COVID-19 Community Resource Center

Welcome to the City of Mill Creek’s resource guide with information regarding mental health, local food banks, financial aid, local business support and parent resources. If you have questions or need assistance finding answers, we are here to help you. You may call Kristen Rasmussen, Community Engagement Coordinator with the City of Mill Creek, at 425-361-8782 or email kristenr@cityofmillcreek.com on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If this is a life threatening emergency please call 9-1-1. Thank you. 

Food, Shelter and Other Outreach Resources 
Call 2-1-1 for assistance or local resources. They will connect you to community resources statewide including food banks, emergency shelters, healthcare, employment preparation and more. 

Complete an online application with Washington Connection www.washingtonconnection.org/home for some programs offered by the Washington State DSHS, Department of Children, Youth and Families, and the Healthcare Authority. Apply for: 
Rent and utility assistance; Move-in costs; Personal health and hygiene items; Cleaning supplies; and Transportation assistance. This process takes about an hour depending on your household circumstances.

How to talk to kids about the Coronavirus: Kids Guide to Coronavirus PDF
Talking to kidstweens and teens about COVID-19.
For additional news articles on how to talk to kids about COVID-19, see Mental Health Resources.

Food Banks/Food Services

Daily List for Free Meal Locations
Food Banks by Area
Mill Creek Food Bank located behind Gold Creek Community Church (4326 148th St SE, Mill Creek). Food bank hours:
» Mondays & Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m. 
The Rotary Club of Mill Creek arranges donation pickups for the food bank every other Friday. To arrange a pickup, contact Mary Kay Voss at mkvrotary@yahoo.com. 
Edmonds Community College Food Bank
Lynnwood Food Bank
Everett School District: Meals will be available for pick up in the fall at more locations and times. Pre-ordering will be available by September 2. Visit the link for more information.
ESD Drive thru locations
Everett School District KIT (Kids in Transition Program)
If your family is homeless, or if you are in a temporary living situation due to economic circumstances, your preschool and school-aged children have certain rights and protections under federal law (McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act).
The Everett Public Schools KIT (Kids in Transition) program supports students who qualify as homeless under McKinney Vento.
Please visit our KIT program webpage for more information and resources here.
Gold Creek Community Church: Services & Volunteers for seniors or any other community members needing assistance.
Northshore Senior Services- Bothell Location Door to Door Meals, Food Pantry information, Social Services Support, and Mental Health support. Additional COVID-19 Resources available or call (425) 286-1072. 
Northshore Senior Center Navigator Newsletter.
senior center
Washington Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for food stamps: $15.5 billion is going to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as SNAP. The money will help cover the expected cost of new applications to the program as a result of the coronavirus. Visit the website to see if you qualify here

COVID-19 Testing
COVID-19 Testing - Snohomish Health District.
COVID-19 Testing - Western Washington Medical Group COVID-19 Testing in North Lynnwood and Marysville 
Snohomish County Response & Community Resource Hub
Snohomish County COVID-19
 Testing, Safe Start Plan, Work Place Safety and Additional info in other languages

Mental Health/Crisis Services
Addiction Center- Available 24/7 at 1-866-954-1652. They offer free online information about the different challenges of managing drug and alcohol abuse during Covid-19.

Catholic Community Services- Assistance for individuals and families struggling with poverty and the most vulnerable in our communities.
Homeless Shelter locations

Managing Mental Health during the Coronavirus Pandemic

National Domestic Violence Hotline - Call 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224. If you can not talk, text LOVEIS to 1-8666-331-9474.

National Sexual Assault Hotline- Call 1-800-656-HOPE(4673).
Suicide Prevention- Volunteers of America Western Washington offers a crisis line for individuals who are in crisis and/or considering suicide. Call 1-800-584-3578 or visit www.imhurting.org.


Unemployment Questions
Employment Security Department has Expanded Pandemic Benefits Guide here

Insurance Coverage
Loss of coverage could make you newly eligible for free or low-cost coverage through Washington Apple Health, found here.

Report a Safe-Start Violation here.

Know Your Risk

Coronavirus