Navigating the system can be difficult and time consuming even for professionals.
Information for Professionals
Social service professionals are presented with daily challenges in their work with families. We can help you find programs and resources to connect your clients with food, health insurance, health resources, health education materials and more.
Review and order free materials for your clients from WithinReach, Washington State Department of Health, Child Profile and Health Education Resource Exchange, Department of Social and Health Services, Foundation for Early Learning, and the Washington State Insurance Commissioner. View and order free materials.
Health Care Reform
The Affordable Care Act, will make health insurance affordable for many more people starting in 2014. Learn about Health Care Reform in Washington State.
Food Assistance and Resources
View the eligibility guidelines for Basic Food (Food Stamps), WIC and other food resources. Locate food banks and summer meals that serve your clients. View food benefit programs and resources.
Program and Income Guidelines
Review current eligibility guidelines and program descriptions to see if your clients may qualify for state sponsored programs. View program and income guidelines.
Applications and Forms
Download applications in multiple languages and print forms for your clients including: Free and Reduced School Lunch enrollment, authorization to assist DSHS clients, and more. View and download applications and forms.
Help Clients Access Benefits
Learn what health and food program options are available for children, pregnant women and adults in Washington and how you can help clients access these benefits. View health and insurance benefits information.
Washington Coalition on Medicaid Outreach
Join health care access professionals from across Washington at quarterly WCOMO meetings that provide a unique opportunity to talk with and learn from the agencies that administer the state health programs. View Washington Coalition on Medicaid Outreach.
Basic Food Education Forum (BFEF)
Join King County agencies enrolling clients in the Basic Food (food stamps) to meet and network about common issues and strategies to promote Basic Food enrollment. View Basic Food Education Forum.
Get Widgets and Badges
These online buttons and widgets connect more families with needed resources. You can embed these widgets and buttons on your websites, blogs or other social media sites. View badges and widgets.