You can choose from many facility-based living options in Washington State. The following settings have different levels of support, services and amenities:
There are the many different types of homes or facilities where a person can live and get care services in a residential setting. Learn more...
The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) under the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) supports and provides a variety of residential options for individuals based on their interest, needs, preferences, and eligibility.
Washington’s CLC staff will answer questions and give you resources to locate facilities in your area to meet your care needs. Washington State also has some resource to help Placement agencies also offer services to help you find a facility. The agency will meet with you to assess your wants and needs. It will then recommend possible local matches. Placement agencies are not regulated and do not follow a set of established standards; however, under Washington State law, they must divulge whether or not they receive funding from any facilities or the corporate offices of any facilities.
Consider these things when working with a placement agency:
Washington’s Community Living Connections staff are available to help you explore your options to meet your current needs or create a plan for the future.