Thornton Creek PTA wants to ensure that people in our community can find the support they need to have a safe and healthy school year. Below is a list of resources to address a wide variety of needs within our community. If you know of an additional resource we should add, please reach out to us at email@example.com.
COVID-19 COMMUNITY SUPPORT RESOURCES
Disproportionate Effects on BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) Communities
TC PTA acknowledges that the Covid-19 pandemic and the economic hardships resulting from the disruptions to our daily lives create disproportionate risks and negative effects on BIPOC communities. Click here to read more on this topic from the CDC.
Thornton Creek Elementary School Nurse
Our school nurse, Twinkle Ramos, is available by email or phone to support students' health and learning. Voicemails will be answered within 24 hours.
Seattle Public Schools - Covid-19 Dashboard (Updated weekly)
Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility and Vaccine Sites
Seattle Public Schools - Community Vaccine Clinics and School Vaccine Clinics: https://www.seattleschools.org/news/vaccine-clinic/
Please visit the Washington State Vaccine Locator page to learn more. Vaccine sites are being added to the area regularly. (Use Filter = "Pfizer-BioNTech Pediatric - 5 yrs to 11 yrs”) https://vaccinelocator.doh.wa.gov/
City of Seattle Covid-19 Vaccination Sites: https://seattle.signetic.com/service/
Covid-19 Vaccines at Seattle Children's Hospital
Contact Thornton Creek to inquire about Rapid Antigen and PCR test availability at school
TC Rapid Antigen Test Request Form
SPS Rapid Antigen Test Consent Form
TC PCR Test Registrations (with symptoms) - Results in 3-4 days
Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Order 4 Free Rapid Tests per Household via USPS
Order up to 10 free tests per household monthly from WA State Department of Health
Free Covid-19 Testing City of Seattle
Covid Testing Sites in Seattle and King County
At-home via Public Health Scan
Covid-19 test kits delivered to your home. Use the code SCANKIDS to bypass the daily limits for testing.
Family Works Resource Center
@ Nathan Hale High School - 10750 30th Ave NE, Seattle
Wednesdays, 1:30-4pm (South Entrance)
Phone: 206-694-6727 (After hours assistance available via phone)
The Family Works Resource Center has a family/community connector who helps families navigate support. All families have to do is come to the South entry between 1:30 – 4pm on Wednesdays. Family Works will help connect SPS families with the services they need.
At the Center, families will be connected to knowledgeable and friendly staff who can assist with:
rental assistance applications
enrollment in public benefits
navigating a vast network of community resources
clothing & shoes
free diapers, books and toys
weekly groceries at its food bank, available through its Wallingford location: 1501 N. 45th Street, Seattle.
connecting families within their community by offering multilingual playgroups, parent support networks, and other enrichment activities for families.
services are offered in English, Spanish, and Somali.
To reach Family Works outside of its hours at Nathan Hale High School, please call (206) 694-6727.
Seattle Relief Fund - Application Open through Nov 15, 2021
The Seattle Relief Fund is $16 million of funding for direct cash assistance to Seattle’s most vulnerable low-income residents and their households who have been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. This is direct cash assistance to Seattle Families (SPS Families, Seattle Promise, Artists) for those living below 50% of the median household income. If barriers such as language or computer access exist, there are community partners who can support the application process. Awards range $1,000 - $3,000 depending on household size. Applications are open through Mon, Nov 15. Applications will be reviewed from Nov 16 - 29, decisions made from Nov 29 - Dec 6, and payments sent after Dec 9, 2021.
More Info Here: https://www.seattlerelief.com/
Applications Accepted Through November 15, 2021: https://apply.seattlerelief.com/
Community Partners offering Application Support: https://www.seattlerelief.com/#home-app-assistance
Covid-19 Phone Assistance
If you are unable to use the online tools, here are a couple phone hotlines that can assist with questions surrounding Covid-19. For language interpretation, say your preferred language when connected.
WA State COVID-19 Assistance Hotline
phone: 1-800-525-0127 or 1-888-856-5816 (then press #)
Hours: Mondays 6am – 10pm & Tuesdays - Sundays 6am – 6pm
King County COVID-19 Call Center
Hours: 8am – 7pm
Seattle Covid-19 Resources: Office of the Mayor
King County COVID-19 Resources
Financial Resources for WA Residents Impacted by COVID-19
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions
Health insurance - Washington Health Benefit Exchange
Emergency Home Food Delivery
Click on the red text to fill out application for home food delivery
For additional food insecurity resources, check our PANTRY + FOOD SUPPORT page
Mental Health Resources: https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/coordinated-school-health/mental-health-services/
School Meals: https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/culinary-services/
Free and Reduced Lunch Registration: https://paypams.com/OnlineApp.aspx
Pandemic EBT Information: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/community-services-offices/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt
Transportation FAQs: https://www.seattleschools.org/departments/transportation/faq/
SPS Tech Support
phone: 206-252-0100 (if line is busy, please leave a voicemail)