Human Services

Director: Jennifer Johnson

Developmental Disabilities | Adults | Transition Youth |Children & Family | Events & Training | Resources | Recreation

Developmental Disabilities Program: Resources

Program Coordinator: Brian Carlson
(360) 416-1509
bcarlson@co.skagit.wa.us


Resource Guides: English | Spanish

Advocacy and Information and Referral Services
Skagit County contracts with outside agencies to provide advocacy, information and referral, and emotional support.

Parent to Parent (P2P) programs offer emotional support and information about disabilities and community resources to parents who have a newborn or newly diagnosed child with a disability or special health care need.
You can contact program staff at: (360) 416-7570 ext 401

Visit their web site for upcoming events and services:

  • Emotional Support
  • Community Resources
  • Parent Support Meetings
  • Helping Parent Trainings
  • Educational Workshops
  • Lending Library
  • Newsletters
  • Presentations for Parents & Professionals

Skagit Parent Coalition will offer parent support groups, information, and visits to Olympia during Advocacy Days.
Visit their website to learn about:

  • Legislative Events
  • Advocacy Activities
  • Community/social events

Other Organizations Providing Advocacy, Information and Education
Arc of Washington
Community Advocacy Coalition
PAVE (educational advocacy and information on special education)
DDC (Developmental Disabilities Council)
DRW (Disability Rights Washington)
IFBT (Informing Families, Building Trust)