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Spokane County United Way collaborates with partners throughout our community to prevent child abuse, neglect, and domestic violence, increase graduation rates, and improve the financial stability of families in our community. 

Spokane County United Way provides funding to organizations through a volunteer process and requires Board approval. We do not provide direct funding to individuals. 

If you are in need of non-emergency assistance please call 2-1-1.

For domestic violence help please call the YWCA 24-hour helpline at 509-326-2255, or text 509-220-3725



2-1-12-1-1 helps connect you to community resources statewide. 2-1-1 is a free confidential community service and your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from utility assistance, food, housing, health, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention and much more.  2-1-1 is always ready to assist you in finding the help you need. Dial the three digit number 2-1-1 on your phone. If you have a problem dialing this number please dial 1-877-211-9274.

YWCA Domestic Violence Hotline

YWCAYWCA Domestic Violence Victim Advocates are there to connect with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Call 509-326-2255 or text 509-220-3725.

You can learn more about this hotline at YWCA Spokane.

Free Summer Meal Sites 2022

To find a location near you, text "food" to 877-877 or use the USDA Food and Nutrition Service Summer Meals Site Finder map HERE.

Meals are available to all children 18 and younger, and there is no registration or fee. Meal serving times and days are subject to change.  You can verify meal services and learn more through your local school district. If your local school district is not listed please use the Meal Site Finder map link above.

Central Valley School District Free Summer Meals for All Kids

Cheney #360 Nutrition Services

Deer Park #414 Summer Meals Program

East Valley School District Summer Food Service Program

Liberty #362 Town of Fairfield Summer Lunch Program

Mead #354 Free Meals for All Kids

Medical Lake #326 Nutrition Services

Newport #56 Summer Meals

Reardan-Edwall #9 Summer Meals

Riverside #416 Summer Food Service Program

Rosalia #320 Summer Meal Feeding for Children

Spokane Public Schools Summer Meal Program Information page and site location information

Tekoa #265 Summer Meals Hotline = 1-866-348-6479

West Valley School District

United Way Services