ANSWERS TO DSHS & SOCIAL SECURITY QUESTIONS
WHEN: Monday, December 4, 2017, 10am – 12pm
WHERE: Compass Housing Alliance, 77 S Washington St, Seattle, WA 98104
WHAT: Solid Ground’s Benefits Legal Assistance (BLA) is joining Seattle Community Law Center the first Monday of each month at the Compass Housing Alliance in Pioneer Square to answer questions about DSHS and Social Security benefits. No appointment necessary!
QUESTIONS: Contact Benefits Legal Assistance hotline, 206.694.6742
LEGAL HELP FOR LFOs (COURT FEES) FOR CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS
WHAT: The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a statewide nonprofit organization with 18 offices in Washington state that provide free legal services to people living on low incomes. NJP’s mission is to combat injustice, strengthen communities, and protect human dignity.
If you have limited income and you owe Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs) because you were convicted of a crime, we may be able to help, especially if:
- You have a disability and are unable to work
- Your only source of income is Social Security (SSI or SSDI)
TO APPLY/CONTACT: To find out whether you qualify for assistance, call the Northwest Justice Project between 9:15am – 12:15pm. King County residents, call 206.464.1519. Outside of King County, call 888.201.1014.
IT PITCH & RECRUITING EVENT
WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:30 – 4:30pm
WHERE: Redmond Library, 15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98037
WHAT: The first of 20 “contestants” will be given the opportunity to give their elevator pitch to an audience of 80-90, followed by a networking and recruiting event for all job seekers.
Participating Employers Include:
- HomeStreet Bank
- Seattle Search Group
- Viri Technology … and more employers to come
FOR MORE INFO: Email Denise Barbour, firstname.lastname@example.org. Be one of the first 20 applicants to email Denise to receive the opportunity present your elevator pitch at the event!
REGISTER HERE! Registration is required.
WHEN: Now through Sunday, December 31, 2017
WHERE: Seattle Mennonite Church, 3120 NE 125th St, Seattle, WA 98125
WHAT: Seattle Mennonite Church has opened their winter shelter for men and women. Open hours are nightly, 7:30pm – 6:30am the following morning. It’s recommended to call to check space availability. Walk-ins are accepted if maximum capacity hasn’t been reached.
TO CHECK AVAILABILITY: Call 971.248.0320