Youth Directory

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Early Support for Infants and Toddlers - Department of Early Learning

We at the Department of Early Learning (DEL) strive to help create safe, healthy nurturing learning experiences for all Washington children. Our work focuses on the earliest years in children's homes, child care, school programs and communities. We offer information and resources for children's first and most important teachers -- parents -- as well as others who care for and teach young children.


Changing the Gray

Offer Food, Clothing, Shelter, Structure, and Give hope to those who need it most! Mission Statement: At Changing the Gray Outreach, we aim to rebuild hope where it's been damaged or lost. We work with those in need, those who are underprivileged and those who are underserved to rebuild and restructure. Our focus lies on community efforts, including shelter, food aid, community awareness, and educational opportunities.


Hello Life Recovery

Our non-profit organization is called Hello Life Eating Disorder Recovery Services and we are based in Longview, WA. It is our mission and goal to help all people wanting and striving or who are considering recovering from an eating order, help those struggling with body image and help those learn to love themselves. We serve the greater Southwest Washington and run online support groups worldwide. We believe that recovery is not about the food or the weight, but about self-love, self-compassion, and self-acceptance.


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) - Department of Social and Health Services

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) provides employment services and counseling to individuals with disabilities who want to work but experience barriers to work because of a physical, sensory, and/or mental disability. A DVR counselor works with each person to develop a customized plan of services designed to help them reach their employment goal. DVR assistance may include, but is not limited to the following: Counseling and Guidance; Assessment Services; Independent Living Services; Assistive Technology Services; Training and Education; Job-related Services


Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) - Department of Social and Health Services

The DDD assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to obtain services and support based on individual preference, capabilities and needs, and which promote everyday activities, routines and relationships common to most citizens. There are no fees.

A determination of eligibility is a determination that a person meets the definition of a developmental disability as defined in Washington State law. An individual must meet the eligibility definition to become a DDD client. DDD services are dependent on availability of funding and/or eligibility for the specific services. Service eligibility will be determined after an assessment is completed. Access to Medicaid State Plan services and Home and Community Based Waiver services are not limited by availability of funding.

For more information on available services, contact us. Participation in all DDD services is voluntary.


Department of Services for the Blind

We have six locations throughout Washington State: Olympia/Lacey, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver and Yakima.

Washington State’s Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) provides "one front door" for people of all ages who are blind or have low vision in Washington State.

 We provide job counseling and teach adaptive skills to people who are blind or have low vision.

 We serve children and youth who are blind or have low vision from birth through high school graduation.