Emergency food assistance may be provided for those with
unexpected financial needs.
Available for utility bills, rent, prescriptions
emergency needs. Call (253) 851-8800. A volunteer will return your call.
Assistance for qualified students including books and supplies, GED
license and more.
Support for students in Peninsula School District.
Information, referrals and enrollment assistance for social services and support.
Assistance for residents living in the following zip codes. Please see below for additional eligibility
- 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
- 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
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
POLICY: We provide a week’s worth of food per visit, up to four times during an emergency situation. If further food assistance is needed, an extension may be granted on a case-by-case basis. Documentation will be required. Elderly and disabled clients may be eligible for ongoing monthly food assistance.
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
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..)
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.
Pets are members of our family. Thanks to our friends at Heartwood Haven, GHP FISH neighbors in need
are provided food and other pet products for their companions.
Heartwood Haven is an animal sanctuary. They set up a canopy outside the food bank and provide
food and other pet items to folks who need assistance with pet food and pet products. Neighbors
helping neighbors’ pets.
First Wed of the month*
5PM - 6PM
GHP FISH Food Bank
4425 Burnham Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98332Click
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
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
County's Aging & Disability Resource Center