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Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

The Department of Social and Health Services, or DSHS, is Washington's social services department. The agency has its headquarters in Office Building Two (OB-2) in Olympia, the state capital.[1] Annually, 2.2 million children, families, vulnerable adults and seniors come to the department for protection, comfort, food assistance, financial aid, medical and behavioral health care and other services.[2]

Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration

The Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA) is an administration within the DSHS that operates juvenile correctional facilities.[3]

The secure institutions include:[4]

Mental Health

  • Official WA State Mental Health Page
  • MHD-PI WA State Mental Health Performance Indicators and Usage Reports

References

  1. ^ "Driving Directions to the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Headquarters." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  2. ^ "[1]"
  3. ^ "Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA) Home Page." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  4. ^ a b c "DSHS > JRA > Facilities > Institutions." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.
  5. ^ "Driving Directions to Echo Glen Children's Center." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010. "Echo Glen Children's Center 33010 SE 99th Street Snoqualmie, WA 98065"
  6. ^ "Driving Directions to Green Hill School." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010. "Green Hill School 375 SW 11th Street Chehalis,WA 98532"
  7. ^ "Driving Directions to Naselle Youth Camp." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010. "Naselle Youth Camp 11 Youth Camp Lane Naselle, WA 98638"
  8. ^ " Driving Directions to Camp Outlook." Washington Department of Social and Health Services. Retrieved on August 22, 2010.

External links

  • Official DSHS homepage


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