Kitsap Interagency Coordinating Council
Contact & Links

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

Support Groups for Kitsap Families

Autism Society of WA/Kitsap Chapter: Contact Rhonda Stewart at 360-373-7166 (email [email protected]); website www.autismsocietyofwa.org/ASK.html has information.

C.H.A.D.D. ADD/ADHD Support Group: Meets second Tuesday of each month at Peninsula Bible Fellowship in Silverdale at 7pm. Contact: Lynn Myrvang, 360-779-5362.

Family Educator Partnership Project (FEPP): Resources and training for educators and families of children with special needs. For more information contact: Lydia Harrison at 206-780-2731 or [email protected]

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: For more information contact Doug Stauner at 360-692-4670 or [email protected]

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

Lead Family Resource Coordinator for Birth to 3: Monique Bartoldus, Kitsap County Family Resources Coordination, (360) 373-2536 or (800) 449-1660.

Mom's Time Out: First Wednesday each month at 9:30 a.m. at Pat's Bakery in Bremerton. For more information contact Charelaine at 360-692-3701.

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

Sibshops: Peer support for siblings 7 to 13 years of age. Sponsored by Parent to Parent of Kitsap County, for more information Contact Sherry Charlot at 360-377-3473.

UPSIDE Down Syndrome Support Group of Kitsap County: 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: www1.dshs.wa.gov/iteip
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/devdisab.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: Tricare, Healthy Options, or Medicaid etc.

The Lead Family Resources Coordinator is housed at Holly Ridge Center, but the position is funded through the State Infant Toddler Early Intervention Program. No matter where you decide to go for services, she/he is available to assist you in locating options and developing a family service plan meeting. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact the Lead FRC at (360) 373-2536 or 1-800-449-1660.

Occupational/Physical Therapists

Harrison Hospital
Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
Harrison Silverdale
1780 NW Myhre Road, Suite G210
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 
 
 

(360) 337-8980
 
 
 
Occupational Therapy · Physical Therapy · Speech Therapy
Can do evaluations of home to assist in parent education

 

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 #114
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 

(360) 697-2228
Fax: (360) 697-2116
Physical Therapy · Occupational Therapy · Home Visits

 

Puget Sound Therapy Services
3500 Bucklin Hill Rd., #101
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 

(360) 692-2301
Fax: (360) 692-3913
(Kent, WA office)   1-800-253-4326
Physical Therapy · Occupational Therapy · Speech Therapy · Home Visits

 

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

(360) 275-4352
 

 

Center for Therapeutic Intervention
6665 Kimball Drive
Gig Harbor, WA 9335
 
 
 

(253) 851-3874
 

 

ELK's Therapist Diane Haas OTR/ L
11490 Gable Ave. SW
Port Orchard, WA 98367
 
 
 

(360) 895-2141
 
Services provided through Home Visits

 

Kitsap Children's Therapy
Julie Briggs, SI/OT/NDT
19319 7th Ave. NE #114
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 
 

(360) 697-2228
Fax: (360) 697-2116
 
Occupational Therapy/Home visits

 

Kitsap Physical Therapy
20730 Bond Rd. NE #106
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Contact: Barbara Danford, P.T.
 
 
 
 
(360) 779-3764
Fax: (360) 779-9740
 
(360) 779-4650

 

Murray Therapy
John, OT and Michelle Murray, OT
3007 66th Ave. Court NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 
 

(253) 265-6967
Fax: (253) 265-3342
 

 

Sweeney, Jane P.T.
8814 30th Street Court NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
 
 
 

(253) 265-3866
Fax: (253) 265-3867

 

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

(253) 857-5437
Fax: (253) 857-5497
 

 

Pedicatric Occupational Therapy
Catherine Whiting, MS, OTR/L
13881 John Street, NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 
 

(206) 780-5664
Fax: (206) 855-9554
 

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Speech/Language Therapists

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

[email protected]
(206) 842-2480

 

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

(253) 851-6922
 

 

Harrison Hospital
Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
Harrison Silverdale
1780 NW Myhre Road, Suite G210
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 
 
 

(360) 337-8980
 
 
 
Physical Therapy · Occupational Therapy · Speech Therapy
Can do evaluations of home to assist in parent education

 

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

 

Puget Sound Therapy Services
3500 Bucklin Hill Rd., #101
Silverdale, WA 98383
 
 
 

(360) 692-2301
Fax: (360) 692-3913
(Kent, WA office)   1-800-253-4326
Physical Therapy · Occupational Therapy · Speech Therapy · Home Visits

 

Northwest Speech Clinic
19319 7th Ave. NE #114
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 

(360) 779-8055
Fax: (360) 697-2116

 

Children's Hospital Communications Disorders
4800 Sand Point Way, NE
Seattle, WA 98105
 
 
 

(206) 526-2104
Fax: (206) 517-2409
 

 

Mary Bridge Speech and Hearing
122 Division Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98403
 
 
 

(253) 572-5252
Fax: (253) 627-5004

 

Raquer, Linda, M.A. CCC-SLP
13235 Mill Stone Place, NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

(206) 780-2320
 

 

Tacoma Speech and Hearing
15 Oregon Ave., Suite 104
Tacoma, WA 98409
 
 
 

(253) 472-6454
 

 

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

(206) 780-9392
 

 

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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 Carol Pacheco Carol Pacheco
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
Special Education Director
email Clayton Mork Clayton Mork
(206) 780-1069
Childfind Coordinator
email Heidi Ryen Heidi Ryen
(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
Special Education Director
Bob Hamilton Bob Hamilton
Childfind Coordinators
1 email Marlene Edwards Marlene Edwards
2 email Mike Spencer Mike Spencer
 
