Gig Harbor + Key Peninsula Community
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Additionally, local resources with further information are outlined below.
Here is a list of helpful local resources with links and contact information:
Communities in Schools - partnering with Peninsula School District and community groups to connect students and families with the resources they need to ensure all needs are met for students to meet their potential
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Harbor Hope Center - focused on youth homelessness, providing resources to families and students with the mission of ensuring no neighbor is left with unmet needs. Host homes, mentoring, transportation, clothing, and food programs
Key Peninsula Family Resource Center (Children's Home Society) - creating a solid foundation for families through early learning opportunities, home visits, parenting resources, mentoring, basic needs, information about community resources, and referrals for financial aid, health care, and employment support
Key Peninsula Partnership for a Healthy Community - creating a single point of reference for community resources on the Key Peninsula
Pierce County Crisis Line - Immediate help, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emotional and mental health crisis. Provides crisis evaluation and referral for outreach services. Anyone can call the crisis line - for themselves, a family member, or a friend.
Food Backpacks 4 Kids - anyone with a child living within the boundaries of Peninsula School District is eligible to sign up for weekly drive by distribution of food packs, now including both perishable and nonperishable items.
Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH - provides food bank access, emergency financial assistance, student aid, and other supports for families in crisis. Clothing, home goods, and transportation services are temporarily limited due to Covid-19 impacts.
KP Bischoff Food Bank - food bank located in Home, WA
Phone: 425-444-2374 (cell); 253-884-1997 (on site)
Key Peninsula Community Services - provides a food bank, senior meal site, and senior center in Home, WA
Coordinated Entry/Associated Ministries - all housing resources in Pierce County are accessed through this central entry point.
Nourish Mobile Food Bank - services the Key Peninsula every Friday, from 1-3pm at Purdy Costless Pharmacy/Lake Kathryn and 4:30-6:30pm at The LDS Church (12521 - 134th Ave NW)
Greater Gig Harbor Foundation - established a Covid-19 Community Relief Fund to provide rapid response grants to community organizations to help address the impacts of Covid-19.