Assistance

Ongoing Services

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

On Our Calendar

Assistance

Legal Consultation

Tuesdays, : 7/14, 8/11, 9/8

LEGAL CONSULTATION
Attorney Karl Flaccus or an associate provides
FREE 20 minute consultations. Call for an
appointment 206-365-1536.
date: 2nd Tuesday monthly
location: Conference room (CFR) G#133
cost: *SC members have priority
Free for *SC members & Non-members

 

SHIBA FREE service

Fridays, 10 am – 12 pm: 7/17, 8/21, 9/18

SHIBA
A trained volunteer will be available to assist consumers (18 and up) w/ info on public and private
health insurance options (including Medicare)
available to them in Washington
day: 3rd Friday of the month
time: 10:00am—12:00pm
cost: FREE
location: Meals on Wheels Room (MOW) #G132
Book appointments at the Front Desk or call
206-365-1536.

 

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

Utility bill discounts for City Light/Seattle Public Utilities are handled by the Utility Discount Program, (206) 684-0268

Tax Help

AARP Tax Assistance Offerred
February 2020 to April 2020
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.

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.