Programs and Services

Get Free Help Applying for Citizenship

A multiracial group of new Americans taking the Oath of Allegiance at their Flag Day Citizenship Ceremony in a brightly lit room inside Seattle City Hall.

Information about community events, local organizations, and even online options to help you apply for U.S. citizenship.

Free Immigration Legal Assistance

A Black man wearing a bright blue shirt acting as a volunteer at a City of Seattle Citizenship Clinic holds up a small bright yellow sign that reads, "ASSIST".

If you are an immigrant in detention or at risk of or facing deportation because of your immigration status, you may qualify for free legal services.

City-wide Language Access Program

Two long paper signs taped to the walls of a stairwell at a City of Seattle Citizenship Mega-workshop. On the signs are these words: "Citizenship Clinic" and "Taller de Ciudadania."

What the City of Seattle is doing to ensure all departments can serve anyone regardless of what language they speak.

Seattle Relief Fund

Stylized blue and black graphics featuring the Space Needle and Mt. Rainier.

The Seattle Relief Fund application process closed on November 15, 2021.

Improve your English & Job Skills

A multiracial group of Ready to Work instructors, administrators, and graduates who are proudly holding up their certificates of completion. Everyone has their hands up in a cheer inside the warmly lit room.

Learn about our Ready to Work (RTW) program, a no-cost, classroom-based curriculum for adult English-language learners seeking better jobs.

Immigrant Family Institute

Three East African young women dressed in traditional outfits smiling with two uniformed Seattle police officers standing behind them and also smiling. One of the police officers is making the “bunny ears” gesture with his hands and holding each hand up to behind the heads of two of the East African women.

The Immigrant Family Institute is an innovative program that seeks to build trust between immigrant youth, their parents/guardians, and Seattle police.

City-wide Ethnic Media Program

Univision Reporter Pablo Gaviria stands next to a large video camera. He is holding a microphone towards a Latina woman wearing a coat as he interviews her about her experience at a City of Seattle Citizenship Clinic.

How the City of Seattle is helping to ensure comprehensive and inclusive outreach to immigrant and refugee communities.