Financial Assistance
Additional Resources

DSHS Home and Community Services

Food, Cash, Medical assistance
http://www.dshs.wa.gov

Dept. of Social and Health Services - Washington State
(509) 323-9400
(509) 227-2200   North Office
(509) 227-2500   Central Office, 1313 N. Maple Street
(509) 227-2400   Southwest Office
(509) 227-2700   Valley Office, 8517 E. Trent Ave, Ste 202

TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
Federal program (formerly Welfare) provides cash assistance.
Designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. 
80,000 people in Washington receive TANF, including 55,000 children (2015) 
(202) 401-9275 (Help for Families)
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/programs/tanf