Food Vouchers

Catholic Community Services – Kinship Programs
  • 100 23rd Ave S, Seattle, WA, 98144
  • 2063285951
  • Provides financial assistance for kinship caregivers. Licensed foster parents are ineligible. Adults 18+ must be the primary caregiver for his/her friend's or relative's children. Must have exhausted all other financial resources.
  • Who's Eligible
    To receive financial assistance, applicants must have exhausted all other financial assistance resources prior to contacting Kinship Care. Adults ages 18 or older who are the primary caregiver for a friend's or a relative's children. Children living in home with caregiver are ages 18 or younger. Caregiver has either informal or formal responsibility, such as legal custody or guardianship. Licensed foster parents or clients with open cases with CPS and Child Welfare Services are eligible for financial assistance through their case workers.
  • How to Apply
    Call, or email kinshipprogram@ccsww.org for more information. Documents Required: - Documentation of primary caregiving is required for financial assistance request. - Documentation may include Food Benefits, child-only TANF, SSI, notarized letter (signed by birth parent), court document, or listing as guardian on child's school registration form, child's name on lease. - Documents can be submitted via postal mail or fax.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Immanuel Community Services
  • Who's Eligible
    Anyone in need, including single adults and families.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Seattle-King County Aging & Disability Services
  • 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
  • 8443485464
  • 05/15/17 - APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED. Distributes $40 farmers market vouchers to low-income King County seniors, ages 60+, and Native American & Alaska Native seniors, ages 55+. 6,000 vouchers are distributed through a lottery process.
  • Who's Eligible
    Low-income King County seniors ages 60 and older. Also serves Native American King County seniors ages 55 and older. Income must be below $1,859/mo for single-person household, or below $2,504 for two-person household. For larger households, add $644 for each additional person. Only one application will be accepted per household.
  • How to Apply
    Applications become available in April. During the enrollment period, download application from website and return by mail, postmarked by the enrollment closing deadline date. Applications are usually due in May. Must be mailed due to original signature requirement. Cannot accept electronic (PDF) signatures. Applicants may turn in their completed and signed application in an envelope with 'ATTN: SFMNP' to either the Lakeside address (listed on the form) or the main ADS office: 700 5th Ave, 51st Floor, Seattle, WA 98104. Applications are available in the following languages: English, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. Completed applications must be submitted by mail. 6,000 applicants will be randomly selected to receive vouchers. All applicants will receive a letter by July 1, informing them of their status.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
King County Department of Community and Human Services – Veterans Program
  • 500 SW 7th St, Renton, WA, 98057
  • 2064777022
  • Helps veterans with food, shelter, utilities, eviction prevention, employment related expenses, move-in costs, medical, gas and prescriptions; motel vouchers if the veteran has an exit plan. Satellite offices located throughout King County.
  • Who's Eligible
    Must be low-income, under 50% Area Median Income; based on client's household income within the last 30 days. Veterans, service members and their legal dependents living in King County. Veteran must be living in the household unless on active duty or deceased. Veterans must have served on active duty with an honorable or general discharge, other than honorable or uncharacterized. National Guard and Reservist must have completed a six or eight year obligation with an honorable or general discharge, other than honorable or uncharacterized.
  • How to Apply
    New clients and clients who have not been seen for at least six months must visit in person for intake. Those living in South King County should call the Renton office. All others should call the Seattle office. Documents Required: - Certificate of discharge or documentation of current activation, such as DD214 or statement of service - Pay stubs for last 30 days, if applicable - Documentation of current benefits including food stamps, SSI/SSDI or VA Disability.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Washington State Farmers Market Association
  • 93 Pike St, Seattle, WA, 98101
  • 2067065198
  • Maintains a searchable website listing of farmers markets across Washington state. Website indicates whether the farmers market accepts EBT cards, WIC, Senior Farmers Market checks, or Fresh Bucks and other SNAP-matching programs.
  • Who's Eligible
    No restrictions.
  • How to Apply
    Visit website and click on "member market directory." Results can be filtered by city, county, day of the week and payment options. Visit in person for referrals to farmers markets as well as more information about farmers markets. Website also lists participants in the EBT matching programs. To view markets that match amounts spent using EBT cards, click on "Food Access" on the top bar, then click on "EBT Matching."
  • Fee
    Fees vary based on product. Some farmers markets accept SNAP, EBT, WIC, FMNP and Fresh Bucks.
