Family Resources

  • Basic Food

    Basic Food is the state's food stamp program. It helps households make ends meet by providing monthly benefits to buy food. You can apply in person at the local DSHS Community Service Office, by mail or online. You can learn about Basic Food by calling 1.877.501.2233 or by logging on to: http://www.foodhelp.wa.gov/basic_food.htm.

    Health Coverage

    For health care coverage for kids in your family, please visit http://www.wahealthplanfinder.org or you may call Washington Health Plan Finder at 1.855.923.4633.

    Free Health Services

    Citrine Health can help students and families connect to the Apple Health for Kids medical program through DSHS, as well as the Basic Food Program. For more information or an application, please call (425) 259-9899 or toll-free 888-651-8931.

    Clothes for Kids

    Clothes For Kids is a free clothing resource for Granite Falls School District students who qualify for free/reduced meals at school. You may request a Clothes For Kids Requisition for Clothing form from the Nutrition office by calling 360.283.4310 or a school office.

    For more information about Clothes For Kids, please go to www.clothesforkids.org or call 425.741.6500 or email office@clothes for kids.org

    Operation School Bell

    Operation School Bell is a program that supplies clothes and shoes for children in need. Check with the Health Attendant at your child's school for more information and eligibility. More information can be found at HERE.

    Digital Nutrition Resources for Kids

    This USDA webpage is loaded with all kinds of nutritionally based activities. The activities include reading, songs, videos, and recipes! Visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/digital-nutrition-resources-kids to explore and have fun learning all about nutrition!

     

    USDA Non-Discrimination Statement for Child Nutrition Programs

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at  800-877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form(link is external), from any USDA office, by calling 866-632-9992 or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. Mail:
      U.S. Department of Agriculture 
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW 
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
    2. Fax:833-256-1665 or 202-690-7442; or
    3. Email: USDA Program Intake(link is external)

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.