How many people are served by DSHS in Washington State?
In any given month, DSHS provides some type of shelter, care, protection and/or support to 2.6 million of our state’s 7.1 million people. DSHS is divided into six direct service administrations and two support administrations.
Where is the DSHS in Olympia, WA?
DSHS realized it can get people what they need without occupying an entire building. But closing the doors doesn’t mean leaving the area. Vulnerable adult abuse, neglect, exploitation, self-neglect and abandonment occurs more often than you may realize.
What are the languages spoken in King County WA?
In King County 6.5 percent of persons lived in households where an Indo-European language other than Spanish was spoken. In Ferry, Garfield, Mason, Okanogan, Skamani and Yakima counties 0.5 percent of persons were living in households where an Indo-European language other than Spanish was spoken.
Who are the recreation therapists at Washington State DSHS?
Happy Recreation Therapy Month! Thank you to all of the Recreational Therapists throughout DSHS at our 24/7 facilities who are a core member of the treatment team. They address the physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and cognitive domains while using our clients’ interests to develop individualized programming for success.
When do DSHS offices open in Washington State?
If you need to speak with someone and you do not speak English, please leave a voicemail with your phone number and the language you speak, and we will return your call. Most DSHS offices are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and closed weekends and holidays. State observed holidays.
How to contact DSHS-Washington State Department of Social?
Other Services Phone Email Background Check Central Unit 360.902.0299 [email protected] Washington state DSHS employee verificat 360-725-5830 [email protected] Care provider/contracted employee verifi 360-664-6161 Becoming an in-home care provider Long-t 360-725-2300
Who is eligible for DSHS hearing aid coverage?
The coverage limited, as it only restores coverage that existed before 2011, but it will give eligible adults some hearing aid coverage, where they have none at present. People with 45 db or more hearing loss in their better ears will be eligible for one hearing aid.
Is there a password for my secure DSHS?
My Secure DSHS and Secure Access Washington (SAW) will not send unsolicited emails or texts asking you to provide your User ID or password. With one login you can access multiple Washington state government services. Your account has been activated.