HELPING HANDS: ASSISTANCE & RESOURCES IN OUR COMMUNITY
Home Repairs and ADA modifications
Habitat for Humanity South Puget Sound – Non-profit organization provides home repair services and ADA modifications at a reduced cost for qualified low-income homeowners. Project’s cost and homeowner’s income are used to determine the homeowner’s required financial contribution to the repairs and modifications. Application, proof of income, and other documentation required.
Address: 1216 2nd Avenue SW, Tumwater
Phone: (360) 956-3456
Utilities, Weatherization, and Rental Assistance
Community Action Council - Non-profit organization provides assistance to low-income individuals with utility bills, rent, weatherization, food, and more. Services vary depending upon where you live.
Address: 3020 Willamette Drive NE, Lacey
Phone (360) 438-1100
Medical Equipment and Services
Medical Equipment Bank – Non-profit organization provides basic medical supplies, ADA and medical equipment including: wheelchairs, walkers, portable toilets, canes, crutches, transfer and shower benches, raised toilets, bed rails, grab bars, etc. free of charge. The Bank also accepts donations of these same items to distribute to the community.
Address: The Bank is located in the back of Woodlawn Funeral Home at 5930 Mullen Road SE, Lacey
Hours: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays (call or visit website to verify schedule before going)
Phone: (360) 628-6692
Thurston County Food Bank - The non-profit TCFB’s mission is to eliminate hunger within our community, in the spirit of neighbor helping neighbor. Their core philosophies are eliminating access barriers, prioritizing health, prioritizing children, rescuing good food from going to waste, and partnership and collaboration. They offer satellite sites, home delivery for seniors, school food programs, other bank commodities, and more.
Phone: (360) 352-8597
Meals on Wheels – see Senior Services of South Sound
Senior Services of South Sound – Non-profit organization provides support and enrichment to seniors in the county. Staff provides assistance and support with Meals on Wheels, Medicare, housing, legal assistance, care connection, personal enrichment classes, monetary support for pet food and care, and transportation. Senior Services is a great place to start when you need information or assistance as it knows most of the agencies and organizations in the community.
Address: There are various facilities throughout the area, but the main office is located at 222 Columbia Street NW, Olympia
Phone: (360) 586-6181
Senior Action Network – Non-profit organization provides referrals to caregivers, medical suppliers, insurance, medical professionals, and more. Some emergency financial support is also available.
Catholic Community Services – Non-profit organization with programs that serve primarily low-income individuals with everything from one time property and home cleaning to transportation, wheelchair ramps, weekly phone check ins, homecare, counseling, firewood for heating, home repairs and more. You do not have to be Catholic to receive CCS services.
Religious organizations - Many churches offer support services to church members. These services can include everything from food to home repairs to utility and rental assistance.
This information is intended to be a basic resource and is not inclusive of all the organizations and services offered in the community. Rebuilding Together Thurston County is not endorsing or guaranteeing services with any of the listed organizations.