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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Get help qualifying for ORCA LIFT – a reduced fare card for Metro Transit

Using an ORCA LIFT card

ORCA LIFT cardsORCA LIFT cards can be used for Metro buses for only $1.50 per trip, any time of the day.

Learn more from Metro.

Enroll at the following locations – on the dates and at the specific times listed.


Locations with health insurance enrollment and ORCA LIFT cards:

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East King County
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North King County
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Pierce County

Locations to apply for ORCA LIFT cards only (no health enrollment):

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Seattle
  • Compass Housing
    775 S. Washington St.
    Seattle, WA 98104
    • Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • El Centro de la Raza
    Frances Martinez Community Service Center (FMCSC)
    2524 16th Ave S
    Seattle, WA 98144
    • Mon-Thurs 8:30-3:00 pm

  • Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens
    Central Building
    810 - 3rd Ave, Suite 350
    Seattle, WA 98104
    Phone: 206-384-4141
    • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 10:00 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA)– Main Office
    4008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way S
    Seattle, WA 98108
    (Shares parking lot with Tyree Scott Apartments)
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South King County
  • ICHS Vietnamese Health Fair
    Vietnamese Martyr's Catholic Church
    6841 S 180th St
    Tukwila, WA 98188
    • Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
    • Assistance in Vietnamese available

  • Refugee Women's Alliance – Kent
    124 4th Ave. South
    Suite 230
    Kent, WA 98032
    (Near Kent City Hall)
    • Monday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Refugee Women's Alliance – Social Services, Kent
    232 2nd Ave S
    Kent, WA 98032
    (Near the Post Office in Kent Youth & Family Services Building)
    • Wednesday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Refugee Women's Alliance – SeaTac II
    16256 Military Rd. S, Suite 102
    SeaTac, WA 98188
    • Tuesday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    • Thursday 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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Snohomish County
  • YWCA Everett Regional Center
    3301 S. Broadway
    Everett, WA 98201
    • Tuesdays at 10:00 am to 2:30 pm

What to bring to verify your income (see details from Metro):

  • If you already are enrolled in Washington Healthplanfinder, Apple Health, Washington Basic Food (EBT) or TANF, the enrollment expert can confirm your eligibility.
  • If you are in another defined benefits program, bring a letter or statement confirming that you're enrolled.
  • Paystubs, tax returns and other documents can be used to verify your income. See details.

To qualify, a person’s household income must be no more than 200 percent of the federal poverty level as established by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department as indicated in the chart below:

200%
Family Size
Annual
Monthly
Weekly
1
$23,540
$1,962
$453
2
$31,860
$2,655
$613
3
$40,180
$3,348
$773
4
$48,500
$4,042
$933
5
$56,820
$4,735
$1,093
6
$65,140
$5,428
$1,253
7
$73,460
$6,122
$1,413
8
$81,780
$6,815
$1,573
Each additional member
$8,320
$693
$160

Assistance provided by Public Health outreach workers, who also can help with health insurance and other programs.