Assistance

Ongoing Services

Check out below for more information on many other services of interest.

On Our Calendar

Assistance

Legal Consultation

Tuesdays, : 11/12, 12/10

2nd Tuesdays monthly
Free
Call for an appointment. 
Attorney Karl Flaccus or an associate provides free 20 minute consultations.

 

Ongoing Services Of Interest

Senior Rights Assistance Program
Free 30-minutes
Call SRA at (206) 448-5720 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
SRA provides free legal and consumer information to older adults and their families. Highly trained volunteers support clients by helping to problem-solve, providing information and resources plus making appropriate referrals to other agencies within the community. SRA coordinates the Elder Law Clinic in Seattle and Kent.

In collaboration with the King County Bar Association, SRA coordinates the Elder Law Legal Clinic in Seattle and Kent. Clients can meet with an attorney for ½ hour and receive free legal advice on a variety of elder law issues. A new addition to the clinic is the creation of simple wills for clients who meet eligibility criteria. Clients can have a will created or updated.

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
Call (877) 501-2233 for more information and to check on eligibility criteria.
You may be eligible for SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program two-thirds of adults 50+ who are eligible for benefits do not apply because they think they are ineligible.  Eligibility is based on a number of factors including income, household size and disability.

Home Repair
Call (206) 448-5751.
Income eligibility required.
Minor Home Repair’s highly skilled Repair Technicians make minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical
repairs and install wheelchair ramps, grab bars and handrails. This service is available to homeowners of all ages in Seattle, Shoreline and Bellevue.

Utility Bill Discounts For Seniors

Water Conservation Project (WCP)
For more information call (206) 448-5751.
Free water-saving toilets, including free installation, are available to Seattle homeowners who meet certain eligibility guidelines, for Shoreline residents you must receive services from SPU. Toilets are the biggest water-wasters in most homes so replacing old toilets with these great new ones will save a lot of money on utility
bills.

Utility Bill Discounts
Call the Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens at (206) 684-0500.

Low-Income Senior Sanitary Sewer Discount Program
Shoreline Residents call 565-2494 Lake Forest Park Residents 206-368-5440 Must be age 62 and up.

Employment

55+ Job Employment Center
Free
Call (206) 684-0500 for information.
The Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens offers Job Search workshops.

Tax Help

AARP Tax Assistance Offerred
February 3, 2018 to April 13, 2018
Free
Appointments made through the Senior Center at (206) 365-1536.
Tax assistance from AARP volunteers at the Richmond Beach Library. Please do not call the library for appointments.

Property Tax Exemption
For complete information contact (206) 296-3920.

Discount Card Programs

Gold Card Discount
Call (888) 435-3377 for more information.
Gold Cards from The Seattle Mayor’s office,

Washington State Discount Prescription Card
To join, call (800) 913-4146.  Or enroll online.
More information about this program is in the Senior Center Information Center.
Save on generic and brand-name drugs.