the Covid-19 Pandemic
Here are some links that we hope you will find helpful to answer your questions. Remember, don't panic! Stay informed, stay away from crowds & wash your hands - a lot. We are all in this together.
Employment Security: Given the current public health crisis and the temporary shutdown of non-essential businesses across our state, the job search requirement for unemployment benefits is now optional.
Rental Assistance Fund: United Way of Thurston County and the Community Foundation are taking applications for assistance for rent, utilities, childcare and basic needs.
Please CALL the Community Action Council: Monday – Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at (360) 438-1100 or 1-(800) 878-5235.
Washington Department of Health: The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public. If you have questions about what is happening in Washington, or how the virus is spread, please call 1-800-525-0127.
From PSE: We know some of our business and residential customers might be worried about paying their bills. Here are measurable actions we’ve taken on behalf of our customers:
From the Department of Financial Institutions: Financial resources for people affected by Covid-19
From Thurston County Public Health: Due to the level of concern about COVID-19, the following are in effect in Thurston County.
From N.Thurston, Olympia, & Tumwater School Districts: With the schools closed, families will have access to local services provided by the district in your area.
South Sound Behavioral Hospital: Open for business and offering free mental health assessments 24/7. Based on assessment, clients may qualify for inpatient, outpatient, or hospitalization services.
Please call: 1-844-949-8888
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