Washington State Senior Fraud

https://www.atg.wa.gov/senior-fraud 1125 Washington St SE, PO Box 40100, Olympia, WA 98504 Consumers lose billions of dollars each year to fraud. People over age 50 are especially vulnerable and account for over half of all victims, according to a study conducted by AARP. People who commit these types of crimes, “con criminals,” often target older people … Read more

Washington State Identity Theft / Privacy

https://www.atg.wa.gov/guardit.aspx1125 Washington St SE, PO Box 40100, Olympia, WA 98504 Find resources to help: PROTECT my personal informationRECOVER from identity theft or fraud and/or report a crimeIMPROVE security and privacy practices for my business or organization LEARN about:common scamsAGO initiativesData Security Breaches Affecting Washington Residents ATTEND a free shredding event

AARP Fraud Watch Network

https://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/about-fraud-watch-network/ The AARP Fraud Watch Network is a free resource for all. With AARP as your partner, you’ll learn how to proactively spot scams, get guidance from our fraud specialists, and feel more secure knowing that we advocate at the federal, state, and local levels to protect consumers and enforce the law. If you’ve been … Read more

Economic Relief for Homeless Service Workers

https://www.homelessworkerstipend.com/ (855) 582-3973 The Homeless Service Worker Stipend Program offers economic relief for homeless service workers up to $4,000. Who is eligible for the homeless service workers stipend?If you are a homeless service worker with an immediate economic need and you are working for an organization that contracts with a Washington state city or county … Read more

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