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The Christmas Bureau

The Christmas Bureau is preparing for this holiday season and due to COVID it will be quite different. Folks will have to register via the following link and must have that done by November 6th. Please share far and wide so as many folks as possible will have some Christmas Joy in this very difficult year.


Catholic Charities Diversion Program has received CARES funding to assist families who are behind in their rent due to COVID related decrease in income. They can assist with up to 80% of rental arrears from 4/1/20 to present (max 4 months). Households must reside in the City of Spokane and their landlord and management company must reside/have their business in Spokane.

Please contact their HFCA/Diversion program for assistance Monday -Thursday at (509)325-5005

Get energy assistance from Snap. Visit them @ Snapwa.org or call 456-SNAP(7627) and ask about energy assistance.

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On May 11, Employment Security launched “Operation 100%” to get all eligible Washingtonians their benefits as quickly as possible. The baseline is set at those who have applied by May 1, 2020.

Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians have lost work or had hours reduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Employment Security Department has paid out billions of dollars to more than half a million Washingtonians since the crisis began in early March, but many are still waiting for their claim to be processed and a payment to be made.

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