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DSHS Administrative Policies | DSHS

DSHS-AP-01-01Communication With the State Legislature DSHS-AP-01-04Communication With Congress, Federal Agencies, and Other State Governors

Actived: Thursday Jan 1, 1970

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Washington State Department of Social and Health …

Nearly one out of every four Washington citizens turns to the Department of Social and Health Services' Economic Services Administration for assistance with cash, food, child support, child care, disability determination, transition to employment, and other services. Core services focus on: Community Partnership Program. Community Services Office.

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Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) | DSHS

11/12/2021 - The Department of Social and Health Services will reopen its office buildings and lobbies to the public on November 15, 2021. We are looking forward to seeing many of you in person again! Please see the full GovDelivery message here. 10/29/2021 - DDA is preparing to renew the Basic Plus, Core, Community Protection & Children’s ...

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Background Check System | DSHS

Quick Links BCS Training Materials Contact Us Forms Turnaround Times The Background Check System WORKS BEST IN GOOGLE CHROME! Frequently Asked Questions - BCCU Operations during COVID-19 ***BCCU staff are working remotely due to COVID-19 and are unable to answer live calls at this time. We will continue to process background checks. Please email us at …

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Staff Access | DSHS

User guide User guide Citrix Remote PC Quick Connect Guide

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Food, Cash, Medical | DSHS

Basic Food for Legal Immigrants. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Refugee Cash Assistance. Apple Health for Kids. Apple Health for Adults. Alien Emergency Medical Program. Aged, Blind and Disabled Medical Program. Pregnancy Medical Program. Paying Medical Bills.

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The Nurse Aide Registry | DSHS

The purpose of the Washington Nurse Aide - NA Registry is to maintain a database of individuals who meet the federal requirements to provide caregiving to residents residing in skilled nursing facilities in Washington State. The Registry also informs nursing home staff, through an inquiry process, of persons who are ineligible to work in a skilled nursing home due to findings

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DSHS Curriculum and Materials Available | DSHS

DSHS RFOC Enhancements Available. A LTC worker must receive a blend of core basic training and population specific training. RFOC can be used as the foundation of core basic training but it must be enhanced with additional hours of skills practice …

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Adult Protective Services | DSHS

Adult Protective Services (APS) is dedicated to serving vulnerable adults. We investigate reports about abuse, abandonment, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect of vulnerable adults in Washington State. We collaborate with other agencies to offer protective services as needed. Our goal is to promote lives free of harm while respecting individual choice.

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My Secure DSHS: Login or sign up

Jan 01, 2019  · We will not send unsolicited e-mails or texts asking you to provide your User ID or password. If you have questions or concerns about a request you’ve received, please call 1-800-468-7422, e-mail [email protected]dshs.wa.gov or submit a SAW Help Form. With one login you can access multiple Washington state government services.

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Individual ...

The state is providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to individual providers in the form of "sets". Each set contains our determination of a 31-day supply of PPE, depending on the health status of your clients. To request PPE, complete this questionnaire. Please have your IP number before completing the questionnaire to request PPE. You will need this information to

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About Adult Family Homes | DSHS

These are residential homes licensed to care for up to six non-related residents. They provide room, board, laundry, necessary supervision, and necessary help with activities of daily living, personal care, and social services. RCW 70.128.010. …

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Residential Care Services Online Incident Reporting | DSHS

Call 9-1-1 if a vulnerable adult is in an emergency situation. To complete an Online Incident Report, you will need the license number and city in which the facility is located, or the certification number and city in which the agency's business office is located. If you have insufficient data to complete the information required in the Online ...

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COVID 19 & Resources | DSHS

Excerpted below is a list that summarizes the communication barriers experienced by D/HH folks hospitalized with COVID-19: Patients can be too sick to keep their hearing equipment physically in place. Masks are being rationed, so doctors and nurses are limited when they can enter a room. This disrupts normal methods of using communication ...

