Senior Services

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Did you know?

As an Edmonds and Snohomish County resident you may be eligible for senior citizen discounts on your property taxes and combined utility bills:

Snohomish County Property Taxes

Based on your age and income level, you may be eligible for tax exemptions and deferrals on your property taxes each year.

City of Edmonds Combined Utility Discounts

Edmonds offers low-income discounts on utilities; fill out this form or stop by City Hall and fill out the application form.

Olympic View Water & Sewer District

Edmonds residents served by Olympic View Water & Sewer District may be eligible for a low-income senior’s discount.

Snohomish PUD

PUD offers senior and low-income discounts on your electric bills; visit their Discount Programs page to see if you qualify.
Did you know that Snohomish County PUD will not turn off your electricity if the temperature is near 32 degrees?

Snohomish County Energy Assistance Program

The Snohomish County Energy Assistance Program offers low-income assistance on heating bills. There are three Energy Assistance Program components. They are:

  • The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) usually opens around November 15 (depending on the availability of funding) and closes when funds are spent, usually around April 1. This component helps with all fuel types and has a maximum benefit of $1,000. 

  • The Puget Sound Energy HELP program is usually open from October 1 to September 15 and has a maximum benefit of $1,000.

  • The Cascade Natural Gas Washington Energy Assistance Fund (WEAF) program is usually open from October 1 to September 15 and has a maximum benefit of $500.
If you are do not have access to a computer and printer, please stop by Edmonds City Council for a packet of information and forms.

Other Helpful links:

The Edmonds Senior Center – Provides many services for seniors including lunches, classes, social activities including cards and game, free tax preparation help and more.

The current Senior Center location on the waterfront will be undergoing a big transformation in the months ahead; this handy directory lists all of the places that Edmonds Senior Center activities will have their temporary home.

Warm and nutritious lunches are served daily and you don’t have to be a member of the Senior Center to participate. Starting on 6/3/19 lunch will be served at Holy Trinity Church at 657 Daley Street in Edmonds.

Senior discounts on classes and programs at the Edmonds Parks and Recreation Center

Homage Senior Services in Lynnwood serves south county seniors

Meals on Wheels

Community Transit/Sound Transit/Metro offer 50% or more off bus fare with a Regional Reduced Fare Permit

Seniors get 50% off on the Washington State Ferries!