Click here for a local resource list.
Haga clic aquí para la lista de recursos locales.
Comprehensive list of available services in Washington state
KC asset building website
Phone Help for Crisis Support in King County: Dial 2-1-1.
National Clearinghouse for Social Service Resources (by State):
For online DSHS information: http://www1.dshs.wa.gov
For DSHS FAQs: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/faq.shtml (great place for general INFO on DSHS services).
To see if you Qualify for DSHS Benefits: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/ESA/TEC/
For online application to DSHS for Food, Cash, and/or Medical Benefits: https://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/f2esaapps/esaosa/intro.aspx
Accessing your local DSHS Central Service Office (CSO) for Benefits: https://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/f2ws03esaapps/onlinecso/cover.asp
Vashon's CSO, is the White Center CSO (#44)
- 9650 15th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106-2820
(near intersection of Roxbury and 15th - by Bartell Drugs) - 8am-5pm, M-F.
- Cash, Food, Child Care, or Medical Assistance: (206) 341-7430
- Child Care, or Medical Benefits Only: (206) 341-7433
- The Answer Phone: (877) - 980-9220
The DSHS van comes to the island every third Wednesday of odd number months. They are at the Food Bank from 10:30-2:30 and in the IGA parking lot 3:30-5:00. The last visit of the year, will be Wednesday, November 20, 2013
[UN]EMPLOYMENT & CHILD SUPPORT:
To apply for unemployment benefits or to pay child support: http://access.wa.gov/
For online Division of Vocational Rehabilitation information: http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/dvr/index.htm
For online Labor and Industries information: http://www.lni.wa.gov
For online Office of Support Enforcement (child support) information: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dcs/
For online HUD Section 8 (subsidized housing) information: http://www.seattlehousing.org/
For online support for Housing Weatherization & Repair:
SOLID GROUND: (Advocacy for Tenant rights and other programs): http://www.solid-ground.org/Programs/Pages/default.aspx
For online King County Housing Resources:
For online Social Security information: http://www.ssa.gov
For online Low-income Legal Services: http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org
For online Women's Legal Services: http://www.nwwlc.org/
[ "Equality, Justice, Fairness" - The Northwest Women's Law Center has been for working for nearly 30 years to make these concepts a reality for women in the Pacific Northwest ].
Solid Ground Legal Services
For online King County resources: http://homelessinfo.org/
For online national resources: http://nationalhomeless.org
Bank on Seattle/King County: http://www.everyoneiswelcome.org/
Consumer Education & Training: http://www.centsprogram.com/
Consumer Credit: http://www.consumercredit.com/
Consumer Credit: http://www.creditreport.org/