King

Employment

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

North
North Seattle Office 
East
Bellevue Office
South
Kent Office
SeaTac Office

Find a School Transition Counselor
About DVR

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

North, East and Central
Region 4 Headquarters
1700 East Cherry
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: +1-206-568-5700
TTY: +1-206-720-3325
Toll Free: +1-800-314-3296

South
Kent Outstation
25316 74th Avenue South
Kent, WA 98032-6006
Phone: +1-253-872-6490
TTY: +1-253-872-2762
Toll Free: +1-800-974-4428

To determine eligibility contact the Regional Intake Office through one of the addresses above. 
About DDA: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda 

WorkSource

Locate a WorkSource office in your county: https://worksourcewa.com.

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Health & Emergency

Washington Basic Health Care Plan

1220 Eastside SE, PO Box 9014
Olympia, WA 98504
Toll Free: +1-800-826-2444
For people under age 65 who do not qualify for Medicare and are low income. Covers doctor care, hospital care, lab and emergency care.

Medicaid (through SSI)

Toll Free: +1-800-772-1213
TTY: +1-800-325-0778
Web: www.ssa.gov
Youth with disabilities may qualify for SSI at age 18 and therefore receive Medicaid based on their income (not parents) and disability. Medicaid pays for mandatory health services. In Washington, it also covers optional services.

Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities (HWD)

Toll Free: +1-866-272-7630
Web: www.dshs.wa.gov/onlinecso/hwd.shtml
HWD is a Medicaid buy-in program for people with disabilities who work. The worker pays a small monthly fee (premium) based on his/her income.

Regional Support Networks -- County Mental Health Crisis Lines Mental Health Division

PO Box 45320
Olympia WA 98504-5320
Phone: +1-360-902-8070

The Department of Social and Health Services provides care and treatment for people with severe and recurring mental illnesses and children with serious emotional disturbance and the families, operates a crisis response system for all of Washington's citizens, regulates the individuals that provide mental health services and develops mental health policy for all providers. County government agencies and 145 private and non-profit organizations, supported by state and federal money, provide treatment for most of Washington's children with mental illnesses. The agencies are organized into 14 Regional Support Networks.

Center for Children with Special Needs -- Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center

4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105 / CM-09
Phone: +1-206-526-2500
Toll Free: +1-877-526-2500
Web: cshcn.org/
Resources to help families who have a child with special health care needs; information on summer camps, health care notebook, contacts and resources and sibling support.

King County Human Services Department Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division

Exchange Building, 821 Second Ave Rm 600
Seattle, WA 98104-1598
Phone: +1-206-205-1324
Web: www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/MHSA.aspx
Information and resources on Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services; extensive website for resources.

King County Medical Society

200 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122-5323
Phone: +1-206-621-9393
Web: www.kcmsociety.org
Provides referrals to health care providers from their database of registered providers in the King County region. Website offers "Find-a-Physician" search.

Seattle Indian Health Board

606 12th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144-2008
Phone: +1-206-324-8910
Web: www.sihb.org
Serves the healthcare needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives living in the Seattle/King County region. Services include medical, dental, pharmacy, mental health, chemical dependency, outreach programs and mentoring.

Seattle-King County Dental Society

2201 6th Ave, Suite 1306
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: +1-206-443-7607
Web: www.skcds.org
Referral for emergency and routine care, including sliding scale acceptance; consumer information, listing of clinics, dental education.

Seattle Mental Health Institute

1600 E Olive St
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: +1-206-324-2400
Web: www.smh.org
Provides comprehensive mental health and related services to King County. Services include counseling, community support, recovery issues, crisis response service, vocational services, housing services and special needs services.

Rainier Dental Hygiene Services

PO Box 1257
Rainier WA, 98576
Phone: +1-360-446-0069
Traveling dental hygienists provide dental hygiene to people with disabilities; accept medical coupons; need physician consent if medication needed; will provide services to persons with developmental disabilities up to 4 times a year.

Neighborcare Health 

45th St. Clinic 1629 N 45th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
Phone: +1-206-633-3350
Web: www.neighborcare.org/
Provides primary health care services and health education, including medical and dental care, to low income people in North Seattle and North King County who could not otherwise afford care.

Community Psychiatric Clinic

4319 Stone Way N
Seattle, WA 98103-7490
Phone: +1-206-461-3614
Web: www.cpcwa.org
Offers a variety of Mental Health and chemical dependency services for individuals enrolled with the State Division of Developmental Disabilities.

