Sources of Assistance
List of agencies that should be contacted by Widow requesting assistance:
- Marysville 360-658-1054
- Lake Stevens 425-334-3430
- Everett 425-259-3191
- Snohomish 360-568-7993
- Granite Falls 360-691-4253
- Mukilteo 425-366-8229
- Stanwood 360-629-2789
- Tulalip 360-653-7876
- Seattle University 206-523-7060
- Anacortes 360-293-6445
- Skagit Valley 360-982-2089
- Bellingham 360-676-0392
United Way has COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund. They will help with bills, rent, and food. You can call 1-866-211-9966 and give them your zip code to receive a list of local agencies that may provide assistance.
PUD: No service disconnected, no late fees. Call Customer Support Plan and Customer Service at 425-783-1000 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PSE: Will not be disconnecting customers for non-payment.
Supplemental reading for widows
Aldrich, Sandra P.
Will I Ever Be Whole Again?:
Surviving the Death of Someone You Love
Calligaro, Julie A.
The Widow’s Resource:
How to Solve the Financial and Legal Problems
that Occur within Six to Nine Months of Your Husband’s Death
The Undistracted Widow:
Serving God After Losing Your Husband
Let me Grieve But Not Forever
I’m Grieving as Fast as I Can:
How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal
Finding Your Way After Your Spouse Dies
(many resources in the back of the book)
Ginsburg, Genevieve Davis
Widow to Widow:
Thoughtful, Practical Ideas for Rebuilding Your Life:
Challenges, Changes, Decision-Making and Relationships
Through a Season of Grief:
Devotions for Your Journey from Mourning to Joy
Groves, Elizabeth W. D.
Becoming a Widow:
The Ache of Missing Your Other Half
Haug, Kenneth C.
Finding Hope and Healing:
Journeying Through Grief series, Book 3
Lyons, Christine, and Schaefer, Dan
How Do We Tell the Children?:
A Step-by-Step Guide for Helping Children
Two to Teen Copy When Someone Dies
Mabry, Richard L.
The Tender Scar
Morrell, Ben with Lisa Morrell
(written by a member of Seattle Widows)
From One Widow to Another
Widow for a Season:
Finding Your Identity in Christ
Pink, Arthur W.
Comfort for Christians
Grace for the Widow:
A Journey Through the Fog of Loss
Sandberg, Sheryl and Grant, Adam
Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy
Schwiebert, Pat and DeKlyen, Chuck
Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss
Instantly a Widow
A Grace Disguised
Dream… A Guide to Grieving Gracefully:
5 Keys to Unlock the Grip of Grief
Wright, H. Norman
Reflections of a Grieving Spouse
Zonnebelt-Smeege, Susan J.
Getting to the Other Side:
Overcoming the Loss of a Spouse