Ethnic Outreach Coordinators

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Benton/Franklin County

Maria Villarreal: (509) 783-1131, ext. 108

Chelan County

Miriam Acosta & Cynthia Ortiz: (509) 860-8961

Clark County

Helping Parent Support (360) 254-1562 ext 105

Grant/Adams County

Anna Alvarez: (509) 346-5523


Fabiola Solis: (360) 416-7570, ext. 414


Mely Cervantes: (425) 258-2459 ext. 114


Spanish Language Line: (360) 352-1126

Walla Walla/Columbia County/Garfield/Asotin County

Ysabel Fuentes: (509) 301-0679


Martia Mejia:  (360) 715-0170 ext 308


Maria Pulido: (509) 574-3200

King County Ethnic Outreach Coordinators - Additional Communities:

For Latino & Spanish speaking Families -
Patricia Gonzalez: (206) 829-7027
Robin Tatsuda, Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator: (206) 829-7011
(Supervisor of the team)


King County Seattle Children's

Maria Cervantes, Especialista de Apoyo Familiar / Servicios de Apoyo Familiar: (206) 987-1119

Cultural Diversity Links

  • Healthcare411in Spanish - A new audio news series that provides Spanish speakers with evidence-based consumer information including how to obtain high quality, safe healthcare. Access Healthcare411 in English.
  • La Única - Spanish instruction and travel center in Tacoma.  Classes in communicating with Spanish speaking students and their parents available.
  • Access for Autistic Youth from the American Cultural Exchange: Information in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Somali. Much of the information is focused onKing County, but has good Washington State and national resource lists as well. Phone: 1-800-328-8476 or 206- 217-9644.
  • Community Profiles - Cross Cultural Health Care Programs: Scroll down to download these profiles (pdf): Arab, Cambodian, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Lao, Mien, Oromo, Samoan, Somali, South Asian, Soviet Jewish and Ukrainian.
  • Multicultural Health - A Guide for Health Professionals: From Queensland Health
  • Culture Clues are tip sheets for clinicians designed to increase awareness about concepts and preferences of patients from the diverse cultures served by the University of Washington Medical Center.
  • Cultural Profiles
  • Culture Specific Pages - Ethnomed
  • A Spanish-language website that helps consumers track down reliable health information quickly and easily on the Internet.
  • Hablamos Juntos (Spanish for “We Speak Together”) is a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and administered by UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education & Research for the purpose of developing affordable models for language access. The Spanish language version of the birth-to-three parent-child activity materials are now available for downloading on the Washington Learning Systems website.
  • Manual De Cuerpos Sanos - Healthy Body Toolkit for Girls and Boys from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • La Mente Es Maravillosa - Articles about human nature, spiritual growth & intellectual development (blog)
  • Autism Speaks - Manual De Los 100 Dias: Created for families with children age 4 and younger to help them through the first 100 days after an autism diagnosis
  • Informing Families: Information and Resources for families supporting real lives across the life course (Translation to Spanish)
  • WA Office of the Education Ombuds
  • Tools That Empower Spanish-Speaking Parents - From the Center for Parent Information and Resources
  • English and Spanish resource for  Information about the school system in Special Education, stories from parents and students and much more.  Easy to understand and navigate.  How we can be a good advocate for our children using the same language as the professionals use.