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Find local resources for your housing issues in your state. You can find legal aid groups to call for help. You can see what rental assistance programs may help you. Or you can use tools to write letters or file court documents to protect yourself.

Last updated on July 18, 2021

Legal Help in Washington

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Northwest Justice Project

https://nwjustice.org(888) 201-1014

Serves all local counties and cities

CLEAR Hotline

https://nwjustice.org/clear-hotline1-888-201-1014

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves local areas: King County

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Washington

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

Washington 2-1-1

https://wa211.org/Call 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all local counties and cities

Serves all local counties and cities

Clark County Treasury Rent Assistance

https://www.councilforthehomeless.org/rent-assistance/

Serves local areas: Clark County

Serves local areas: King County, Seattle

Kitsap Eviction Prevention Assistance

https://www.kitsapgov.com/hs/Pages/HH-KEPA.aspx

Serves local areas: Kitsap County

Lewis County Emergency Rental Assistance

(360)-736-4339

Serves local areas: Lewis County

Serves local areas: Tacoma, Pierce County

Skagit County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.communityactionskagit.org/eviction-prevention/

Serves local areas: Skagit County

Snohomish County Emergency Rental Assistance

https://www.voaww.org/

Serves local areas: Snohomish County

Spokane County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.snapwa.org/snap-rental-assistance/

Serves local areas: Spokane County

Thurston County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.erap-help.com/CACLMT

Serves local areas: Thurston County

Whatcom Rental Assistance Program

https://www.oppco.org/whatcomrentalassistance/

Serves local areas: Whatcom County

Yakima County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.yakimacounty.us/2453/For-Tenants-and-Landlords

Serves local areas: Yakima County

Serves local areas: Chehalis Tribal Housing Authority

Colville Tribe Emeregency Rental Assistance Program

http://colvilleiha.org/

Serves local areas: Colville Tribe

Lummi Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=764606237519667

Serves local areas: Lummi Nation

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

https://www.pgst.nsn.us/tribal-programs/tribal-entities/port-gamble-housing-authority

Serves local areas: Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe

Serves local areas: Spokane Tribe of Indians

Tulalip Tribes Emergency Rental Assistance Program (TERAP)

https://www.tulaliptribes-nsn.gov/Dept/COVID-19Assistance

Serves local areas: Tulalip Tribes of Washington

Yakama Nation Emergency Rental Assistance COVID-19

https://www.ynha.org/covid-19-emergency-rental-assistance/

Serves local areas: Yakama Nation

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Washington

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US