Project Access Northwest


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Welcome to Project Access Northwest

Partnering to improve health care access in our region

Concerned about health care in our community? We invite you to become part of the solution — helping our uninsured and underinsured neighbors receive the specialty medical and dental care they need. In our three core programs, we match prescreened patients with volunteer specialty providers to deliver life-changing care, pay health insurance premiums for those unable to afford coverage on their own, and connect patients with primary care providers to reduce emergency department visits. 




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Dental Referrals


We connect un- and under-insured patients with specialty care they need.

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We receive critical support from our region's major health care systems.

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We can't do what we do without the generosity of our volunteer providers.

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Specialty Care

Read our patient profiles to learn how we're changing lives.

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Learn more about our service area

Core program in King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties of Washington state

Project Access Northwest partners with hospital systems and multi-specialty medical groups throughout King, Kitsap and Snohomish counties to offer its Care Coordination services. With its Premium Assistance program, Project Access Northwest serves residents across Washington state, while Primary Link operates only in select emergency departments in the Greater Seattle area.


Patient Stories

Our innovative model of care allows us to bring life-changing care to patients who otherwise couldn't afford it.

Adam TurnerPremium Assistance 
Jean MacKinnonOrthopedics 
George Woodall Podiatry 
Reginald HersheyKidney Transplant 
Ginny Evans Dentistry 


Our Sponsors

Chi Franciscan 640X426
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Kaiser Permanente 640X426
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PHPDA 640x426
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Pacific-Medical-Centers 640x426
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Providence 640x426
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Swedish 640x426
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Swedish-Medical-Center-Foundation 640x426
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Public-Health 640x426
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UW-Medicine 640x426
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Verdant 640x426
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Virginia-Mason 640x426
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Community-Health-Plan 640x426
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Coordinated-Care 640x426
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Evergreen-Health 640x426
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First-Choice-Health 640x426
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Harrison-Medical-Center 640x426
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Moccasin Lake Foundation
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Molina 640x426
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MultiCare 640x426
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NW-Kidney-Centers 640x426
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Providence-General 640x426
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Satterburg Foundation 640X426
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Uw Medicine Valley Med 640X426
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Evertrust-Foundation 640x426
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Highline Medical Center Foundation
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Physicians-Insurance 640x426
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Snohomish-County-Medical-Society 640x426
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Everett-Clinic 640x426
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Washington-State-Hospital-Association 640x426
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Roanne Selinger Square Before Project Access Northwest began, we sometimes wouldn’t see these patients until they came into the emergency room…
Roanne Selinger, MD
Northwest Gastroenterology Associates
Rachel Wyman Md It’s much less expensive to see a patient in the office than to see them in crisis in a hospital…
Rachel Wyman, MD
EvergreenHealth Cardiology Care
Michelle Steele Square Project Access Northwest sends us patients who arrive on time, don’t miss appointments and are courteous and respectful.
Michelle Steele, BSN
Eastside Endoscopy Center
Jean Mackinnon …what an incredibly great program Project Access Northwest is. It absolutely changes lives for people
Jonathan Clabeaux, MD
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Dan Dixon In many respects, this is the way health care delivery should work for everyone.
Dan Dixon,
Swedish Medical Center
Mark C Valentine Md I would unequivocally recommend volunteering for Project Access Northwest.
Mark Valentine, MD
Sarah Vander Beek Dmd Square Having a program like this in our community is a lifeline for our patients.
Sarah Vander Beek, DMD
Neighborcare Health
Robert A Palmer Do I think the work we do through Project Access has a significant and lasting impact for patients, so it’s well worth it.
Robert Palmer, DO
The Everett Clinic

Top specialty referrals by demand

  • Dental
  • Gastroenterology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopedics

Provider Stories

Learn more about our providers who volunteer their time to care for patients in need.

Rachael Wyman, MDCardiology 
William P. Barrett, MDOrthopedics
Richard Wall, MD, MPHPulmonary and Sleep Disorders