Family & Interagency Coordinating Council
Contact & Links

Resources for Families of Children
with Special Health Care Needs
in Kitsap County, WA

Support Groups for Kitsap Families

ASIF Kitsap (Autism Support, Information & Fun): Autism spectrum disorder support group meets the first Friday of each month from 7-9 p.m. at the Central Kitsap Presbyterian Church. Contact: Holly Patton, 360-377-3473.

C.H.A.D.D. ADD/ADHD Support Group: Meets second Tuesday of each month at Peninsula Bible Fellowship in Silverdale at 7pm. Contact: Kerry Miller, 360-697-3922.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Parent Support Group: Last Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Call Christine Njorge, 360-475-3527

Kitsap Asperger Support Group: Last Thursday of each month. Contact Laurel Pardee (360) 779-7156 or laurelpardee @comcast.net

Kitsap County Father's Support Network: 2nd Saturday, 10 am to 12 pm, Bremerton. For more information contact Doug Stauner at 360-692-4670 or Doug_St@netzero.com

Kitsap County Parent Coalition: Advocacy and training support, monthly newsletter. For more information contact Nancy Martin at 1-800-347-7387

Lead Family Resource Coordinator for Birth to 3: Kathy Avery, Holly Ridge Center, (360) 373-2536 or (800) 449-1660

Military Special Needs Network: Uniting and supporting EFM families. Meets 4th Tuesday of every month at Faith Fellowship Church, 6251 NW Newberry Hill Road, Silverdale 6-8 pm. For more information email to meeting@militaryspecialneedsnetwork.com or visit website www.militaryspecialneedsnetwork.com

Parent to Parent Support Program: Parent mentoring and support, lending library and newsletter. For more information contact Holly Patton at 360-377-3473.

Sibshops: Play and social support group for siblings of children with disabilities. Sponsored by Parent to Parent of Kitsap County, for more information Contact Holly Patton at 360-377-3473.

Special Education Parent Advisory Council (S.E.P.A.C.): Information and support for Parents, Advocates, and Anyone who works with students with special Needs.
For more information see our webpage: http://specialservices.cksd.wednet.edu/Sepac.htm

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Kitsap Peninsula Support Group: For activities and meeting dates Contact Dave Lewallen (360) 871-5139 or Rebekah Uhtoff (360) 782-0467

UPSIDE Down Syndrome Support Group of Kitsap County: 2nd Friday 6:30 to 9:00 pm. For more information contact Sharon Domermuth at 360-308-0187.

Washington PAVE : Provides training, resources and support for parents whose children have special learning needs, including parent volunteers (Community Liaisons) who can attend IEP meetings. For more information contact the Parent Training and Information Program at 1-800-572-7368.

Resources for Families

Division of Developmental Disabilities
(360) 475-3490
DDD assists eligible individuals with DD and their families to obtain services and supports using state and federal funds. Resources are limited and needed services may not always be available.
Website: www1.dshs.wa.gov/ddd
Family Resources Coordination
(360) 373-2536
Screening, evaluation and service coordination for infants and toddlers under age three who may have a developmental delay.
Website: www.del.wa.gov/development/esit
Kitsap County Developmental Disabilities
(360) 337-4872
The DD Program plans and develops programs and administers contracts with 11 local agencies which provide direct services to clients. Community education services are provided through contracts with other agencies.
Website: www.kitsapgov.com/hr/wsolympic/devdis/devdisabl.htm
Kitsap Transit Access
(360) 479-7272
Door-to-door bus service for individuals with disabilities, at discount rates; monthly bus passes
Website: www.kitsaptransit.org
Medical Assistance Administration
(800) 562-3022
MAA helps low-income people obtain appropriate, quality health services
Website: maa.dshs.wa.gov
Parent Child Health Program
(360) 337-4821
PCH provides assistance accessing medical care, public health nurses, social workers and child health advocates, parenting, dental and health care information and referral to community agencies.
Website: http://www.kitsapcountyhealth.com/community_health/
parent_child_health/pch_index.htm
Social Security Administration
(800) 772-1213
SSA may provide financial assistance for families through the Supplemental Security Income Program - eligibility determination required.
Website: www.ssa.gov/disability

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Therapy Services

The following is a list of therapists offering children's services in or near Kitsap County. It is important to explore all of your options before making a decision. Before you make an appointment with any therapist, it is wise to inquire about fees, billing policy and whether the provider accepts your particular insurance.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact your Family Resources Coordinator (FRC) at Holly Ridge Center (360) 373-2536 or 1-800-449-1660.

Agencies Providing Multiple Services

Harrison Hospital (Silverdale)
Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
1780 NW Myhre Road, Suite 2140
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 
 

(360) 744-6080
FAX: (360) 744-6086
 
Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech Therapy

 

Harbor Children's Therapy Services
5334 Olympic Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 853-5155
 
Occupational Therapy/Speech Therapy

 

Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Rd.
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
www.hollyridge.org
(360) 373-2536
Fax: (360) 373-4934
Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech Therapy/Home Visits

 

Kitsap Children's Therapy
19319 7th Ave. NE Bldg. B, #114
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 
(360) 697-2228
Fax: (360) 697-2116
kitsapchildrenstherapy.com
Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech Therapy/Home Visits

 

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
311 South L Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
 
 
 

(253)403-1424
Fax: (253)403-4714
Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech Therapy

 

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Occupational/Physical Therapists

Belfair Physical Therapy
23460 NE Hwy. 3
Belfair, WA 98528
 
 
 

(360) 275-4352
 

 

Center for Therapeutic Intervention
6659 Kimball Dr. #D 403
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 851-3874
Fax: (253) 858-3856

 

Kitsap Physical Therapy
20730 Bond Rd. NE #106
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 

(360) 779-3764
Fax: (360) 779-9740

 

Peninsula Pediatric Therapy
6659 Kimball Drive, Suite C-303
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 857-5437
Fax: (253) 857-5497

 

Pediatric Occupational Therapy
13881 John Street, NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

(206) 780-5664
Fax: (206) 855-9554

 

Sweeney, Jane Physical Therapist
8814 30th Street Court NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 265-3866
Fax: (253) 265-3867
Limited Home Visits

 

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Speech/Language Therapists

ABC Speech Therapy
19319 7th Ave. Suite 104
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 

(360) 830-6757
Fax: (866) 443-9839

 

All About Speech
3206 50th St. Ct. NW Suite 101
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 514-8384
 
Open M-F, accepts multiple insurance, pragmatic social groups

 

Mary Bridge Speech and Hearing Center
 
 
 
(253) 403-4437
Fax: (253) 403-4714
One day only in Gig Harbor

 

Dean, Diana M.A. CCC
6659 Kimball Dr. Suite C-304
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 851-6922
 

 

Bombardier, Michelle M.A. CCC-SLP
213 Madison Avenue, Suite 700
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

(206) 842-2480
 

 

Group Health Speech & Language Services
 
 
 
1-800-645-6799
(253) 476-6550 (Tacoma)

 

Jo Ann Hebert, SLP M SPA CCC
7628 Madrona Drive NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

(206) 842-8444
 

 

KH Communication Services
8250 Fernbrook Lane
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 

(360) 471-7093
 

 

Kitsap Children's Speech Therapy
9951 Mickelberry Road, Suite #127
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 

(360) 692-2404
 

 

Lee, Janet K., M.S., CCC-SLP
11216 Pinyon Ave. NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

(206) 390-9468
jklspeech@yahoo.com

 

Walker, Gail, M.S.P.A., CCC-SLP
4360 Birkland Rd., NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

(206) 780-9392
 
Home Visits in North Kitsap

 

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School Contacts

Kitsap Early Childhood Contacts
Olympic Educational Service District
105 National Avenue North
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
(360) 478-6886
Fax: (360) 478-6869
Director of Early Childhood Special Education
email Jennifer Acuna Jennifer Acuna
Bainbridge Island School District Special Services Office
8489 Madison Avenue
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206) 842-7637
Fax: (206) 780-1089
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
(206) 842-4641
Childfind Coordinator
email Marie Kuffel Marie Kuffel
(206) 780-3034
 
   Website: www.bainbridge.wednet.edu
Bremerton School District 100-C Special Services Department
134 N. Marion Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98312-3542
(360) 478-5135
Fax: (360) 478-6062
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
(360) 478-5110
Childfind Coordinators
email Alicia Skelly Alicia Skelly
(360) 473-1008
 
   Website: www.bremertonschools.org
Central Kitsap School District Special Services Office
P.O. Box 8
Silverdale, WA 98383-0008
(360) 662-1040
Fax: (360) 698-5112
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
(360) 662-8800
Childfind Coordinator
email Cheri Brooks Cheri Brooks
(360) 662-1040
 
   Website: www.cksd.wednet.edu
North Kitsap School District Office of Special Education
18360 Caldart Avenue NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
(360) 394-2604
(360) 297-7122
Fax: (360) 394-2609
Childfind Coordinator
email Ron Hunter Ron Hunter
(360) 394-2603
 
   Website: www.nksd.wednet.edu
South Kitsap School District Office of Special Education
2150 Fircrest Drive SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
 
Fax: (360) 876-7391
(360) 876-7347
Childfind Coordinator
email Jerre Daniels-Hall Jerre Daniels-Hall
(360)443-3641
 
   Website: www.skitsap.wednet.edu

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FICC Member Agencies

ARC of Kitsap/Jefferson County
3243 N. Perry Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 

(360) 377-3473
www.arckj.org

 

Bainbridge Island School District
Special Services Office
8489 Madison Avenue
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 
 

(206) 780-3034
www.bainbridge.wednet.edu
 

 

Bremerton School District
Special Services Department
134 N. Marion Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98312-3542
 
 
 
 