The Handle Institute

1300 Dexter Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: +1-206-860-2665
Web: www.handle.org
Provides a non-drug alternative for identifying and treating most neurodevelopmental disorders.

Sight Connection Low Vision Clinic

9709 3rd Ave NE Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98115
Phone: +1-206-525-5556
Web: www.sightconnection.org
Offers low vision physician exams; does not provide primary medical exams to determine eye health. Provides individual training on low vision devices; offers loaner devices.

APRIA Healthcare

14935 NE 87th St
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: +1-425-881-8500
Toll Free: +1-800-452-8137
Home health care services for the greater Seattle area.

Community Integration Services -- Aquatic Therapy Specialists

704 228th Ave NE #745
Sammamish, WA 98704
Phone: +1-425-830-7746
Web: www.cisaquatics.com
Therapeutic aquatic treatments and techniques.

Neighborcare Health  - Rainier Beach Medical Clinic

8444 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: +1-206-722-8444
Web: http://www.neighborcare.org/clinics/neighborcare-health-rainier-beach

Provides medical and dental health services to people of all ages in Southeast, West and Central Seattle.

Neighborcare Health - Rainier Park Clinic

4400 37th Ave. S. (Genesse & 37th Ave.)
Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: +1-206-461-6957
Provides medical and dental health services to people of all ages in Southeast, West and Central Seattle.

Columbia Public Health Center - King County Public Health

4400 37th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: +1-206-296-4610
Web: www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/health/locations/columbia.aspx
Offers medical care for children, adolescents and adults; accepts Medicaid and private insurance; Children with Special Health Care Needs Clinic assists in planning and obtaining medical care and other resources for children with disabilities.

Neighborcare Health - Pike Market Clinic

1930 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101-1030
Phone: +1-206-728-4143
Web: http://www.neighborcare.org/clinics/neighborcare-health-pike-place-market
Provides primary health care services and health education, including medical and dental care, to low income people in Seattle downtown and Central King County who could not otherwise afford care.

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Housing

Common Ground

110 Prefontaine Place S #504
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: +1-206-461-4500
Non-profit consulting firm specializing in low-income and special needs housing development. Their mission is to create and preserve decent housing for people with low income and special needs throughout Washington State.

Seattle Housing Authority

120 Sixth Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109-5003
Phone: +1-206-615-3300
Web: www.seattlehousing.org
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in the City of Seattle for low income elderly, disabled and families.

Housing Access and Services Program (HASP) King County Developmental Disabilities Division

821 Second Ave, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104-1519
Phone: +1-206-205-3399
Web: http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/community-human-services/developmental-disabilities.aspx 
Helps people with disabilities access Section 8 vouchers. To be referred into the HASP program, the applicant must be prepared to be successful at independent or semi-independent living.

King County Housing Authority

600 Andover Park West
Seattle, WA 98188
Phone: +1-206-574-1100
Web: www.kcha.org
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in greater King County for low-income, elderly and disabled families.

Low Income Housing Institute

2407 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121-1311
Phone: +1-206-443-9935
Web: www.lihi.org
LIHI owns and manages low income housing throughout the Puget Sound Region. Includes service enriched housing for homeless people and people with special needs.

Alliance of People with Disabilities

1120 E Terrace Street, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: +1-206-545-7055
Web: disabilitypride.org/wordpress/
Provides assistance to at-risk families and individuals with disabilities in securing and maintaining permanent housing that meets their access needs.

US Department of Housing and Urban Development -- Seattle Office

Phone: +1-206-220-5133
Web: www.hud.gov/local/sea/localhud.html
Home ownership and fair housing, assistance, counseling and information.

North Seattle

King County Housing Authority -- North End-Ballinger Homes

2200 NE 201st Pl
Seattle, WA 98155
Phone: +1-206-368-7130
Web: www.kcha.org
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in greater King County for low-income, elderly and disabled families.

Parkview Services -- Affordable Housing Project

PO Box 65157
Shoreline, WA 98155
Phone: +1-206-306-0790
Web: www.parkviewservices.org
Develops rental housing options for persons with developmental disabilities.

Solid Ground (formerly the Fremont Public Association) -- Shelter and Transitional Housing

1501 North 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
Phone: +1-206-694-6700
Helps OOS and moderate-income people stay in their homes through Housing Counseling and Housing Stability grants and loans.

