BenefitsCheckUp ®

Need help paying for energy bills, property taxes, prescriptions? Are you getting all the benefits you deserve? Now it's easy to find all the benefits you need in one place on the internet. And it's free!

Are you over age 55? Why miss out on benefits? Local, state and federal programs can help you with expenses such as prescription drugs, rent, heating bills, meals and more. The programs already exist. You just need to learn how and where to apply for them.

WANT TO LEARN MORE? It's as easy as visiting the BenefitsCheckUp® web site.

Lutheran Community Services Northwest is happy to be partnering with BenefitsCheckUp®, a service of the National Council on the Aging. BenefitsCheckUp® can help you find and get the benefits you deserve. Completing a questionnaire online only takes a few minutes. It’s FREE and your answers are confidential. If you don’t have a computer at home, visit a local library or senior center that has computers and do it yourself. Or ask someone you trust to help if you don’t have a computer.

BenefitsCheckUp® can find you benefits that pay for:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Heating bills
  • Rent
  • Meal services and nutrition
  • Legal matters
  • Medical costs
  • Property tax rebates
  • Veteran’s benefits
  • Alzheimer’s care

BenefitsCheckUpRx™ can help lower your prescription costs.
If you are a senior or a younger person with a disability, BenefitsCheckUpRx™ may help you lower the costs of your medicines. BenefitsCheckUpRx™ finds the combination of prescription savings programs - both public and private that work best for you. It is especially helpful for those with incomes below $19,000 if you’re single or $25,000 if you’re married. In a few minutes BenefitsCheckUpRx™ creates a report just for you. You can even begin the enrollment process online.

Here’s all you do:

  1. On your own or with someone’s help, use a computer to go to the Internet. The Web site address is
  2. Click on the Get Started Now button.
  3. Then answer the questions on the computer.

In just a few minutes you’ll get a report telling you all the benefits you qualify for from federal, state and private benefit programs. You can print a report to keep for yourself or to show to a friend, relative, or advisor.

Don’t worry. Your answers are confidential. You don’t need to give your name. All you need to enter is your zip code so you can learn what state and local programs might be available to you. It’s simple. It’s fast. It’s free. And it’s confidential.

Find out what benefits you qualify for. Go online today! Just click here to visit BenefitsCheckUp®.