These community programs can support your good health

If you are without insurance or are lacking other essential services and supports, we encourage you to explore the resources offered by our state and local governments and other community agencies.

Health insurance

Apple Health: This state of Washington program provides medical, dental, vision and mental health coverage to people who qualify. You can apply for Apple Health online year-round through the Washington Healthplanfinder.

Community Health Plan of Washington: Community Health Plan of Washington is the only plan in the state founded by local community health centers, including Country Doctor Community Clinic and Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center.

Washington Healthplanfinder: Get help paying for your insurance premiums when you buy a health plan in our state's health insurance Exchange through the Washington Healthplanfinder. There is an annual open enrollment period.

Federal, state and county agencies

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Provides health and safety information

Public Health-Seattle & King County: Provides education and direct services to the residents of King County

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Financial assistance programs

Aged, Blind or Disabled Cash Assistance Program: Provides a monthly cash grant to people who are age 65 or older, blind, or have a long-term medical condition.

Assistance Fund: Helps some people with insurance copays and deductibles.

ParentHelp123: Helps Washington state families apply for health and food programs online, and locate resources in their local communities.

Washington Women in Need: This program awards Education Grants and Health Care Gap Fund Grants to determined women who are ready for transformational change and looking to build a better future for themselves and their families.

WIC—Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children: WIC helps improve the health of pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under 5 through nutrition education, monthly checks for healthy food, health screenings and referrals, and breastfeeding support.

Statewide resource database

Washington Information Network / 2-1-1: 2-1-1 maintains a statewide database of community resources and provides simple access to the variety of essential services people need to lead healthier, more productive lives. Looking for help? Call 2-1-1 and or search online.

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