Below are resources for community members and CACCWA member organizations. We’ve included information to help with access to basic needs, digital equity, education, business resources, and temple contact information. 


King County Housing Authority (Housing and Rental Assistance):, Phone: 206-574-1100
Solid Ground (Tenant/landlord Issues and Advocacy; Housing & Homelessness):
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services:
Pierce County Housing Authority (Housing, Rental and Mortgage Assistance Programs):

Covid Relief

Seattle & King County Public Health (Resources Available in Khmer):
United Way King County (UWKC):
Small Business Resources (Small Business COVID-19 Relief Loan Programs):
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)

Food Assistance

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (WA DSHS):

Digital Equity

Digital Equity Advocacy Resources
National Collaborative for Digital Equity:
Resources and information for digital equity research. Request the most recent edition of NCDE’s free Guide to CRA Grantmaking for Digital Equity and Economic Inclusion
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
Program guides for communities to mobilize efforts to eliminate the digital divide for low-income families.
The National Digital Inclusion Alliance: The Digital Inclusion Alliance Guidebook includes information on lessons learned from six digital community wide digital inclusion coalitions.   
Kajeet’s: Searchable Database of Grant Sources to Close the Homework Gap  
NTEN: NTEN’s Digital Inclusion Toolkit: Resources and Case Studies from the Digital Inclusion Fellowship

Low Cost Broadband Services
Comcast Internet Essentials: High-speed Internet at 9.95/month + free modem + installation + discounted device.
EveryoneOn*: Referral to low-cost broadband providers nationwide.
Kajeet Education Broadband*: The company offers affordable solutions for putting wifi on school buses.
Spectrum Internet Assist: High-speed Internet at $14.95/month.

Access to Devices

AFTRR*: Map to programs offering free and low-cost refurbished computers.
Comcast Internet Essentials : Discounted computer + low-cost broadband (see above)
Connection Public Sector Solutions*: Offers discounted computers and a wide range of other tech products.
EveryoneOn*: Discounted new computers.
Sage Sustainable Electronics*: Offers refurbished computers, for which banks can receive CRA credit.
TechSoup: Offers refurbished computers for nonprofit groups.

Apps and Software

Appapedia‘s searchable database containing free and low-cost educational and productivity apps across all platforms.
Tech SoupCatalog of deeply discounted software for nonprofits and libraries.
Growing Technical Support Capacity 
Cyber-Seniors* program that communities can launch teaching youths to provide tech support for seniors. See also their great documentary.
GenYes* Program that communities can launch teaching youths to provide tech support for adults (and fellow youths). Can be used to teach linguistically diverse youths to provide multilingual tech support in the community. See also Ethel Guides’ slide show. See here for research on GenYes’ validated, extraordinary impacts for disadvantaged students.
NTEN helps communities strengthen local nonprofits grow local tech support capacity.  
Librarian Assistance with Cybersafety and Information Literacy: Most of the American Library Association’s* local public libraries offer free access to broadband, devices and support using them safely and effectively. They stand ready to assist with growing challenges of device addiction and cyberbullying.

Educational Resources

Algebra Project has developed exceptionally effective, research-validated, culturally-responsive strategies that assist underrepresented, impoverished youths to excel in mathematics.

Financial Literacy Education
JumpStart’s national network of state affiliates helps schools and communities offer financial literacy programs.

Career Readiness for the Digital Age
ACT’s National Career Readiness Certificate offers free research-based instructional materials and assessment tools that enable learners to earn a career readiness certificate recognized for academic credit by over 1000 postsecondary institutions and for employment by employers across hundreds of fields.

Open Educational Resources

MERLOT is a world-renowned, easily searchable repository of free learning resources for learners from preK through seniors.
National Science Digital Library offers exceptional educational resources in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for learners of all ages.
SkillsCommons is a highly regarded repository of free open learning resources for workforce training. They can develop customized portals for partners who wish to provide exemplary free learning resources in specific occupations.
ISKME’s OERCommons provides well curated, free resources for creating free open courses.
TechGoesHome’s excellent Internet Skills Curriculum, some resources are tailored to learners in the Boston area but most are useful nationwide.
Universal Design for Learning (accessibility of learning resources for all learners)
UDL at a Glance – This short video introduces UDL from a K-12 perspective.
Tips for UDL Practice – CAST, the research organization that originated UDL theory and practice, provides concrete tips for teachers to put the concepts into effect.
UDL Guidelines – A set of research-based guidelines show explicit ways to apply the UDL principles to curriculum design.
Universal Design for Learning: Theory & Practice – Anne Meyer and David Rose, principal architects of UDL, provide a full-text, multimedia book explaining the ideas behind UDL. The resource is free with email registration.

Small Business Educational Resources

Chamber of Commerce: Org dedicated to support interest in local business policies

Khmer Temples

Cambodian Buddhist Monks Association
25331 68th Ave S, Kent, WA 98032

Cambodian Buddhist Society – Wat Sanghikaram
16626 9th Ave SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012

Wat Dhammacakkaram “Wat Chhas”
3006 S Juneau Street, Seattle, WA 98108
Facebook Page

Sahak Khemararam Buddhist Association “Wat Tmey”
824 S 100th St, Seattle, WA 98168

Wat Samakki Ratanaram
8208 McKinley Avenue East, Tacoma, WA 98404

Khmer Theravadin Buddhist Temple
1420 E 44th St, Tacoma, WA 98404

Sarana International Buddhist Center
15241 51st Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98188

Wat Prachum Raingsey 
14334 Yelm Hwy SE, Yelm, WA, WA 98597
Facebook Page

Wat Dhammarangsey (West Lin, OR)
19940 SW Stafford RD, West Linn, OR 97068