Family Connections Resources
April Latest News:
Does your child need to catch up on vaccinations? ICHS is hosting a free mobile immunizations clinic on April 30th and May 1st.
Maggie’s Meals: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Factoria will be serving 100 take away and reheat meals on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Meals will be available to pick up between 5 and 6:30pm starting Tuesday March 23rd.
Important Message: applying for Free/Reduced Lunch ASAP: Free and Reduced 2021
Expanded COVID-19 medical coverage is available for undocumented Washington state residents
Services covered include testing and treatment, medications and supplies, and follow up visits. Posters in multiple languages are included below: English; Chinese: Traditional; Simplified; French; Hindi; Khmer; Korean; Spanish; Tagalog; Vietnamese
Vaccine Information Resource and Health Insurance Navigator
Department of Health & Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center COVID Resource Website
Washington State Department of Health partnered with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to launch a COVID resource website. Get on-click answers to common questions like “When can I get a COVID-19 vaccine?” and “What are vaccine side effects?” on https://preventcovidwa.org/ and in Spanish at https://preventcovidwa.org/es/pagina-principal/. The site has short videos addressing common misinformation about vaccines and masks for download as well.
Special Enrollment for Washington Health Care
The pandemic continues to rage on, harming not only our physical health, but also devastating jobs. Many people are finding themselves in sudden need to health insurance. There is now a Special Enrollment Period for free or low-cost insurance through Washington’s Affordable Care Act health exchange – Washington Healthplanfinder. The enrollment period is open from Feb. 15-May 15, 2021. The enrollment period is open to anyone who is currently uninsured. Public Health – Seattle & King County has a team of Health Insurance Navigators available to help answer questions and walk through the process of applying and selecting the right insurance plan. You can also browse plans and sign up directly through Washington Healthplanfinder.
COVID-19 consumer protection resources As part of the larger COVID-19 Language Access Plan for state government, the Department of Financial Institutions now has COVID-19 Consumer Protection Resource Sheets available in 36 languages. COVID-19 Consumer Protection Resource Sheets Translated In 36 Languages (wa.gov).
- For questions about BTMT and how to apply, please contact your Family Engagement Specialist, Ms. Aldridge.
- Each family must reapply every year. It’s important for families to complete Part 5 (waiver form) of the Free/Reduced Lunch form. Click Here for the form.
- If you have already completed the form for this new school year and is not sure of completion of Part 5, please call Nutrition Services to verify. (425) 456-4507
Shoes That Fit Sizes and selections are limited. Email Ms. Aldridge if you need a pair.
School backpacks and Supplies Limited supplies
EMERGENCY SUPPORT RESOURCES:
- Hopelink TEFAP COVID (July 1, 2020)
- City of Bellevue Coronavirus Resources (July 2020)
- COVID-19 Community Resources in English, Chinese, Spanish, Russian, Korean
- Red Cross Resources
- Nursing and Mental Health Hotlines
For additional supports, visit: Family Resources
*Contact Ms. Aldridge if you have questions or need assistance.