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Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) | DSHS

What is Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)? What benefits are paid to clients by EBT? When are EBT Issuances sent to Fidelity Information Services (FIS)? When are Cash and or Basic Food benefits available on the EBT card? How is the monthly issuance date for Basic Food Assistance Units (AUs) determined? What is EBT claim activity? Online Process How do I access the EBT …

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Mount Vernon Community Services Office | DSHS

In order to provide a safe environment for customers and staff, we require everyone to self-screen against COVID symptoms, sign in, practice social distancing and wear a mask. All services are available by phone at 877-501-2233. Please note that lobbies are open for the following limited services: Pick up an Electronic Benefit Transfer card, authorized bus passes and gas cards

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COVID-19 Dashboard | DSHS

ALTSA COVID-19 Dashboard: January 5, 2022 This update is compiled weekly. Please direct all media inquiries to Chris Wright. Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF) Reporting Cases of COVID-19 Our data is built from provider self-reporting and public reporting to the Residential Care Services (RCS) Complaint Resolution Unit (CRU). This data is our current understanding of facilities

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Adult Protective Services (APS) | DSHS

Adult Protective Services (APS) is dedicated to serving vulnerable adults. We investigate reports about abuse, abandonment, neglect, exploitation and self-neglect of vulnerable adults in Washington State. We collaborate with other agencies to offer protective services as needed. Our goal is to promote lives free of harm while respecting individual choice.

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Supportive Housing Services | DSHS

Supportive Housing (SH) Supportive Housing (SH) is a philosophy and a program that is rooted in the belief that no one should have to prove “housing readiness ” to be housed. The service is an evidence-based practice with decades of research, as well as personal and professional stories that highlight the success of community living paired ...

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Paying Child Support | DSHS

Please note: As of Monday, Nov 15, Division of Child Support lobbies are reopened to the public. To provide a safe environment for customers and staff, we require everyone to self-screen against COVID-19 symptoms, sign in, practice distancing, and wear a mask. Payments in Child Support offices are currently suspended. We are still happy to help you by phone at 800-442-KIDS

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Electronic DSHS Forms | DSHS

DSHS forms are available for electronic completion in different software; however, all DSHS forms below are available as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. This means you can open, view, and print each form. To open, view, and print PDF forms, you need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. We do our best to ensure the links below are accurate; but ...

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Housing Assistance | DSHS

Housing Assistance. Quick Links. Adult Family Home Locator. Assisted Living Facility Application. In-Home Care Services.

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DSHS Contact Us | DSHS

DSHS Community Services Customer Service Contact Center. 877-501-2233. Do you need to apply for assistance, do a review, report a change or have questions about cash, food, Housing and Essential Needs referral, Medicaid for people who are 65 and older, blind or disabled, receiving SSI or eligible for Medicare?

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Division of Vocational Rehabilitation | DSHS

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation is operating on a limited in-office presence until March 15, 2022, due to the increasing cases of omicron in the communities we serve. We have made this decision out of an abundance of caution and to protect the health and safety of our valued customers, staff, and community partners. Customers are able to contact their local DVR

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Home & Community Services - King County Office | DSHS

Many Aging and Long-Term Support Administration offices are now reopen to the public. Some will remain closed. In order to provide a safe environment for customers and staff, we require everyone to self-screen against COVID-19 symptoms, …

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Disability Determination Services | DSHS

The Disability Determination Services - DDS is an agency of the State of Washington. Under Social Security regulations, the DDS disability specialists, staff physicians, and psychologists determine eligibility of Washington applicants for three disability programs: Social Security Disability Insurance - SSDI. Supplemental Security Income - SSI.

