DSHS provides services in your preferred language. To learn more about the types of services we provide, please call 800-737-0617 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

If you reach a recording, please leave a message with your phone number and the language you speak and we will return your call with an interpreter on the line.

What kinds of services does DSHS offer?

  • Food, cash, housing and medical benefits: 877-501-2233
  • Child support: 800-442-5437
  • Adult care: 800-422-3263
  • Adult protection: 877-734-6277
  • Disability support: 800-248-0949
  • Vocational rehabilitation: 800-637-5627
  • Washington Relay Services (TTY): 800-833-6384 or 711


To make sure you get the services you need, we will arrange for interpreters to help us communicate with you, translate documents, provide documents in large print or Braille, provide audio versions of written materials, and more.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act prohibits DSHS from discriminating on the basis of race, color or national origin. If you requested and have not received services in your preferred language, or you feel DSHS has discriminated against you, please contact Constituent Services at 800-737-0617 or email your complaint to iraucomplaints@dshs.wa.gov.

You can also file a discrimination complaint with these offices:

Washington State Office of the Attorney General (800-551-4636)

Washington State Human Rights Commission (800-233-3247)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (800-368-1019)