Disaster cash assistance available to eligible Washingtonians affected by recent eastern Washington wildfires

Release Date: 
Sep 01 2023
DSHS Office of Communications
Norah West

OLYMPIA — As of Aug. 31, eligible Washington residents affected by recent wildfires in eastern Washington can apply through the Department of Social and Health Services for emergency cash assistance to help meet their immediate needs. DSHS is now able to access funding through a new proclamation from Governor Inslee to activate this temporary program that can help certain residents of Pend Oreille, Spokane and Whitman counties through this time of disaster recovery. Read more on the DSHS Medium page.