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This section continues to be updated. To suggest a resource, please use the Contact form on the City website.

Food

  • Walla Walla Public Schools is providing meals for students. Follow WWPS on Facebook or Twitter, or on its website.
  • The Walla Walla Senior Center is providing meals for older residents. Follow the Senior Center on Facebook or on its website, or call 509-527-3775.
  • Blue Mountain Action Council offers free weekly food distribution in Walla Walla, Prescott, Dayton, Burbank, and Touchet.
  • The Salvation Army of Walla Walla is open and serving our community Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3:30 p.m. Anyone in need of food or assistance is welcome to come and get a food box. Bring your Food Card from Helpline or ID.
  • Keys to Crowns is willing to provide food for people who need it, or pick up food from donors and deliver it to those in need. Message them through their Facebook page.
  • WA Food Fund is raising money to provide food and supplies for those in need during the COVID-19 crisis, including the elderly, people who struggle with health issues or have lost their jobs, and children who normally rely on school for meals.

Goods and services

Finances

  • To help Walla Walla residents who might be having financial difficulties during this time, City officials decided to not shut off water services for nonpayment during the emergency. However, we encourage customers to continue to make payments in order to avoid late fees that may be added at a future date.
  • Blue Mountain Action Council has funds to help eligible residents with their utility bills. Call 509-529-4980 for more information.
  • The members of Life Church are raising funds to help their neighbors in need. If you could use some assistance, or would like to help their efforts, call Community Outreach Coordinator Kim Wilson at 541-212-9342 or email kim@lifeschurchww.com.
  • The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions has developed a list of financial resources for Washington consumers impacted by the Coronavirus.
  • MoneyGeek has information on how residents can find mortgage or rent relief.
  • Beginning Friday, April 17, some Washington residents can apply through the Department of Social and Health Services for emergency cash assistance to help meet their immediate needs.

Family Activities

Health

  • The following locations are currently able to test for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19: Providence St. Mary’s Emergency Department, Providence St. Mary’s Urgent Care (now doing drive-through triage/testing), Providence St. Mary’s Family Medicine Fever Clinic, Walla Walla Clinic, Department of Corrections, Walla Walla VA and Yakima Valley Family Medical Center. The health care provider or office who administered your test will contact you with your results once they are available. If you have MyChart, lab results will also appear in your online account. The current estimated turnaround for receiving results is three to four days, though the exact timing may vary.
  • Are you experiencing issues with your mental health during this crisis? The Mental Health Network of Walla Walla can match you up with someone who can help.
  • Reach Out Walla Walla's mission is to break down barriers to suicide intervention, promote resiliency, facilitate help-seeking, and inspire a personal stake in prevention.
  • Pandemic Crisis Services Response Coalition can help connect you with support from mental health providers.

Legal Help

  • Northwest Justice Project has a special web page providing information and related materials to assist low-income people address legal problems they may experience as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
  • The Washington state Office of Civil Legal Aid provides information about how to access legal aid for COVID-19-related problems.

The information on this page is presented by a partnership between the City of Walla Walla and the Walla Walla County Department of Community Health. The City and County provide the links on this page as a public service. The placing of the links on this page should not be construed as an endorsement by the City or County of any particular lender, organization, or institution. Individuals should use their own judgment before relying on any information provided or pursuing any services offered at the given links.