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United Way Benefits Hub Everday Financial Tools

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Welcome to the Benefits Hub! Everyday financial tools.

Are you balancing a combination of school, work, and life? Are you working hard, but still having a difficult time keeping up with bills and the rising cost of living? United Way of King County’s Benefits Hub will help you get by, get ahead, and stay ahead so that you can achieve your college and career goals.

We’ll work with you to “get by” by connecting you with emergency assistance and important income supports to mitigate whatever crisis you’re facing today. Let’s tackle it one step at a time so you can focus on other priorities.

Once you’ve achieved stability, we’ll help you “get ahead” by creating and building savings. Finally, we’ll make sure you “stay ahead” by talking through ways to improve your credit score and build a plan with you to build assets and ultimately reach your financial goals.

Appointments

Schedule an appointment today with one of our financial coaches, stop by Workforce Education (B-131), or sign up for an upcoming workshop to learn more about the opportunities available here at Bellevue College. If you would like to schedule a phone appointment, please specify in special instructions when making an appointment.

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Services Offered

 

Benefits Hub Coach

Benefits Hub coach can provide the following services:

Financial Coaching:

Build personal savings and spending plan, understand credit, debt management and explore banking. A financial counselor is here in B131 for an in-person appointment every Monday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Paying For College:

Apply for and understand FAFSA/WASFA, scholarships, and other funding resources.

Housing Support:

Access funds, navigate emergency housing and receive other supports like rent and utility assistance.

          Note: Students are recommended to check with Benefits Hub Coach for a housing grant.

       Benefits Access

1 SNAP benefits, EBT/Basic Food application assistance

2 Health-Care Enrollment

3 ORCA LIFT application assistance

       The Student Safety Net:

    • Are you a BC student that needs short term emergency aid/assistance?
    • Are you facing an unforeseen financial crisis?

The Student Safety Net may be able to help with food, shelter, medical care or transportation issues, for more information contact:

      • Please contact Benefits Hub Coach at 425-564-4171 if you need help with applying for The Safety Net Grant.

Drop-In Hours

Monday to Thursday

8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 5 pm

 Workshops and Information Sessions

Join us for workshops and information sessions to learn more about financial resources available on campus! Faculty and Staff, Would you like to have a Benefits Hub member come to speak to your classes or at a department meeting? Schedule an appointment from the link above.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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