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SHIBA Information

We make choosing health care coverage easier!

SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) provides free, unbiased information about health care coverage and access to help improve the lives of all Washington state residents.  We assist people of all ages with questions or concerns about health care coverage.

SHIBA at Senior Services

Senior Services and Chinese Information and Service Center are proud sponsors of SHIBA in King County. Trained volunteers provide free health insurance education, counseling, and assistance to all Washington residents. 

Assistance is available in-person at a commuity site in your neighborhood, or over the phone.  To speak with an advisor, contact us today!
  • Local: 206-727-6221
  • Toll-free: 1-800-562-6900 
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Make a difference in your community!

There are many opportunities to get involved locally with the SHIBA. Sample volunteer roles include:

  • counsel (in person or over the phone)
  • provide clerical support
  • participate in outreach activities
  • give presentations to the public
  • work on special projects

If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities in King County, please contact us today by calling 206-727-6221. Bilingual and bicultural volunteers are strongly encouraged to apply!

Chinese Information and Service Center

Chinese Information and Service Center (CISC) helps Chinese and other Asian immigrants throughout King County achieve success in their new community by providing information, referral, advocacy, social, and support services. CISC works together with Senior Services to provide SHIBA assistance to King county residents.

Other Relevant Senior Services programs

Senior Rights Assistance

Senior Rights Assistance (SRA) helps persons of all ages understand their legal and consumer rights and empowers them to take action! Do you need to get your Powers of Attorney in order? Think you've been scammed by a health insurance provider?  Senior Rights Assistance can help.

Senior Information & Assistance

Not sure where to begin? Are you or your loved one looking for information beyond health care / health insurance resources? Contact Senior Information and Assistance for a look at the big picture. 

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(206) 727-6221
Toll Free:1-800-562-6900

Looking to find us out in the community? Download a list of SHIBA Locations in King County for more details of where we hold our consultations.