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  1. Washington Connection Benefit Portal Overview Content • Overview • Partnership Opportunities • Benefit Programs Available Online • Washington Connection Community Partners • Major Enhancements and Expansion • Screenshots November 30, 2012 King County Basic Food Outreach Agencies Meeting Contact Information: Alice.Liou@dshs.wa.gov; Brian.Pereault@dshs.wa.gov Website: www.washingtonconnection.org

  2. Washington Connection Benefit Portal: Overview • Goal: Increase access to a broad range of services and benefits for low income families and individuals so they can meet basic needs • Solution: Develop a web-based universal portal for low-income families and individuals to look for information, screen for eligibility, and apply online for a variety of services and benefits offered by government agencies (federal, state, and local) • Partnership: Community-based organizations, non-profits, philanthropic organizations, government agencies, and tribal organizations

  3. Benefit Programs That Can Be Accessed Online Benefit Renewal Change Report • State of Washington Benefit Programs • Food and cash assistance programs • Medical assistance, children’s medical, pregnancy medical, etc. • Child care subsidy • Drug and alcohol treatment services • Long Term Care: Nursing home, Assisted living, Adult family home care One Online Application One-Stop Access • City of Seattle Benefit Programs • Energy assistance programs • Child care program • Preschool programs • Weatherization assistance program Explore Options Eligibility Screening Referral Information Other Applications • Veteran Assistance • Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (online application) • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (online application) • Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) • Housing Assistance; Low Income Home Energy Assistance • Take Charge Family Planning; Tribal TANF • Vocational Rehabilitation Services • Child Support Services; Foster Youth Assistance

  4. Major Enhancements and Expansion October 15, 2012 • Homepage redesign based on input from partners and staff. • Report the birth of a newborn to kick off the enrollment process for Medicaid eligible newborn. • Add two new customer surveys – one for the public or clients, and one for the community partners. • Online sign-up process for CBO partner on the new Community Partner Resources page. 2013 – 2014 • OSPI Free and Reduced Price School Meals Direct Certification and Online Application

  5. Homepage redesign based on input from partners and staff

  6. Report the birth of a newborn to kick off the enrollment process for Medicaid eligible newborn

  7. Online registration process for Community Partner

  8. Client Benefit Account

  9. Client Benefit Account

  10. Client Benefit Account

  11. Provide Assisting Agency (when using CBO Account) with additional access to search for client benefit information for clients assisted by the Agency

  12. Accepting Applications Now Don’t miss this opportunity to add a new scanner and computer(s) to your organization! Date:  October 5, 2012 To:  All Interested Parties Subject:  Legal notice for DSHS-CHIPRA II Grant – Equipment for Scanning Verification Documents          The State of Washington, Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Economic Services Administration (ESA) is posting a legal notice for the DSHS CHIPRA II Grant – Equipment for Scanning Verification Documents. All details for this legal notice to include all attachments and exhibits are to be obtained from:             The DSHS Procurement Website at http://www.dshs.wa.gov/CCS/ You must click on the link named 09-21-2012 CHIPRA Legal Notice to access all documents for this legal notice.  Contact Information:  Lynette Richardson, CHIPRA Grant Project Coordinator Department of Social and Health Services, Community Services Division (360)725-4890|  Richala@dshs.wa.gov