Resources | Community Resources
Blue Mountain Action Council
Address: 342 Catherine Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362-2042
Eligibility: Must meet low income guidelines.
Services include: Food distribution for all counties, Pro Bono Lawyer Referral for Walla Walla and Columbia, Energy Assistance, Home Repair and Weatherization for Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield, Ombudsman Program recruits, trains, certifies and supports volunteer ombudsmen who regularly visit and advocate on behalf of residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities in all counties. Tenant advocacy. Transitional housing program for families with children in Walla Walla County (by agency referral)
CLEAR (Northwest Justice Project)
Address: 401 2nd Ave S. Suite 407, Seattle WA 98104.
Phone: 888-201-1014 or 800-201-9737 (TTY, WA only). Fax: 888-201-9736
Eligibility: Must meet low income guidelines, unless 60+
Services include: Civil cases only. Information and referral. (Spanish operators and interpretation services available). Clear senior line: 888-387-7111.
Coast Public Transportation
Phone: 800-937-2899 ID, 509-397-2935 WA. Fax: 509-397-9229
Eligibility: Must meet low income guidelines
Fee: Medicaid or donation
Services include: Transportation to medical appointments, jobs, school, shopping, etc. Need pre-authorization for medical billing. Minimum 24-hours advance notice required.
Department of Social and Health Services, Washington State
Phone: 751-4643 or 800-983-0620 (TTY/Voice), 800-692-4078 (call center) or 800- 922-3441
Address: 525 5th Street, Clarkston WA 99403
Eligibility: Varies with services. Call for specific program information
- Alcoholism and Drug Addictions Treatment
- Developmental Disabilities, Phone: 751-4638 Fax: 758-4593
- Economic and Medical Field Services
- Employment Security, Phone: 751-4674
- Family Planning Services
- Food Stamps
- General Assistance-Disability
- Home & Community Services, Phone: 751-4672 Fax: 751-4593
- Home maker Service
- Vocational Rehabilitation, Phone: 751-4668 Fax: 751-4253
Dress for Success II
Phone: 509-758-5751 (ext.217) Fax: 509-758-8156
Address: 1212 Fair Street, Clarkston WA 99403
Services include: New and like-new professional clothing for men and women, all sizes. Mon. & Wed. 6am-11:30am, Tues. & Thurs. 6am-noon, 1pm-4:30pm. Clothing may be dropped off anytime.
Services include: Prescription discount card for those with no prescription coverage (save an average of 20%). Cards available at YWCA or Twin County United Way
Garfield County Aging and Long Term Care
Address: 695 Main Street (PO Box 23), Pomeroy WA 99347
Eligibility: Ages 60+, case managed disabled on COPE (18+)
Services Include: Information about services, resources and programs for those 60+. Assistance with applications & forms, case management to help frail elderly remain independent, family support, intervention & respite care. Some funds for low income rental, energy, gas, lodging and prescription assistance.
Garfield County Food Bank
Phone: 509-843-3653 or 509-843-6158
Address: 865 Main Street (PO Box 15), Pomeroy WA 99347
Hours/Days of Operation: Open 3rd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 9am-12pm. Emergency referral by appointment.
Eligibility: Residents of Garfield County meeting low income guidelines
Garfield County Health District
Address: 121 S 10th (PO Box 130), Pomeroy WA 99347
Services include: Communicable disease control, environmental health information, breast & cervical cancer information, HIV education, testing & counseling, tobacco prevention program, immunization clinic, blood pressure screening. Early Intervention Program for families with children 0-3 that have developmental delays; Children with Special Health Care Needs Program for families with children who have a condition causing risk of developmental delay or of becoming disables; maternal child health/child care consultation, parent-provider care classes, & Child Find Program: developmental screening for children 0-21. WIC, First Steps (support for pregnant women), Ages & Stages 0-5 developmental screening.
Garfield County Human Services
Phone: 758-3341 or 509-843-3791, 888-475-5665 (after hours & crisis line for Clarkston & Pomeroy)
Fax: 758-8009 or 509-843-3548
Address: 900 7th Street, Clarkston WA 99403 and 856 Main Street, Pomeroy WA 99347
Areas Served: Asotin and Garfield Counties in WA
Eligibility: Individuals, children and families.
Fees: Sliding fee scale, medical coupons, insurance and WA Medicaid
Services include: Case management and service coordination. Chemical dependency assessment and referral, intensive outpatient services. Sexual assault and abuse program: crisis response, therapy, support and advocacy.
Medicare Reimbursement Information
Phone: 208-746-2995 or 800-772-1213 or 208-746-9942 (TTY)
Address: 1617 19th Ave (Social Security Administration)
Services include: Information on Part B Medicare and Medicaid claims and coverage for Idaho CIGNA and WA Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Ronald McDonald House
Phone: 509-624-0500 Fax: 509-624-3267
Address: 1015 W. 5th Ave, Spokane WA 99204-3001
Fees: $24 per family per night
Services include: Temporary home for parents of outpatient, hospitalized and/or doctors appointments for patients under the age of 19.
Rural Resources Employment Training Services
Phone: 509-758-5461 or 800-538-7659 Fax: 509-758-9798
Address: 827 5th Street, Clarkston WA 99403
Area Served: Asotin, Garfield and Whitman Counties of WA
Eligibility: Ages 16+ meeting income guidelines
Services include: Assistance in obtaining employment. Youth employment and training, adult job training, subsidized employment, job search skills, pre-employment workshops for youth, and community jobs. Institutional classroom training, and on the job training.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC Program)
Phone: 509-843-3412 Fax: 509-843-1935
Address: 121 S. 10th Street (PO Box 130), Pomeroy WA 99347
Eligibility: Income guidelines, household size, nutritional or medical needs
Services include: Food supplements for pregnant or nursing women and/or those with children under 5. Education and support on breast feeding and postpartum problems. Nutritional information and formula. Fathers and grandfathers with custodial rights can also apply for food supplements.