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 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    December 13, 2012

State settles child abuse case

OLYMPIA - After extensive negotiations, a settlement was reached today in the amount of $11 million to resolve both the alleged negligence and civil rights claims of six plaintiffs against the Department of Social and Health Services and 21 individua...

 
 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    December 6, 2012

Technology available to assist DSHS clients with hearing loss

OLYMPIA – Deaf and hard of hearing clients seeking services at the Department of Social and Health Services’ Community Services Offices in Tumwater and Tacoma can now use assistive technologies that send auditory signals directly to...

 
 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    November 19, 2012

State settles public records lawsuit with The Seattle Times

OLYMPIA – The Department of Social and Health Services has reached an agreement with The Seattle Times to settle a lawsuit filed by the newspaper over a public records request made in September 2009. There were no court hearings or rulings on...

 
 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    September 27, 2012

Washington state receives $700,000 federal grant to enhance and expand Aging and Disability Resource Centers

Olympia – The Administration for Community Living, in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Veterans Health Administration, has announced that Washington is one of eight states to receive The Enhanced Aging and Di...

 
 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    September 11, 2012

Skagit County woman fined, will do jail time after pleading guilty to welfare fraud

OLYMPIA – A 37-year-old Mount Vernon woman pleaded guilty to submitting false information to the state Department of Social and Health Services in order to receive public assistance benefits. Between January 2006 and June 2010, Ofelia Manrique...

 
 By Department Of Social And Health Services    News    August 23, 2012

Bank Change for Division of Child Support

OLYMPIA – Through a mandated competitive bid process, Bank of America will now provide banking services for the Department of Social and Health Services’ Division of Child Support. US Bank provided those services for the past 20 years....