Government assistance programs are available to people in Washington who have a low- and moderate-income. Washington has 12 government assistance programs. You can get assistance with paying for food, utility bills, child care, and more.

Most programs are available to families with children under the age of 18 living with them. Some programs are also available to adults (over 18) without children, and adults with disabilities.

To qualify for government benefits you must meet certain eligibility criteria. You can use the Washington Connection website to see what programs you qualify for by taking their eligibility test. Click here to go to the website and see what programs you qualify for.