Getting Help

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I need help with child care

Websites:

Child Care Aware of Washington
http://www.childcarenet.org/ 
Locate safe and affordable child care for your child.

Telephone numbers:

Washington State Department of Early Learning
1-866-482-4325

I need help with food

Websites:

Food Assistance
Washington Connection
https://www.washingtonconnection.org

WIC - Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program
http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/WIC.aspx

Telephone numbers:

Washington State WIC Nutrition Program
1-800-841-1410

I don't make enough money to make ends meet

Websites:

Financial Assistance via TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families)
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/community-services-offices/tanf-and-support-services

Telephone numbers:

WorkFirst
1-877-501-2233

I need medical help

Websites:

Washington Connection
https://www.washingtonconnection.org

I need help figuring out child support

Websites:

Washington State Division of Child Support
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/division-child-support

Telephone numbers:

KIDS General Information Line
1-800-442-KIDS

I need a safe place to live

Websites:

Washington Connection
https://www.washingtonconnection.org

I need to get into a domestic violence perpetrator treatment program

Websites:

Domestic Violence Treatment Programs in Washington 
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/ca/domestic-violence/domestic-violence-perpetrator-treatment

Telephone numbers:

DSHS Domestic Violence Perpetrator Treatment Information
1-360-902-7901

I need to get in touch with DSHS

Websites:

http://www.dshs.wa.gov/sesa/office-fraud-and-accountability/dshs-contact-us

Telephone numbers:

DSHS General Information
1-800-737-0617