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Summer Resources
Summer Resources for Families
Posted on 06/22/2022

Summer Resources for Families

From summer activities and camps to free meals and rent assistance, resources exist for families who may need help over the summer months.  The following listing is intended to connect students and families to community resources when school is not in session. 

Free Meals; 18 years of age and under

Local Food Banks:

Activities and Camps for Kids:

Housing or Household items:

  •  Call 2-1-1 for support with housing, rental/utilities assistance, food, clothes, etc.
  •  St. Francis House: Visit them online or call (253) 770-6991 for assistance. 
  •  St. Vincent de Paul: Visit them online or call (253) 474-0519 for assistance.

If your family lives in any of the following situations, your children may qualify for rights and protections under the McKinney-Vento Act.

  •  Doubled up with other people due to loss of housing or economic hardship
  •  In a hotel or campground from the lack of an alternative housing options
  •  In a car, park, or other unsheltered space

For questions regarding McKinney Vento Status, contact the PSD McKinney-Vento Liaison, Shannon Forslund by email at [email protected] or phone at (253) 435-6607.