Emergency Food & Clothing Bank
The Food Bank and Clothing Bank is open Monday-Thursday, 9am-4pm.
The items that are needed the most are Items needed are: peanut butter, canned chili, jam or jelly, cereal, oatmeal, canned soup, tooth paste, and tooth brushes.
We also need baby diapers, sizes newborn, 4, 5, and 6.
Please note: If you have a large delivery of food, please call ahead to make arrangements so that we have an intake space available. In general, please check dates on your donations before bringing them to the Center. If it is expired for you, it has expired for them.
Many people have been asking about help with power bills. Appointments for Puget Sound Energy assistance starts in January, and ends in April or May, depending when funding has been depleted. The 2019 funding cycle has now been completed, as of the end of June. For appointments this coming autumn, contact the Multi-Service Center in Kent at 253-854-4406. Thanks!
Puget Sound Energy assistance is now available for Black Diamond area clients. The Black Diamond Community Center and the Salvation Army have appointments available Monday-Thursday for low-income families, senior citizens, and disabled persons.
Households in Black Diamond, Ravensdale, Maple Valley, Covington, and east unincorporated Kent (zip code 98042) are eligible. Call the Black Diamond Community Center at 360-886-1011 for an appointment. Up to $250.00 per household is available if you qualify. The words “Urgent Notice” or “Final Notice” must appear on your letter from Puget Sound Energy.
The Black Diamond Community Center has new winter coats and other winter items to keep you warm in the cold winter months, December through March. Thank you Zumiez and supporters in our community for your donations.
Thank you Mountain View Fire Department (KCFD 44) commissioner and firefighters for delivering this holiday season's food drive!