We support Fircrest School 
				and all that's good about it.

Fircrest School is a residential center located on 85 acres of wooded and open spaces, within the city of Shoreline, Washington.  

Fircrest School servesss a diverse population of about 220 individuals with developmental disabilities who require skilled nursing care and intermediate care.  The nursing home program is the only federally certified skilled nursing facility in Western Washington licensed for the long term care of people with developmental disabilities and Intellectual disabilities.  It provides individualized health care and activities to individuals with unique medical challenges.  The program was named one of the nationís top nursing homes by the Consumerís Research Council of America

The Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/ID) provides individualized habilitative services that support and enhance individual skills and strengths.  Short-term respite care and crisis intervention services are also available.

Fircrest School is close to major medical and educational facilities that support the individuals who live at Fircrest School.  Its location allows residents the opportunity to participate in many of the sporting, cultural and outdoor events held in the Seattle area.

Admission to Fircrest School is coordinated through DDA Region 2 Field Services staff.

Magazine coverFriends of Fircrest magazine and news letter
Spring 2014
This e-magazine (e-zine) is a small start toward higher hopes.  Your comments and suggestions are welcome  -- so are your articles.  Check it out by clicking on the magazine cover. 

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Friends of Fircrest is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization advocating for the rights to quality living choices for all people with developmental disabilities.

Fircrest School
15230 15th NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
(206) 361-2990

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