The Seattle Public Library has partnered with the Chinese Information & Service Center (CISC) to offer free, drop-in social work care designed for low-income adults ages 55 and older, as well as people with disabilities. Social workers from the center will be available from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on first and third Tuesdays throughout 2017 at the Lake City Branch, 12501 28th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7518 .

Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Free parking is available in the underground garage.

CISC provides assistance to help meet the needs of low-income, non- and limited-English speaking adults living in the Seattle or King County area who are 55-years-old and older, as well as those with disabilities. Social workers provide information, assistance and advocacy to help adults live healthier and more independent lives.

Help topics may include, but are not limited to:

Health insurance
Immigration and naturalization
Public benefits programs (utility discounts, subsidized housing, food assistance, etc.)
Public transit programs

Upcoming 2017 dates for the program are as follows: April 4, 18; May 2, 16; June 6, 20; July 18 (no program July 4); Aug. 1, 15; Sept. 5, 19; Oct. 3, 17; Nov. 7, 21; Dec. 5, 19.