Emergency Assistance for Available Displaced Restaurant and Bar Workers of Thurston County

Submitted by United Way of Thurston County

United Way of Thurston County (UWTC) is administering funds to provide direct assistance to displaced restaurant and bar workers. Successful applicants will receive cash assistance in the form of a prepaid credit card. To qualify for these funds, the applicant must live in Thurston County, and be a bar or restaurant employee who has been displaced from work due to the pandemic. To apply, please have a 2020 paystub, W2 or employment roster, or letter from the employer showing proof that they worked for a bar or restaurant in 2020.

UWTC’s partner, the Community Action Council (CAC) of Lewis, Mason & Thurston Counties, will be administering these funds, and accepts phone calls, and coordinates resources for people who need this emergency assistance. If you are a resident of Thurston County, a displaced restaurant or bar worker, and need help, please call the CAC Monday – Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at (360) 438-1100 or 1-(800) 878-5235. 

WHO: United Way of Thurston County
WHAT: Emergency Assistance for Displaced Restaurant and Bar Workers of Thurston County
WHEN: Applications open February 8, 2021
WHERE: Call Community Action Council at (360) 438-1100 or 1-(800) 878-5235 Monday – Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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