  • Area Served
    All of Washington
Muslim Community Resource Center
  • 16225 NE 87th St, Redmond, WA, 98052
  • 8884046272
  • Provides limited emergency assistance with food, gas vouchers, bus tickets and utility bills for individuals and families on the Eastside and NE King County and Renton. No shut-off notice required; must be past due.
  • Who's Eligible
    Individuals and families residing in East and NE King County cities including Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, Issaquah, Sammamish, Bothell and Kenmore. Also serves Renton. Utility Assistance - Must have income at or below 50% Area Median Income - Must have exhausted all other financial resources prior to contacting MCRC No income restrictions for food vouchers, gas vouchers and bus tickets.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person during drop-in hours or call for information during office hours. Required documents: - Photo ID for all services - Utility Assistance: Proof of income and either a late, urgent or shut-off notice.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Operation Homefront
  • 7014 NE 79th Ct, Portland, OR, 97218
  • 8772643968
  • Provides emergency financial assistance for documented needs of post 9/11 service members who have been wounded or are currently deployed. Limited assistance available for active duty service members.
  • Who's Eligible
    Helps service members in the following categories: Wounded, Ill, or Injured - Actively served in the United States military post-9/11, and - Suffered a post-9/11 wound, illness, or injury in the line of duty Deployed A service member of rank E1-E6 and one of the following: - Currently deployed to an overseas location and receiving Hostile Fire Pay, - Assigned to a ship that has been at sea for 30+ days and is en route to theater, forward deployed, or otherwise on a mission status - not a training status, - On unaccompanied, overseas PCS orders and receiving Hostile Fire Pay, OR A National Guard member or Reservist on Title 10 orders (not Title 32) who either: - Will deploy to an overseas Hostile Fire Pay theater in the next 90 days, or - Has returned from an overseas Hostile Fire Pay theater within the past 180 days. General - An active duty service member of rank E1-E6 with DEERS-eligible dependents
  • How to Apply
    Call to apply or fill out form on website. Accepts applications only the 1st-10th of each month. Documents Required: - Proof of all household income (i.e. most recent LES or RAS, civilian pay, disability benefits, etc.) - Wounded, Ill or Injured: Line of Duty documentation or other official record of a wound, illness, or injury being sustained in the line of duty. - Deployed: Copy of deployment orders.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    All of Washington
Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank
  • 122 E 3rd St, North Bend, WA, 98045
  • 4258887832
  • Provides regular food pantry service, including special Christmas foods. Serves anyone; focus is on residents of North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Preston and the Snoqualmie Valley area.
  • Who's Eligible
    Residents of the Fall City, North Bend, Preston and Snoqualmie. Does not serve Issaquah. Will not turn anyone away, but clients from outside eligibility area won't have access to all types of food.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person. Documents Required: - None
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Mount Si Food Bank
  • Who's Eligible
    Focus is on those that are living within Snoqualmie Valley, including ZIP codes 98014, 98024, 98045, 98050, 98065 and 98027 (north of I-90 in the Preston area only). but no one is turned away.
  • How to Apply
    Visit in person. First-time visitors should call in advance. If not already a food pantry client, will be asked to complete a simple application form. Documents Required: - Photo ID
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Mercer Island Youth and Family Services
  • Who's Eligible
    Low-income Mercer Island households with children.
  • How to Apply
    Call to register. Register by W, Nov. 1, 2017, to guarantee participation, but can call until F, Dec.22, 2017.
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King
Small Tribes Organization of Western Washington
  • 3040 96th St S, Lakewood, WA, 98499
  • 2535897101
  • Processes the Tribal Food Voucher Program on behalf of the following tribes: Chinook, Cowlitz, Duwamish, Hoh, Makah, Samish, Sauk-Suiattle, Snohomish, Steilacoom, Suquamish and Upper Skagit.
  • Who's Eligible
    Must be a tribal member and meet the income guidelines.
  • How to Apply
    Call for an application, or contact the individual tribal offices.
  • Fee
    No fees for this service.
  • Area Served
    Clallam, Cowlitz, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Pacific, Pierce, Skagit, Snohomish
Maple Valley Food Bank & Emergency Services
  • Who's Eligible
    Residents of Tahoma School District, and cities of Maple Valley, Covington and Black Diamond.
  • How to Apply
    Food pantry clients: visit in person during food pantry hours. Non-clients: Visit in person during regular food pantry hours to register and receive food. Documents Required: - Photo ID - Proof of current address
  • Fee
    None.
  • Area Served
    King