Family Resource List

Family Resource List
Organization Name Ages Website Phone Number Description & services offered
Seattle Childrens Children with Special Healthcare Needs Family Resource Center All ages 1-866-987-2500 Seattle Children’s Center for Children with Special Needs is an information source for families and professionals. We provide information and resources, program evaluation and needs assessment, health education and training. Please Note: We do not provide direct care, evaluation or treatment for individual children.
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Transition/Young Adult DVR provides services to individuals who want to work but need assistance due to a physical, sensory, cognitive or mental disability. A DVR counselor works with each individual one-on-one to design a customized, step-by-step plan to achieve the desired job goal.
Within Reach & Parent Help 123 All ages  1-800-322-2588 Call for any and all questions related to services, healthcare, state benefits, and more. English, Spanish, and other languages available.
Arc of Washington State All ages 360-357-5596 The Arc offers many supports for individuals with ID/DD and their families. Check out the state website to get connected to the Arc chapter nearest you. Many Arc’s offer resources for supported living, how to sign up for SSI/DDA, and educational advocacy.
 Developmental Disabilities Administration All ages 1-800-865-7801 State benefits (if eligible) for support living, therapies, respite, and behavior supports.
Informing Families All ages Comprehensive website listing resources by age group,
Washington State Fathers Network All ages (425) 653-4286 Washington State Fathers Network (WSFN) connects men with other dads, resources, information and education, plus opportunities for “all family” celebrations.
Sibling Support Project All ages Helps local communities start Sibshops—lively peer support groups for school-age brothers and sisters of kids with special needs.
Parent to Parent (P2P) of Washington State All ages (800) 821 – 5927 Matches you with an individual parent expert whose son or daughter also has a disability. Parent coordinators live near you and can help you navigate state supports, financial issues, and other resources .
Starting Point Guide (via Seattle Childrens)
Crisis Clinic 211