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Self Sufficiency Calculator This calculator can help you with immediate next steps and plan for your future.
EITC - Earned Income Tax Credit Helps low-to moderate-income workers and families get a tax break.
Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) Working Families Tax Credit (WFTC) started in 2023 and is an annual tax credit for Washington workers, including those filing taxes with an ITIN. You must be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and be a resident of Washington. Eligible recipients can apply every year. Learn more and apply at
Child Tax Credit (Different from the EITC) You can be eligible even if you have low or no income, don't usually file taxes or have never filed taxes.
Check EBT Account Information FIS ebtEDGE. Direct access to your EBT information.
How to Use your EBT card Information about EBT cards.
Washington State Basic Food Employment and Training Program Job search training for Basic Food recipients through community or technical colleges and community based organizations.
Salvation Army Emergency Financial Assistance   
Social Security Benefits Social Security benefits including retirement, disability, and Medicare benefits.
Washington 211 Search by zip code for resources in your neighborhood.
Paying Medical Premiums Make an online premium payment for HCA medical programs.
Kinship Care Support Services and Resources Resources and services for grandparents or individuals raising a relative’s child. More information is available in these languages: EnglishCambodianChineseKoreanLaotianRussianSomaliSpanish, and Vietnamese.
Department of Financial Institutions Provides help for people having difficulty with a company providing financial services.
Alternative Solutions Community Resource Map Community Resource Map. Ran by DCS, a database of over 4,500 community resources in WA State.

How to Apply

Community Services Offices Services are available at your local Community Services Office and by phone through the Customer Service Contact Center at 877-501-2233.
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) TANF benefits are based on your family size and income.
Consolidated Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP) A cash assistance program may be available to families or pregnant women who are not eligible for another cash program, face an emergency, and do not have the money to meet their basic needs.  You may apply for the CEAP program online at, by calling the Customer Service Contact Center at 1-877-501-2233, or at your local Community Services Office. Funding for this program is limited and may not always be available.
Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) The RCA program helps eligible refugees and other humanitarian immigrants by providing cash assistance.
Child Care Getting Help Paying for Child Care.
Unemployment Insurance Unemployment benefits may be available if you have recently lost your job.
Supplemental Security Income This program provides monthly payments to adults and children with a disability or blindness who have income and resources below specific financial limits.
Crime Victims Compensation Program Pays loss of financial support for victims of crime.
Washington Low Income Housing Alliance Find affordable housing.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Disability Benefits for Children Find out how to apply for SSI Disability Benefits for a child under age 18 who is blind or disabled.  For more information, call 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

Credit Counseling

Free Financial Education Personalized workshops on budgeting and debt management.

Free Tax Preparation Services

IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Free tax help to people that make $52,000 or less.
AARP Tax-Aide Program Free tax return preparation services for those 60 and older.
Washington Financial Clearing House Free classes and resources for dealing with financial hard times.

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