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Community service resources

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Enrollment: October 1, 2013 - March 31, 2014
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Emergency and legal services

24-hour crisis line
Toll-free: 866-4CRISIS (866-427-4747)
TTY/TDD: 206-461-3222

Alcohol and drug 24-hour help line
Toll-free: 800-562-1240

Child-support issues
State Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS)
Child-Support Community Relations
Toll-free: 800-457-6202

Legal help: call the CLEAR hotline to find out if you qualify for free legal assistance
Northwest Justice Project
Toll-free: 888-201-1012, weekdays 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
TTY/TDD: 888-201-1014


Healthcare, housing, food and other services for families

2-1-1- Housing, medical, mental health, food banks and other services (vary by location)
Phone: 2-1-1
TTY/TDD: Directions are available online 

Assistance with food, medical, child care and cash for low-income families and individuals
State Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS),
Community Services Division
Toll-free: 877-501-2233, weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
Walk-in services at local offices, weekdays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Housing and energy assistance programs
Washington State Department of Commerce

Free and reduced-price school meals

Healthcare coverage counseling for free
Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors
Toll-free: 800-562-6900

Save on prescription drugs - free discount card
Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA)
Toll-free: 800-913-4146

Washington State Basic Health - low-cost health care coverage
Toll-free: 800-660-9840

Apple Health for Kids - healthcare for children


Employment

Employment counseling services for job seekers with physical, sensory, cognitive or mental disability
State Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS),
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
Toll-free: 800-637-5627

Employment services - job searches, résumé assistance and career counseling
Local WorkSource career centers across the state
E-mail


Veteran's services

Washington State Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Toll-free: 800-562-2308
TTY/TDD: 360-725-2199

Washington State National Guard
J-9 Joint Services Support
Toll-free: 800-364-7492

Provided as a service of the Washington State Employment Security Department

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