The North Sound Behavioral Health Ombuds provide advocacy for anyone applying for or receiving publicly-funded behavioral health services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom Counties. Call your local Ombuds if you feel that your rights have been violated or that you are not receiving adequate services. Ombuds’ goal is to assist you in obtaining a resolution that meets your needs. Services are confidential and free. The law protects you from any kind of retaliation.
Are you facing difficulty finding local behavioral health services that accept state insurance?
- Click here for Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, Island and Snohomish counties most recent wait times.
- Click here to find individual therapists who may have availability and accept your state insurance.
Each individual that accesses publicly funded behavioral services has rights. Click on the links below to know what some of your rights are in Washington State:
*Please note that Ombuds program advocates for your needs by resolving the concern at the lowest level possible. If you choose to file a grievance, though there is no statute of limitations, you may only grieve a topic once.