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Support Along your Journey at WSU Student Help Resources

Here at Washington State University have gathered helpful resources for students across our campuses. Washington State University strives to make sure that all students can have access to the many resources available to them in a variety of ways throughout their academic career.

Select the campus that you attend and view the resources that are provided. We encourage all students to use and share these resources with their fellow students.


Cougs Feeding Cougs

If you are a WSU student concerned about where you will get your next meal, Cougs Feeding Cougs will provide funds to eligible students that can be used anonymously in WSU Dining Services locations. There are a few details students should read to learn more about the program.

Community Action Center

The Community Action Center is a non-profit organization that fights to reduce poverty, build strong independent families, and a better community. Services include emergency and transitional housing, food supplements, energy assistance, and weatherization. To learn more about the Community Action Center, visit their website here.

WSU TRIO Food Pantry

The TRIO Student Support Services Program Food Pantry is a resource open to WSU students in need of emergency food and/or hygiene products. The Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday, between 8am and 5pm.

WSU TRIO Professional Clothing Bank

The TRiO SSS Professional Clothing Bank is a resource open to WSU students in need of professional attire to wear to interviews, class presentations, internships, etc. Students interested in this resource can check in at the Lighty 260 front desk, M-F 8am – 5pm for assistance.

Women’s Resource Center Food Pantry

Not only does the Women’s Resource Center provide gently used clothing for children and feminine hygiene products, but we also have a small food pantry located in Rosario’s Place! The food pantry is open weekdays, 8am-5pm and is located in Wilson-Short Hall, Rm. 1A*. For assistance, students can contact the Women’s Resource Center at (509) 335-6849- we are located right across the hall from the food pantry.

Pullman Child Welfare Food Bank

108 NW Stadium Way, Pullman. (no website) 509-338-0801 Open Saturdays 8:00am – 1:00pm
The mission of the Pullman Child Welfare Association is to help families attain self-esteem and move towards self-sufficiency by offering them survival, safety, dignity, opportunity, joy and hope.


Campus Pantry- WSU Spokane

The Campus Pantry is a student led service to raise awareness about the needs of students experiencing food insecurity as well as promoting health and wellness among students and staff on campus. By offering food assistance and education, the Campus Pantry can reach the WSU Spokane community in a positive way that promotes communication and resolution about food insecurity.

WSU Spokane: Counseling Services

For appointments call (509) 358-7740 or Schedule an Appointment.

WSU Spokane: Campus Security (24 hrs)

Dial #40 from any campus phone. Phone: (509) 358-7995

Security Escort Service: (509) 358-7995 (available 24 hrs)

Student Health Services

The health fee you pay provides a range of health services to you. For more information call (509) 358-7963.

Lutheran Community Services: Sexual Assault & Family Trauma (SAFeT) Response Center

SAFeT provides victim-centered services to survivors of sexual violence, including 24-hour crisis line, medical and legal advocacy, information and referral, counseling, support groups, and education and prevention.

Call the 24 hr Sexual Assault Crisis Line for help at (509) 624-7273

Call the 24 hr Crime Victim Crisis Line for help at 1-866-751-7119

YWCA Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program in Spokane

A 24-hour crisis line and comprehensive domestic violence program for victims and survivors offering free and confidential services.  Services include the crisis line, safe shelter, legal advocacy, advocacy based counseling, child advocacy, and support groups. Domestic violence advocates are available for safety planning, help finding community resources, and supportive listening.

Call the 24 hr Domestic Violence Help Line for help at (509) 326-2255

Spokane City Crisis Line

Call the 24 hr Crisis Line for help, assistance, and referral at: (509) 838-4428 or toll free at 1-877-678-4428

Women & Children’s Free Restaurant & Community Kitchen

Provides FREE scratch-made, nutritious meals in a safe, supportive environment for women and children. Serves: Dinner from 3 – 5:45 pm, Tues and Wed; lunch from 11:30 am – 1:15pm, Fri.

Second Harvest of the Inland NW

Supplies half a million pounds of food weekly to a network of 250 Inland Northwest neighborhood food banks and meal centers, as well as Mobile Food Banks out in the community.

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)

Offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families, and provides economic benefits to communities. The largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. The Food and Nutrition Service works with state agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits.

Coats for Kids – KXLY

Collects and distributes more than 275,000 coats for area children. Call or check website for distribution locations.

Spokane Housing Authority

Provides, develops and promotes quality affordable housing options in the community served.

Top Spokane, Addiction Recovery Centers

Provides, resources in the Spokane area for alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities and resources.


Things You Might Need

At WSU Tri-Cities, our students are our most valued asset and we are 100% committed to your learning and enrichment. Here, you will find information and tools to help you succeed academically and get involved in programs outside of the classroom that are vital to your future success. You will also find links to all on campus services.


Cougar Food Pantry

We know that it can be hard to make ends meet when you’re paying for college and living on a tight budget. The Cougar Food Pantry can provide non-perishable items to WSU Vancouver students in need of food. The process to request food is simple, anonymous, and students are encouraged to take advantage of it.

Wellness Center – Counseling Services

Counseling Services counselors assist with problems and concerns that arise while you are a student at WSU Vancouver. We have experience with a variety of concerns, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, ADHD, relationship concerns, grieving and disordered eating. We offer free, confidential counseling to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. We offer short-term individual and couples counseling, long-term group counseling, psychological testing, workshops and outreach presentations, and crisis and consultation services. We also help by referring students to other services on campus and to community resources that can offer more specialized or longer-term assistance.

Wellness Center – Health Services

WSU Vancouver is now offering basic health care services at no cost to you. Basic health care services include: treatment of acute illness and injuries, evaluation of stable chronic conditions, physical exams (including for sports and travel), immunizations, medications and prescriptions, point of care lab testing (i.e. urine, Rapid Strep A, blood glucose), confidential STI/STD testing (including HIV), smoking cessation counseling, and nutrition counseling.

Veterans Center and

WSU Vancouver is a Veteran Supportive Campus, as designated by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs. Get connected and meet fellow veteran VanCougs through several options: the veterans center, the veterans club, and the Vet Corp Navigator.

Online Health Resources

Websites that offer additional health and wellness information.

Student Diversity Center

Find ways to get involved on campus in many different ways. Also, free coffee and snacks ALWAYS available. Stop by and say hello!

Student Resource Center

FREE academic success and study skills workshops, career services help, find a tutor, and learn about study abroad opportunities. Drop in and say hello!

Global Campus Online

ASWSU Global Connections

For health and wellness resources please visit:

For all other global resources, please visit:


Everett United Church of Christ Food Pantry

Address: 2624 Rockefeller Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (425) 252-7224
(Open last two Mondays of the month, excluding holidays from 9:30am – 12:30pm)

Snohomish Food Bank

Phone: (360) 568-7993

YWCA Working Wardrobe Program (Everett Regional center)

provides clothing for homeless and low income women in need of outfits for job interviews or new employment.
Address is 3301 Broadway Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (425) 258-2766.

South Everett Food Pantry at Bible Baptist Church

Provides good to individuals, families, children, seniors and individuals with disabilities.
Address: Bible Baptist Church, 805 W. Casino Road, Everett, WA 98204
Hours of Operation: Tuesdays from 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Resources for Veterans

Veterans Housing, Food and Shelter Assistance (Snohomish County) – (425) 388-7255

Mental Health Resources

WSU-Everett will pay/cover the expenses of three, one hour sessions. Students must be currently enrolled at WSU-Everett at the time of seeking counseling services. If you have questions about counseling services, please contact Anna McLeod at or (425) 405-1750.