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COVID-19 and Child Support in Washington State

If you're having trouble paying child support because you lost your job due to the pandemic, read this. #3283EN

Parenting Plans, Visitation & COVID-19 in Washington State

Common questions and answers about visitation and parenting plans during the pandemic. #3280EN

Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

Were you denied unemployment benefits? Have you tried to appeal? Find out how to get free legal help.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Rules for Nursing Homes

Questions and answers about how COVID-19 has affected nursing home and long-term care facilities in Washington state. #5204EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): I still cannot afford to pay my utilities because of COVID-19. Can they be shut off?

Read this if you are having trouble paying your utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. #0710EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The person who harmed you might be released from prison

How to find out if the person who hurt you will be released from prison early due to COVID-19. #3712EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): You can get a free credit report every week until April 2022

You can now get a free credit report every week through April 2022. Find out why this is a good idea and how to interpret your credit report. #0412EN.

COVID-19 caused my child to lose special education services. Can we make those services up?

Tips for trying to get back special education services your child was entitled to but didn't get because of the COVID-19 pandemic. #1302EN

COVID-19: Unemployment Benefits Webinar for Native American and Alaskan Natives

Northwest Justice Project and Unemployment Law Project attorneys talk about unemployment benefits during COVID-19 for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.

Domestic Violence: Can the Legal System Help Protect Me?

Learn the definition of domestic violence, how you can protect yourself and your family by getting a protection order or restraining order, and where to get help. #3700EN

Food Stamps: ABAWD time limit and work requirements

Read this if you receive food stamps (Basic Food benefits) and you are an Able-Bodied Adult Without Dependents (ABAWD). #7305EN

Free Employment Benefits Guidance for Native American and Alaskan Natives

Northwest Justice Project's Native American Unit now has an Employment Benefits Navigator available who offers advice and brief services for COVID-19 related employment issues to eligible Native American and Alaskan Natives who cannot afford a lawyer in Washington State.

Get financial help to bury or cremate someone who died from COVID-19

If your loved one died from COVID-19 after January 20, 2020, you can get financial help called COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. #9901EN

Have you been laid off or have your hours been reduced due to COVID-19?

You may be eligible for expanded unemployment benefits through the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD). #7610EN

Help with Unemployment Benefits - WSBA Moderate Means Program

You may be eligible to connect with a legal professional for reduced-fee legal help through the WSBA Moderate Means Program.

Questions and Answers: The New Expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC)

Learn who can get this and how it works. #2400EN

Should I file a domestic violence protection order (DVPO)?

If you are being hurt, threatened or stalked, try to talk with a domestic violence program. The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE. This explains things to think about before filing a DVPO. #3703EN

Tenant Talks: Know Your Rights for Renters

Learn more about new laws and current protections for renters.

VA Extends Financial, Benefits and Claims Relief to Veterans During COVID-19

Learn what the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is doing to provide Veterans financial, benefits, and claims help as part of its COVID-19 response.

Video Series - Special Education and the Pandemic

This is a video series about how the pandemic has affected in-person instruction, special education recovery services, and compensation.

Worker Rights & COVID-19: What you should know

Workers in Washington state – regardless of immigration status − have the right to a safe workplace. As a worker, you may be able to get help from the government if you are unable to work because you have contracted COVID-19, were exposed or worried you may have been exposed to the coronavirus, or you feel unsafe at work. #2508EN

If you are a renter who has or might have Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Find out what rights you might have around being able to stay in your rental if you have or have been exposed to COVID-19. #6339EN

Tenant Talks: Know Your Rights for Renters

Learn more about new laws and current protections for renters.

Get financial help to bury or cremate someone who died from COVID-19

If your loved one died from COVID-19 after January 20, 2020, you can get financial help called COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. #9901EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Telephonic Hearings in Spokane County

If you live in Spokane County, read this to learn what telephonic hearings in Superior Court are like. #9962EN

Have you been laid off or have your hours been reduced due to COVID-19?

You may be eligible for expanded unemployment benefits through the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD). #7610EN

Paid Family and Medical Leave and COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Frequently asked questions about Paid Family Leave and COVID-19.

What do I do if I receive an overpayment notice from the Employment Security Department?

If you received a notice from the Employment Security Department saying that you were overpaid unemployment benefits and have to pay them back, read this. #7608EN

Worker Rights & COVID-19: What you should know

Workers in Washington state – regardless of immigration status − have the right to a safe workplace. As a worker, you may be able to get help from the government if you are unable to work because you have contracted COVID-19, were exposed or worried you may have been exposed to the coronavirus, or you feel unsafe at work. #2508EN

COVID-19 and Child Support in Washington State

If you're having trouble paying child support because you lost your job due to the pandemic, read this. #3283EN

Parenting Plans, Visitation & COVID-19 in Washington State

Common questions and answers about visitation and parenting plans during the pandemic. #3280EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The person who harmed you might be released from prison

How to find out if the person who hurt you will be released from prison early due to COVID-19. #3712EN

Immigrants and Coronavirus (COVID-19): You Can Get Care Without Fear

Under the law, everyone is eligible for testing and treatment of communicable diseases, including coronavirus. This includes people without legal immigration status. #8119EN

Immigrants and Coronavirus (COVID-19): You Can Get Care Without Fear

Under the law, everyone is eligible for testing and treatment of communicable diseases, including coronavirus. This includes people without legal immigration status. #8119EN

Immigrant Workers’ Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance

Learn more about eligibility for unemployment insurance (UI) for immigrant workers.

