor & IndustriesPaid Sick LeavePaid sick leave and C-19 common questions
WA House DemocratsEmergency AssistanceA compilation of emergency assistance programs
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)Food AssistanceCall the USDA National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273) Includes: WIC; SNAP; TEFAP, and FAP
National School Lunch ProgramFood AssistanceInformation about how to access the school lunch progam which is being administered via individual school districts
Washington ConnectionFood Assistance, Cash, Childcare, EldercareOne-stop application for food, cash, childcare, etc in WA state
Small Business Association (SBA)Small Business AssistanceDisaster loans for small buinesses affected by C-19 Churches and non-profits may also be eligible for disaster loans
USDA FarmersFarmer ResourcesResources for farmers dealing with C-19
USDA Disaster Resource CenterIndividual & Small Business ResourcesUSDA Programs that assist individuals and small businesses
National Restaurant AssociationRestaurant Industry Coronavirus InformationFact sheet with links
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)Business Tax ReliefCoronavirus tax relief
FDICBankers & ConsumersCoronavirus information for bankers and consumers
Timberland Regional LibraryEducationDiverse collection of resources including school, eBooks, films and more.
US Department of EducationEducationQuestions and answers on providign services to children with disabilities during the coronavirus outbreak
Pulitzer CenterEducationPrintable lessons for students
Travel & LeisureEducationVirtual museum tours
Online Physcial Education NetworkPhysical EducationTools for creating physical education plans in the home
WA Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction (OSPI)EducationSchool closure fact sheet
WA State House DemocratsEducationSupport for parents and students during school closures
WA Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction (OSPI)EducationTalking to your children about school closures
WA Department of Health (DOH)ChildcareChildcare resources and recommendations with links
WA State Board of Community & Technical CollegesHigher EducationResources and links for each community & technical college in WA State
Independent Colleges of WAHigher EducationResources and links for private universities in WA state
WA Office of Superindentent of Public Instruction (OSPI)EducationWebsite links an contact info for all public schools in WA state
Employment Security DepartmentUnemployment InsuranceIntroduction to unemployment, how to sign up, and reemployment services.
WorkForce 180Crisis ManagementDr. Beverly Ford, best practices for serving clients during the COVID-19 crisis.
WorkForce 180Effective Crisis LeadershipEd Trumbull, ICF Vice President shared usable ideas and ways to navigate through staff, client and community challenges facing all workforce leaders being looked upon for solutions.
WorkForce 180Crisis Employer OutreachWorkforce180 CEO Mike Fazio discussed effective ways to engage employers during the daily confusion of closings, layoffs and radical changes to the way people are working.