Washington CARES Act Information


Updated 11/6/2023


Washington’s Round 2 CARES Act relief has closed.


Washington’s “Round 2” CARES Act relief payments were mailed Monday, October 30th. 


“Round 1” Contingent Adjustment relief checks were mailed Thursday, November 2nd. 


Please allow 2-3 weeks before inquiring into the status of your individual check to allow sufficient time for the postal service to deliver your check. If you applied but have not received a relief check by November 20th, please call 1-866-990-2738 or write to: WACares@psmfc.org Such inquiries will not be responded to until after November 20th. 


For questions regarding Washington’s Round 1 or Round 2 spend plans, please contact WDFW at CARESfisheries@dfw.wa.gov


Washington “Round 2” Spend Plan – July 1, 2022