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South Sound 2-11: Get Connected. Get Help.

August 22, 2019

“Thirty seconds into the phone call, there is a piercing scream that would give you tinnitus in your ear if you don’t already have it. J’nai Starks smiles. This isn’t new to her when she answers a call to South Sound 2-1-1.” –read more!

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Fruit and vegetable incentives put healthy food within reach

June 14, 2019

Power to choose – read more!Fruit and vegetable incentives put healthy food in Washington shoppers’ reach. Complete Eats coupons  provide matching funds for fruits and vegetables. Every purchase $10 dollars of fruit and vegetables at participating Safeway stores, earns a $5 coupon for fruits and vegetables toward a future purchase.

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WASHINGTON 2-1-1 IS TRANSITIONING TO A NEW DATABASE VENDOR

May 14, 2019

Big changes are coming to Washington 2-1-1! We are currently in the process of transitioning to a new database vendor for our community resources database. What does this mean for you, our users? We will be introducing a BRAND NEW search website which will launch in June 2019. Resource updates are currently -frozen-. During this…

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1 WEEK LEFT TO FILE YOUR TAXES

April 7, 2019

The clock is ticking…. 1 week left to submit your tax return to the IRS. Tax returns are due Monday April 15th 2019, but don’t worry, there are still free ways to file your taxes. Prepare yourself with MyFreeTaxes.comThe MyFreeTaxes.com partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals. It’s easy, safe, secure…

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DON’T PAY TO FILE YOUR TAXES ONLINE

February 28, 2019

United Way partners with industry leader H&R Block to help people easily and accurately file both their federal and state taxes through MyFreeTaxesTM. MyFreeTaxes is mobile optimized so anyone can access MyFreeTaxes.com from their computer, tablet or smart phone. Most filers complete their taxes in less than hour. Read more to learn more about this program including: Don’t pay to file…

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FEBRUARY 11TH (2/11) IS NATIONAL 2-1-1 DAY!

February 10, 2019

Last year, 2-1-1 answered more than 12.8 million requests for help, on the phone, via text and web chat #211day. We’re here to help by making connections for healthier communities. Join us incelebrating #211day on Monday.

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JANUARY 25TH IS EARNED INCOME TAX AWARENESS DAY

January 25, 2019

Millions of dollars in Earned Income Tax Credits go unclaimed each year – is some of it yours? The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working people with low- to moderate-incomes. Workers in Washington earning up to $54,884 may be eligible to receive the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), but…

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RESOURCES FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

January 19, 2019

For information on resources to support those impacted by Federal Government Shutdown, please dial the number 2-1-1 on your phone. If you are unable to connect using 2-1-1 please dial 1-877-211-9274 For information about shut down resources please read NATIONAL RESOURCE: http://211.org/services/govshutdown Via 211.org we have answered commonly asked questions regarding public benefits in an effort to dispel rumors.…

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FREE TAX PREPARATION 2019

January 13, 2019

Do you have low to moderate income? If so you may be able to get free help filing your taxes with the help of two free programs, VITA – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and AARP Tax-Aide. These programs have trained volunteers which can assist in completing and filing your basic tax return, including claiming the EITC…

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FILING TAXES ONLINE?

January 6, 2019

The MyFreeTaxes.com partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals. It’s easy, safe, secure and 100 percent free. Powered by United Way Worldwide,MyFreeTaxes.com is free to use for individuals and families with combined income under $66,000 for 2018 income taxes. Tax filing software provided by H&R Block. Would you rather have your taxes…

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