Partnered with King County Metro and Public Health to make public transportation more affordable, YWCA is providing ORCA LIFT service-a reduced transit fare. With the ORCA LIFT card, riders can save on King County Metro, Sound Transit, and Kitsap Transit buses; Link Light Rail; The Sounder Train, and More.


  • Anyone who is on state or federal benefit program(s) is eligible for ORCA LIFT card.
    • Apple Health/Medicaid: ProviderOne medical services card;
    • Washington Basic Food Program: EBT Card or DSHS Award Letter;
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): A copy of award letter;
    • Unemployment Benefit Letter, Award Letters for SSI or Social Security;
  • Anyone whose monthly or annual gross income is no more than 200% of the federal poverty level
Income eligibility for ORCA LIFT is 200% of the federal poverty level.
Household Size Maximum Annual Income to Qualify Maximum Monthly Income to Qualify
1 $23,760 $1,980
2 $32,040 $2,670
3 $40,320 $3,360
4 $48,600 $4,050
5 $56,880 $4,740
6 $65,160 $5,430
7 $73,460 $6,122
8 ​$81,780 $6,815

For more information or any questions on eligibility, please contact Ben Huh at 425.270.6804 or shuh@ywcaworks.org.