Home  »   Public Health  »   Social Services  »   Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities

Mission Statement

Lewis County is committed to ensuring a service delivery system for all citizens that maximizes individual potential while promoting choices, opportunities, prosperity, and full participation in all aspects of community life.


We envision a future where individuals with developmental disabilities:

  • Are fully participatory citizens of Lewis County.
  • Share a common purpose with all the citizens of Lewis County.
  • Gain recognition for what they can contribute.
  • Have the opportunity to live useful, happy lives.


Lewis County Developmental Disabilities Program coordinates state and county funding for local agencies providing services that include:

  • Birth to three
  • Employment Services
  • Recreation Program


To be eligible for services contracted by Lewis County Developmental Disabilities Program all participants must be eligible and receiving services from the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD). For information on eligibility criteria or to apply for services, contact your local DDD office for an eligibility packet to be sent to your home, call (800) 339-8227.

Lewis County DDA Office
3451 Galvin Rd.
Centralia, WA 98531
(360) 807-7151

Public Health & Social Services Contact
Meja Handlen, Developmental Disabilities County Coordinator
360 NW North St.
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone: 360-740-1418
Fax: 360-740-1145