Government Benefits

DSHS (Department of Social and Health Services) Information on State of Washington Benefits
DSHS Help Page has information about many state health, human services, and family support services.

DSHS Web Portal
Use this link to see if you are eligible and apply for benefits on line at the same time. Also has links to federal, state, local, tribal and community-based private resources.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Learn about your rights to unemployment compensation, and apply for unemployment benefits.

ParentHelp Washington State Programs Portal
Has health and benefits information for pregnant women, parents of new babies, and families with children.

Washington LawHelp Government Benefits Page
Learn about your legal rights to and how to apply for cash, food, health, housing and assistance. Learn how to challenge decisions denying or terminating your benefits. Information is available in many languages.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability
Learn about how to apply for Social Security Retirement, Social Security Disability (SSDI), Social Security Survivors, Supplemental Security Income and Medicare benefits.