Washington State Department of Labor
||L&I is a state
agency dedicated to the safety, health and security of
Washington's nearly two million workers. We help employers meet
safety and health standards and we inspect workplaces when alerted
to hazards. We operate the state's workers' compensation system,
providing medical and limited wage-replacement coverage to workers
who suffer job-related injuries and illness. Our rules and
enforcement programs also help ensure that workers are paid what they
are owed and that children's and teens' work hours are limited.
Spanish forms and publications are available here to download.
Columbia Legal Services
Services (CLS) works with poor and vulnerable clients to improve
the conditions of their lives. CLS has offices in Seattle,
Olympia, Wenatchee, Yakima and Kennewick.
Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit organization that
provides free civil legal services to low-income people from 10
offices and two satellite locations throughout the state of
Washington. Each year, NJP assists more than 18,000 people in need
of critical legal assistance. Clients who need interpreter
services in order to access legal services through NJP are
entitled to those services.
LawHelp is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income
people and seniors in Washington. This site provides legal
education materials and tools that give you basic information on a
number of legal problems and, in some cases, detailed instructions
and forms to help you represent yourself in court. You can also
locate information on free legal aid programs in Washington,
including basic eligibility and contact information.
Washington State Human Rights
||The mission of
the Washington State Human Rights Commission is to eliminate and
prevent discrimination through the fair application of the law,
the efficient use of resources, and the establishment of
partnerships with the community.
El Sol Newspaper
newspaper for the Spanish-speaking community in Yakima Valley.
La Voz Newspaper
||La Voz is a
weekly newspaper available in Washington in the Tri-Cities, Yakima
Valley, Sunnyside, Grandview, Prosser, Royal City, Moses Lake,
Othello and surrounding communities.
La Raza Newspaper
for the Puget Sound area.
KDNA 91.9 FM
||The Northwest Communities
Education Center (NCEC) is the licensee of KDNA, as well as the
sponsor of a variety of social improvement programs and provider
of services ranging from food distribution to the hungry, to
operating a community technology center for farmworkers.
Washington State Commission on
State Commission on Hispanic Affairs (CHA) was created by a
Governor's executive order and established in law in 1971. As
mandated by the state legislature, the commission's functions are
to improve public policy development and the delivery of
government services to the Hispanic community by:
Identifying and defining issues concerning the rights and
needs of Washington State's Hispanic Community.
the Governor and state agencies on the development of relevant
policies, plans and programs that affect Hispanics.
the legislature on issues of concern to the state's Hispanic
Establishing relationships with state agencies, local
governments, and members of the private sector.
insurance is intended to provide partial income replacement for
those who become unemployed through no fault of their own. These
benefits are a temporary source of income while the unemployed
individual is seeking work or, in authorized cases, attending