LEOFF 2 Retirement Assistance
Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) - Administers LEOFF Plan 2 retirement system benefits. The agency maintains membership records, collects contributions from members and employers, pays benefits and communicates benefit information.
Washington Pension Information
Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) - Administers LEOFF Plan 2 and can assist with individual account information.
Office of the State Actuary - Performs actuarial services, recommends contribution rates and performs valuation and experience studies. Provides staff support to the Select Committee on Pension Policy.
Select Committee on Pension Policy - Studies issues related to the provisions of retirement benefits and the funding of the retirement systems. Develops underlying retirement policies and recommends legislation to the Legislature.
Washington State Investment Board - Manages the assets of 17 retirement plans, including LEOFF Plan 2, along with the Deferred Compensation Program and 22 other public funds.
State Board for Volunteer Fire Fighters and Reserve Officers - Administers the Volunteer Firefighters' and Reserve Officers' Relief and Pension Fund.
- Retirement How-to's
- Benefit Calculator - Provides quick, rough estimates of your social security retirement benefit at three different retirement ages.
- For Government Employees- Provides extensive information regarding the Government Pension Offset, Windfall Elimination Provision, and other social security issues affecting government employees.
- Medicare Information | Medicare & You Handbook
Labor and Industries - Workers' compensation information and forms.
Family Assistance Programs
Public Safety Officers' Benefit Program. Provides death benefits and educational financial assistance to spouses and children of Public Safety Officers killed in the line of duty. Also provides disability benefits to Public Safety Officers disabled in the line of duty.
Behind the Badge Foundation - An organization created from the combining of the Washington State Law Enforcement Memorial and 10-99 Foundations. The mission of Behind the Badge Foundation is to assist the needs of individual families affected by a line of duty death or the ongoing trials of a catastrophic injury and to honor the sacrifices of those officers and families.
Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) - National organization that provides services and assistance to families and coworkers of fallen law enforcement officers.
Firefighter Cancer Support Network - Provides timely assistance to all fire service members and their families in the event of cancer diagnosis. They maintain and continuously update a roster of mentors who have personal experience with many types of cancers who will personally guide you through the process of dealing with your specific illness.
LEOFF Health and Welfare Trust - an independent legal entity providing medical, vision and dental insurance for both active and retired members and their dependents who fall under the LEOFF I or II Pension systems.
Badge of Honor Memorial Foundation - The Badge of Honor Memorial Foundation helps those families, who as a result of a law enforcement officer’s death, are enduring personal hardship. The Foundation acts as a “watchdog” organization for the widows and children of these fallen police officers, assuring they receive the statutory benefits due them.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation - Provides peer counseling, training and technical assistance for families and coworkers of firefighters killed in the line of duty.