Publications Library

The Department maintains a library of over 1,000 publications available to the public. Department publications are listed below by number, title and program area.

All publications are available as PDF files. Some are offered as videos and many can be ordered free of charge from the printing department. Many publications are translated into foreign languages. View the list of possible languages.

To order a hard copy of a publication, please visit My Fulfillment Store Front. To order a hard copy of a publication from the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing, please email Kelly Robison.

Children and Family Services - Adoption, Foster Parenting, Licensing, Training and more

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
22-1539 Social Worker Tips for Pregnant and Parenting Youth
22-1540 Teen Fathers Tips for Your in State Foster Care
22-1541 Teen Mothers Tips for Youth in State Foster Care
22-1564 Washington State Education and Training Voucher Program Guidelines

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1615 Your Rights, Your Life - A Guide for Youth in Foster Care

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1632 Rights of Children and Youth in Foster Care

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1714 Caregiver Tip Sheet

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1741 Caregivers and Court Dependency Process

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1763 Reporting Responsibilities for Group Care Facilities WAC 388-145
22-1765 Kinship Care: Relative and Suitable Other Placement

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-359 Sees No Danger & Wanders Afar - Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (12 to 17 years)

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-492 A Relative's Guide to Child Welfare Services (Currently being revised)

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-533 Caregiver Guidelines For Foster Childhood Activities

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-816 Education Advocacy Program - Improving Education Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster Care

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
24-366 Foster Youth! Get Educated. There's help for getting into and paying for college!

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

24-525 Mandated Reporter Poster
  • English

Developmental Disabilities

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
22-1173 Developmental Disabilities Administration Assessment - About services and supports

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1743 Community Engagement and Community Guide Fact Sheet
22-334 Handbook for DDA Individual Providers

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-442 DDA Supports and Services: Adult Family Homes

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-605 Developmental Disabilities Administration Home and Community Based Waiver Services

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-722 Who, What, Where, How - DDA Supports and Services

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Economic Services - Child Support, Applying for Food Stamps and other benefits

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
Changes to TANF and WorkFirst Eligibility Requirements
22-1125 WorkFirst - Helping you help yourself and your family

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-1133 Child Support Visitation and Custody

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-1143 A Guide to Child Support Services for Relative Caregivers

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Spanish
22-1698 DCS - Statewide School and Teen Outreach Program Flyer

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1706 Career Ladder for Educated and Vocationally Experienced Refugees (CLEVER)
22-1727 Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) and Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) Referral Programs Overview -- rack card

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1727a Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) and Housing and Essential Needs (HEN) Referral Programs Overview -- half page handout
22-297 How To Apply For and Use Food Stamp Benefits

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Russian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
22-806 DCS What Every Teenager Needs to Know About Paternity and Child Support

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
  • Spanish

Rehabilitation

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
22-1295 Information for Parents and Guardians: Family Integrated Transactions

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English

Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Addiction and Recovery

Number Publication Title Download Publication Request Print Copy (when available) Languages for Print (when available)?
Improving the Statewide Adolescent Treatment System of Care Strategic Plan -- January 2008

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1144 Hope, Help and Healing: A Guide to Someone Who Might Have a Drug or Alcohol Problem

Is print copy available? no

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22-1245 My name is Tyler and in 9 years I'll be an alcoholic

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1276 Children's Natural Disaster Bookmark (Rain): Stop and Go Away (Flooding Water)

Is print copy available? no

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22-1284 Children's Natural Disaster Bookmark (Wind): Stop and Go Away (Climb to Higher Ground)

Is print copy available? no

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1464 Prevention Redesign Initiative - Healthy Children, Families and Communities Brochure

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1596 WISe Information Sheet for Child Psychiatrists and ARNPs
22-1597 WISe Information Sheet for DMHPs and Crisis Teams
22-1599 WISe Information Sheet for HCA and Contracted Providers
22-1601 WISe Information Sheet for Pediatricians, Family Practitioners, Physician Assistants and ARNPs
22-1602 WISe Information Sheet for K-12 Educators and Professionals
22-1605 WISe Information Sheet for Juvenile Court, Detention and Probation Personnel
22-1613 Recognizing and Helping Young People at Risk for Psychosis Booklet

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1622 Get Help Early - Psychosis and Young People Brochure

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

22-1624 Get Help Early - Psychosis and Young People Fact Sheet

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1627 Early Psychosis Identification - Primary Care Provider Guide

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English
22-1630 Core Competencies Manual - Psychosis and Young People

Is print copy available? yes

If yes, click here to request copy.

  • English