Resources and Links
- Community Employment Alliance
The Community Employment Alliance is a non-profit organization, with a membership network of businesses and employment service providers for people with disabilities throughout Washington State.
- Washington State Employment Report
- King County Developmental Disabilities Division
King County offers a variety of services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities. KCDDD’s website provides information about programs, advisory groups, legislative activities, employment, housing and other services.
- King County Parent Coalition/Arc of King County
The King County Parent Coalition is a group of concerned parents, guardians and family members who have come together to take action for members of their family who have developmental disabilities. New members are always welcome. The site offers contact information, a schedule of meetings as well as extensive resource links.
- Arc of King County
Founded in 1936, The Arc of King County is Washington’s oldest local nonprofit organization serving people with developmental disabilities and their families. They serve about 6,000 individuals each year. The website provides a detailed description of their services, programs and projects as well as links to additional resources.
- King County Partnership Supporting Advocacy (KCPSA)
The KCPSA started in February of 2006 as a regional forum for organizations and people with disabilities to advocate for themselves and/or to influence systems. The mission of KCPSA is to provide an opportunity for individuals and organizations to network, share resources, and collaborate in assisting advocates with disabilities to develop a voice in King County and deliver that message, and to influence systems. Meetings are held at The Arc of King County.
- King County Supported Employment Guide (Adobe PDF document)
This book is intended to be a useful tool for adults ages eighteen and over and their families, who want and need support in their search for a job and/or other opportunities for community involvement.
- Pierce County Developmental Disabilities Program
Pierce County offers a variety of services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities. PCDDP’s website provides information about programs, advisory groups, legislative activities, employment and other services in Pierce County.
- PC2 Parent Group
The Pierce County Parent Coalition is a group of concerned parents, guardians and family members who have come together to take action for members of their family who have developmental disabilities. New members are always welcome. The site offers contact information, a schedule of meetings as well as extensive resource links in Pierce County.
- Clark County Developmental Disabilities Program
Clark County offers a variety of services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities. CCDDP’s website provides information about programs, advisory groups, legislative activities, employment and other services in Clark County.
- Kitsap County Developmental Disabilities Program
Kitsap County offers a variety of services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities. KCDDP’s website provides information about programs, advisory groups, legislative activities, employment and other services in Kitsap County.
- Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation offers employment services to people with disabilities. Their website will provide information about what types of services are available, how to sign-up, where the closest office is, and how to use
- Social Security Administration
Social Security Online provides information about Social Security, SSI and Disability.
- A Handbook for Trillium Employment Services (Adobe PDF document)
Our Handbook which will give you detailed information on the services Trillium offers for job candidates.
- Uniquely Auburn
Trillium is the non-profit umbrella organization for Uniquely Auburn…a FREE community-sponsored celebration of cultural diversity recognizing people, places, and events that make Auburn unique.
- Rotary International District 5030 Partners for Work
Employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Partners for Work is a Rotary District 5030 project that creates employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities by utilizing Rotarian business leadership as a vital link between job candidates and paid work.
- Caring – Senior Care Resource
Caring.com offers available care options and list of programs available to help maintain independence and quality of life for aging adults and their families. This resource provides comprehensive information on topics related to support and care options that are available in our community.
- Memory Care Facilities Memory Care Facilities is a free service that helps families who have loved ones with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Through our free search tool and nationwide database of memory care facilities, families who are in need of memory care for their loved ones are able to find licensed care homes and communities in their location which are best equipped to take care of their loved ones.
- Sunshine Behavioral Health
- How Racism Causes Mental Health Issues
- The Importance of Culturally Competent Care
- Why Don’t Black People Seek Mental Health Help
- Black Mental Health Providers
- Read stories of people working in various industries across Washington State.
- Coping with Covid Stress
- The Summit Wellness Group – 61 mental health and substance use resources for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) community.
Home Modification Resources:
- Building a Wheelchair Ramp: What you should know before tackling the project
- How to Create a More Accessible Garden
- Disability Grant Guide for Home Improvements & Repair
- Creating a Sensory Friendly Home
- How to Find an Accessible Apartment
- Features of Accessible Apartments
- Home Security Measures that Will Help People with Disabilities Stay Safe at Home
- Grants for Handicapped-Accessible Home Modifications
- Supporting Aging in Place with the Right Home Lighting
- How to Set Up a Disability-Friendly Home Office
- Adapting your home: the bathroom
- Kitchen Hacks for At-Home Chefs with Disabilities
- Aging in Place: Making Your Home’s Main Entrance Accessible