Purpose and values

Purpose Statement

Helping every Washington resident live, work, drive, and thrive.

What does this mean?

Having an identification card, driver license, or professional license makes life easier. These documents can help you get housing, transportation, education, or a job. That's why we will:

  • Provide every person in Washington with equal access to all DOL services.
  • Use input from your communities to improve access and services.
  • Provide clear information about applications and requirements.
  • Ensure the safety of your data.

Value Statements

  • Respect – We treat each person with dignity and respect.
  • Trust – We earn your trust through our actions.
  • Diversity – Our differences are our strengths.
  • Equity – We meet each person's unique needs.
  • Inclusion – Your voice informs and influences.

What does this mean?

Our Value Statements describe our culture and guide every DOL employee's behavior and decisions. They help us serve you better.

Related information

Washington Healthcare Finder
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Access Washington – official state government website