COVID-19 Community Resources

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced temporary closure of schools and many businesses, triggering demand for community resources to help people make it through this time.

If you need help but don't find something helpful on this page, please check out United Way's COVID-19 page or the Eastside for All COVID-19 Resource Directory. If your business or local nonprofit organization has been affected, please consult COVID-19 Business Resources.

If you are looking to help those in need, see the Volunteer tab below or visit one of these resources:

You may also use the Donations tab below to offer monetary assistance to the City of Bellevue to support the city’s response to COVID-19. The city is not currently accepting donations of goods and services, but please see our local human service agencies located within the topics below. If you have medical equipment to donate, please reach out to our local hospitals. 

Printable flyer with COVID-19 community resources  

Bellevue School District

  • Stevenson Elementary School, 7:30-6 p.m., 100 students, age 3 through fifth grade
  • Lake Hills Elementary School, 7:30-6 p.m., 140 students, age 3 through fifth grade

Child care with the district is only for students who have registered and been accepted.  

Breakfast and lunch will also be available at both schools, Monday to Friday. 

  • Breakfast: 7:30-8:30 a.m.
  • Hot lunch, 11 a.m.-noon. Both will also be full meal sites, with grab-and-go bags available for students 18 and under to pick up lunch and breakfast for the next day.  

The Bellevue School District's Family Connection Centers are still open.

Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue

For information, call 425-454-6162 or go to Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue to register for out-of-school care. 

Other resources 

Monetary Donations

Monetary donations to the City of Bellevue toward the city’s coronavirus response can be made using the methods below. City expenses related to COVID-19 response efforts are varied, but may include the purchase of additional personal protective equipment for emergency responders, increased coordination and support of local and regional human services agencies, and enhanced communication and outreach efforts to share critical information and support public health guidelines.

  • By check, made payable to the City of Bellevue, including in the memo the phrase “COVID-19 donation” and mailed to:

                City of Bellevue
                c/o Service First
                450 110th Ave. NE
                Bellevue, WA 98004

  • By credit card, through calling 425-452-6800 and referencing that your donation be directed to the city’s COVID-19 response.
  • The Bellevue Police Foundation is also accepting support for police and fire services.

Rent and Financial Assistance

On March 19, Gov. Inslee issued a 30-day, statewide moratorium on evictions of residential tenants. Residential landlords are prohibited from serving a notice of unlawful detainer for default payment of rent. Law enforcement may not enforce eviction orders based solely on non-payment of rent. 

Also on March 19, the federal government directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to suspend foreclosures and evictions for at least 60 days due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The following agencies provide emergency rental assistance/eviction prevention and other emergency financial assistance help:

Utilities Assistance 

Bellevue Utilities

The Utilities Department is suspending water shut-offs for non-payment during the crisis. We will work with customers to set up payment plans or provide access to financial help under our Emergency Assistance Program. Contact Utilities (425-452-6973 or utilities@bellevuewa.gov) to set up deferred payment plans. Information about the Emergency Assistance Program is available at Utility Rate and Tax Relief.

Puget Sound Energy

PSE is taking steps to ensure continued service to customers, with links to bill payment assistance and other tools on its page. 

  • PSE will not disconnect customers during this time. 
  • PSE received permission from the state Utilities and Transportation Commission to waive late fees. 
  • PSE will work with customers on options such as payment plans and choosing a new bill due date. 
  • PSE launched a new energy assistance portal to improve access to funds available to low-income customers. 
  • The PSE Foundation, a nonprofit entity that helps the communities PSE serves, is donating $250,000 to support relief efforts in the community through the Seattle Foundation as well as donating to food banks.

Comcast

Comcast is offering 60 days of service free during the crisis. The school district will work to get free hot spots to families that need them.   

CenturyLink

CenturyLink will waive late fees and will not terminate a residential or small business customer’s service for the next 60 days due to financial circumstances associated with COVID-19. 

