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Retirement Information


 The earlier you plan for retirement, the better prepared you will be.  If you haven't already sought financial planning advice, now is a great time.  The information below can help you successfully transition into retirement.  You might be able to increase your retirement income or even retire sooner than you had planned.

Click here for helpful information from DRS - including activating your online account and the planning for retirement checklist.

Getting Ready to Retire?  Watch this VIDEO


DRS-WA Department of Retirement Systems    Phone:  1-800-547-6657

DRS-Retirement Planning FAQ

DRS - Thinking About Retiring Early

PEBB and Health Care Authority   Phone:  1-800-200-1004

PEBB Health Insurance - Planning for Retirement   Phone:  1-360-664-7000

PEBB Retiree Enrollment Guide (2019)

How to enroll in PEBB Insurance

SHIBA-Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors    Phone:  1-800-562-6900

Social Security Administration  Phone:  1-800-325-0778

Social Security Retirement Checklist

Social Security Retirement Toolkit

Estimate your Social Security Benefits

When to Start Receiving Social Security

Your Social Security Options:  Working, Applying for Retirement or Both?

AARP Washington Office   Phone:  1-866-227-7457

Senior Citizen's Lobby   Phone:  1-360-754-0207

Department of Retirement Systems

Web Address:        Phone:  360-547-6657

General Question Email:

Account Specific Email:  Log in to (or sign up for) online account access at and send a secure email

Deferred Compensation Program

Record keeper:  Empower Retirement


Phone:  888-327-5596


Plan 3 Members

Record keeper:  Empower Retirement


Phone:  888-327-5596




Phone:  888-828-4953