For Immigrants and Undocumented People

Other Links

Philanthropy Northwest’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Social Justice Fund Northwest: COVID-19 Crisis Fund

Community Foundation of Snohomish County: Coronavirus Response Fund

Volunteers of America Western Washington Snohomish County COVID-19 Assistance

Everett Library COVID-19 Community Resources

AFL-CIO Snohomish & Island CLC Hardship Fund

CORE Collaborative United Way of Snohomish County COVID-19 Resources

Snohomish County Resources (English)

A huge thank you to Vanesa Gutierrez of the Snohomish County Executive Office for the following information. Desplácese hacia abajo para la versión en español.

​Recommended steps to request assistance for any primary needs (housing, food, utilities, financial assistance etc.):

Step 1. Call 2-1-1 or 1-800-223-8145. We are aware it can take a while to get assistance, but please start here as this system is centralized and folks are fully trained and ready to support you.

Step 2. Apply for federal and state resources if you are eligible.

Step 3. Contact your local School District for services or resources. Links to all Snohomish County School Districts here:

Step 4. Reach out to local community based organizations. The funds of these ones are very limited which is why I am listing them last.

Financial And Other Assistance For Families And Individuals For Primary Needs (including undocumented):

B. County

– Snohomish County School Districts. All School Districts have different programs and resources available. For a list of all the Districts and websites, click here:

One great example is the it provides case management services in-language. Website here: Call 425-431-1454 or email [email protected].

– Mutual Aid Solidarity Network. If you would like food or other supplies dropped off at your front door, please use this form. They are prioritizing folks who are sick, disabled, quarantined without pay, elderly, undocumented, queer, Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color – including those displaced from Seattle to the nearby areas. Request assistance here in multiple languages: form

– Snohomish County COVID19 Mutual Aid Group is a grass roots group supporting vulnerable communities during the COVID19 crisis: immigrant and refugee communities, the elderly, communities of color, indigenous, LGBTQ+, low-income, under-employed, or unemployed, living with disabilities/compromised immune systems, families of incarcerated or detained folks, and any other marginalized groups. For more information contact: [email protected]. This group is providing assistance with: groceries, supplies, and/or medicine delivery, finding Snohomish County, Washington state, and federal resources, conducting phone check-ins and outreach in special cases, mental and emotional health support and housing referrals.

– Organizations countywide that may be able to provide some kind of assistance are listed here:

This response fund is intended to augment local capacity by responding to the essential needs of those severely impacted by the virus.

In order of priority, recipients of assistance will be residents of Snohomish County including one of the following:

  • People at risk of isolation, especially lower-income elders.
  • People who are out of work because of the COVID-19 virus.
  • Black, Indigenous, and people of color.
  • People with disabilities and people who are immunosuppressed.

The following small community based organizations have received very limited amounts of funding to support communities of color. See contact information below and prioritized communities. Each organization determines application process and distribution of funds:

Millennia Ministries :

Priority given to families in need with children to address homelessness, food, clothing or other needs, single mothers and seniors

Latino Educational Training Institute :

Priority given to undocumented and Latinx communities

  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Contact phone number: (425) 775-2688

WAGRO Foundation :

Priority given to undocumented and Latinx communities

  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Contact email: [email protected]
  • Contact phone number: (206) 850-2329


Priority given to South Asian Communities (Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Fiji and Maldives)

Washington West African Center (WAWAC):

African, Muslim and undocumented communities are prioritized Languages: English, Mandinka and Wolof

Financial Assistance For Small Business:

A. Federal, State and Local

Compilation of Resources:

A. County

– Snohomish County Human Services:

Includes unemployment claims in-language assistance, webinars, jobs, shelters, rental assistance, food access, utility assistance, healthcare emotional health, education, connectivity, transportation, childcare and other resources.

– Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management:
Includes data about Snohomish County COVID-19 cases, healthcare, food and childcare locations, business resources, volunteering opportunities, community resources, news, updates etc.

B. State

– Washington Law Help:

All kinds of COVID-19 resources (IN-LANGUAGE) related to evictions, scams, family law, insurance, mortgages, utilities, unemployment:

19. Even templates in-language to communicate with landlords, lenders, utility providers etc.

Local Unemployment Claim Assistance In-Language

– Refugee and Immigrant Services NW is providing unemployment assistance services for individuals. This means they can help you navigate the unemployment system in your own language! Clients can call at (425) 388-9307 to receive assistance with the following languages:

  • (Bosnian)
  • (Vietnamese)
  • (Spanish)
  • (Russian)
  • (Vietnamese)
  • (Arabic/French)
  • (Farsi/Pasto)
  • (Russian)
  • (Chuukese)

Domestic Violence Resources:

Comprehensive list of phone lines, shelters etc:

Healthcare For Undocumented Folks:

– COVID-19 coverage for folks that do not qualify for Medicaid due to immigration status. This program can help pay for COVID-19 test and other coronavirus treatments: cost/aem-covid-19.pdf 

Accessing Affordable Health Insurance in WA State:

– Detailed guide to accessing affordable insurance in WA State
Affordable Health Insurance Info for WA State residents

Free Legal Aid And Materials In Language

– Northwest Justice Project:​​​​​​