Online Community Services Office (CSO)

A Guide to Services

Local Community Services Offices (CSO) provide many DSHS services.   Your local CSO can provide you with details  about these services and how to apply for them.

This web-site can also help you to:

Community Services Division provides programs to support the Mission of the Department of Social and Health Services. When we provide services, we work diligently to honor our commitment to our customers.

Apply Online -- DSHS Online Application for Benefits

Use the DSHS Online Application, at to:


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