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The DSHS Community Services Division wants all Washingtonians to know how people can access our vital services and programs, such as Basic Food, cash and medical assistance. This short video in English or Spanish offers an overview of all programs and services. Check out our Online Community Services Office page for more information.


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

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