DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PROGRAM
The mission of Kitsap County Developmental Disabilities is to promote
opportunity and support for persons with disabilities in an enhanced
where all people are included, respected and dignified.
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The Kitsap County Developmental Disabilities Program
provides a full array of services and supports that enhance the lives of
children and adults with developmental disabilities in our community.
We assist individuals and their families who experience a developmental
disability to lead full, integrated active and productive lives in
Kitsap County partners with the Washington State Department of Social
and Human Services, Developmental Disabilities Administration
(DDA) to administer a range of
services by subcontracting with local agencies. The Developmental Disabilities
Program also coordinates training, dissemination of information and overall
planning of activities relating to services for persons with developmental
The following values are the core of the
Developmental Disabilities Administration County Guidelines and will be used in supporting
individuals with developmental disabilities in Kitsap County:
- Power and Choice - Making our own choices and directing our
- Relationships - Having people in our lives whom we love and
care about and who love and care about us;
- Status/Contribution - Feeling good about ourselves and having
others recognize us for what we contribute to others and our community;
- Integration - Being a part of our community, through active
involvement. This means doing things we enjoy as well as new and
- Competence - Learning to do things on our own or be supported
to do things for ourselves; and
- Health and Safety - Feeling safe and secure, and being healthy.
The importance of these basic benefits of community life is not unique to
people with developmental disabilities, they are important to all of us in
all phases of our lives.
Phone: (360) 337-4624
FAX: (360) 337-5721
Phone: (360) 337-4622
FAX: (360) 337-5721
614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA 98366-4676