Community Events & Announcements

2019 Citizenship Clinics

Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs 2019 citizenship clinic schedule is available to download. These are community events where volunteer attorneys, interpreters, and others assist eligible green card holders with completing their N-400 naturalization application through an organized step-by-step process. All of their citizenship clinics are free. Learn more>

Date:  Saturday, September 21, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Citizenship Clinic at Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Click here to sign up to volunteer.

To register as a participant, call (206) 623-2105.

Download a translated outreach flyer:

English | Amharic | Arabic | Spanish | Tigrinya

Sponsored by International Rescue Committee.

YWCA Hope and Power

The YWCA together with DAWN and Centro Rendu, they will be offering a series of their Spanish-language financial education classes, Esperanza y Poder para tus Finanzas Personales!  They are offering the FREE financial education classes for victims/survivors of domestic violence this fall, September 10th – November 12th, 2019 in a confidential location in Federal Way.  Classes will be every Tuesday from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Childcare will be provided on-site and transportation assistance (bus tickets or a gas card) is available. 

During the ten weeks, we will cover:

  • Financial Abuse and Safety Planning
  • Setting and Meeting Financial Goals
  • Basic Banking / Checking Accounts
  • Budgeting Your Money and How to Save on a Limited Income
  • How to Get and Read your Credit Report
  • Improving Your Credit
  • Federal Income Taxes/EITC
  • Financial Aid, Employment and Small Business Assistance
  • Family Law and DV Protections
  • Immigration and DV
  • Housing Options and Your Rights as a Renter
  • And much, much more… 

To register, women should call or text Elba at 206.928.1041 or email her at emoreira@ywcaworks.org

Solid Ground Financial Fitness Boot Camp

A 4-part certificate workshop series designed to help people take control of their finances to achieve a stable financial future! A certificate is awarded to participants who complete all four sessions.

Location:
Solid Ground, 1501 North 45th Street, Seattle

Part 1 Budgeting: Wednesday, October 2 from 3 – 5
Part 2
Credit & Debt Repair: Wednesday, October 9 from 3 – 5
Part 3 Banking:  Wednesday, October 16 from 3 – 5 pm
Part 4 Goal Setting:  Wednesday, October 23 from 3 – 5 pm

Questions or RSVP – financialfitness@solid-ground.org or 206.694.6864
Download a flyer here>

Habitat for Humanity

Neighborhood Revitalization Program

Seattle-King County Habitat for Humanity Critical Home Repair program provides major repairs at a discounted rate to keep homeowners safe and warm, and from being displaced from their homes.  Start the application process by submitting the intake form at Habitatskc.org/services.

Learn more about repair services offered and qualification by downloading a flyer here>

Home Repair Program
Habitat for Humanity is now offering home repairs for Veteran homeowners with low and moderate income.  To learn more and to determine eligibility download a flyer here>

Free Sunday Dinner

Blessed Sacrament Church is hosting their weekly Sunday dinner. Meals are served with green salad, fruit salad, dessert, bread, coffee, milk, and juice.

Date:  Every Sunday, Noon – 2:00  pm
Location: Blessed Sacrament Church (5050 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115, Parish Hall)

Blessed Sacrament Church is accessible through Metro bus routes 26, 70, & 67.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar

Pay Yourself. Gain Financial Peace of Mind.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar™ is an online resource that helps move from financial stress to financial freedom.  It gets you in the right frame of mind to save so you can spend on what you want when you want.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar™ is a self-help tool that provides you with practical know-how and community support to build financial confidence over time.  It helps you build short-term savings and put you on a path toward achieving the financial future you want.

Go to www.mysavingsjar.org and register for free on any personal device, including a smartphone, tablet or laptop computer.  As part of the registration, you will be guided through a friendly process and receive a personalized ‘dashboard,’ where you can complete fun community challenges, set goals and take advantage of numerous resources, in your community.  Read more here>