1125 Washington Street SE
PO Box 40100
Olympia, WA 98504-0100
(360) 956-1155 ext. 113
Landlords are required to offer mediation to tenants before filing an eviction case for nonpayment of rent. The Dispute Resolution Center, cost-free for both tenant and landlord, provides resources to facilitate dialog and negotiation between tenants and landlords to help renters maintain housing.
Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services
Provides legal advice and information for non-criminal cases.
If you are having a landlord/tenant issue, or fear you will be evicted, contact office.
Volunteer legal professionals provide legal advice and information, and can potentially represent you if you a court hearing for eviction. Your income must be below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines to receive help.
Provides legal education materials, legal forms, and tools that give basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court. You can also locate information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including basic eligibility and contact information. Also provides "Do-It-Yourself" tools where the website fills out specific legal forms based on data input.
Northwest Justice Project
Northwest Justice Project provides free civil legal services to people who cannot afford a lawyer. Clients must either be low income or age 60 and above. NJP helps people with many different kinds of problems including housing (landlord/tenant), public benefits (TANF, food stamps, Medicaid, Medicare, etc), SS/SSI, domestic violence, abuse, consumer debt, and special education issues.
Taxpayer Assistance at Internal Revenue Service - Olympia
Provides information and assistance to taxpayers online, via telephone and at local offices. Refund information can be obtained on website or by telephone three weeks after filing a return. Phone line also provides pre-recorded information on a number of tax-related topics as well as staff who can answer tax-related questions.
Office staff can assist with: