School of Nursing and Health Studies

COVID-19 Info and Resources

Resources in times of need and in response to COVID-19

We understand these are uncertain times and while community-based organizations along with public and private services are ready to respond and assist, it can be challenging to locate these resources. To assist,  we have curated a list of resources for you. If you do not see what you are looking for, contact Washington 211, a hotline to connect you with community resources. Likewise, if you know of a resource not listed below, please let us know at uwbnhs@uw.edu and we will be happy to add it in. Check back often as this is a living resource page. 

School of Nursing and Health Studies

Emergency funding

Learning online

University-wide academic and personal resources 

Food resources

Storage & housing

Transportation

Utility assistance

If you are facing financial hardship and unable to pay your utilities, you may be able to request utility bill assistance from one the following local agencies:

Resources for parents

Mental health resources

  • The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has guidance on Managing Anxiety & Stress during COVID-19 and coping during COVID-19 for children and caregivers.
  • People who already are managing existing mental health conditions should prioritize self-care during difficult times and should contact their clinicians if they have questions or concerns. To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Text “START” to 741-741 to reach the Crisis Text Line.
  • The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has an article on Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty.
  • The Hope Center has outlined resources for supporting college students during this crisis.

Updated May2020