   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
Special Education Director
David McVicker
Childfind Coordinator
email Jim Siridakis Jim Siridakis
 
   Website: www.cksd.wednet.edu
North Kitsap School District Office of Special Education
18360 Caldart Avenue NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
(360) 394-2604
 
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
(360) 297-7122
Special Education Director
email Dorothy Siskin Dorothy Siskin
Fax: (360) 394-2609
Childfind Coordinator
email Steve Kunkel Steve Kunkel
(360) 394-2608
Fax: (360) 697-3175 or 779-5963
 
   Website: www.nksd.wednet.edu
South Kitsap School District Office of Special Education
2150 Fircrest Drive SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
Fax: (360) 876-7391
Trans. (Confirm Home Dist.)
(360) 876-7347
Special Education Director
email Rita Reandeau Rita Reandeau
(360) 876-7362
Childfind Coordinator
email Jerre Daniels-Hall Jerre Daniels-Hall
(360)443-3641
 
   Website: www.skitsap.wednet.edu

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KICC Member Agencies

ARC of Kitsap/Jefferson County
3243 N. Perry Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
Contact: Nina Dunning
www.arckj.org
(360) 377-3473

 

Bainbridge Island School District
Special Services Office
8489 Madison Avenue
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 
 
Contact: Heidi Ryen
(206) 780-1069
Fax: (206) 780-1089
www.bainbridge.wednet.edu

 

Bremerton School District
Special Services Department
134 N. Marion Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98312-3542
 
 
 
 
Contact: Marlene Edwards
(360) 478-5135
Fax: (360) 478-6062
www.bremertonschools.org

 

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

Contact: Jim Siridakis
(360) 692-3152
www.cksd.wednet.edu

 

North Kitsap School District
Office of Special Education
18360 Caldart Avenue NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact: Steve Kunkel
(360) 394-2604
Fax: (360) 698-5112
Fax: (360) 394-2609
www.nksd.wednet.edu

 

South Kitsap School District
Office of Special Education
2150 Fircrest Drive SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 
 
Contact: Jerre Daniels-Hall
(360) 876-7362
(360) 871-7391
www.skitsap.wednet.edu

 

DSHS Bremerton CSO
4710 Auto Center Blvd.
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
Contact: Maria Ross
(360) 473-2206
www.onlinecso.dshs.wa.gov

 

Family Educator Partnership Project
280 Wyatt Way, NE #B208
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
 
 
 

 

Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
 
 
Contact: Kathy Fortner
(360) 373-2536
(360) 373-4934
www.hollyridge.org

 

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

www.kcr.org
Contact: Christine Johnson
(360) 473-2078
(360) 377-0053
(360) 473-2301
(360) 473-2075

 

Childcare Resource & Referral
105 National Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
Contact: Sherrie Cowan
www.resourceandreferral.org
(360) 405-5807

 

Division of Developmental Disabilities
Kitsap Field Service Office
3423 6th Street, Suite 110
Bremerton, WA 98312-9913
 
 
 
 

Contact: Richard Duncan
(360) 475-3490
www1.dshs.wa.gov/ddd

 

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
Kitsap County Health District

345 6th Street, Suite 300
Bremerton, WA 98337-1866
 
 
 

Contact: Jan Thurston, RN
(360) 337-4823
www.kitsapcountyhealth.com

 

Kitsap County
Family Resources Coordination
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
 
Contact: Monique Bartoldus
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Fax: (360) 373-4934

 

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

 

Kitsap County Parent Coalition
for Developmental Disabilities
4619 Basswood Court, SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366
 
 
 
 
Contact: Nancy Martin
(360) 769-2220
Fax: (360) 769-4154
http://kitsap-wa.org/

 

Kitsap Mental Health
5455 Almira Drive, NE
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 

Contact: George Danelles
(360) 405-4010

 

Olympic Educational Service District #114
Special Education
105 National Avenue, North
Bremerton, WA 98312
 
 
 
 
www.oesd.wednet.edu
(360) 478-6866
Fax: (360) 478-6869
[email protected]
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
 
 
 
 

Contact: Robin Williams
(360) 478-6860
 
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
 
 
 
 
 
 

www.pgst.nsn.us
Fax: (360) 297-4496
 
(360) 297-6258
(360) 297-6277

 

Suquamish Tribe Early Learning Center
PO Box 498
Suquamish, WA 98392
 
 
 

Contact: Marcy Maki
(360) 394-8579

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KICC Contacts

ITEIP Program Liaison
Kathy Blodgett
(360) 725-3520
Email: [email protected]
Early Intervention Services Lead Agency
Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA   98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Kathrin Fortner, ITP Director
Email: [email protected]
County Interagency Coordinating Council Lead Agency
Holly Ridge Center
5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA   98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Monique Bartoldus, Lead FRC
Email: [email protected]
County Interagency Coordinating Council Co-Chairs
Christine Johnson
KCR Head Start/EHS/ECEAP

1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337
(360) 377-0053 ext 309
Fax: (360) 792-8708
Email: [email protected]
Christianne Martin
c/o Holly Ridge Center

5112 NW Taylor Road
Bremerton, WA   98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Lead Family Resources Coordinator
Monique Bartoldus
Kitsap County Family Resources Coordination

5112 NW Taylor Rd
Bremerton, WA 98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Fax: (360) 373-4934
Email: [email protected]
Public Awareness Contact Person
Monique Bartoldus
Kitsap County Family Resources Coordination

5112 NW Taylor Rd
Bremerton, WA 98312
(360) 373-2536
(800) 449-1660
Fax: (360) 373-4934
Email: [email protected]

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