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Developmental Disabilities Division

Department of Community and Human Services

Developmental Disabilities Division

Chinook Building
401 Fifth Avenue, Suite 520
Seattle, WA  98104
Phone: 206-263-9055
Fax: 206-205-1632
TTY: 711 Relay Service

Department: Community and Human Services
Adrienne Quinn, Director

Employment Services

The DSHS/DDA contracts with King County to provide an array of day program services. Programs are individualized and community based. The KCDDD has the responsibility to assess system needs, administer contracts, and monitor service delivery. Employment programs for adults are the responsibility of King County.

See: In House. Children's Hospital newsletter featuring Ta Yao, a young man successfully employed through the King County-sponsored Project Search.

School-to-Work Program

A project to help students with developmental disabilities leave school with paid employment.

School to Work

Employment Training Opportunities

Navigating the Employment System
A road map of support agencies, timelines, and resources available for individuals on a pathway to employment.

Employment Service Providers in King County
Contracted agencies that support people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain, and maintain successful employment.

Employment FAQs
Answers to common questions about employment services.