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Child Care Subsidy Applicants and Recipients: Washington Connection is aware you may experience issues when submitting a child care application. If you receive an error, you're encouraged to call the Department of Children, Youth, and Families at 1-844-626-8687 to complete the application process.

Washington Connection has become aware of a phishing scam where SAW users are receiving texts/emails stating the following: “Your SecureAccess Washington (SAW) claim account is currently on hold for verification, please verify by following the instruction in the link below.”

SAW will not send unsolicited emails or texts requesting verification of accounts. SAW only sends emails and texts at the request of users.


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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