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KWA Cares

The Korean Women’s Association (KWA) is a 501 (c) (3) nationally recognized non-profit organization providing multicultural and multilingual services. The KWA provides resources and an easily accessible environment where people, of all ages and cultural backgrounds, can receive the support they need. We strive to understand and adhere to our clients’ needs to make a positive difference in their lives.

The KWA provides the following programs: Senior Services, In-Home Care, Senior Meal Sites, Senior Housing, Multi-Family Housing, Work Force Housing, Community-Based and Legal Advocacy, Emergency Shelters, State Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA), Community Health Care and Education, Naturalization and Citizenship Services.

The KWA helps people to improve their lives by meeting their most basic human needs through education, socialization, advocacy and support.


150,000 People A Year

  • 40+ Different Nationalities

    Since 1972, KWA has worked to meet the social and community service needs —serving people of over 40 different nationalities.

  • Social Services

    KWA is a leader in innovative programs designed to enhance the quality of life for all people in need with an emphasis on helping non-English speaking immigrants.

  • Poor & Vulnerable

    Many minorities face barriers of racism, language, poverty and vulnerability, and struggle with a limited understanding of and access to available services.

  • All People Matter

    KWA’s 1,200 plus employees serve the diverse needs of over 150,000 people annually.

  • Available Counties

    Services are available to people living in Pierce, King, Snohomish, Thurston, Lewis, Mason, Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Cowlitz, and Pacific counties.

  • Pathway to Inclusion

    KWA provides a helping hand, protection and a pathway to inclusion and full participation in community life.

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