Resources for Worker Assistance

Resources For Worker Assistance
Our thanks to Janet McKinney who shared this list of resources from the Washington State Labor Council. Other resources can be found at https://www.wslc.org/covid-19/.

  • EDS Paid Family Medical Leave visit https://paidleave.wa.gov/
  • Unemployment Benefits https://esd.wa.gov/,  if denied contact Unemployment Law Project at http://unemploymentlawproject.org/,  Waiting a week has been waived for WA State
  • Washington Apple Health Special Enrollment Period is now available through April 8th at www.wahealthplanfinder.org  
  • Apply for Washington Apple Health Medicaid through https://www.hca.wa.gov/
  • Financial Assistance through Foundation for Working Families https://www.wslc.org/
  • Financial Help through Department of Financial Institutions https://dfi.wa.gov/
  • Small Business assistance at http://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
  • Insurance question contact https://www.insurance.wa.gov/
  • Emergency Assistance Program through Economic Services Administration at https://www.dshs.wa.gov/ – This can cover rent including back rent, deposits for rent or utilities, home repairs, basic local telephone services, utilities and short term lodging such as motels
  • United Way Resources dial 211
  • Governor Inslee has instituted statewide moratorium on evictions of residential tenants for the next 30 days. Law Enforcement will not enforce eviction orders based solely on non-payment of rent
  • Federal Housing Finance Agency directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to suspend foreclosures and eviction for at least 60 days

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