Imagine Housing Resident Information for COVID-19
A Message from and Imagine Housing and
We want to thank you all for doing your part in helping slow the spread of COVID-19 and for being a vital part of our community. We have heard from many residents about the uncertainty of the situation. While everyone’s needs vary, one of the things that all of our residents have in common is that Imagine Housing is an important part of their safety net.
We are committed to be here for you. Contact your Supportive Services Case Manager for help and support.
Case Managers and Property Management are regularly posting updates in the communities. Please keep an eye out for any flyers or notices posted in the communities. This website page will also be updated as we become aware of new resources that may be available to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
COVID-19 vaccine is always free. Everyone ages 12 and older can get a vaccine. Ages 12-17 can get Pfizer ONLY, ages 18+ can get Pfizer, Moderna or J&J. Learn more about vaccination for youth at kingcounty.gov/vaccine/youth
No appointment needed: most pharmacies, clinics, and Public Health centers now offer drop-in COVID-19 vaccination. Click here to search for an appointment
Have questions about the vaccine? Check out these FAQs.
Imagine Housing Rental Assistance Fund
Talk to your case manager to make sure you’re connected to available resources, such as EPRAP and other Imagine Housing rental assistance resources.
King County Metro Sound Transit Lyft
Transportation DART Services
DART is fixed-route transit service operated in King County under contract with Hopelink, using smaller transit vehicles with the flexibility to perform a limited number of off-route deviations upon request.
Metro is discontinuing fare collections and instituting temporary service reductions.
Fares are suspended on all transit modes and temporary service reductions have been implemented.
The form linked above is to create opportunity for organizations to request Lyft services.
King County Metro
WA State Unemployment Benefits We Are Teachers Lake Washington School District OSPI Guidance for Students & Families Bellevue School District Issaquah School District Everfi Family Portal Second Step Balance in Mind Kids Coming Together Washington LawHelp CLEAR Hotline Alliance for Equal Justice Housing Justice Project Eastside Legal Assistance [/su_spoiler] Youth Eastside Services
Puget Sound Energy will make funds available to help customers who have been impacted by the COVID-19. Funds are also available in PSE’s other assistance programs, including the Warm Home Fund, PSE Home Energy Lifeline Program and Weatherization Assistance Program for income-eligible customers. PSE will not be disconnecting customers for non-payment during this time.
These resources contain information on how to file for unemployment or workers’ comp; help with paying utilities, rent, and mortgages; issues with insurance; food assistance; and much more.
For people affected by COVID-19 (being laid off temporarily, let go, being in quarantine). Their online resources outline what steps to take to get unemployment assistance.
They have a list of online resources, including companies that usually charge are providing free programs.
Lake Washington School District recognizes there are a number of families in need in our community. It can be difficult to know where to turn when you need help. That is why the Homeless Liaison developed a list of community resources to support students, parents and families in our community, whether homeless or not. The list of community resources is organized by type of services offered. This list is not intended to be complete. If you know of other resources that should be added to the list, please contact Catherine Cruz at 425-936-1469.
As schools, students, families, and communities plan for and experience closures, OSPI is committed to providing ongoing guidance and resources as we sort through this unprecedented situation together. The most current guidance and resources are provided on their website.
Free meals, technology support and learning resources.
At-home learning, community resources, ISD updates, child care and meals.
Sign Up for Free Online Learning Lessons. K-12 Learning Materials Provided. Featuring United Way of King County & the Seattle Seahawks’ partnership in the Character Playbook Program. Subject materials include: character development, mental wellness, financial readiness and career exploration.
Remote-Instruction Guidance for Early Learning - Grade and Detailed Guidance for Kindergarten - Grade 8.
Lake Washington Schools Foundation program: Youth Mental Wellness
Lake Wasington Schools Foundation program: Kids Coming Together - Online Connection Resources
Legal help to get or keep WA State public benefits – Solid Ground’s Benefits Legal Assistance attorneys are open for business as usual during the COVID-19 crisis. They can be reached at 206.694.6742 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providing resources available online and over the phone for people in need of legal assistance and information.
People outside King County can call 1-888-201-1014 to speak to NJP staff about a legal aid issue. Those in King County can call 211 to connect with local services.
Staff and volunteer attorneys throughout our statewide Alliance are providing advice and representation over the phone.
Can support legal services by calling (253) 234-4204. Further, legal documents can be shared by sending an email with your name, your phone number, and/or any photos, scans, or screenshots to email@example.com
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we have switched our legal clinics from in-person appointments with attorneys to phone consultations for the month of March. If you would like to schedule a phone consultation, call our intake line at (425)747-7274, please leave a message, with your name, phone number and a brief description of your legal issue you need help with and someone will return your call within 48 hours.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, starting Tuesday, March 17 YES is suspending in-person services and closing our locations through April 27. During this time, we will be providing services to existing clients and program participants through confidential web-based technology (Telehealth). We are not accepting new clients at this time. We will be checking voicemails regularly between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.[/su_spoiler]
WA State Unemployment Benefits
We Are Teachers
Lake Washington School District
OSPI Guidance for Students & Families
Bellevue School District
Issaquah School District
Everfi Family Portal
Balance in Mind
Kids Coming Together
Alliance for Equal Justice
Housing Justice Project
Eastside Legal Assistance
Youth Eastside Services