COVID-19 is causing financial hardship for many. We’re here to help.

For many Washingtonians who were recently laid off, had hours reduced, or took unpaid leave, the financial implications of COVID-19 have been serious and immediate. Added to that is the uncertainty about how long this public health crisis, and its related financial burdens, will continue to impact our community. 

Northwest Consumer Law Center is here to help those financially impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Have a question about the financial impacts of COVID-19? Email us.

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Our free webinars will offer guidance on eviction moratoriums, foreclosure prevention, debt collection issues, student loan options, and bankruptcy basics. See our upcoming webinars below.

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At our free, virtual legal clinics, low- and moderate-income consumers can receive individualized advice from experienced attorneys. Check back for legal clinics or call our intake line at 206-805-1722.

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We are continuing to provide legal representation to save homes, stop abusive debt collection, and find solutions for student loans. Fill out our intake form or call our intake line at 206-805-1722.

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NWCLC Webinar Series

How to survive the financial impacts of COVID-19

COVID & Credit Reporting: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, May 10, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Will a mortgage forbearance affect my credit score? How will my suspended student loan payments look on my credit report? What should I do if there's inaccurate information on my credit report?

If you're wondering how coronavirus financial relief will affect your credit, join us for the next webinar in our NWCLC Webinar Series! This presentation by NWCLC Board Member, Christina Henry, will cover credit reporting basics, what goes into your credit score, how to dispute inaccuracies, and more. A live Q&A will follow.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness & the CARES Act

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
Only 1% of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) applications have been approved by the Department of Education.

If you're interested in PSLF, this webinar is a must see!

Join us on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 6 p.m. for this FREE webinar discussing how to qualify for PSLF, best practices for student loan borrowers seeking PSLF, and how the CARES Act impacts PSLF. We'll be welcoming special guest, Kathleen Box, from the Washington Attorney General's Office, to present on PSLF!

Your Mortgage & COVID-19

An Update on Foreclosure Moratoriums, Payment Deferrals, and More

Landlord/Tenant Law & COVID-19

An Update on Washington's Eviction Moratorium and Options for Renters

Landlord/Tenant Law & COVID-19

Your Mortgage & COVID-19

Your Student Loans & COVID-19

Is Relief Available?

Managing Consumer Debt Amid COVID-19

Credit Cards, Medical Bills, and Debt Collectors

Your Student Loans & COVID-19

Managing Consumer Debt Amid COVID-19

Bankruptcy & COVID-19

Should I File? And Other Considerations During A Financial Crisis

Dealing with Debt Collectors During COVID-19

Bankruptcy & COVID-19

Dealing with Debt Collectors During COVID-19

Protect Your Home 

Equity Scams in the Age of COVID-19