State Resources

In this section, we try to provide a good selection of resources within each state in Region 10.  Resources are listed by state agencies, county and city government, and local service organizations. You may also find contact information for your local Independent Living Center via our Centers for Independent Living in Region 10 webpage.

Pacific Northwest Region

Washington State




Pacific Northwest Region

Accessible Design and Innovative Inclusion
Phone: 1-888-377-0100
Email: Eva L de Leon

iCanConnect (free equipment and training for people with both visual and hearing disabilities)
Phone: 1-800-825-4595


State Agencies and Organizations

Washington State Agencies ADA Coordinators

2-1-1 King County (Washington Information Network)
9725 3rd Ave NE, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98115
Dial 2-1-1

Aging and Disability Services
Seattle Human Services Department
700 5th Avenue, 51st Floor
Seattle, WA 98124-4215
TTY: 206-684-0702

American Foundation for the Blind
Toll free: 1-800-232-5463

The Arc of Washington State
Advocates for the rights of citizens with developmental disabilities.
Toll free: 1-888-754-8798

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)

Autism Society of America
Toll free: 1-800-328-8476

Brain Injury Alliance of Washington
Toll free: 1-877-824-1766

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Toll free: 1-800-233-4050

Center for Change in Transition Services

Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology (DO-IT)
Toll free: 1-888-972-3648 (voice/TTY)

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington

Deaf-Blind Service Center (DBSC)
206-323-9178 (TTY)

Washington State Governor's Office of the Education Ombuds (OEO)
Toll free: 866-297-2597

Washington State Resources for Parents of Children and Youth with Disabilities

Disability Rights Washington
Toll free: 1-800-562-2702

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

DSHS Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

WA State Health Care Authority Behavioral Health and Recovery

WA State Department of Children, Youth, and Families

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Special Education

WA State Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Epilepsy Foundation Northwest

NOFAS Washington (National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome)
800-666-NOFAS (800-666-6327)

Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment
PO Box 9046
Olympia, WA 98507-9046
Phone: 360-902-9511
Fax: 360-586-4600
Toby Olson, Executive Secretary of the Committee: 360-902-9489

Hearing, Speech, and Deaf Center
Toll free: 1-888-222-5036
206-388-1275 (TTY)

King County Civil Rights Commission
206-296-7596 (TTY)

Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) of Washington

Pierce County Association of the Blind

Special Education Technology Center
Central Washington University
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Washington State Human Rights Commission
Toll free: 1-800-233-3247 (SE HABLA ESPAÑOL)

Washington State Policy on Service Animals

Spina Bifida Association of Washington State
Toll free: 1-888-289-3702

Summit Assistance Dogs

Technical Assistance Centers 

Job–Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JDVRTAC) 

The purpose of the JDVRTAC is to (a) improve the ability of State VR agencies to work with employers and providers of training to ensure equal access to and greater opportunities for individuals with disabilities to engage in competitive employment or training; amongst other resources to help towards employment and training.

Telecommunications Relay Services
Toll free: 1-800-833-6384
Toll free: 1-800-833-6388 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
Toll free: 1-800-833-6385 (Tele-Braille)
Toll free: 1-877-833-6341 (speech to speech)

Addiction Resource: Washington Rehabs

Washington Sensory Disabilities Services
Toll free: 1-800-572-7000 (voice/TTY)

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
206-615-0418 (TTY)

Washington State Client Assistance Program (CAP)
Toll free: 1-800-544-2121
Toll free: 1-888-721-6072 (TTY)

Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP)
Toll free: 1-800-214-8731
Toll free: 1-866-866-0162

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
Toll-free: 1-800-562-2308
1102 Quince St SE, PO Box 41150
Olympia, WA 98504-1150

Washington Protection and Advocacy System (WPAS)
Toll free: 1-800-562-2702
Toll free: 1-800-905-0209 (TTY)

Washington Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Washington State Department of Services for the Blind
Toll free: 1-800-552-7103

Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council
Toll free: 1-800-634-4473

Washington State DSHS, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Toll free: 1-800-637-5627


State Agencies and Organizations

Aging and Disability Resource Connection of Oregon (ADRC)
1015 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97401

Services for Seniors & People with Disabilities
Oregon Department of Human Services
500 Summer Street NE, E-12
Salem, OR 97301-1073
T: 503-945-5600
TTY: 503-945-6214

Autism Research Institute
Toll-free: 1-8833-281-7165

Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon
Toll free: 1-800-544-5243

Oregon Association of the Deaf
PO Box 8054
Salem, OR 97303

Oregon Building Codes Division
1535 Edgewater St. NW
Salem, OR 97304

Bridges Oregon
A non-profit organization serving Oregonians who are Deaf, DeafBlind, or Hard of Hearing or face communication barriers. Services include advocacy, education, and communication.
1115 Madison St. NE #1069
Salem, OR 97301
Phone/Videophone: 971-202-1500

