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Keeping Neighbors In Their Homes

What We Do

At Issaquah Community Services, we seek to uplift and strengthen our local community by providing emergency financial aid for rent and utilities to individuals and families facing temporary hardship. We are dedicated to fostering stability, dignity, and hope by addressing the immediate needs of our neighbors so they can have a secure environment in which to thrive. 

For more than 50 years, we have served this area as an all-volunteer non-profit organization. Our assistance is available to residents of Issaquah, much of Sammamish and Newcastle, and parts of Renton, Bellevue and Maple Valley.  Through compassionate outreach, collaboration, and locally-focused fund-raising, we strive to bolster the economic stability of our community, one household at a time.  

You Can Help

  Imagine a community where no family has to face the fear of eviction or utility shutoff due to temporary financial hardship.

You have the power to turn this vision into a reality by donating today to our Neighbors Helping Neighbors annual campaign.

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit that relies on your donations to continue our mission. We have set our sights this year on a $200,000 goal so that together we can continue to sustain a community where Neighbors Help Neighbors remain housed. Your donation, no matter the size, can make a lasting impact. 

In Need Of Financial Aid?

Are you a resident of the Issaquah School District facing temporary challenges with rent and utilities? You are not alone. We may be able to help provide the support you need during this difficult time.

Please select the Get Help button to learn how to apply for assistance.  Our compassionate team of volunteers is committed to helping neighbors in need.

Volunteers Needed

Are you passionate about helping others and eager to contribute to your community? We invite you to join us as a volunteer, making a meaningful impact in the lives of individuals and families in need. 

Join us in our mission to provide crucial financial aid to individuals and families in need. Your commitment can create a ripple effect of positive change throughout our community.

Events and News

Introducing Our New President

Introducing Our New President

Issaquah Community Services is pleased to announce that Carol Schneider has been elected as our new board president. Carol will take the reins from Lori Birrell, who has led ICS with tremendous...

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ICS Board meets Kim Schrier

ICS Board meets Kim Schrier

Our thanks go out to U.S. Representative Schrier for inviting our board members to her office. We appreciate the time she and her Outreach Coordinator, Wendy Muzzy, took to learn about the important...

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How We Spent Your Generous Donations

Jan 2022 – Dec 2022

Assisted with rent

and/or utilities

438 Households

(1348 Residends)

Funds Disbursed $365,738

In the first 9 months of 2023 

ICS assisted 303 households with rent and/or utilities

450 adults and 440 children benefited

We disbursed $218,235 in donated funds.

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