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Community Information and Outreach

Community Information and Outreach

Developmental Disabilities and Early Childhood Supports Division

 For More Information

Contact Jim Ott

Information and Outreach Manager

(206) 263-9060

What are Community Information, Outreach, and Referral Services?

Community Information, Outreach and Referral programs support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to access the information, skills, and supports they need to live and participate in the community.

Services Include

  • Information about intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Outreach to communities about services and supports
  • Referral to a range of services, providers, and resources
  • Workshops and trainings, and
  • Participation in Community Events

Services Providers

Services are provided by organizations that are closely connected to the communities they serve. These communities include:

  • People with developmental disabilities, their families, and their caregivers
  • Black, Indigenous, African American, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities
  • Low-income communities, and
  • Communities with a home language other than English. 


Open Doors for Multicultural Families

Open Doors for Multicultural Families provides the Family Support and Self-Advocates in Leadership Training programs. Bilingual and bicultural staff are employed to reach people with a home language other than English.

Learn More at Open Doors for Multicultural Families 


Somali Health Board 

Somali Health Board provides the Developmental Screening and Referral program.  Services for Somali families include peer supports, screening, and referral.

Learn More at Somali Health Board  


The Arc of King County

The Arc of King County provides the Information and Family Support and Civic Engagement programs.  Services include peer supports for Spanish speaking and Black families.

Learn More at The Arc of King County 


Washington Multicultural Services Link 

The Washington Multicultural Services Link's provides the Black Family Engagement program.  Services focus on meeting the needs of Black families. ‚Äč

Learn More at Washington Multicultural Services Link 

Contact Us

Phone: 206-263-9105

TTY Relay Service: 711

Fax: 206-205-1632