Spokane: Health / Emergency


Washington Basic Health Care Plan
1220 Eastside SE PO Box 9014
Olympia, WA 98504
Toll Free: (800) 826-2444
For people under age 65 who do not qualify for Medicare and are low income; covers doctor care, hospital care, lab and emergency care.

Medicaid (through SSI)
Toll Free: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (800) 325-0778
Web: www.ssa.gov
Youth with disabilities may qualify for SSI at age 18 and therefore receive Medicaid based on the individual's income (not parents) and disability. Medicaid pays for mandatory health services. In Washington, it also covers optional services.

Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities (HWD)
Phone: (866) 272-7630
Web: fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/Eligibility/HWD.htm
HWD is a Medicaid buy-in program for people with disabilitites who work. The worker pays a small monthly fee (premium) based on his/her income.

Spokane Regional Health District
1101 W. College
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 324-1500
Web: www.srhd.org/
Services: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Most fees sliding , no one refused; provides services to community and families to promote and maintain health.

Spokane Mental Health
107 S. Division
Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: (509) 838-4651
Web: www.smhca.org/
Services: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sliding fee scale; medical coupons and medical insurance; offers a full range of realidy accessible mental health services to people of all ages.

Medical Assistance (DSHS)
Phone: Valley: (509) 277-2700; North: (509) 227-2200; Southwest: (509) 227-2400
Services: M-F 8 a.m-5 p.m. FREE; six basic medical programs; medicaid attached to TANF or SSI (for disabled persons) to GA-U; Medicaid for low income persons with a life threatening medical emergency.

Health for All Hotline
421 W. Riverside, Suite 768
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 444-3066
Web: http://www.iel.spokane.edu/LNB/Improve-your-life/Change-Point/CP-docs/cp_spokane_medical.aspx
Services: A local outreach project working to connect uninsured people with health care; trained hotline operators help callers apply for free and low-cost health insurance plans.

Emergency Assistance - Volunteers of America
525 W. 2nd Ave, 2nd floor
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 624-2378
Services: M-F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. FREE; financial assistance available for utility shut off notices, prescriptions, rent, household goods and clothing.

Spokane Valley Community Center
11922 E. 1st Ave
Spokane, WA 99206
Phone: (509) 270-1153
Services: M-F 9 a.m-5 p.m. FREE; provides emergency financial assitance to Valley residents living in the immedicate vacinity; will help with prescriptions, rent and electric bills by appointment.

Dental Hygiene Clinic (EWU)
407 W. Riverside, Suite 252
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 623-4319
Services: Providess services to clean teeth, x-rays, dental exam and minor fillings; appointments required.

Oral Health Programs
1101 W. College, Room 300
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: (509) 324-1550
Services: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Discounted fees based on family size and income, or medical coupons; a prevention-oriented program providing education, outreach, case management and referral.

Northeast Washington Health Programs
509 E. Main Street PO Box 808
Chewelah, WA
Phone: (509) 935-6001
Web: www.newhp.org/default1.htm
Services: M-F 8 a.mn.-5 p.m. 24-hour phone assistance; sliding fee scale; accepts Medicare, Medicaid, insurance; provides nursing, home helath aides, therapists and social workers; clinics in Springdale, Loon Lake, Chewelah, Ione, Northport, Orient and a dental clinic in Colville.