East Seattle

Hopelink Housing Programs and Services

16225 NE 87th St. Suite A-1
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: +1-425-485-6521
Web: www.hope-link.org/gethelp/housing
Help for families to find or stay in safe, affordable housing. Services include eviction prevention, emergency and transitional housing, and help with costs for settling into housing.

King County Housing Authority -- Eastside

1129 8th St
Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone: +1-425-827-4463
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in greater King County for low-income, elderly and disabled families.

St. Andrew's Housing Group

2650 148th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98007
Phone: +1-425-746-1699
Web: www.sahg.org
Private non-profit organization for quality, permanent, affordable rental housing on the Eastside. Currently owns six properties with 190 units.

South Seattle

King County Housing Authority -- Green River Homes

1103 9th St SE
Auburn, WA 98002
Phone: +1-253-931-6392
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in greater King County for low-income, elderly and disabled families.

King County Housing Authority -- Springwood Apartments

27360 129th Pl SE
Kent, WA 98031
Phone: +1-253-631-3520
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in greater King County for low-income, elderly and disabled families.

Multi-Service Center

1200 S. 336th St
Federal Way, WA 98093-0699
Phone: +1-253-838-6810
Web: www.multi-servicecenter.com
Emergency and support services for low-income residents of South King County.

Centerstone (formerly Central Area Motivational Program (CAMP))

722 18th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122-4704
Phone: +1-206-812-4940
Web: center-stone.org/
Provides free home inspections, information and advice. Free minor repair for elderly and disabled low-income residents of the Central Area, Rainier Valley, Beacon Hill and sections of Madrona and Capital Hill.

Central Seattle

Centerstone (formerly Central Area Motivational Program (CAMP))

722 18th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122-4704
Phone: +1-206-812-4940
Web: center-stone.org/
Provides free home inspections, information and advice. Free minor repair for elderly and disabled low-income residents of the Central Area, Rainier Valley, Beacon Hill and sections of Madrona and Capital Hill.

King County Housing Authority -- Southwest-Park Lane Homes

9800 8th SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Phone: +1-206-764-4044
Subsidized housing through the Section 8 program in greater King County for low-income, elderly and disabled families.

Seattle Emergency Housing Service (SEHS)

905 Spruce St, #112
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: +1-206-461-3660
Web: www.seattle.gov/humanservices/emergencyservices/shelter/default.htm
Emergency and transitional housing for families.

YWCA of Seattle/King County

1118 Fifth Ave
Seattle, WA 98101-3012
Phone: +1-206-461-4851
Web: www.ywcaworks.org
Emergency and transitional housing for women and families.

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Postsecondary Education

Antioch University

Web: www.antiochseattle.edu  

Bellevue Community College

Web: www.bellevuecollege.edu 

City University

Web: www.cityu.edu

Clover Park Technical College

Web: www.cptc.edu  

Cornish College of the Arts

Web: www.cornish.edu  

Green River Community College

Web: www.greenriver.edu

Highline Community College

Web: www.highline.edu

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Web: www.lwtech.edu  

Bates Technical College

Web: www.bates.ctc.edu  

North Seattle Community College

Web: www.northseattle.edu/#wanscc  

Renton Technical College

Web: www.rtc.edu

Seattle Central Community College

Web: www.seattlecentral.edu 

Seattle University

Web: www.seattleu.edu  

Seattle Pacific University

Web: www.spu.edu

Shoreline Community College

Web: www.shoreline.edu  

South Seattle Community College

Web: www.southseattle.edu

University of Washington

Web: www.washington.edu

Job Corps

What is Job Corps: http://www.jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps.aspx 
Where is Job Corps: http://www.jobcorps.gov/centerlocations.aspx

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Recreation & Leisure

At Work! Community Support Services

609 NW Juniper St.
Issaquah, WA 98027
Phone: +1-425-392-1812
Web: www.atwork-issaquah.com
Promotion of opportunities to participate in social, recreational, educational or volunteering activities for individuals with disabilities.

Boys and Girls Clubs of King County

107 Cherry St. #200
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: +1-206-461-3890
Web: www.positiveplace.org
Education, arts and recreation programs and other activities for kids 6-18.

Camp Berachah Christian Retreat Center

19830 SE 328th Pl
Auburn, WA 98092
Phone: +1-253-939-0488
Toll Free: +1-800-859-CAMP (859-2267)
Web: www.campberachah.org
Horseback riding therapy camp for children, ages 5-18 and siblings, with physical disabilities, developmental and learning disabilities, general and specific medical conditions/diagnoses.

