FLARE classes with the Opportunity Council

https://www.oppco.org/flare-registration/ FLARE is a FREE series of seven consecutive classes designed to increase adults’ knowledge on money habits, saving strategies, budget skills, credit, and landlord/tenant law. Tuesdays, October 11-November 22, 2022 from 5:30-7:45. In-person at Opportunity Council, 625 Cornwall Ave. Dinner will be served. We are unable to provide childcare. Contact Yarrow Greer at (360) … Read more

Futures Northwest

https://www.futuresnw.org/ The path to higher education shouldn’t be a secret, so we make sure every student has the information and guidance they need to succeed in high school, college, and beyond. We achieve these goals through academic mentoring, family engagement, as well as through workshops such as QuickStart to College and Financial Literacy (FAFSA/WASFA) events.

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan Explained

https://studentaid.gov/debt-relief-announcement/one-time-cancellation On Aug. 24, 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration announced a Student Debt Relief Plan that includes one-time student loan debt relief targeted to low- and middle-income families. The U.S. Department of Education (ED) will provide up to $20,000 in debt relief to Federal Pell Grant recipients and up to $10,000 in debt relief to non-Pell … Read more

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service 1-855-265-4038 U.S. Department of Education FedLoan Servicing P.O. Box 69184 Harrisburg, PA 17106-9184 If you are employed by a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization, you might be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have … Read more

Washington Connection: Your Link to Services

Website: https://www.washingtonconnection.org/home/ Benefits and Programs you can apply for: https://www.washingtonconnection.org/home/availablebenefits.go

Veterans’ Assistance Fund

https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3301/Veterans-Program 360-778-6050 If you’re a Whatcom County veteran, we can help you or your family access local, state, and federal benefits and services. You can receive assistance through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for: Health care Compensation and Pension Housing and Home Loans Employment Education Childcare

East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (EWRRC)

For transportation to our shelter and warm up center please call 599-2823 and speak with the Fire Department.EWRRC Website (Opportunity Council): https://www.oppco.org/ewrrc/EWRRC Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EWRRC8251 Kendall Road, Maple Falls, WA – (360) 599-3944The East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (EWRRC) is open to everyone. Feel free to stop by and get support if you need it. … Read more