Call us with ANY question: 1-509-484-9829

 

For children

It is important to note that Spokane Public Schools are providing resources to children even though school is not in session, regardless if the child attends that school or not.

 

Meals can be picked up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at these locations:

Arlington

Lincoln Heights

Shaw MS

Logan

Balboa

Longfellow

Rogers HS

Sheridan

Finch

Moran Prairie

Shadle Park HS

Stevens

Garfield

Mullan Road

Ferris HS

 

Hutton

Ridgeview

Grant

 

Lidgerwood​

Roosevelt

Holmes

 

 

How to access laptop for at home learning

To support student learning for families without access to computers at home, Spokane Public Schools is checking out laptops to students based on need and availability. At this time, we can offer one device per student, and up to two per family. If you do not have home internet, there are several free options listed on the website.

 

Help your kids learn at home

Spokane Public Schools has uploaded and made available many helpful guides for academic success with at home learning. List of Learning at home guides in (Arabic, Burmese, French, Karin, Marshallese, Nepali, Kirundi/Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Russian and Spanish) can be found here.

Housing & Rent

Talk with your landlord right away if you fear you might be unable to pay rent. Contact World Relief (509-484-9829) if you fear you might lose your housing soon because of financial problems.

Transportation

Spokane Transit Authority

The bus will continue to run, but has closed all public gathering spaces and encourages riders to exercise the 6-foot distance rule while waiting at any stops. At this point there is no indication the public transportation will close down. Click here for the most updated changes in policies.

 

Car Insurance

If you cannot pay your insurance for a certain period of time due to COVID, it is best to contact the insurance provider directly and create a payment plan option. Call World Relief (509-484-9829) to talk with a staff member about how to do this.

 

Travel Loan Payments

The Travel Loan office is understanding of the financial hardship many families are experiencing. Even if you or your family has utilized the benefit of deferment or reduction in the past, if you are currently unemployed or are working fewer hours, there are options. Call World Relief (509-484-9829) to talk with a staff member about your situation.

 

Utilities

Avista

Because of coronavirus concerns, Avista will not turn off power in Washington, Idaho and Oregon if you cannot pay your bills. Call World Relief (509-484- 9829) with any questions or if you need help.

 

Internet/Phone

If you do not have access to the internet, you may qualify for free services through Comcast.

Spectrum is offering free internet for students during the school shut down.

Call World Relief (509-484-9829) to learn how to apply.

 

Where to get food

Second Harvest Food Bank of Inland Northwest

534-6678

IMPORTANT: Call or check online here for the location serving your zip code. You will be turned away if you don’t go to the food bank that services your zip code. Most food banks require Picture ID, current proof of address, and Social Security cards for household members. Must be over 18

 

Spokane Schools

Offering grab & go meals – a breakfast and a lunch together – for any child aged 0-18, or currently enrolled in high school, at the following locations from 11AM - 1PM. This includes ANY student, even those who don’t attend Spokane Public Schools!

 

Airway Heights Baptist Church Food Bank

12322 Sunset Hwy, Airway Heights

244-2474

 

Cheney Food Bank

616 3rd St. Cheney

235-2325

 

City Gate

170 S. Madison, Spokane

455-9670

 

East Central Food Bank

500 S. Stone, Spokane

Greenhouse 222 E. Crawford, Deer Park

 

Mead Food Bank

12611 N. Wilson, Mead

 

Medical Lake Food Bank

207 S Washington St, Medical Lake

299-3819

 

North County Food Pantry

40015A North Collins Rd, Elk

 

Northeast Food Pantry

4001 N. Cook, Spokane

292-2530

 

Our Place

1509 W. College, Spokane

509-326-7267

 

The Salvation Army Food Bank

204 E. Indiana, Spokane

325-6810

 

Southside Food Bank

2934 E. 27th, Spokane

535-2301

 

SNAP Food Bank

4001 N. Cook, Spokane

 

Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank

10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley

 

Westminster Presbyterian Church Food Bank

2705 W. Boone, Spokane

 

Clothing & Laundry

House of Charity

624-7821

Our Place

326-7267

Peaceful Valley Community Center

624-8634

 

FAQs for our Clients

If I have a case pending at one of the local offices, how will I get a hold of my caseworker?

There will be staff attending to office phones and other methods of communication. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

 

My family member is arriving at the airport this week. Will someone be there to meet them?

Yes. We will make sure that all essential services will continue. This includes airport pickups, rent payments, food drop-offs, etc.