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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:


Lincoln Heights

Shaw MS




Rogers HS



Moran Prairie

Shadle Park HS



Mullan Road

Ferris HS











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.


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.




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.



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


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



Cheney Food Bank

616 3rd St. Cheney



City Gate

170 S. Madison, Spokane



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



North County Food Pantry

40015A North Collins Rd, Elk


Northeast Food Pantry

4001 N. Cook, Spokane



Our Place

1509 W. College, Spokane



The Salvation Army Food Bank

204 E. Indiana, Spokane



Southside Food Bank

2934 E. 27th, Spokane



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


Our Place


Peaceful Valley Community Center



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.