Lead state agency that administers social and health programs, such as: Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), Aging and Long Term Support Administration (ALTSA), Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Behavioral Health Administration, and the Office of Dead and Hard of Hearing.
Oversees programs that provide safe and healthy early care and education opportunities for all children. Programs include: Early Support for Infants and Toddlers, Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program, and Head Start.
Within the University of Washington Center on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD provides technical assistance, outreach, clinical services, training, and information in support of individuals with developmental disabilities.
The FCS program is for people with Apple Health (Medicaid) with behavioral or physical health issues. Your doctor, other provider, or your health plan may refer you to the program. If you think you qualify for services, talk with your provider. They will work with you to find out if you are qualified. You may qualify for supportive housing or supported employment.
Civil legal assistance and representation to low-income people in situations affecting basic human needs, such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to healthcare, education, and other basic needs.
Up to date information about issues, services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Features blogs by parents, an extensive video library, news bulletins, and social media information sharing.
Helping Parents (matching parents in one-to-one relationships with trained, experienced parents based on similar diagnoses and family issues), information and referral, -workshops, trainings, support. 800-821-5927
Helping individuals and families improve access to health insurance benefits, effective services in schools, and supportive community-based services, regardless of their personal financial situation. 425-894-7231
Home and community-based services for children and adults with developmental disabilities, such as personal care, respite, supported living, and supported employment. For more information about the Grays Harbor office click HERE.
WATAP is part of the University of Washington Center for Technology & Disability Studies. Providing Assistive Technology resources and expertise to all Washingtonians with disabilities to aid in making decisions and obtaining the technology and related services needed for employment, education and independent living.We offer information to family members, employers, employment service providers, educators, health care providers, social service providers and others seeking assistive technology services. 800-214-8731