Enriching Exceptional Lives


Skils’kin was organized in 1970 by concerned families and business leaders in Spokane, Washington, to provide services to adults with developmental, physical, and intellectual disabilities. Skils’kin is a community-based, not-for-profit agency. We now provide services in Washington, Montana, Wyoming and Oklahoma.


“Skils’kin” is a Native American word that means “a place where a person goes to seek personal identity and self-empowerment.” Through our continuing commitment to work together with our many friends and business partners in the community, we are able to assist people with a wide variety of disabilities to become more self-reliant and economically self-sufficient. Each person, regardless of his or her abilities, is an individual capable of growing, learning, and developing. The services and supports we offer are designed to maximize this potential and to increase independence and full inclusion into the community.