Visitors and residents alike can find a variety of information and online resources on Access.wa.gov, the official government site for the state of Washington. Access Washington is available in English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Khmer. The Access.wa.gov site is divided into several main sections which include Living in Washington, Visiting and Recreation in WA, as well as Doing Business, Employment, Government, and Education in Washington State. Other highlights of the Access.wa.gov site include extensive information about Washington and links to government agencies in WA such as the Secretary of State and Social and Health Services (DSHS).
Residents of The Evergreen State can access a variety of services from the Access Washington site. They can register to vote, request divorce forms, get a marriage license, and check recent lottery numbers. Voting information and other details about elections can be accessed as well as information regarding public libraries, military facilities and community services.
For folks planning on visiting the 42nd state, details regarding arts and culture, events and festivals, recreation and activities, weather, and basic travel resources are available from Access.wa.gov. Visitors to the website may even send e-postcards of Washington scenery to their friends, family, and anyone else they would like to share the Washington experience with – directly from the website. They just select the postcard they would like to send, enter their name and email address along with the name and email address for the person they would like to send the e-postcard to and their subject heading and message to include on the card.
For current residents and people planning on moving to Washington State, the employment section on Access.wa.gov provides a job search page along with tips and other resources to help people find employment.