Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

Latest News

Senior Community Service Employment Program – Request for Information
ALTSA is requesting information from qualified agencies interested in contracting with the Department to administer the Senior Community Services Employment Program through its grant with the federal Department of Labor. Please submit responses no later than March 2, 2018. Learn more.

ALTSA facilitates new grants to help improve nursing facilities.
New federal grant funding is available to eligible nursing facility providers and organizations to help improve the overall quality of life and care for nursing facility residents. Providers may apply for these Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Funds through an online application. Learn more on the Civil Money Penalty website or by reading the DSHS press release.

What We Do

Home and Community Services

Home and Community Services provides and administers long-term care services to eligible individuals and collaborates with Area Agencies on Aging to share community service options. Adult Protective Services investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Residential Care Services

Residential Care Services provides licensing, certification, and regulatory oversight to long-term care facilities including:

  • Nursing Homes
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Adult Family Homes
  • Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICFs/IID)
  • Supported Living; and
  • Enhanced Services Facilities

Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides service to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind and speech-disabled facing communication barriers.  Services includes telecommunications, reasonable accommodations and client services.

Management Services Division

Management Services Division supports the operations of the Aging and Long-Term Support Administration providing rates management, administrative support services, information technology, fiscal and contract management, and personnel operations.