Administrative Policy 7.01

This policy defines the department’s commitment to consultation with federally recognized tribes of Washington state, and to work in collaboration with recognized American Indian organizations (RAIOs) and individual American Indians and Alaska Natives in the planning of DSHS service programs, to ensure quality and comprehensive service delivery to all American Indians and Alaska Natives in Washington state.
This policy applies to all DSHS programs and employees. DSHS administrators and regional program managers who oversee contracted services are also responsible for implementing this policy in the planning and delivery of contracted services by incorporating the appropriate language into the contracts.
Please see below for links to the policy itself, as well as various DSHS administrations’ 7.01 plans.