Link to Benefits for Undocumented Individuals in Relation to COVID-19

Benefit info for undocumented people including how to get medical care, what employment benefits (wage replacement) is available, and what other public benefits/resources are available if you are laid off. #8115EN

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): If you have a Mortgage on your Home

Read this if the pandemic affects your ability to pay your mortgage. #6714EN

Get financial help to bury or cremate someone who died from COVID-19

If your loved one died from COVID-19 after January 20, 2020, you can get financial help called COVID-19 Funeral Assistance. #9901EN

Questions and Answers: The New Expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC)

Learn who can get this and how it works. #2400EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): I still cannot afford to pay my utilities because of COVID-19. Can they be shut off?

Read this if you are having trouble paying your utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic. #0710EN

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): If you have a Mortgage on your Home

Read this if the pandemic affects your ability to pay your mortgage. #6714EN

COVID-19: Unemployment Benefits Webinar for Native American and Alaskan Natives

Northwest Justice Project and Unemployment Law Project attorneys talk about unemployment benefits during COVID-19 for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.

Free Employment Benefits Guidance for Native American and Alaskan Natives

Northwest Justice Project's Native American Unit now has an Employment Benefits Navigator available who offers advice and brief services for COVID-19 related employment issues to eligible Native American and Alaskan Natives who cannot afford a lawyer in Washington State.

Have you been laid off or have your hours been reduced due to COVID-19?

You may be eligible for expanded unemployment benefits through the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD). #7610EN

What do I do if I receive an overpayment notice from the Employment Security Department?

If you received a notice from the Employment Security Department saying that you were overpaid unemployment benefits and have to pay them back, read this. #7608EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): The person who harmed you might be released from prison

How to find out if the person who hurt you will be released from prison early due to COVID-19. #3712EN

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Phone and Video Hearings

How to get ready for and conduct yourself during a remote hearing (conducted over the phone or by video-conference). #9961EN

Domestic Violence: Can the Legal System Help Protect Me?

Learn the definition of domestic violence, how you can protect yourself and your family by getting a protection order or restraining order, and where to get help. #3700EN

Should I file a domestic violence protection order (DVPO)?

If you are being hurt, threatened or stalked, try to talk with a domestic violence program. The National Domestic Violence Hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE. This explains things to think about before filing a DVPO. #3703EN

Consolidated Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP): Extra Money for Needy Families

Learn more about this state emergency cash assistance program for families who cannot get TANF. #7106EN

Food Stamps: ABAWD time limit and work requirements

Read this if you receive food stamps (Basic Food benefits) and you are an Able-Bodied Adult Without Dependents (ABAWD). #7305EN

COVID-19 caused my child to lose special education services. Can we make those services up?

Tips for trying to get back special education services your child was entitled to but didn't get because of the COVID-19 pandemic. #1302EN

Video Series - Special Education and the Pandemic

This is a video series about how the pandemic has affected in-person instruction, special education recovery services, and compensation.

Unemployment Benefits - Free Legal Help

Were you denied unemployment benefits? Have you tried to appeal? Find out how to get free legal help.

COVID-19: Unemployment Benefits Webinar for Native American and Alaskan Natives

Northwest Justice Project and Unemployment Law Project attorneys talk about unemployment benefits during COVID-19 for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives.

Have you been laid off or have your hours been reduced due to COVID-19?

You may be eligible for expanded unemployment benefits through the Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD). #7610EN

Help with Unemployment Benefits - WSBA Moderate Means Program

You may be eligible to connect with a legal professional for reduced-fee legal help through the WSBA Moderate Means Program.

How do I appeal the denial of my unemployment benefits to Superior Court?

If you have been denied unemployment compensation benefits, you have a right to appeal. If you have been allowed benefits, your former employer has the same right to appeal. If either you or your employer appeals, you will have a hearing with an administrative law judge. This explains how to represent yourself at the hearing. #7600EN

Immigrant Workers’ Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance

Learn more about eligibility for unemployment insurance (UI) for immigrant workers.

What do I do if I receive an overpayment notice from the Employment Security Department?

If you received a notice from the Employment Security Department saying that you were overpaid unemployment benefits and have to pay them back, read this. #7608EN

VA Extends Financial, Benefits and Claims Relief to Veterans During COVID-19

Learn what the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is doing to provide Veterans financial, benefits, and claims help as part of its COVID-19 response.

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