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​Who We Are

Kitsap County Aging and Long-Term Care (ALTC) is a division of Kitsap County government and is the state-designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Kitsap County. ALTC provides services in the home and throughout the community for seniors and adults with disabilities to help them remain living in their own homes. Case Management staff assesses and authorizes services for people receiving Medicaid funded in-home care services in Kitsap County. Information and Assistance staff offers free help to individuals and organizations with locating and accessing services and programs for seniors 60 years of age and older and those who are family caregivers. Our goal is to offer quality services emphasizing independence and dignity.

The Division's administrative staff is responsible for fiscal and contract management, program and system planning and coordination, and thereby ensuring access to available services. Kitsap ALTC directly operates:
 

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Senior Information and Assistance

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Case Management

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Long-Term Care Ombudsman

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Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)

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Family Caregiver Support Program

 

ALTC also contracts for a variety of services throughout the county. In addition, ALTC staff and Advisory Council members advocate for an effective system of long-term care services, collaborating with policy makers and other social service agencies.