Community Events & Announcements

Post-Season Tax Help

Anyone making less than $66,000 can access free tax help for individual federal tax returns from 2008-2017.  Learn more>

Seattle Public Library, Central Branch
1000 4th Ave. Seattle, WA 98104
Mon & Wed: 3 p.m. — 7 p.m.
Sat: 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.
Available May 2nd — June 4th, 2018

Northwest Access Fund Financial Capability Program

Workshop: Credit 101

What you’ll learn:

  • How to read your credit report
  • How to improve your score
  • Strategies for protecting your identity online
  • How to choose and use a credit card
    And more!

Date: 2nd Tuesday of every month
Time:  10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: Northwest Access Fund Training Room (bottom floor), 1437 South Jackson Street, Seattle
Who:  Anyone may attend, but people with disabilities and their friends and family are encouraged to participate
Accessibility:  The building is wheelchair accessible.
Snacks will be provided!

Email if you will need any accommodations to participate in the workshop.

Money Mechanics
The YWCA’s series of financial education classes, Money Mechanics offers Free financial workshops for anyone who feels like their finances could use a ‘tune-up’, and specifically for anyone who is unemployed, currently or recently homeless, or just tired of getting their tax refund and weeks later wondering, “just where did  that money go”?

Food, child care provided free on site!  Transportation assistance is available.

Classes focus on:
•  Unmasking the mysteries of credit
•  Debt management
•  Budgeting and banking
•  Goal setting
•  Saving and investing

For more information or to register, contact Constance at 206.496.9028, 425. 264.1416 and/or email:

El Centro de la Raza – Free Bilingual Legal Clinics
On the second Wednesday of every month from January to November, El Centro de la Raza will be hosting free bilingual legal clinics with volunteer attorneys from the Law Office of Schroeter, Goldmark & Bender and the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington. Sign up for consultations is on a first-come, first-served basis and will open at 4 PM.  To learn more>

January-November 2018 (2nd Wednesday of every month from January to November)
Time:  6-8 PM
Location:  El Centro de la Raza, Seattle