Department of Human Services: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Program
500 Summer Street NE, E-16
Salem, OR 97301
Toll free/Voice/TTY: 1-800 521-9615

Oregon Civil Rights Division
Bureau of Labor and Industries
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 1045
Portland, OR 97232

Oregon Commission for the Blind
535 SE 12th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
Toll free: 1-888-202-5463
TTY: 971-673-1577

Community Vision, Inc.
2475 SE Ladd Ave, Suite 240
Portland OR 97214

Oregon Resource Association
2405 Front Street NE, Suite 150
Salem OR 97301

Oregon Disabilities Commission
Aging and People with Disabilities
500 Summer Street NE, E-02
Salem, OR 97301
Toll free/TTY: 800-282-8096

Disability Rights Oregon
610 SW Broadway, #200
Portland, OR 97205
Toll free: 1-800-452-1694

Easter Seals Oregon
5757 SW Macadam Avenue
Portland, OR 97239

Fair Housing Council of Oregon
T: 503-223-8197

Learning Disabilities Association of Oregon
10175 SW Barbur Blvd, Suite 214B
Portland, OR 97219

Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association
18811 Willamette Drive
West Linn, OR 97068

Oregon Statewide Assistive Technology Program

Oregon Department of Human Services: Vocational Rehab
Department of Human Services
500 Summer St. NE E-87
Salem, OR 97301
Toll-free: 877-277-0513

Portland Business Leadership Network (PBLN)
Phone: 503-652-9036


State Agencies and Organizations

2-1-1 Idaho CareLine
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0026
Phone: 2-1-1 or 1-800-926-2588
TTY: 208-332-7205

Idaho Department of Labor: Able to Work

Idaho Assistive Technology Project
University of Idaho – Center on Disabilities and Human Development
121 W. Sweet Avenue
Moscow, ID 83843
Toll free: 1-800-432-8324

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
650 W. State St. Room 150 
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-3390

Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired
341 W Washington Street
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0012
208- 334-3220
Toll free: 1-800-542-8688

Commission on Aging and Disability
341 W Washington
Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 334-3833
Toll free: 1-800-926-2588

Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1720 Westgate Dr., Suite A2
Boise, ID 83704

VP: 208-473-2122
V: 208-334-0879
Cell: 208-573-3920
Fax: 208-334-0952

Toll-free in Idaho: 800-433-1323 V
Toll-free in Idaho: 800-433-1361 TTY

Council on Developmental Disabilities
700 W State Street, 1st Floor West
Boise, ID 83702
Toll free: 1-800-554-2433

Disability Rights Idaho

Boise Office:
4477 Emerald Street, Suite B-100
Boise, ID 83706
Toll free: 1-800-632-5125

Pocatello Office:
Toll free: 1-800-309-1589

Intermountain Fair Housing Council
5460 W. Franklin Road, Suite M
Boise, Idaho 83705
Toll Free: 1-800-717-0695

Fair Housing Forum

Idaho Human Rights Commission
317 West Main Street
Second Floor
Boise, ID 83735-0660
Toll free: 1-888-249-7025

Idaho Traumatic Brain Injury Virtual Program Center
Idaho State University
Meridian Health Sciences
1311 East Central Drive
Meridian, Idaho 83642

General Building Code Information

Idaho Building Codes

Title 39 Chapter 41 Idaho Building Code Act 39-4116. Local Adoption and Enforcement of Building Codes Equivalency with the Provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines and the Federal Fair Housing Act Accessibility Guidelines

Idaho Building Code Board

Idaho Resources on Effective Communication


State Agencies and Organizations
The Alaska State ADA Coordinator's Office coordinates the implementation of ADA laws to ensure that there is equal access to jobs and services for residents of the state.
Camille Brill
Acting State ADA Coordinator
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services:
Early Intervention/Infant Learning Program
550 W 8th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
T: 907-269-8442
Anchorage Office:
550 W 8th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Toll free: 1-800-478-9996

Juneau Office:
240 Main Street, Suite 601, Juneau, Alaska 99811-0680
Toll free: 1-866-465-3165
TTY: 907-465-5430

Fairbanks Office:
751 Old Richardson Hwy., Suite 100A, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Toll free: 1-800-770-1672
TDD: 907-451-5093
Easter Seals Alaska
670 West Fireweed Lane, Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99503

Alaska State Library Talking Book Center
344 West 3rd Avenue, Suite 125
Anchorage, AK 99501-2337
Toll free: 1-800-776-6566

Division of Behavioral Health
Department of Health and Social Services
P.O. Box 110620
Juneau, AK 99811-0620
Toll free: 1-800-465-4828
TTY: 907-465-2225
801 W. 10th Street, Suite A
Juneau, AK 99801
Alaska Mental Health Board
431 N. Franklin Street, Suite 200
Juneau, AK 99801
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
Juneau, AK 99801-1894
Alaska Department of Education & Early Decelopment: Special Education
801 W. 10th Street, Suite 200
Juneau, AK 99801-1894

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