T-Mobile 

All T-Mobile customers as of March 13, 2020 who have plans with data will have unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days (excluding roaming).

Food Banks

Hopelink:  425-943-7555 
   14812 Main St.    

  • Tuesday, 12–4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 3–7 p.m.
  • Thursday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 

Renewal Food Bank1-866-793-6512 or 425-736-8132 
   Highland Covenant Church (15022 Bel-Red Road)    

  • Monday and Wednesday, 10 a.m.–  p.m.
  • Tuesday, 4–6:30 p.m.

Meal Programs

Salvation Army: 425-452-7300911 164th Ave. NE: Free dinner on Monday-Friday, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. 

Bellevue School District:  Free Breakfast/lunch at Stevenson Elementary, Lake Hills Elementary and Sammamish High-hours for children from 0 to 18. They are offering both grab-and-go and preorder.  More information

Sound Generations Meals on Wheels: Meals on Wheels offering relief to older adults and caregivers by delivering reliable, nutritious meals on a weekly basis.  More information or 206-448-5757 

Other Food resources

Eastside Baby Corner: Partner with providers to connected needed supplies for baby and children, including food. More information or 425-865-0234

Emergency Feeding Program: Delivers packed food bags with no wait list or restrictions to 240 distribution partners. More information or 425-653-1652 

Others: 

 

Major Home Repair: Bellevue's Home Repair Program provides low- to moderate-income Bellevue homeowners with zero-interest home loans and grants for health- and safety-related repairs. more information or 425-452-4069.

Minor Home Repair: Sound Generation program serves younger disabled homeowners, low-income family homeowners and older adult homeowners faced with the challenge of affording home repairs. 

  • Catholic Community Services: 206-324-6890
  • Eastside Legal Assistance: 425-747-7274
  • King County Bar Association: 206-267-7090
  • Tenant Services Hotline: 206-723-0500 or 206-694-6767
  • State Office of Civil Legal Aid

Children and Youth

General

Younger Children

Adaptive/Inclusive

Adults and Families

Have you been harassed or threatened because of your race or nationality during this time? Bellevue Police are committed to protecting residents against hate crimes or bias-related events.

To report an immediate threat or ongoing incident, call 911 immediately. If an incident occurred in the recent past, you can easily report it online. Select "bias related event" for incident type. An officer will review your report and contact you if more information is needed. 

On April 6, Mayor Lynne Robinson signed a proclamation asking residents to join the city council in standing together against hate and bias in our community, especially related to COVID-19 stigma. 

For Men: Congregations for the Homeless, 515 116th Ave. NE (Lincoln Center). Bus Route 271 to 116th Avenue and NE 2nd Place or B Line to NE 8th and 116th Ave. Call 425-289-4044 any time. Services are available 24/7 during the COVID-19 outbreak.

For Women: The Sophia Way, St. Luke’s Church, 3032 Bellevue Way NE. Bus Route 249 to Bellevue Way NE and NE 30th Pl. Call 425-463-6254 any time. Services are available 24/7 during the COVID-19 outbreak.

For Families: Catholic Community Services, Overlake Park Presbyterian Church, 1836 156th Ave, Bellevue, WA 98007.  Bus Route from Bellevue Transit Center, use the B-line, and from Kirkland use Bus line 245. Call 206-245-1026 (intake), 8:30 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Day Center for Families: Catholic Community Services, Salt House Church, 11920 NE 80th St, Kirkland.
Bus Route 235 to NE 85th St & 120th Ave NE. Call 425-679-0350 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

For Young Adults (18-24 years old): Friends of Youth, 16225 NE 87th St., Suite A-1, Redmond. Bus Routes B Line or 232 to NE 85th St & 161st Ave NE. Call 206-236-5437.

  • Federal – July 15  
  • State 
  • King County - Residential and commercial taxpayers who pay property taxes directly, rather than through their mortgage lender, can delay payment until June 1.

COVID-19 Help Form


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