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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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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