The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is Washington’s largest state agency. In any given month, DSHS provides some type of shelter, care, protection and/or support to 2 million of our state’s 7.2 million people.
The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) supports people with intellectual and/ or developmental disabilities and their families to get services and supports based on need and choice.
The Aging and Long-term Support Administration (ALTSA) supports seniors and people with disabilities living with good health, independence, dignity and control over decisions that affect their lives.
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) provides unemployment services and counseling to individuals with disabilities who want to work but experience barriers due to physical, sensory and/or mental disability.