Benefits Hub Scheduling Locator
Your Preferred Location
Your Preferred Location Address 18345 Campus Way NE
Bothell,WA 98011

On-Campus Directions: The Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) is shared by both campuses. From either UW Bothell or Cascadia, walk down the main path past your campus' respective outdoor seating area to the Library (LB1) in the middle. Take the sky bridge or stairs located directly across from the library to reach street level and cross Campus Way NE. Walk through the ARC entryway and straight ahead. Centrally located, a glass walled room with bright green walls will have your smiling coach waiting for you! Benefits Access and Tax services are provided in Founders Hall Room 103. Parking: $8/day or $5 for less than 3 hours.
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United Way’s Benefits Hub will help you get by, get ahead, and stay ahead through benefits access, financial coaching, paying for college, and housing support. Conveniently located at seven locations throughout King County, meet one-on-one with a coach to discuss your college and career goals. All appointments are free and customized to build upon your strengths for individual support. Either meet once or several times; we are here to support your success! All appointments last one hour so that we can provide as much assistance to you as possible. You're welcome to make as many appointments as you need!


Don't know where to start? Here are some topics that Benefits Hub Coaches can support you with:


  • Financial Coaching: Creating and/or working with your budget, increasing savings, understanding building credit and pulling credit reports, and more!
  • Paying for College: Scholarships, financial aid, education awards, and anything to help you graduate
  • Housing Support: Emergency housing, transitional support, and help for those experiencing homelessness
  • Benefits Access: Signing up for benefits like ORCA LIFT, SNAP/EBT, health insurance, WIC, etc 
  • Tax Preparation:Free tax experts will help anypne making up to $66,000 get the refund they deserve. No appointment needed! For free tax preparation help, please visit our website.

For a list of what to bring and eligibility requirements, visit out FAQ section below.

Note: If you are unable to show up within the first 10 minutes of your appointment, please communicate your arrival time with your benefits hub coach to avoid having your appointment time being given to another service participant.


To further help our community, we also have workshops and events! To schedule your free appointment or sign up for any available workshops, use the drop down menu to the left to find a location convenient to you. If you can't make any of the available times, email or call (206) 461-4536 to discuss alternatives. 




United Way Benefits Hub Locations in King County



  1. Shoreline Community College (English/Spanish/Portuguese): 16101 Greenwood Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133 | PUB 9203 | (206) 546-5845

  2. University of Washington Bothell (English/Spanish)18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, WA 98011 | ARC-120 | (425) 352-5190

  3. Seattle Central College (English): 1701 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122 | BE 3215

  4. Bellevue College (English): 3000 Landerholm Cir SE, Bellevue, WA 98007 | B131 | (425) 564-2726

  5. South Seattle College (English): 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106 | Robert Smith Building Lobby | (206) 934-6684

  6. Highline College (English): 2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, WA 98198 | Building 1

  7. Green River College (English)12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, WA 98092 | SA 104 | (253) 833-9111 ext. 2569





United Way is an equal opportunity provider and any student enrolled in one of our seven community college locations can use United Way's Benefits Hub services.

Some exceptions include:

  • Tax Preparation: anyone, including non-students, who earned less than $66,000 in 2018 can use United Way’s Free Tax Preparation services 
  • Housing Support: must be enrolled at least part-time (6 credits) at the school where grant funding is requested and demonstrate financial need

What to Bring:

United Way is committed to reducing barriers to access and will only ask for the minimum documentation needed to connect you to services. If unable to obtain any of the following, please contact one of our locations prior to your appointment. All of our services require a student ID, except tax preparation.

Benefits Access

  • Income documentation: pay stubs or public assistance records
  • Social Security card or number

Housing Support

  • Income documentation: pay stubs or public assistance records
  • Notice to pay and a copy of the full lease

Tax Preparation

  • Social Security cards/ individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone to be listed on the return
  • Photo ID
  • All tax statements, such as W-2 forms (from all your employers), 1099 forms (interest, dividends, unemployment), SSA-1099 forms (Social Security and/or retirement income), etc