Community Events & Announcements

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Join Northwest Consumer Law Center (NWCLC) for their free webinars for the public.

For many Washingtonians who were recently laid off, had hours reduced, or took unpaid leave, the financial implications of COVID-19 have been serious and immediate.

Northwest Consumer Law Center is here to help those financially impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Learn more and register for one or all five of the webinars at http://www.nwclc.org/COVID-19/

Landlord/Tenant Law & COVID-19
An Update on Washington’s Eviction Moratorium and Options for Renters
Monday, March 30, 2020
6:00 PM
FREE

Financially struggling due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Want to learn more about your rights as a tenant during these uncertain times? Join Northwest Consumer Law Center for an informative presentation by Board Member Brendan Donckers. This 20-minute presentation will be followed by a live question and answer session.

Your Mortgage & COVID-19
An Update on Foreclosure Moratoriums, Payment Deferrals, and More
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
6:00 PM
FREE

Financially struggling due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Want to learn more about options for your mortgage payments? Join Northwest Consumer Law Center for an informative presentation by Board Member Melissa Huelsman. This 20-minute presentation will be followed by a live question and answer session.

Your Student Loans & COVID-19
Is Relief Available?
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
6:00 PM
FREE

Trying to make sense of what options are available to manage your student loans? Join Northwest Consumer Law Center for an informative presentation by Board Member Christina Henry. This 20-minute presentation will be followed by a live question and answer session.

Managing Consumer Debt Amid COVID-19
Credit Cards, Medical Bills, and Debt Collectors
Thursday, April 2, 2020
6:00 PM
FREE

Struggling financially due to the COVID-19 outbreak? Not sure which bills to pay first? Want to learn more about how to protect your consumer rights? Join Northwest Consumer Law Center for an informative presentation by Board Member Sam Leonard. This 20-minute presentation will be followed by a live question and answer session

Bankruptcy & COVID-19
Should I File? And Other Considerations During A Financial Crisis
Friday, April 3, 2020
6:00 PM
FREE

Struggling to repay debt and considering bankruptcy? Join Northwest Consumer Law Center for an informative presentation by Executive Director Amanda Martin. This 20-minute presentation will be followed by a live question and answer session.

Healthcare for the Homeless Network (HCHN)

Healthcare for the Homeless Network provides health care services to people experiencing homelessness in King County and leadership to help change the conditions that deprive our neighbors of home and health. Learn more here>

For the latest updates on Novel Coronavirus in King County, please see www.kingcounty.gov/covid

Stop Germs, Stay Healthy! Hand washing posters available in 22 languages.

Washington Retirement Marketplace

Choose a Retirement Plan that fits your needs and goals.

Learn more at retirement-marketplace.com/

Planning for Higher Education for Families

The non-profit organization CENTS is pleased to announce the creation of Planning for Higher Education for Families, a free Workbook and Resource Guide to help families plan for their student’s higher education. This project, funded by the Washington Student Achieve Council (WSAC) and Washington 529 Plans (WA529), is the culmination of teamwork between CENTS, WSAC, and WA529.  Planning for Higher Education for Families will help families come up with a plan to save money for higher education and/or cut down on the cost of higher learning.  The project can be found at https://centsprogram.org/planning-for-higher-education-for-families/.

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>