Kitsap

Employment

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Silverdale Office 
3888 NW Randall Way Ste 201
Silverdale, WA 98383
Toll free: 1-800-548-1406 (Voice/TTY)
Voice: +1-360-698-4360
TTY: +1-360-698-4362
Fax: +1-360-698-4363
Find a School Transition Counselor
About DVR

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Kitsap County Outstation
3423 6th St
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: +1-360-475-3490
TTY: +1-360-478-6474

To determine eligibility contact the Regional Intake Office through the address 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.

Peninsula Community Health Center

616 6th Street
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: +1-360-377-3776
Medical assistance, dental services for children under 18, WIC program services, sliding fee schedule.

Peninsula Community Health Center

1950 Pottery Ave. #30
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: +1-360-876-6721
Medical assistance, WIC program services, sliding fee schedule.

Peninsula Community Health Center

19045 Hwy 305, Plaza 305, #108
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Phone: +1-360-779-1963
Medical assistance, dental services for children under 18, WIC program services, sliding fee schedule.

Kitsap Mental Health

5455 Almira Dr. NE
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: +1-360-405-4010
Toll Free: +1-800-843-4793
Comprehensive mental health services.

Peninsula Regional Support Network

614 Division St., MS-23
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: +1-360-337-4886
Toll Free: +1-800-525-5637
Plans and administers state funded programs for children and adults with persistent and severe mental illness in Kitsap, Jefferson and Clallam counties. Direct services are provided by contracted vendors.

Kitsap County Crisis Clinic

Phone: +1-360-479-3033
Toll Free: +1-800-843-4793
Comprehensive community resource information, listening ear, crisis intervention.

Bremerton/Kitsap County Health District

Phone: +1-360-337-5235
Immunization, public health nurse, children with special health care needs.

Helpline/Port Orchard

1351 Bay Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: +1-360-876-4089
Food bank, thrift store.

Salvation Army

P.O. Box 886 / 832 6th St
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: +1-360-373-5550

Kitsap County Special Needs

Web: www.kitsapcountyspecialneeds.com
This resources helps give all families a voice in the community, help them find resources, and education services.

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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.

Bremerton Housing Authority

110 Russell Rd.
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: +1-360-479-3694
Web: www.bremertonhousing.org
Applications for public housing. Housing for people with disabilities.

Communitas

920 Park Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: +1-360-377-7231
Web: www.communitas.org
Group homes, apartment programs, tenant support, recreational support. Serves adults over 18 years of age.

Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County

811 Veneta / P.O. Box 5347
Bremerton, WA 98312-0516
Help building family homes.

Kitsap Community Resources

1201 Park Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: +1-360-377-0053
Housing assistance, transition housing, weatherization.

Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority

9265 Bayshore Dr. NW
Silverdale, WA 98383
Phone: +1-360-692-5596
Web: www.kccha.com
Applications for public housing. Housing for people with disabilities.

Kitsap Residences, Port Orchard

Phone: +1-360-876-1470
Apartment programs, tenant support, community integration recreational support.

Kitsap Tenant Support Services

3331 Kitsap Way, Suite C
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: +1-360-373-4173
Assisted living alternatives, supported living assistance, apartment programs, case management, recreational support.

Max Hale Center

285 5th St
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: +1-360-792-2117
Non-emergency, permanent housing for homeless and income eligible persons.

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Postsecondary Education

Olympic College

Web: www.olympic.edu

South Seattle Community College

Web: www.southseattle.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

Special Olympics

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

Arc of Kitsap/Jefferson County

3243 N. Perry Ave
Bremerton, WA 98310
Phone: +1-360-377-3473
Friday night dance/social for people with disabilities. Classes.

Bremerton Parks and Recreation

Phone: +1-360-478-5305
Classes, recreational activities, summer program integrating children with and without disabilities.

Camp Fire USA

1109 Warren Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone: +1-360-377-5513
Integrated Saturday Club - Fun activities and recreation for boys and girls.

Easter Seal Society of Washington

PO Box 289
Vaughn, WA 98394
Phone: +1-253-884-2722
Web: www.seals.org
Camping, recreation, respite weekends throughout the school year.

Helpline

282 Knechtel Way
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Phone: +1-206-842-7621
Receation and leisure activities. Multitude of social services.

Outdoors For All Foundation (formerly the Skiforall Foundation)

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.

YMCA, Bremerton

60 Magnuson Way
Bremerton, WA 98310
Phone: +1-360-377-3741
Variety of recreation and sports activities. Membership assistance available.

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Transportation

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.

Kitsap Transit Access

200 Charleston Blvd
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: +1-360-479-7272
Toll Free: +1-800-422-2877
Web: www.kitsaptransit.org
Door-to-door bus service for individuals with disabilities at discount rates. Monthly bus passes.

Paratransit Services

4810 Auto Center Way, Suite Z
Bremerton, WA 98312
Phone: +1-360-377-7007
Toll Free: +1-800-756-5438
Web: www.paratransit.net
Door-to-door wheelchair and special needs transportation, medicaid or private pay, excursion rates available.

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