Washington State Department of
Labor & Industries
Phone: 360-902-5800
Fax: 360-902-5798
TTY*: 1-800-833-6388

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is a state agency dedicated to the safety, health, and security of Washington’s 3.3 million workers. With the goal of keeping Washington safe and working, L&I administers many different programs for employers: workplace safety & health standards, workers’ compensation insurance & claims, employment standards (wage & hour rules), contractor registration, and various other programs to protect the public from unsafe work.

Washington State Employment Security Department
Phone: 360-902-9500

Washington State Employment Security Department provides communities with inclusive workforce solutions that promote economic resilience and prosperity. The agency oversees programs like unemployment, Paid Family and Medical Leave, and other employment-oriented services.

Washington State Human Rights Commission
Phone: 1-800-233-3247

Established in 1949 by the Washington State Legislature, the Washington State Human Rights Commission is a state agency responsible for administering and enforcing the Washington State Law Against Discrimination.


501 Commons
Phone: 206-682-6704

501 Commons provides expertise to nonprofits through 30+ services, including a full range of management consulting; technology consulting, outsourced HR, accounting, IT infrastructure, and database management; professional development and board training; and free information and referral services.

Communities Rise
Phone: 206-324-5850

Communities Rise offers legal services, trainings, peer learning, and coaching. They work with organizations, small businesses, and communities located in Washington state that have been impacted by systemic oppression to increase capacity and build power as well as community leaders in the broader nonprofit, public, and philanthropic sectors to create systemic change.

Nonprofit Association of Washington
Phone: 855-299-2922

Nonprofit Association of Washington (NAWA) convenes a powerful network of nonprofit organizations across Washington State to learn, advocate, and collaborate, so that nonprofits can achieve their missions. NAWA has learning opportunities and resources to help strengthen your nonprofit management practices and build connections with others around the state.

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