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Community and Human Services

Building vital communities, families and individuals
Department of Community and Human Services
Chinook Building
401 5th Ave, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104

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Phone:  206-263-9100
Fax:   206-296-5260
TTY:   711 Relay Service

Adrienne Quinn, Director

Sherry Hamilton, Communications Manager

Employee Directory

Department of Community and Human Services

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 Welcome to the King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS). Our department is dedicated to helping our region's neediest residents achieve and maintain healthier and more independent lives and to strengthening our communities.

The department focuses efforts in several key areas: prevention and early intervention, treatment, housing, ending homelessness, criminal justice services as alternatives to incarceration, and employment and education services.

We hope you find the information you are seeking on our website. Please let us know how we can help you.