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Last modified: May 30, 2013, 5:46 PM
Every senior, disabled, homeless, or economically vulnerable individual gains access to sustainable, independent living.
South Sound Outreach Services compassionately guides people through the complex array of resources needed to achieve sustainable, independent living.
SSO is a one-stop shop for help in optimizing government subsidy programs and medical benefits. We also provide direct services such as money management, housing counseling, eviction prevention, utility assistance and tax preparation.
Our SAFE program strategy reflects our holistic approach that empowers clients through:
Subsidies - Medicare Savings Program that pays Medicare Parts B and D Premiums and Copay, Basic Food, Low-income Heating Assistance and Emergency Utility Assistance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Discount Rates for Utilities for Seniors, and Property Tax Discounts
Asset Development and Retention - Financial counseling, pre-purchase housing counseling, free income tax preparation, and referrals for trust creations
Financial, Housing, and Medical Options - Crisis financial counseling, credit repair, foreclosure mitigation and information and application assistance for Medigap and Medicare Advantage plans as well as assistance in medical payment options
Ethical Services - Clients are always treated with compassion and care