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Legal Help with Public Benefits
Are you having problems getting or keeping your cash, food, medical and/or child care benefits? Our attorneys provide legal help and information to single adults and families whose Washington state benefits have been reduced, terminated or denied.
Intake Line: Contact us at 206.694.6742 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
See if your family qualifies for food, cash assistance, child care, medical benefits or long-term care.
Legal Resources for Other State Benefits
- Benefits Law Center: Provides legal help and information for people in Washington state whose Social Security Benefits (SSI/SSDI) have been reduced, denied or terminated.
- Northwest Justice Project: Provides legal help and information for people in Washington state who have civil legal needs in many different areas of the law.
- Tenant Law Center: Provides help with Section 8 and other housing benefits terminations.
- Unemployment Law Project: Provides legal help and information for people in Washington state whose unemployment benefits have been denied.
More Legal Resources
- Alliance for Equal Justice: A network of Washington state organizations that collaborate to coordinate strategy and delivery of civil legal aid to people and communities experiencing poverty and injustice – with a commitment to identify and dismantle all barriers to justice that perpetuate poverty and racial inequities.
- King County 2-1-1 (also 206.461.3200, 1.800.621.4636 or 206.461.3610 for TTY/hearing impaired calls): Identifies and makes referrals to appropriate legal aid providers. (Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm)
- Washington LawHelp: A self-help online resource for finding civil legal solutions, including public benefits, consumer law, elder law, housing rights, health care and more.
Affordable Health Insurance
Washington Healthplanfinder: This website can help you find the right health plan for you and your family.
Some things to know:
- In response to the potential growth of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, the Washington Health Benefit Exchange is offering a limited-time special enrollment period (SEP) from TUESDAY, MARCH 10 – FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2020 for qualified individuals who are currently without insurance. This SEP allows uninsured people 30 days to enroll in health insurance coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder.
- To request special enrollment, contact the Customer Support Center MONDAY – FRIDAY, 7:30am – 5:30pm at 1.855.923.4633 or TTY: 1.855.627.9604.
- Select a plan by MAY 8 for a coverage start date BEGINNING MAY 1, 2020. (If you enrolled before April 8, your coverage begins April 1. If you enroll between April 8 and May 8, your coverage begins May 1.)
- If you qualify for Washington Apple Health (Medicaid), enrollment stays open all year long, and you can apply at any time.
Explains Washington Healthplanfinder’s step-by-step guide through the enrollment process with a navigator.
Solid Ground is not currently offering Financial Fitness Boot Camp workshops. Please check the FEN (Financial Empowerment Network) Change Counts! website for resources related to financial education providers, financial news and publications, a calendar of upcoming classes and events, tax information, and more.
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Get a free checking account and stop paying fees to cash checks. Even if you’ve had problems with an account in the past, have never had an account before, or don’t have a Social Security number, you can open a bank or credit union account in Seattle and King County. Deposit your money for free and pay bills at no additional cost!
This budget form can help you map out your monthly income and expenses.