Amazon Prime has a low income plan that is just $5.99/month with an EBT or Medicaid card. It includes Prime Music and Prime Video.
Comcast offers a low-cost Internet plan, too, for $9.95/month.
There are also local resources for low-cost computers, just a bit over $100 for a refurbished laptop.
Free smart phones and service are available through SafeLink phone plans. Assurance offers a nice, modern smart phone, along with free call, SMS, and data service.
DonorsChoose.org allows student-led projects for fundraising - some of them are centered around technology needs, but money can be raised for anything school-related.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
The Northwest School has a comprehensive list of mental health resources and services, including shelters, counseling, and much more.
For homeless students, there is free health and dental care available downtown.
Neighbor Care Health is the largest provider of primary medical and dental care in Seattle for low income and uninsured families and individuals.
Teen Health Clinics are a service of King County and Seattle Public Health. Nova High School students have access to the Garfield High School Teen Health Center.
LOCAL RESOURCES AND EVENTS
Real Change’s Emerald City Resource Guide is a comprehensive list of all kinds of resources for people living in Seattle.
TeenTix.org is a great resource for $5 tickets to movies and other local events. Teens sign up and receive a card that gets them the discounts.
The Seattle Center has an amazing family discount program. It's $19 for anyone on public assistance and includes IMAX movies and laser shows.
Coyote Central, which is very close to Nova, offers a sliding scale for their classes for teens, many of which are taught by professionals in the field.
The Garfield Community Center has an amazing computer lab with state-of-the art Mac computers. They also have affordable classes, a fitness facility, pool, and other services.
Remember, you can always call 211 to get connected with any services you need!
Learn More About Nova
Download the latest Nova Family Guide.
Come to a Family Tour or Open House.
Call Karen in the front office at (206) 252-3500.
If you want to learn more about Nova from a parent/guardian perspective, please contact us and we’ll get back to you.