EDUCATION GRANTS THROUGH SHORELINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
WHERE: Shoreline Community College (16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133)
WHAT: Grants to help pay for education of people interested in a professional technical program. To qualify you must have lived in Washington state for over a year and meet one of the following criteria:
- Low-income (i.e., $2,000 or less a month)
- Displaced homemaker (significant other was main income and now is not)
- Lost a small business
QUESTIONS? Visit Washington’s Community Colleges Start Next Quarter webpage or call 206.546.5882.
FEDEX IS HIRING
WHEN: Thursday, March 29, 2018, 11am – 1pm
WHERE: Airport Jobs Office (SeaTac International Airport, 17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158, Mezzanine Level, Room 6626)
WHAT: A FedEx recruiter will be at the Airport Jobs office answering questions regarding open positions and assisting with online applications. This is a walk-in event; no registration needed, all are welcome!
- Minimum 18 years old
- Must be a U.S. resident for minimum 5 years
- Valid Driver’s License (for select positions)
BARRIER BUSTERS WORKSHOP: WORKING WITH A DISABILITY
WHEN: Friday, March 30, 2018, 10am – 12pm
WHERE: Redmond WorkSource (7735 178th Place NE, Redmond, WA 98052)
WHAT: BARRIER BUSTERS is a practical “How-To” workshop series for breaking through obstacles to employment and life goals. It is open to the general public and is specifically attuned to the interests of people experiencing homelessness and/or living on low incomes. Many people with disabilities would like to work but are unsure of how their benefits may be affected, may need training or re-training, don’t know what jobs and careers are a good match, or are unaware of what options and services are available through various agencies.
The workshop covers:
- How to work without losing your benefits
- Accessing programs & supportive employment
- Job matching & vocational rehabilitation
- Peer employment support groups & job clubs
- How to apply for SSI/SSDI benefits
- “Tickets to Work” program, incentives & more
QUESTIONS? Call 206.466.7432.
FREE TAX PREP
WHEN: Now – April 19, 2018, Tuesdays, 5 – 9pm & Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
WHERE: Solid Ground (1501 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103, 1st Floor, Cheryl Cobbs Murphy Meeting Room)
WHAT: United Way is offering free tax preparation for individuals making less than $66,000 per year. United Way can also assist with how to save a portion of your refund for savings purposes. They also help individuals access free financial coaching resources, healthcare, public benefits and ORCA LIFT alongside tax prep services. No appointment necessary. Last customer will be served 45 minutes before listed time. (Please note: If filing with your spouse, both parties must be present.)
What to bring (required):
- Photo ID
- Social Security Card/ITIN letters for everyone included in the return
- Tax Statements (W-2, 1099, SSA-1099 forms, etc.)
- Health Insurance Forms (1095-A, 1095-B, or 1095-C)
Additional documents recommended:
- Bank Account Number & Routing Number
- Copy of Last Year’s Tax Return
FOR MORE INFO: Visit United Way’s Free Tax Help webpage or call 2.1.1.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY VETERANS HOMEOWNERSHIP INFO MEETING
WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10:30am
WHAT: Habitat for Humanity Seattle King-County is working hard to provide affordable homeownership opportunities and home repair assistance to US military veterans who are currently serving or have served our country. Attend our info session to learn more!
Veteran program selection criteria:
- Open to anyone who has served in the US Armed Forces
- Homeowner applicant(s) must also be income-qualified (please contact/call for specific guidelines)
FOR MORE INFO: Visit the Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County Veterans Homeownership webpage or contact them at 206.453.2950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO APPLY FOR HOME REPAIR: Complete the Habitat for Humanity Home Repair Intake Form.