Ages 6-14: Advocacy



Parent Advocacy

Parent to Parent (P2P)

P2P provides support and information to families of children with special needs and/or disabilities.  Local offices are located in every area of the state and can be found in your phone book or by visiting its website.

Partnerships for Action. Voices for Empowerment (PAVE)

PAVE provides advocacy, support and workshops on issues related to education, IEPs and inclusion.

Legal Advocacy and Protection

Disability Rights Washington
Legal services for disability rights violations, general information about legal rights, community education and training. (Tel) 1-800-562-2702

NW Justice Project
Civil legal assistance and representation to low-income people in situations affecting basic human needs, such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education and other basic needs.  1-888-201-1014 (Outside King County) | 2-1-1 (Inside King County)

Washington LawHelp
Provides information about legal issues and where to find legal help for low-income individuals.

END HARM
If you suspect that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused or neglected, call this number: 1-866-363-4276 The operator will connect you with the right DSHS office to make your report. [Note: If you are calling about an immediate life-threatening emergency, call 911.]



2017

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    Let Your Person Centered Planning Guide help you plan and prepare for each stage of life.

  • Informing Families is a partnership for better communication, provided by the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council in collaboration with the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration and other partners throughout the state.