Programs helping low-income people access phone and internet service.
Options for transportation and reduced public transit far programs.
Education & Employment
Local organizations that help people find jobs and online job boards, including those specifically for people who have been incarcerated.
Government Assistance & Financial Support
Lists of the numerous government programs that can help you with most needs including food, housing, cash assistance, and more.
Organizations to help with credit, financial assistance, and financial education
Healthcare & Safety
Learn more about insurance options during and after incarceration including Medicaid / Apple Health, Medicare, private insurance, and organizations that will help you find insurance.
Many organizations provide free and reduced-fee medical services.
Two sites to help you find organizations helping survivors of domestic violence.
Numerous 24-hour hotlines for immediate support and organizations throughout Washington supporting people with mental and behavioral health services.
Many organizations and hotlines are available to support you with substance use problems, needle exchanges, and other addiction issues such as gambling.
Extensive resources for finding housing as a formerly incarcerated person. Includes many specific organizations providing housing in Washington, including transitional housing.
Ways to get help with paying rent and utilities along with home weatherization, emergency repairs, and more.
Many tribes, organizations, and Washington state offer programs supporting Native American and Alaska Native populations.
Help lines, government programs, and private organizations all exist to serve the specific needs of veterans.
Multiple organizations can help you vacate your record when eligible. (See our other guides for determining eligibility.)
Organizations and programs across Washington state help people successfully return to their communities after incarceration.