Renton Assistance Programs.
The agencies and assistance programs below focus just on Renton Washington. But residents do have more options in the area. Find other assistance programs in the greater King County Washington area.
Housing repair assistance program
The City of Renton provides assistance thru the housing repair program. This provides minor home repair services to City homeowners who are struggling or who have low incomes, based on national HUD income guidelines. This assistance is done by providing free repair services to improve both the safety and health of our residents as they live in their homes. This repaid assistance program helps keep housing safe and affordable for those in need of help, and it improves the comfort and livability of our neighborhoods and families homes. Call (425) 430-6600.
Renton Washington help for bills, rent, and other expenses
Way Back Inn is another Renton Washington non-profit that may be able to provide low income residents, and the working poor, with various forms of housing assistance. You can only get help once in your lifetime, so contact them only when the need is dire.
Receive help with paying rent as well as utility or energy bill assistance. Typically Way Back will not assist with paying refundable security deposits, but can assist with helping an applicant pay their first month's rent and past due utility bills preventing families from obtaining housing. Renton WA (206) 682 - 7382
Renton Salvation Army is an agency that provides rent assistance for eviction prevention and people who are about to become homeless. The applicant must be able to pay following month's rent after getting the short term funds. No move-in assistance or first months rent is offered. Call (425) 255-0171
Food, clothing, and information
St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church - Operates an emergency food pantry for residents of the Kent and Renton Washington school districts. The church may also be able to provide personal hygiene products and other household items to individuals as well. They also can refer low income individuals to food banks and pantries in Washington. Call (253) 631 - 1044
Margie Williams Helping Hands Center - This pantry offers food and clothing to anyone in need. People who need help may even be able to select their own foods and groceries from the pantry, and the amount of assistance provided is based on the number of household members. The center does not offer government-issued commodities or food programs. In addition, the center also provides free clothing including work, dressy, winter and shoes to people of all ages. Dial (425) 687 - 8365