Links for Parent & Family

Arc of Washington – A statewide website with county support, resources and information focused on intellectual and developmental disability.  Look here to find your local Parent to Parent (P2P) support! 

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) – Where to apply for respite, in home care and other state services when there is a qualifying disability

Department of Children Youth and Families  – Where to apply for early intervention services for children in Washington State, ages  Birth-3, when there is a suspected delay. DCYF also manages  child welfare for abuse and neglect and support for fostering and adoption.

Disability Rights Washington – Legal assistance, advocacy, support and resources from the disability  community in Washington 

Informing Families DDC – Statewide resources are organized by age across the lifespan and include articles and video material to address specific support needs. Material is translated into multiple languages. 

Social Security Administration -This link will get you to a starter kit to apply for Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI) for a Child.