Self-Care During Quarantine: How to Stay Resilient

By Taryn Stejskal, founder of Resilience Leadership, an executive coaching company teaching leadership development skills based on her research into resiliency.

Understand that mindset is critical.

Challenge is an inevitable part of life, and the current global health landscape has presented us with a time of challenge, change, and complexity. We are all affected by […]

2020 Tax Filing Resources

While in-person tax preparation locations are now closed due to COVID-19, United Way of King County is offering free online tax preparation services. There are two convenient free web-based filing options available to you, your family members, and your community.

United Way is offering free online tax preparation services through the end of […]

Taxpayer Transparency Tool

There is a new Taxpayer Transparency Tool, a website that provides each King County taxpayer an individualized accounting of where their property tax dollars go, and the estimated cost of any proposed property tax measures to be voted on in upcoming ballot measures.

Residents in areas with property tax measures on the ballot can […]

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal – Constituent Services

In 2018, the office of our U.S. Legislative Congresswoman, Pramila Jayapal, helped more than 760 constituents in the 7th Congressional District. The office handles Social Security problems, federal disability filings, IRS difficulties, immigration issues, tuition problems, and veterans’ benefits, and assists constituents with visas, citizenship and employment.

If you need assistance, she encourages you to […]

911 Texting Now Activated

Snow-Safe Driving

Are you a snow-safe driver? Try this Pemco Insurance quiz to test what you know in the snow. Answers are below.

If your rear tires start to slide, should you “steer into the skid?” Is it better to approach a snowy hill at a steady speed rather than “getting a run at it” so […]

New Traffic Website

A new website provides resources to help you get to and through downtown during the upcoming new era of tough traffic that will begin with WSDOT’s permanent closure of Alaskan Way Viaduct on January 11, 2019. As WSDOT works to #realign99 and prepare to open the new SR 99 tunnel in early February, check in […]

SPU Sharps (Used Needle) Collection

Seattle Public Utilities’ Sharps Collection Pilot Program provides safe disposal of “sharps” (needles, syringes, and lancets) from public property. Since the program began in August 2016, SPU inspectors have collected more than 10,000 sharps in the public right of way, and more than 100,000 needles have been disposed of in the City’s drop-off boxes since […]

Lake City Customer Service Center

You can go to the Lake City Customer Service Center to get information, file documentation and pay bills right in the neighborhood. It’s in the Lake City Library building, at 12525 28th Ave NE, 2nd floor. 206-684-7526. And it’s now open on Saturdays.

There, you can apply for a passport, pay for utility bills, pet […]

Seattle Municipal Court Warrant Outreach Event

Seattle Municipal Court (SMC) encourages anyone with an outstanding SMC warrant, Unpaid Tickets and Suspended Licenses to attend this Warrant Outreach event. This event will be held in the community to make it as comfortable as possible for individuals to learn about their options and meet with a public defender without the […]