Last Updated: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Washington State offers a list of resources for families including financial resources as well as information about masks, internet access, food services, childcare and more on their website: www.coronavirus.wa.gov
Child Aware Family Center1-800-446-1114 to find childcare. Select number 3 for Spanish.
Food Banks in the AreaClark County Food Bank has collected a list of all food bank and pantry sites in the area at on their website here: https://www.clarkcountyfoodbank.org/get-food
FISH Longview(1526 Commerce Ave, Longview, WA 98632)
Call (360) 636-1100 to schedule time Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (call early as appointments book up quickly). Must go to Longview for pickup. No Spanish interpreter.
Woodland Action Center(736 Davidson Ave, Woodland WA, 98674) offers vouchers/shopping. For more information, visit Woodland Action Center's website at www.woodlandaction.org.
Woodland Public Schools Food ServicesFor details on food services offered by Woodland Public Schools, please click here to visit our Food Services webpage to learn more.
Create a Washington Connection Account to apply online for food stamps, cash assistance, and/or childcare assistance by visiting: https://www.washingtonconnection.org or call 1-877-501-2233. Additional services are available for families who qualify for the Free and Reduced Lunch program. Click here to learn about those services, called Pandemic EBT or P-EBT.
Comcast also offers low-cost Internet service for low-income families. Qualifying families can sign up online or call 1-800-934-6489. To learn more about free internet access for qualifying families, click this link.
* If you need a Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced lunch from the School to apply for services, please contact Gabby Meador at email@example.com, or call 360-869-3026
Customer support is available at 1-855-923-4633 (1-855-627-9604), however wait times are longer than normal, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Visit www.wahealthplanfinder.org for more information.
For more information Washington State's family and medical leave pay, visit paidleave.wa.gov.
Families at risk of eviction may need resources to help them. Below are options for those in need to reach out to and utilize.
The Eviction Resolution Pilot Program (ERPP) connects tenants behind on rent payments with the Center for Construction Resolution and Conversation (CCRC) to problem-solve the situation together with their landlord which often results in some combination of rental assistance counseling, legal aid, and mediation.
Both landlords and tenants may be able to access rental assistance and either create a rent payment plan or move-out plan without going to court. To learn more, click here to download a press release about the ERPP and click here to download a Quick Step-by-Step Guide Flier for Renters in Need.
For more information, call 1-855-657-8387 or visit the ERPP website by clicking this link: https://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/index.cfm?fa=newsinfo.EvictionResolutionProgram.
Additional information about the ERPP can be found from Resolution Washington's website here: https://www.resolutionwa.org/erpp
The Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP) offers a Rental Assistance Program wait-list for those who need to cover back-rent. For more information, families can call (360) 425-3430. For families who need an interpreter, call Ethnic Support Council Services at (360) 636-2791.
For more information or to place your name on the waitlist, contact Lower Columbia CAP (360) 425-3430.
For information on unemployment services provided by Washington State, click here to learn more and apply online.
The City of Woodland offers payment plans for utility bills that are past due. Property owners or tenants affected by the COVID-19 emergency can arrange for installment plans and waivers for late charges by contacting the City of Woodland using the information below.
Clark Public Utilitieshttps://www.clarkpublicutilities.com(360) 992-3000
Cowlitz County Public Utilitieshttps://www.cowlitzpud.org(360) 423-2210
City of Woodland UtilitiesEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org(360) 225-8281 x 116
Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP)https://www.lowercolumbiacap.orgList of resources and programs can be found on the CAP website here.(360) 425-3430 x 0
Updated with additional informational fliers as of Tuesday, November 23, 2021
With the statewide eviction moratorium having ended on November 1, 2021, families at risk of eviction may need resources to help them. Below are options for those in need to reach out to and utilize.
Both landlords and tenants may be able to access rental assistance and either create a rent payment plan or move-out plan without going to court.
To learn more, click here to download a flier for next steps following the expiration of the eviction moratorium (in both English and Spanish).
If you are already facing eviction, you can refer to these documents to help you learn more about ERPP:
To stay updated on COVID-19 and your Woodland Public Schools, visit our COVID-HQ website at www.woodlandschools.org/covid-hq
Please email details to Eric Jacobson, our Communications Manager: email@example.com