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Services and organizations available to support students, parents and families in our community



Free Summer Meals and Snacks for Kids
The Summer Meals Program provides free meals and snacks to kids and teens 18 and under during the summer months. Summer meal sites are located in schools, recreation centers, community-based organizations and camps. Download the Summer Meals flyer in English or Spanish, or click here to find a Summer Meals site near you.

Do you need help with school supplies?
Items such as backpacks, pens, paper, or other basic school supplies can be obtained, at no cost, through Hopelink's Kids Need School Supplies program. You may collect the supplies you need from the following Hopelink centers:

Kirkland / Northshore Center


August 21, 4:00 – 7:30 pm

August 22, 11:00 am – 3:30 pm


Sno-Valley Center

​August 21, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

August 27, 5:00 – 7:30 pm


Redmond Center ​August 22, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
August 25, 2:00 – 7:00 pm

To qualify for assistance, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Your children must be entering Kindergarten – 12th grade
  • Your children must attend school within Lake Washington, Riverview, Skykomish, Snoqualmie Valley, or Sultan School Districts
  • You must meet the household income criteria below:

    ​Household size (parents & children)

    ​2 ​3 ​4 ​5 ​6 ​7
    ​Max. monthly gross income ($) 2,425 3,050 3,677 ​4,302 4,929​ 5,555

To view this information in Spanish, click here. For more information, email

Lake Washington School District recognizes there are a number of families in need in our community. It can be difficult to know where to turn when you need help. That is why the Homeless Liaison developed a list of community resources to support students, parents and families in our community, whether homeless or not. The list of community resources is organized below by type of services offered. This list is not intended to be complete. If you know of other resources that should be added to the list, please contact Cheryl Chikalla, LWSD homeless liaison, at 425-936-1297.

Types of Services:

In addition, the following agencies will help to match you to other organizations that may be of assistance:

Organization Phone ​Website
Crisis Clinic (800) 621-4636
​Eastside Human Services Forum (Eastside Helps) (425) 556-2423
​Together Center (425) 869-6699
​City of Kirkland (425) 587-3322
​City of Redmond (425) 556-2416
​City of Sammamish ​(425) 295-0511

Please note: This list of individual agencies is provided as an information resource for your convenience. The Lake Washington School District does not recommend or endorse any of the individual agencies provided here. The district will not be held liable or responsible for any services provided by them. Lake Washington School District highly recommends that you conduct your own research and investigation. Use reasonable care before selecting any of these individuals/agencies for services. 

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