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Washington State Department of Social and Health Services



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Mission
As a Department we are tied together by a single mission: to transform lives. Each administration within DSHS has a refined focus on this mission. Individually we have the following missions:
  • Aging and Long-term Support Administration – to transform lives by promoting choice, independence and safety through innovative services.
  • Behavioral Health Administration – to transform lives by supporting sustainable recovery, independence and wellness.
  • Developmental Disabilities Administration – to transform lives by creating partnerships that empower people.
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation – to transform lives by assisting individuals with disabilities to fully participate in their communities through meaningful employment.
  • Economic Services Administration – to transform lives by empowering individuals and families to thrive.
  • Financial Services Administration – to transform lives by promoting sound management of Department resources.
  • Office of the Secretary – to transform lives by helping those who serve succeed.
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Join Us On Our Mission To Transform Lives

At Washington state’s largest agency, we work to transform the lives of the 2.5 million people we serve each year. Our 17,500 employees engage daily with the state’s most vulnerable residents. We are known for our innovative approaches to social services and our strong belief we can accomplish our mission only through strong partnerships with communities and solid government-to-government relationships with Native American tribes. We envision a state in which all people are healthy, safe and supported and taxpayer resources are safeguarded. We value honesty and integrity, open communication, pursuit of excellence, diversity and inclusion and commitment to service. We are nationally recognized for our services to adults and children with a wide range of needs, including long-term care, behavioral health assistance; child and family support; juvenile and adult rehabilitation; and employment, food and cash assistance. Our offices are located throughout the state, which is known for its affordable, safe communities and unparalleled recreation, cultural and educational opportunities. Will you join us in transforming lives?

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Diversity and Inclusion

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information.
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