RTC and United Way Benefits Hub Partnership

Renton Technical College, through the Learning Resource & Career Center (LRCC), and the United Way of King County are partnering to provide our students with additional assistance.

Balancing work, life, and college isn’t easy. That’s why the Benefits Hub offers full-service financial assistance and help with resources. Our team is here to help you get connected to:

  • Financial Coaching: Build a personal savings and spending plan, get assistance with understanding your credit, debt management, banking options, and much more. 
  • Paying for College: Referrals to complete the FAFSA/WASFA, scholarships, and other free tuition programs.
  • Housing Support: Learn more about housing and utility resources.
  • Benefits Access: Get help signing up for public benefits like a reduced transit fare (ORCA LIFT), food resources including Basic Food (SNAP/EBT/Food Stamps), health insurance, and more.
  • Food Access: Learn about access to RTC’s food pantry and other local resources.
  • Emergency Funds: Apply for emergency cash and scholarships.

Free Tax Filing with United Way!

Do it yourself or get help from a tax professional. Visit the United Way of King County Tax Help page to get started.

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United Way Benefits Hub

Schedule your 60-minute appointment with our Benefits Hub coaches. Services are free and available to all Renton Technical College students.

Please call (206) 649-8124 (ext. 5 for RTC) for additional assistance.

Schedule Today!

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