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Learn About DCHS

The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) manages a range of programs and services to help our county's most vulnerable residents while working to strengthen our communities.

Visit our About Us page to learn more about our mission and vision, find services for you, explore our framework policies, take a look at new divisions, and access other important information.


Domestic violence and sexual assault, employment, legal aid, older adult services


Behavioral Health and Recovery

Behavioral health, crisis intervention, substance use and recovery services


Children, Youth and Young Adults

Best Starts for Kids, and employment and education resources for young adults


Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood

Prenatal-to-Five care, services for families, disabilities and employment


Housing, Homelessness and Community

Programs to ensure safe, stable, affordable and accessible housing and community


Veterans and Military Family Services

Programs for veterans, active duty service members and military families


Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9105

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-5260