WA CARES BENEFITS

HOW WA CARES BENEFITS WASHINGTON WORKERS

IT’S AFFORDABLE

The WA Cares Fund is an affordable long-term care insurance program for all working Washingtonians.

IT OFFERS CHOICE

WA Cares empowers us to control how and where we receive long-term care.

IT PROVIDES PEACE OF MIND

We no longer have to worry about how we will afford long-term care as we age.

THE WA CARES BENEFIT

Beginning January 2025, each person who is eligible to receive the benefit can access services and supports costing up to $36,500.


The nominal value of this benefit will change over time. 

SERVICES AND SUPPORTS

The benefit will be available to be used for a range of services and supports, such as:

  • Professional personal care in your home, an assisted living facility, an adult family home or a nursing home
  • Adaptive equipment and technology like hearing devices and medication reminder devices
  • Home safety evaluations
  • Training and support for paid and unpaid family members who provide care
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Care transition coordination
  • Memory care
  • Environmental modifications like wheelchair ramps
  • Personal emergency response system
  • Respite for family caregivers
  • Transportation
  • Dementia supports
  • Education and consultation