Housing Assistance In The Southwest Peninsula Region

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The Salvation Army Social Services & Administrative Office

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Contact
824 5th SE Ave
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 352-8596

Description
Provides limited rental assistance to residents in Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater who have an eviction notice. As funds available. Emergency funds are available through the efforts of several local churches that set aside funds for families living in the community that are in need or emergency assistance. Assistance depends on available funds.

Eligibility
Must have an eviction notice and live in Lacey, Olympia or Tumwater.

Area Served
Thurston County

Family Education & Support Services

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Contact
1202 Black Lake SW Blvd
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 754-7629

Description
Links grandparents and other relative caregivers to: - support groups, - resources, - provides education, - increases access and - offers case management along with financial support. Financial support is in the form of: - rental and utility assistance, - funds for purchases of bedding, furniture, - clothing, - food, - car repairs, - gas/bus vouchers and - medications for the child. Emergency aid is available for those who qualify. Please contact the Kinship Navigator.

Eligibility
Low income family members raising a relative child(ren) under the age of 18 and are residents of Thurston, Mason or Lewis County.

Area Served
Thurston County

Thurston County Public Health & Social Services

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Contact
412 Lilly NE Rd
Olympia, WA 98506
(360) 867-2625

Description
Helps eligible veterans or family members with housing services including rent, mortgage, and shelter; as well as limited utilities (water or garbage), limited food and resource referral.

Eligibility
Meet the definition of veteran. Resident of Washington State six months prior to application. Resident of Thurston County 31 days prior to application. Meet low income criteria.

Area Served
Thurston County

American Legion Department of Washington

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Contact
3600 Ruddell SE Rd
Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 491-4373

Description
Provides immediate assistance to service personnel and families whose lives have been directly affected by Operation Iraqi Freedom and America’s war on terror. Can provide financial assistance for needs such as: - Rent - Utilities - Child care - Car repair Refers callers to their local post, who then contacts the servicemember or family to see how assistance can be provided locally. Assists the family in applying for Temporary Financial Assistance if minor children are in the home.

Eligibility
Active duty military and their immediate family OR Any veteran possessing an up-to-date membership in the American Legion. No child is considered eligible for Temporary Financial Assistance until a complete investigation is conducted at the post or department level. A legitimate family need is determined; and all other available assistance resources have been utilized or exhausted.

Area Served
Thurston County


Mason County Shelter

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Contact
71 Sargison Loop
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 427-6919

Description
Offers rental assistance for case managed chemical dependency, public health, behavioral health, ect. clients. Case managers must make initial contact to request assistance.

Eligibility
Must meet eligibility guidelines and be a resident of Mason County.

Area Served
Mason County

American Legion

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Contact
206 W Franklin St
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 426-4546

Description
This fund may be disbursed to indigent veterans and their families or the families of those deceased in the amount not to exceed $800 per applicant per calendar year, not to exceed two years, unless the indigent veteran qualifies for additional funds. After one year of waiting, the veteran may reapply for further assistance with proof of eligibility. (Exceptions are burial and catastrophic expenses) Approval granted only for the following: 1. Past Due Rent or Mortgage 2. Past Due Utilities; electric, water or Natural Gas 3. Needed Food Items 4. Needed Fire Wood or Propane

Eligibility
Honorably discharged veteran or eligible family member of a veteran who meets the definition of veteran as defined by law. The county defines "indigent and suffering" to mean the current poverty level as defined by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Applicants must be a resident of the Mason County for at least ninety (90) days. Applicant must present proof of residency and income.

Area Served
Mason County

Community Action Council (Mason County)

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Contact
807 W Railroad Ave
Shelton, WA 98584
(360) 426-9726

Description
Limited rental assistance is sometimes available to eligible households in select locations. Funds are limited and restricted to help households avoid homelessness.

Eligibility
Call for more information.

Area Served
Mason County

ROOF Community Services

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Contact
10140 Us-12
Rochester, WA 98579
(360) 273-6375

Description
On-site community resources (Utilities assistance, gas vouchers, etc). Rental/mortgage assistance may be available. Call in advance to check on funding and to schedule an appointment. Offered in Spanish when Spanish-speaking staff are present.

Eligibility
Rochester area residents in extreme need. Must meet general income guidelines.

Area Served
Thurston County


Lewis County Shelter Program

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Contact
713 N Tower Ave
Centralia, WA 98531
(360) 736-5140

Description
Provides rental and utility assistance for people who would otherwise lose their housing. Participants are also offered case management services. Also, if the Housing Resource Center is not able to help directly, they may also help with a housing search or other appropriate referrals to agencies.

Eligibility
Individuals and families who are at risk of losing their housing.

Area Served
Lewis County

The Salvation Army - Centralia

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Contact
303 N Gold St
Centralia, WA 98531
(360) 736-4339

Description
Limited rent assistance.

Eligibility
Low income adults residing in Lewis County who are at risk of an eviction notice.

Area Served
Lewis County