The first concern I had when leaving my work was health insurance. Online resources are not very clear, but of course my first stop was checking out the Healthcare marketplace and figure out my insurance budget. Then I found out here in WA there are insurance brokers (paid by the state) that can guide you through the best options. When I spoke with an insurance broker they gave me quotes for 2-3 providers, but also mentioned Apple Health, which is free insurance provided by the state. Apple Health is based on current income (and savings, like in my case, do not count as income), so if one makes under a certain amount of money they are eligible for this free insurance, which includes health, dental, and vision.
Right now, online resources outside of LinkedIn are very important. I find LinkedIn to be good for general networking or looking for job postings, but as a woman I have seen too many misogynistic