SHELTER AND UTILITIES
Emergency Shelters - click here
Holy Cross Parish Outreach helps where possible with rent and utility assistance for any resident of Granite Falls and Lake Stevens. The funds are provided by the generous hearts of Holy Cross Parishioners.
Assistance is limited, but includes PUD, PSE, water bills. No telephone bill assistance. Must provide proof of rental contract and/or utility bill. Located in modular trailer behind parish hall. From Granite Falls, go approximately 4 miles West of downtown Granite Falls.
Holy Cross is on the left directly off Hwy. 92
Tuesday: 2:00pm -4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Telephone Assistance Program - WTAP
Connects clients receiving DSHS benefits with low rates through their local phone service provider; also offers reduced connection rates. Provides information about subsidized cell phone plans.
Housing Authority of Snohomish County
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
• Rental assistance • Home buying assistance • Senior and disabled housing • Housing discrimination complaints • Tenant forms • Utility allowances 425-290-8499
Lake Stevens Community Resource Center also serves the Granite Falls area, with information, resources, and referrals for almost any need, including housing. Operated by the Volunteers of America.
Snohomish County Energy Assistance Program
Helps with all heat fuel types, and heating repairs. It is not necessary to have a past due bill or your heat shut off to get help. This assistance include the Federal LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program).
Project PRIDE is now administered by St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP). Snohomish County PUD and St. Vincent de Paul share a decades-long relationship in helping area residents. SVDP is the county’s top non-profit organization providing energy assistance to PUD customers for many years. Customers seeking assistance of up to $125 per year can call St. Vincent de Paul directly at 425-374-1243. In-person appointments will be held at the offices next to its thrift store at 6424 Broadway, Everett, WA 98203.
Snohomish County Weatherization Program
Installs energy conservation and health and safety measures, at no cost to qualifying owners, and renters, that will help reduce heating bills, preserve housing stock and increase the comfort and value of a home.
Provides an array of housing services for very low and low income residents of Snohomish County.
A free service to list and find housing across the state of Washington.
HOME REPAIR PROGRAM FOR SENIORS - TAP: