Kitsap County - Services for the Disabled

ACCESS MOBILITY SYSTEMS (AMS)

(360) 425-771-4659 or (800) 854-4176

Website: www.accessams.com

 Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5p.m, Saturday 10-2 (sales only)

For wheelchair accessible vans, van conversions, driving aids, Jazzy Power Chairs, scooters, wheelchair and scooter lifts, tie-down restraint systems,

wheelchair and scooter rentals, seat relocation, transfer seats, pedal extensions, and vehicle grab bars. If it is not mentioned here, please ask. When

a family or individual requires temporary or permanent adaptive mobility equipment please call and speak to an AMS representative

AMERlCAN COUNSEL FOR THE BLIND

(800) 424-8666 or (202) 467-5081

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5

Website: www.acb.org

 Information on books, computer diskettes, catalogs, monthly magazine, information on the Americans with Disabilities Act, information for parents

and much more.

ASSOCIATION FOR RETARDED CITIZENS (ARC)

243 N. Perry Ave., Bremerton

(360) 377-3473

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5

Website: www.arckj.org

 Programs to assist the developmentally disabled. Education & Classes, Parent to Parent support, Social opportunities, counseling, and care

provider referrals. ARC also has a Camo program. Membership encouraged but not required.

CHILD FIND

(360) 598-1133

Finds programs for children (AGES 3-5 ONLY) with special needs like: Learning disabilities, vision problems, speech difficulties and more.

Call for the next screening time.

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

(800) 544-2121

Helps answer questions about vocational and rehabilitation services.

COMMUNITAS GROUP

920 Park Ave., Bremerton

(360) 377-7231 or (888) 844-7231

Hours: Monday- Friday 8-5

Website: www.communitas.org

 Provides family style residential facilities for developmentally disabled. They also have houses for people with disabilities, assistance

with daily living skills and training. Also assists with daily living skills and training to allow successful integration in the community.

Screen in a done through DDD.

DEPARTMENT OF SERVICES FOR THE BLIND

(800) 552-7103

hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30-5:30pm

Website: www.dsb.wa.gov

 Provides a variety of programs for blind and visually impaired persons of all ages. Provide for eligible candidates: vocational rehabilitation,

business enterprise program, orientation and training program, child and family services, independent living programs for older adults and

visually impaired persons. Call for more information.

DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (DOD)/BREMERTON

(360) 475-3490

Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5pm

Website: www.dshs.wa.gov

For individuals who have developmental disabilities. Provides; case management, family support, child development services and

residential/day program services for persons birth through adult

DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (DVR)

                 Silverdale                                             Port Orchard

3888 N.W. Randall Way, Suite 201,                 2465 Bethel Rd. S.E.

       (360) 698-4360 Silverdale                    (360) 874-7240 Port Orchard

       Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5                       Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5

For persons with physical, sensory, and/or emotional disability or long term illness which has created a barrier to employment.

Services include but are not limited to assessment of limitations, testing, goal setting, community-based OJT, job coaching,

job development and training. Participant be placed onto a waiting list.

EASTER SEAL SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON

220 West Mercer St. Suite 120 W. Seattle 98119

(800) 678-5708

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30

Website: www.wa.easterseals.com

The aim of Easter Seals is increasing independent living skills of persons with disabilities. They have programs that include the

loaning of computers and they have a list of low cost medical equipment that can be rented. They have a dental access program

for low-income disabled persons.

FAMILY RESOURCE COORDINATION- (HOLY RIDGE) KITSAP COUNTY

(360) 373-2536 or (800) 449-1660

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30-5 Website: www.hollyridge.org

A program for children birth to 3, who have learning difficulties. Pediatric therapy and vocational training for the developmentally disabled.

Also has an Infant Toddler Program family centered, interdisciplinary. Early intervention service for young children with special needs.

Parents can call with questions about their child's development and can call for a screening. If after the screening the parent still has

some concerns, a recommendation will be made for some services. Parents will not be turned away if they have no way to pay.

FRANCES HADDON MORGAN CENTER

3423 6th St., Bremerton

Website: www.dshs.wa.gov/ddd/FHMC.shtml

 (360) 475-3480

Hours: 24 HOUR FACILITY: Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5

This agency provides residential care, treatment and training for autistic or mentally disabled clients who exhibit chronic to severe behavioral

problems and who have chronic emotional disorders. Residents should be ambulatory

HEARING SPEECH & DEAFNESS CENTER

(206) 323-5770 Seattle & Renton

Website: www.hsdc.org

 Provides evaluations and therapy for adults and children of all ages. Serves the hearing and speech disabled.

Participant needs to call or visit their Website for more information.

KITSAP APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES

4195 Wheaton Way

(360) 377-5454 or (360) 373-8239

Website: www.katkitsap.org

 Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30

Provides work training and supportive employment for severe to profoundly disabled adults. Eligibility:

Must be significant disabled. To a Trainees are referred through the Division of Developmental Disabilities or DVR. 

KITSAP COUNTY PARENT COALITION FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

4619 Basswood Ct. SE, Port Orchard

(360) 769-2220 or (800) 347-7387

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5

Website: www.kitsap-wa.org

The mission of the Kitsap County Parent Coalition is to promote a better quality of life for individuals with

developmental disabilities and their families by providing support through advocacy, education and sharing information.

They offer monthly meetings, speakers and special topics. Advisory committee, workshop and training opportunities,

information about programs and services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. They also provide

information about parent rights and responsibilities, monthly newsletter, community projects and a resource library.

KITSAP TENANT SUPPORT SERVICES

(360) 373-4173 or (888) 696-0049

hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30

Provides persons with disabilities help to remain living on their own. Help with money management, hygiene, shop in skills,

and cooking Participant must apply at DSHS division of developmental disabilities.

PARENTS ARE VITAL IN EDUCATION (PAVE)

(253) 565-2266 or (800) 5-P ARENT

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5

Website: www.washingtonpave.org

 Parents working with other parents to help them learn about rights of their handicapped children. Workshops and training available.

Provides support & accompany parents to school meetings. They participate in a variety of community efforts to improve services for

handicapped children and adults.

PENINSULA SERVICES

7500 Werner Rd., Bremerton 98312

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5030

Bremerton, WA. 98312

(360) 373-1446

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5

Website: www.peninsulaservices.org

This is a non-profit agency providing work training and employment opportunities to persons with disabilities Eligibility: diagnosed

disability and funding support from agencies such as; Vocational Rehabilitation or the Division of Developmental Disabilities.

Contact: Keith Justice, Human Resources Director

POSITIVE SOLUTIONS

2817 Wheaton Way, Ste 209, Bremerton

(360) 373-5206

Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-3

Website: www.osbrc.org

Provides information to individuals with disabilities, their families, and service providers. Emphasis on self-advocacy training through

one-to-one disability benefits counseling, workshops/forums, and internet technologies.

SKOOKUM CORPORATION

 20634 Bunvell St.

(360) 475-0756

Website: www.skookim.org

 Works with local businesses to create job opportunities for people with disabilities or other barriers to employment.

Helps them maintain their employment.

SPEECH TO SPEECH (STS)

(877) 833-6341 24 hours a day

Telephone access for people with speech difficulties. Helps provide communication assistance for those with a

difficulty being understood during phone conversations Free in the State of Washington. 

NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL

(206) 783-9264 (800) 782-9264

hours: Monday-Friday 9-5pm

Website: www.nami-greaterseattle.org

 Addresses the unmet needs of the severely mentally ill and their families through advocacy, public education,

information and referral and self-help support groups.

WASHINGTON ASSEMBLY FOR CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Ste 100

(206) 545-7055 TYY: (206) 632-3456

Website: www.disabilityride.org

 This is a non-profit agency of self-advocates their families and other advocates concerned about disability issues.

Assembly provides: weekly advocacy day for self-advocates, parents, family members and other advocates during

the legislative sessions.

WASHINGTON COUNCIL INFORMATION OF THE BLIND

(800) 255-1147

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-4

Website: www.wcbinfo.org

Anytime support for the blind. Participant needs to call for details.