Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

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ALTSA Co-sponsors 14th Annual - Voices of Children – Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives Contest
This contest is for children in Washington State who are being raised now or in the past by a relative other than their parents.  Entries can be in the form of a poem, short essay, or a picture that describes how living with a relative (such as a grandparent, aunt, or uncle) has made a positive difference in your life. Entry and rule information is included on the flyer. The six winning entries will receive a $100 from Twin Star Credit Union and an overnight at the Great Wolf Lodge for a family of 4.  Entry postmark deadline is April 1, 2017. Please help spread the word.

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.