The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the state of Washington has caused a variety of legal problems for residents. The following links are some sources of reliable legal information and assistance.
Be aware that the situation is fluid and that you should verify there is no additional guidance issued. We are providing these links for your convenience, but cannot guarantee that they are complete or up-to-date.
Washington State Coronavirus Response (COVID-19)
Washington State's official COVID-19 site has information for individuals, business owners, workers, etc. You can also view daily statistics and read the latest news including links to the governor's COVID-19 related proclamations.
Washington LawHelp's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
This website includes legal information and forms on many topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic including eviction, employment, family law, debt, and much more.
Washington State Department of Financial Institutions Coronavirus Page
The information here includes help for Washingtonians handling debt, mortgage payments, unemployment, and more.
National Consumer Law Center COVID-19 and Consumer Protections Page
This list of resources is a guide to help individuals navigate their financial lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the topics covered are stimulus payments, general consumer protections, autos, bankruptcy, credit and debt, housing, older consumers, racial and immigrant equity, and student loans.
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries Coronavirus Information
The coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) is impacting how we live and work in locations across Washington State. This page has guidance and resources for COVID-19 topics related to L&I.
Unemployment Law Project COVID-19 & Unemployment Benefits Page
Washington State is providing extra support for unemployed workers in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Unemployment Law Project provides free legal representation and free advice and counsel to people who have been denied Washington State unemployment benefits or whose award of benefits is being challenged.
Access to free Wifi and printing
Washington State Drive-In WiFi Hotspots Location Finder
In response to the impacts of COVID-19, you can use one of these WiFi Hotspots for free temporary internet access if you do not have broadband service at home.
Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries
FVRL cardholders get a weekly $3.00 credit for printing from library computers and personal internet-connected devices, (e.g. laptops, tablets, cell phones) at all of the library system's branches. Additional printed pages, as well as photocopies, can be purchased at the library.