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Community Resources for Navigating Covid-19

 
In our effort to continue to support our community during this difficult time, we have compiled a list of community resources.   We would love your help in adding to this list. If you have anything to share, please feel free to send us a message. We will continue to update this list!   

 

Eating Disorder Support:

Online support groups: From Center for Discovery

Online Support Groups: Balance 

Family Support group: Thursdays at 12pm from Alsana

Online support group: Wednesdays at 6pm from Liberating Jasper 

Health at Every Size meal support, every two hours: Covid-19 Eating support

Daily ED info, support, information videos: NEDA Connections 

Monthly online peer support group for indigenous peoples and people of color with eating problems: Sage and Spoon via Nalgona Positivity Pride (zoom)

Health at Every Size Support group: Lauren Donelson and Wise Heart Nutrition 

 

General Information:

Fact sheets in multiple languages 

 

Access to Food:

Free school lunch locations

Lunchbox Laboratory: Local restaurant offering free meals to children 

Support Request form: A place to request supplies/ food to be brought to your home. You can also donate to this cause 

SODO Market: Free groceries to people in need 

Gracia Mexican Restaurant in Ballard: Offering free lunches to kids 

 

Child care:

List of childcare options: Being updated as more options become available

 

Financial Support Services:

Covid-19 response Fund: One-time operating grants will fund organizations that have deep roots in community and strong experience working with residents without health insurance and/or access to sick days, people with limited English language proficiency, healthcare and gig economy workers, and communities of color, among others.

Seattle City light and Utilities Discount Program 

Aid and advocacy documents:

Additional aid document:

Continually updated and crowd-sourced documents

Covid- Mutual Aid: Facebook group with ongoing information about resources and how to help

 

Resources for Parents:

Information and Ideas for quarantined families 

36 free educational resources 

 

Mental Health Support:

Crisis Connections: Free 24-hour mental health hotline  

Insight Timer: Free meditation app 

 

Healthcare: 

Health insurance: Special enrollment window available for Washington State

 

Industry specific support:

Support group for musicians: Facebook group to help create live-streaming opportunities 

GoFundMe for Restaurant workers

 

 

 

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