Department of Human Services

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 About Us

Our mission is to provide essential services that address individual and community needs, preserve the rights and dignity of those they serve, and promote the health and well-being of all Kitsap residents.

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Kitsap1 is your first call for County services and questions. 

Call 360.337.5777 or email

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Office closed for weekends and holidays.

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Over 23,562 Kitsap County residents benefit from services directly provided by employees of this department or through one of the 87 department contractors. The department administers an annual operating budget in excess of $75 million dollars with 97% of funding obtained through federal and state contracts and grants.
More than 158 members of our community are appointed by the Board of Commissioners to serve on one of 11 Human Services Boards, Commissions, and Councils staffed by employees of this department. Appointed members of our community work in partnership with employees of the department to identify individual and community human services needs, plan and develop services, provide oversight and evaluation for accountability and service enhancements.