Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Research & Data Analysis Division



The Enterprise GIS Office provides geospatial data, software, developer tools, web services, and expertise to support the agency's mapping, geo-analytical, and address validation needs.

DSHS Enterprise GIS products and services include:

  • DSHS Geospatial Data Library (GDL)
  • DSHS Geospatial Open Data
  • Managed ArcGIS licenses, software, and server framework
  • Enterprise address validation and geocoding services
  • Web map applications and developer tools
  • GIS consultation and technical assistance
  • DSHS geospatial standards and policy oversight


Standard geospatial data and services will increase as the DSHS Geospatial Data Library continues to grow.

Geospatial Data Services


If you have questions or need assistance, please email the Enterprise GIS Office or call us at (360) 902-0799.








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Definitions

GIS is an acronym for geospatial or geographic information system. It is an integrated collection of geospatial data, technology, and people used to analyze and portray geospatial information and relationships.

Geospatial refers to anything that has a geographic location on the earth. If the question contains a “where,” geospatial tools will probably be the best way to answer it.