Phone: 2-1-1 (each county has a line connected to local resources)
Must live within Seattle City limits and meet income requirements.
EMERGENCY SITUATIONS: 206-812-4940 (receiving a 10 day shut-off notice, 24 hour shut-off notice, or are currently disconnected from your heat provider).
Must live within zip code limits (zip codes on webpage).
St. Vincent de Paul’s Helpline:
City of Seattle Utility Discount Program
The Utility Discount Program helps income qualified Seattle City Light customers lower their electric bills by 60%.
Ballard Food Bank
If you live in the 98107, 98117, 98177, 98109, 98119 and 98199 zip codes, you can receive a basic level of emergency financial assistance for eviction notices, utility shut-offs, lost IDs or driver's licenses. Financial assistance for rental eviction and utility shut-off only ONCE per calendar year.
Catholic Community Services- HEN (Housing and Essential Needs)
Rent and Utility Assistance
To qualify applicants must have a disability (physical and/or mental) AND have zero income (applicants cannot be receiving any other government cash assistance such as SSI, ABD, TANF, Unemployment, etc.).
Limited funds available to provide up to the last $100 to prevent evictions and utility shut offs for people residing in 98125, 98133, 98155 and 98177 zip codes
Salvation Army Emergency Financial Assistance
Emergency Shelter, Food & Nutrition Programs, Seasonal Services, Casework Services.
Kent Food Bank and Emergency Services
Money may be used in emergencies for paying Puget Sound gas and electric bills, eviction prevention (no move-in), and water bills.
Sound Outreach - Pierce County
Basic needs, Health Insurance Guidance, Housing, Financial Empowerment