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Department of Health

Accepts complaints about providers and facilities that DOH credentials, as well as complaints about providers practicing without a license.


Department of Corrections Ombuds

The Office of the Corrections Ombuds serves the state of Washington by helping to resolve issues involving people incarcerated in the Department of Corrections facilities.

Office of the Developmental Disabilities Ombuds (DD Ombuds)

DD Ombuds program operates statewide to investigate, advocate, and report on services to people with developmental disabilities. The DD Ombuds focuses on resolving issues at the lowest level possible through individual complaint resolution.  The program provides a range of services, including monitoring, information on rights and responsibilities, informal advocacy, and recommendations for changes in policy and procedures.


Washington State Long Term Care Ombuds

The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman advocates for residents of nursing homes, adult family homes, and assisted living facilities. 


The Washington State Family and Children’s Ombuds

An independent and impartial office that helps citizens navigate Washington state agencies serving children, youth and families. The Ombuds also investigates complaints about a Washington state agency’s actions.

Washington Mental Health Referral Service for Children and Teens

Connecting families with mental health providers in your community who accept new patients, work with your insurance, and fit your child’s treatment needs.

For information about the Referral Service in another language, please download one of the informational flyers about our program linked below.

Russian • Somali • Spanish • Vietnamese • English

Washington State Community Connectors

Connecting families across Washington state to resources, training, and support.

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