COVID-19: Community Resources

**Updated November 19, 2020**

This page contains information and links for programs and services that may be helpful for Bremerton residents impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus). We will continue updating this page as more resources develop. Please see our disclaimer here. For City of Bremerton updates and action in response to the coronavirus, please visit the City’s COVID-19 Information page.  

Please be prepared to support and help one another in these difficult times. 

City, Community, County, State & Federal Resources 

  1. + Rental & Housing Support
  2. + Worker Support
  3. + Food Support
  4. + Healthcare Support
  5. + Utility Bills
  6. + Internet Access
  7. + Small Business Support
  8. + Mental Health Support
  9. + Volunteer or Donate

Bremerton COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program


The City of Bremerton is offering temporary rental support through the Bremerton COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program for lost income or job losses caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Residents must live within Bremerton boundaries to be eligible. To learn about eligibility and income requirements, visit bremertonhousing.org.

Rental Assistance for Residents Outside of Bremerton


Kitsap Community Resources is assisting households with emergency short-term rental assistance outside of Bremerton. Kitsap Community Resources is accepting applications through the Housing Solutions Center to assist households throughout the county, outside the city limits of Bremerton, and those not living in Housing Kitsap units. Housing Kitsap is accepting applications to assist households currently living in Housing Kitsap properties. 

KCR Temporary Relief Fund for Individuals and Families

 
The COVID-19 Temporary Relief Fund has been put together by Kitsap Community Resources to address needs of eligible individuals, families and small business owners in Bremerton and Kitsap County facing financial hardship due to impacts from the coronavirus. The temporary program can provide short-term funds to feed a family, pay for housing, among other assistance. To learn more about help available or to donate to the fund, visit www.kcr.org.

Governor Extends Temporary Ban on Residential Evictions, Prohibits Increases to Rent Until December 31


Gov. Jay Inslee recently extended a temporary statewide ban on evictions of residential tenants through December 31, 2020 as a result of the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. Additionally, the order also prohibits landlords from increasing rents for residential and some commercial units. Information on the Governor’s extended order can be found here