Cascade Ridge Racers

10500 231st Way NE
Redmond, WA 98072
Phone: +1-425-864-9435
Web: www.cascaderidgeracers.com
Provides healthy, 1:1 instructed outdoor winter exercise and fun so participants build confidence and self-esteem which transfers to everyday life experiences.

Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) -- Super Saturdays

5700 Sixth Ave S, Suite 208
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: +1-206-763-3373
Web: www.featwa.org
Provides three hours of activities for young children with autism and their siblings to provide respite for families. Saturday evenings, year-round.

Footloose Sailing Association

4509 Interlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
Phone: +1-206-382-2680
Web: www.footloosedisabledsailing.org/
Brings sailing as a recreational and therapeutic outlet to people of all disabilities. Footloose is a chapter of Disabled Sports USA.

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center

19802 NE 148th
Woodinville, WA 98072
Phone: -425-882-1554
Web: www.littlebit.org
Therapeutic horseback riding for disabled persons. Volunteer opportunities available.

Outdoors For All Foundation (formerly the Skiforall Foundation)

6344 NE 74th St, Suite 102
Seattle, WA 98115
Phone: +1-206-838-6030
Web: outdoorsforall.org/
Biking, outdoor activities, water sports and day camps in summer for persons with all types of disabilities. Adapted ski lessons in winter, adapted bike and other activities your-round.

Parks and Recreation Programs (Individual Cities)

Example web access: www.ci.auburn.wa.us
To access the website for your city use the example above and replace the current city with your city name. Then, click on Parks and Recreation.

Parkview Services -- Stepping Out for Fun Program

PO Box 65157
Shoreline, WA 98155
Phone: +1-206-941-1619
Web: www.parkviewservices.org
Provides children and adults with developmental disabilities access to fun activities and new friends. Program matches participants with compatible volunteers to enjoy fun events in and around Seattle.

Special Olympics

Toll Free: +1-800-752-7559
Provides training and competition opportunities for developmentally disabled youth in 19 Olympic-style sports, including aquatics, athletics, bowling, gymnastics, soccer, etc.

VSA Arts of Washington

305 Harrison St. Suite 303
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: +1-206-443-1843
Provides arts opportunities for people with disabilities. Offers a number of programs which promote the use of the arts (dance, drama, music, literary, visual) in the education of children with disabilities from pre-school through high school.

Washington Summer Camps and Programs for Children with Special Needs

Phone: +1-206-526-2500, option 4
Toll Free: +1-877-526-2500
Web: www.cshcn.org/resources-contacts/summer-camp-directory
This directory can help your find summer camps or programs for children with special needs and their siblings. The directory is produced by Children's Resource Center, CHRMC.

YMCA of Greater Seattle

Web: www.seattleymca.org
Aquatics, camping, childcare, family supports, health and fitness, education and training and other programs serving the greater King County communities.

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Transportation

King County Accessible Services

Phone: +1-206-749-4242
King county offers free training on using public transportation to individuals with an emotional or physical disability.

DSHS Medical Coupon Transportation

Toll Free: +1-800-925-5438
If a person is unable to use public transportation and has a medical emergency, they may use medical coupons to pay for a taxi or cabulance. Prior approval necessary.

DART -- Dial-A-Ride Transit

Phone: +1-206-553-3000
Web: www.dialaride.org/
A van with few passengers that can go off its regular route to pick up passengers. DART does not do door-to-door service but runs on a looser schedule than the regular Metro transit buses.

ACCESS

Phone: +1-206-205-5000
Toll Free: +1-866-205-5001
Provides door-to-door transportation services for eligible citizens with disabilities.

Hopelink

Toll Free: +1-800-923-7433
Individuals with Medicaid can have transportation provided to and from Medicaid supported services - medical appointments, therapy and related services. The service is paid for by Medicaid.

Taxi Scrip

Phone: +1-206-553-3000
50% discount on regular taxi service; may buy up to six books of taxi scrip each month; most taxi companies accept taxi scrip; must have Regional Reduced Fare Permit to register for taxi scrip.

Regional Reduced Fare Permit

Phone: +1-206-553-3060
Permit entitles senior or disabled persons to reduced fares on Metro, Washington State Ferries, Community Transit, Pierce Transit and other bus agencies in the region.

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