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 Household Size Maximum Monthly Income
1 $24,120 1 $2,010
2 $32,484 2 $2,707
3 $40,836 3 $3,403
4 $49,200 4 $4,100
5 $57,564 5 $4,797
6 $65,916 6 $5,493
7 $74,280 7 $6,190

For more information or any questions on eligibility, please contact Ben Huh at 206.492.9447 or shuh@ywcaworks.org.