No matter your age or ability, we can connect you and your family to the many programs & organizations that help provide a high-quality, inclusive life in Whatcom County.
Learn more about support programs and educational resources for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Find out how to access Developmental Disabilities programs in Whatcom County:
For Children under 3: Call the SEAS referral line at (360) 715-7485 to get connected to Child Development Services through Early Services for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT).
Services for students age 3-21 with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) are offered through school districts. Contact your local school district to learn more.
For students enrolled in school: The School to Work Program helps DDA-enrolled students in their second to last year find employment before transitioning out of school. Contact …
For adults 21+ who want support with paid employment: Learn more about the Pathways to Employment by contacting your DDA Case Manager at (360) 714-5000.
For adults age 62+: The Community Inclusion program connects people to activities, events and engagement with the local community. For a referral to this program, contact your DDA Case Manager at (360) 714-5000
Our Transition Resource Guide is filled with information to help students transition from school to adulthood.
If you are an agency who wants to become a qualified service provider, contact us! (Will link further down the page with more info for this user group on how to become a provider.)