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Test Information | DSHS

Employees of DSHS please follow Bilingual Employee Test Scheduling Guidelines. All others must schedule tests online through our scheduling system. Certified Languages: Chinese-Cantonese, Chinese-Mandarin, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese. Screened Languages: All non-certified languages - speakers of these languages receive authorization …

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State Median Income Chart | DSHS

Dec 10, 2021  · Revised December 10, 2021 Purpose: January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 Number in Family Median Income (Monthly) 1 4,687 2 6,129 3 7,571 4 9,014 5 10,456 6 11,898 7 12,168 8 12,438 9 12,708 10 12,978 Add for each additional member 270 January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 Number in Family Median Income (Monthly) 1 4,454 2 5,825 …

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Home & Community Services - Vancouver Office | DSHS

Many Aging and Long-Term Support Administration offices are now reopen to the public. Some will remain closed. In order to provide a safe environment for customers and staff, we require everyone to self-screen against COVID-19 symptoms, …

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Meet Jilma Meneses | DSHS

Jilma Meneses is Secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services, Washington’s largest state agency with a biennial budget of $17 billion, nearly 16,000 employees, and 23,000 contracted service providers. DSHS serves between 2 and 3 million Washington residents annually. Her appointment by Gov. Jay Inslee was effective Jan. 3, 2022.

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Home & Community Services - Tacoma Office | DSHS

Many Aging and Long-Term Support Administration offices are now reopen to the public. Some will remain closed. In order to provide a safe environment for customers and staff, we require everyone to self-screen against COVID-19 symptoms, …

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DSHS to provide disaster cash assistance for some ...

Apr 17, 2020  · OLYMPIA – Beginning Friday, April 17, some Washington residents can apply through the Department of Social and Health Services for emergency cash assistance to help meet their immediate needs. As a result of Governor Inslee’s emergency declaration in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has approved implementing the Disaster …

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Office of Forensic Mental Health Services | DSHS

Latest News First year of Trueblood implementation filled with major milestones The Office of Forensic Mental Health Services is a division of the Department of Social and Health Services’ Behavioral Health Administration that was created in 2015 to oversee the state’s adult forensic mental health system. It has nine regional offices and three residential treatment facilities.

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Adult Protective Services - Mandatory Reporters | DSHS

Mandatory Reporter Training You can make a report to Adult Protective Services (APS) even if you are not considered a mandatory reporter. Mandatory reporters are professionals identified by law who MUST make a report if they suspect the abuse, abandonment, neglect, exploitation or self-neglect of a vulnerable adult has occurred.

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Americans with Disabilities Act | DSHS

Contact the DSHS ADA Coordinator: DSHS ADA Coordinator – Jason Howell, Interim Chief, Access and Inclusion Planning Email: [email protected]dshs.wa.gov Phone: 360-902-7794, TDD/TTY: 711 or 1-800-833-6384 Our Commitment A single mission unites DSHS: transform lives. 1.8 million clients or nearly one in four Washingtonians engage yearly with our services, …

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Policy changes in response to COVID-19 | DSHS

Policy changes in response to COVID-19. In response to the ongoing outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in Washington state, the DSHS Community Services Division has been rapidly identifying and implementing waivers from federal and state requirements and making policy and service delivery changes to help meet the needs of our clients and staff.

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Internship Program Overview | DSHS

The OFMHS Internship Program seeks to train interns for independent psychological practice by exposing them to a wide spectrum of patients with severe psychiatric disorders, promoting a mentoring relationship with senior professionals, and combining psychological practice with didactic learning. Because OFMHS has a forensic focus, the internship has a forensic focus. Ho…

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Home & Community Services - Alderwood Office | DSHS

Many Aging and Long-Term Support Administration offices are now reopen to the public. Some will remain closed. In order to provide a safe environment for customers and staff, we require everyone to self-screen against COVID-19 symptoms, …

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Western State Hospital | DSHS

Western State Hospital opened in 1871 and is one of the largest inpatient psychiatric hospitals west of the Mississippi with more than 800 beds and 2,500 employees. WSH is located in the city of Lakewood, Washington, which is seven miles south of Tacoma. WSH is one of two state-owned psychiatric hospitals for adults in the state of Washington.

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Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) | DSHS

What is PACE? PACE stands for Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. It is an innovative Medicare program that provides frail individuals age 55 and older comprehensive medical and social services coordinated and provided by an interdisciplinary team of professionals in a community-based center and in their homes, helping program participants delay or avoid long …