(360) 473-1008
www.bremertonschools.org
 

 

Central Kitsap School District
Special Services Office
P.O. Box 8
Silverdale, WA 98383-0008
 
 
 

(360) 662-1040
www.cksd.wednet.edu
 

 

Crime Victim Assistance Center
P.O. Box 1936
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 

(360) 874-2870
 

 

DSHS Children's Administration
3423 6th Street
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 

(360) 475-3582
 

 

DSHS Community Services Division
4710 Auto Center Blvd.
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 

(360) 473-2251
www.onlinecso.dshs.wa.gov

 

DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities
Kitsap Field Service Office
3423 6th Street, W18-2
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
 

(360) 475-3497
www1.dshs.wa.gov/ddd
 

 

Fleet & Family Naval Base Kitsap
Exceptional Family Member Program
2901 Barbel Street
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 
 

(360) 396-5469
 
 

 

Harrison Medical Center
Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
1780 NW Myhre Road #2140
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 
 

 

Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 

(360) 373-2536
www.hollyridge.org

 

Kitsap Community Resources (KCR)
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337
Disability Coordinator
Services
Administration
HS/ECEAP/EHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

(360) 473-2078
www.kcr.org
 
 
 
 

 

Kitsap County Developmental Disabilities
614 Division Street, MS-23
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 

 

Kitsap County Developmental Disabilities
Advisory Board
2615 Nellita Road NW
Seabeck, WA 98380
 
 
 
 

 
(360) 830-5878
 

 

Kitsap County Health District
Children with Special Health Care Needs
(CSHCN)
345 6th Street, Suite 300
Bremerton, WA 98337-1866
 
 
 
 
 

(360) 337-4823
kitsapcountyhealth.com
 
 

 

Kitsap County Parent Coalition
for Developmental Disabilities
4619 Basswood Court, SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 
 

(360) 769-2220
http://kitsap-wa.org/
 

 

Lutheran Community Services
North West-Parent Line
645 4th Street Suite 202
Bremerton, WA 98337
 
 
 
 

(360) 479-2499
 
 

 

North Kitsap School District
Office of Special Education
18360 Caldart Avenue NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 
 

(360) 394-2603
www.nksd.wednet.edu
 

 

Olympic College Child Development
and Family Center
1600 Chester Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98337-1699
 
 
 
 

(360) 475-7191
 
 

 

Olympic Educational Service District #114
Special Education
105 National Avenue, North
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
 

(360) 478-6866
www.oesd.wednet.edu
 
Provide training and technical assistance to school districts and early childhood
programs. Provide training, information and referral for parents of children with
special needs.

 

Olympic Education Service District 114
Head Start/ECEAP/Early Head Start
105 National Avenue, North
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
 

(360) 478-6860
www.oesd.wednet.edu
 
Part Day, Full Day Early Education and Home Visiting Services

 

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe
Early Childhood Education Program
31912 Little Boston Rd, NE
Kingston, WA 98346
Director : jaclyn haight
Family Services : Melissa Streun
 
 
 
 
 
 

(360) 297-6258
(360) 297-6277
www.pgst.nsn.us
 
 

 

South Kitsap School District
Office of Special Education
2150 Fircrest Drive SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 
 

(360) 876-7362
www.skitsap.wednet.edu
 

 

Suquamish Tribe
Marion Forsman-Bouchie
Early Learning Center
PO Box 498
Suquamish, WA 98392
 
 
 
 
 

(360) 394-8579
www.suquamish.nsn.us
 
 

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FICC Contacts

ESIT Program Liaison
Kathy Blodgett
(360) 725-3520
Email: kathy.blodgett@del.wa.gov
Early Intervention Services Lead Agency
Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA   98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Connie Zapp, ITP Director
Email: itpdir@hollyridge.org
County Interagency Coordinating Council Lead Agency
Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA   98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Kathy Avery, Lead FRC
Email: frc@hollyridge.org
County Interagency Coordinating Council Co-Chair
Robin Williams
Olympic ESC Headstart/EHS/ECEAP
105 National Avenue
Bremerton, WA   98312
(360) 478-6873
Email: robwil@oesd.wednet.edu
Lead Family Resources Coordinator
Kathy Avery
Kitsap County Family Resources Coordination

5112 NW Taylor Rd
Bremerton, WA 98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Fax: (360) 373-4934
Email: frc@hollyridge.org
Public Awareness Contact Person
Kathy Avery
Kitsap County Family Resources Coordination

5112 NW Taylor Rd
Bremerton, WA 98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Fax: (360) 373-4934
Email: frc@hollyridge.org

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Early Childhood Trainings

March 2012
March 15, 2012-The ABC's of Including Young Children with Austism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Early Childhood Environments, 10-00 to Noon. OESD 114, 105 National Ave., Bremerton, WA. RSVP to Kathy Avery at 360-373-2536 or frc@hollyridge.org

April 2012
schedule pending

May 2012
schedule pending

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