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A new Multi-Factor Authentication, or MFA, security feature launched on May 5, 2021 requires SAW account users to verify their identity with more than just a username and password.

This new feature redirects account users to the SAW website to complete the MFA process before they can access their Washington Connection account. The look and feel of the SAW website will be slightly different from what users have experienced previously.

Disaster Cash Assistance Program information is available in English. To apply for Disaster Cash or other cash assistance programs:

  • Click Apply Now on this homepage to start the online application. When you are on the Your Needs page (within the online application), select Cash in addition to any other benefits you may need. Once your application is submitted, call the Customer Service Contact Center at 877-501-2233 to complete the application interview.
  • Or, call the Customer Service Contact Center at 877-501-2233 to complete the entire application process without submitting an application from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Washington Connection offers a fast and easy way for families and individuals to apply for a variety of services such as Food, Cash, Child Care, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Savings Programs. Individuals that are age 65 or older, blind or disabled may also apply for medical assistance. Click “See If I Qualify” to get started. Watch Video

Washington Healthplanfinder offers healthcare coverage for children, parents/caretakers with children, pregnant women, or adults age 18 to 64 years old. For information regarding available services or to apply for benefits, visit

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