Overview | WithinReach WA
  • 300,000

    Individuals Served
    Currently

  • 3012

    Statewide Referral
    Resources Available

  • 39

    Counties
    Served

  • 4996

    Families Connected to
    Food Stamps in 2014

When families thrive, communities flourish. That’s why, for nearly 30 years, we have broken down barriers and built up communities, one family at a time.

The types of resources families need will change over time. Our commitment to connecting them with resources—whatever those resources may be—will not. Whether it’s online, in-person or over-the-phone, we will make every connection we possibly can for Washington families. Learn more about how we build healthy families and healthy communities throughout Washington State.

Here are few ways we break down barriers and build up communities:

  • Kids need to eat year-round. This sounds obvious, but many—if not most—food programs are tied to the school calendar. That means that when summer comes along, kids go hungry. To us, that’s unacceptable .In 2014, we’ve been part of an effort that helped increase the number of summer meals served to kids in Washington State by 554,307 meals.
  • In the last year, our call center staff and family friendly website ParentHelp123 screened nearly 32,000 people for free and low-cost health care.
  • In 2014, we convened approximately 350 immunization leaders from across the country in a conference dedicated to improving the health of communities through immunization partnerships. In addition, we distributed childhood immunization schedules to 14,500 healthcare providers in Washington, helping them keep their patients on track and in good health. These activities increase the degree to which families, and therefore communities, are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases.
  • We not only collect great data, through badges, widgets, and a comprehensive Resource Finder, we make it easy for families to find the information they need by sharing our technology tools with them and with other organizations. No matter where families ask for help, we are helping them get answers.
  • Withinreach is committed to reducing health disparities and eliminating health inequities. We do this by training our staff to be sensitive of institutional processes (e.g. racism) that create vulnerability for certain populations, working to elevate everyone to a healthier status.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • UWKC Tax Site Downtown Seattle Library
    • February 17, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • February 24, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • March 3, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • March 10, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • March 17, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • March 24, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • March 31, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • April 7, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • April 14, 2018
      11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Our In-Person Team is available at select United Way of King County Tax Sites this season! Come see them for assistance with Basic Food, Health…

  • UWKC Tax Site Burien Community Center
    • February 19, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • February 26, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • March 5, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • March 12, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • March 19, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • March 26, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • April 2, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • April 9, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • April 16, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Our In-Person Team is available at select United Way of King County Tax Sites this season! Come see them for assistance with Basic Food, Health…

  • Basic Food Education Forum-King Co
    • February 21, 2018
      9:00 am - 11:00 am

    The Basic Food Education Forum (BFEF) is a platform for agencies assisting clients with the Basic Food (food stamps) program to meet and network about…

  • UWKC Tax Site Hopelink Shoreline
    • February 21, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • February 28, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • March 7, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • March 14, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • March 21, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • March 28, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • April 4, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • April 11, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    • April 18, 2018
      3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Our In-Person Team is available at select United Way of King County Tax Sites this season! Come see them for assistance with Basic Food, Health…

  • UWKC Tax Site Rainier Community Center
    • February 24, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • March 3, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • March 10, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • March 17, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • March 24, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • March 31, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • April 7, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • April 14, 2018
      10:00 am - 1:30 pm

    Our In-Person Team is available at select United Way of King County Tax Sites this season! Come see them for assistance with Basic Food, Health…

  • Basic Food Education Forum-South Sound
    • February 26, 2018
      9:00 am - 11:00 am

    The Basic Food Education Forum (BFEF) is a platform for agencies assisting clients with the Basic Food (food stamps) program to meet and network about…

  • Basic Food Education Forum-North Sound
    • February 27, 2018
      8:00 am - 11:00 am

    The Basic Food Education Forum (BFEF) is a platform for agencies assisting clients with the Basic Food (food stamps) program to meet and network about…

  • WCOMO-Centralia
    • March 23, 2018
      9:00 am - 2:00 pm

    HOLD for Washington Coalition on Medicaid Outreach in Centralia

  • 2018 Experience WithinReach Registration
    • 2018 Experience WithinReach
      May 9, 2018
      5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

      We’re excited you are joining us to discover how WithinReach is creating vibrant, healthy communities. We have a great event in store. Click "Register…