We support those who are protesting racist violence. We fight against the weaponization of whiteness, white supremacy, and the systemic racism that shapes the practices of policing in the City of Seattle and cities across the nation. The continual escalations by law enforcement resulting in the deaths of Black and Indigenous people must end. The […]
We are following through on our commitment to help folks who set a goal in their lives to achieve financial stability through Social Security benefits. But, to keep everyone safe, we needed to make some changes to the way that we carry out our advocacy. All BLC staff are working from home. Our advocacy in […]
SSA has issued a press release recommending that individuals with qualifying children under 17 years of age should not wait to get their stimulus checks, but should act proactively.
4/16/20 UPDATE: Along side other advocates from across the nation, BLC has been pushing Social Security and the IRS to make it easier for people to access Stimulus Payments. We are happy to report that the work is paying off. SSI only recipients communicate regularly with Social Security to ensure that all of their contact […]
Many members of our community live on fixed incomes and are reliant on benefits from Social Security. Here is some clear information on accessing COVID-19 Stimulus Checks and whether they will impact benefits received from Social Security.
We would like to introduce you to our dear friend, Donna Bond. Donna is part of our community, and has been a longtime donor, volunteer, and supporter of the Benefits Law Center (BLC). After years of attending BLC events, Donna became a fundraising committee member because she knew that by getting involved, she could make a difference in the lives of community members who […]