Food Bank
Emergency food assistance may be provided for those with unexpected financial needs.
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Clothing and Household Items
Clients may select gently used clothing, household goods, books, toys and other items as part of their grocery shopping visits.
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Financial Aid
Available for utility bills, rent, prescriptions and other emergency needs. Call (253) 851-8800. A volunteer will return your call.
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Student Aid Program
Assistance for qualified students including books and supplies, GED exam fee, CNA license and more.
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Other Services
Support for students in Peninsula School District. Information, referrals and enrollment assistance for social services and support.
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Food Bank
GHP FISH Food Bank is an emergency food bank, serving Pierce County and a portion of Southern-most Kitsap Co., providing self-shopping for basic groceries and personal hygiene products. We provide a week’s worth of food per visit.
Community Social Services Eligibility Requirements:
Assistance for residents living in the following zip codes. Please see below for additional eligibility requirements.
  • 98322 (Burley)
  • 98329 (KPN)
  • 98332 (Purdy)
  • 98333 (Fox Island)
  • 98335 (Gig Harbor)
  • 98349 (Lakebay)
  • 98351 (Longbranch)
  • 98359 (South part of Kitsap County only)
  • 98367 (Horseshoe Lake)
  • 98394 (Vaughn)
  • 98395 (Wauna)
In order to make the best use of our resources we ask that all applicants meet the following criteria:
  • Currently in an emergency situation
  • Have photo ID for each family member
  • Have proof of residence in Gig Harbor or the Key Peninsula such as a current bill showing your name and address
In addition, applicants to our student aid program must meet the following qualifications:
  • Have a need based on income level
  • Current enrollment in a GED, vocational or higher ed program
  • Provide proof of good academic standing such as copies of a current transcript or report card.
Clothing and Household Items
Our clothing and household area is open to clients on their regular shopping days. It’s stocked with men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, linens, small kitchen appliances, cookware, dishes, camping equipment, books, toys, etc. donated by community members and area businesses. We also maintain a “wish list” and fill those needs as items become available.
Financial Aid
Financial assistance helps families and individuals during difficult times of transition or financial emergency. Financial aid is approved on a case-by-case basis.
GHP FISH may provide limited help with: rent, utilities, prescriptions, education expenses, and other emergency needs.
Not covered: phone bills, deposits, company member fees, credit card payments, car payments.
To request help, call the financial aid line at 253-851-8800. Leave your name, phone number, and a brief message on how we may help.
A GHP FISH volunteer will return your call to set up an appointment and provide additional information. (If you have “call blocking” on your line, please remove to receive our call by pressing *87..)
Student Aid Program
Students enrolled in secondary education programs may qualify to receive financial assistance with: books, equipment, certification exams, registration fees, and transportation needs.
Call the financial aid phone 253-851-8800 to make an appointment with the financial aid volunteer to enroll or discuss options.
Other Services
GHP FISH works with Peninsula School District counselors to provide assistance for school children. Contact your child’s school counsellor for information on services and support offered.
GHP FISH also coordinates assistance with other local agencies, providing referrals for social services and enrollment assistance for resources such as Medicare, food stamps, housing, and Northwest Furniture Bank.
In addition to the services offered by GHPFISH, older adults and people of all ages with disabilities may be eligible for assistance in their county of residence. Click here for more information from Kitsap County's Aging and Long Term Care Division and Pierce County's Aging & Disability Resource Center.