Category: News

VA Benefits Provided to Caregivers of Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is launching the first of a series of new and enhanced services supporting family caregivers of seriously ill and injured Veterans. In May 2010, President Obama signed the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services…

Nonprofit Launches Bedbug Detection Service

Pioneer Human Services, which operates more than 675 units of housing in King, Pierce, Spokane and Whatcom counties, has opened a bedbug detection service. The bedbugs are detected by specially trained dogs. Pioneer Pest Detection employs a canine and certified…

Free Tax Preparation Available

For Individuals and Families: United Way of King County offers free tax preparation assistance at 17 different locations in King County for people who made less than $50,000 last year. Tax sites are staffed by volunteers who can assist people…

King County Tax Exemptions

Under certain circumstances, you may be eligible for a property tax deferral or exemption. Senior Citizens/Disabled Exemption Qualifications include: Annual household income of $35,000 or less Own and occupy a house, mobile home, condo or co-op 61 years of age…

Participate in Free Flu Shot Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with Walgreens Pharmacies to disseminate vouchers for free flu shots to 350,000 eligible uninsured and underserved people in 15 markets across the country.  Seattle is one of these markets and Public…

Updated Information about DSHS Budget Cuts

In a grim budget year, Medicaid received some good news. Governor Gregoire announced she was restoring six of the most painful proposed budget cuts in the Medicaid program, and she made it clear she is asking the Legislature to restore…

Where to Turn 2011 Directories are here

Crisis Clinic’s Where to Turn directories are a valuable resource for social workers, service providers, health professionals and students and will be available for purchase this month. This year’s directories are being released in a revised format that we think…