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COVID-19 Resources

5/14/21

COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities

Seattle Public Schools wants to ensure that all students, staff, and families have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

SPS is excited to partner with the City of Seattle, Public Health – Seattle & King County, and Seattle Fire Department to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics for students 12 and older, so students can be fully vaccinated and protected from the COVID-19 virus before in-person graduation and in advance of a full-time, in-person return to school this fall.

Vaccination Information.


3/11/21

The Allen Family Center, located near Franklin High School and the Mt. Baker light rail station, is a resource center for families experiencing homelessness or at-risk of experiencing homelessness. The Allen Family Center is a collaboration between multiple organizations (Child Care Resources, Mary’s Place, Refugee Women’s Alliance, and Mercy Housing Northwest) across King County and offers a wide variety of community resources such as help in finding childcare, job readiness, housing support, social service navigation, immigrant/refugee family services, virtual events and a full service technology room to support low income families in the South Seattle community.  They are currently open for walk-ins or can do phone intakes . Contact Savannah Mable at savannah.mable@mercyhousing.org or 206-584-2833.


3/11/2021

To meet the basic needs of Seattle Public School families across the north end, FamilyWorks and Seattle Public Schools are opening a satellite family resource center, located at Nathan Hale High School. The FamilyWorks Family Resource Center is a warm and inviting place that offers programs and services designed to support families. At the Center, families will be connected to knowledgeable and friendly staff who can assist with rental assistance applications, enrollment in public benefits, and will help families navigate a vast network of community resources. FamilyWorks offers a free diaper program, free clothing, books and toys for children of all ages, and weekly groceries at its food bank, available through its Wallingford location: 1501 N. 45th Street, Seattle. FamilyWorks also helps families to connect within their community by offering multilingual playgroups, parent support networks, and other enrichment activities for families. Services will be offered in English, Spanish, and Somali.  FamilyWorks will be onsite at Nathan Hale High School each Wednesday from 12:45 to 3 PM . To reach FamilyWorks outside of its hours at Nathan Hale High School, please call 206-694-6727.


2/25/21

Aetna and Lyft will continue their support of schoolcommunities in 2021 by partnering with Seattle Schools to offer free rides ofup to $20 for students and families. These rides will provide safe and reliabletransportation for students and families to travel to school, work, foodpantries, grocery stores, pharmacies, and medical facilities.

Students and families can request access to the Lyft ridecode link from their school district contact and then complete the Lyft RideCode Request Form . The code is valid for $20 and must be used within 60days of access.

Lyft Ride Code Request Form: https://bit.ly/3i8UE3l


2/25/21

SHARING: West African Community Council has secured a COVID vaccination opportunity for immigrants & refugees. The more people that sign up, the sooner Seattle will host this pop-up vaccination clinic (you don’t need to live in Seattle to qualify). Questions? Contact Grant Lyons 206-539-7837 grantl@waccofseattle.org
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West African Community Council is working with the City of Seattle, Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs to bring free COVID-19 vaccines to South Seattle to protect refugee and immigrant communities, especially BIPOC individuals and families.
Vaccines will be FREE, regardless of health care coverage. To be eligible for a vaccine at this pop-up you must be:
– an immigrant or refugee
– 65+ years old OR 50+ years old and living in a multigenerational household (e.g. grandparents living with grandchildren, or adults caring for an elder unable to live by themselves)
At the pop-up, you will be asked your name, birth date, and address in order to record your vaccination in the Washington State Immunization Information System. Data from this system is not shared with any other governmental agency. You will also be asked the name of your insurance provider, but you do not need to have one.
The Pop-up will be held at West African Community Council 6322 44th Ave S. Seattle, WA 98118. To receive the vaccine or to volunteer to help with coordination and translation.

Click here or copy & paste this url to get on the waitlist: https://actionnetwork.org/forms/covid-19-vaccine-waitlist?source=direct_link&

The date has not yet been scheduled – you will be contacted once a date has been set.
COVID-19 vaccine information:
English – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/vaccine.aspx
ភាសាខ្មែរ — Khmer – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/languages/khmer/vaccine.aspx
Français — French – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/languages/french/vaccine.aspx
af Soomaali — Somali – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/languages/somali/vaccine.aspx
Español — Spanish – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/languages/spanish/vaccine.aspx
አማርኛ — Amharic – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/languages/amharic/vaccine.aspx
Afaan Oromoo — Oromo – https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/languages/oromo/vaccine.aspx


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The Seattle Public Library is launching Tutor.com today! Tutor.com has over 3,000 highly vetted expert tutors, who can help youth with schoolwork, tutoring and academic coaching in a variety of subjects in a safe and secure online classroom. 1-1 help is available in math, writing, science, history, foreign languages, college essay writing, Advanced Placement (AP) courses and more.

  • Service is available 7 days a week, 2-10 p.m. in Spanish/English and 4-7 p.m. in Vietnamese
  • Students can use their microphone to communicate with tutors, we hope this will be easier for English language learners
  • Teens and adults can use this service to get help with filling out job applications and writing a cover letter and resume

All you need to do is go to www.spl.org/VirtualTutoring and log in with your library card and pin or your Library Link number and pin to connect!