Grays Harbor

Employment

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Aberdeen Office
Find a School Transition Counselor
About DVR

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Grays Harbor County Outstation
415 West Wishkah / PO Box 189
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Phone: +1-360-537-4360
Toll Free: +1-800-222-8295

To determine eligibility contact the Regional Intake Office through the address above.
About DDA: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/dda 

WorkSource

Locate a WorkSource office in your county: https://worksourcewa.com.

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Health & Emergency

Washington Basic Health Care Plan

1220 Eastside SE, PO Box 9014
Olympia, WA 98504
Toll Free: +1-800-826-2444
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: +1-800-772-1213
TTY: +1-800-325-0778
Web: www.ssa.gov
Youth with disabilities may qualify for SSI at age 18 and therefore receive Medicaid based on their (not parents) and disability. Medicaid pays for mandatory health services. In Washington, it also covers optional services.

Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities (HWD)

Toll Free: +1-866-272-7630
Web: http://www.dshs.wa.gov/onlinecso/hwd.shtml
HWD is a Medicaid buy-in program for people with disabilities who work. The worker pays a small monthly fee (premium) based on his/her income.

Regional Support Networks -- County Mental Health Crisis Lines Mental Health Division

PO Box 45320
Olympia WA 98504-5320
Phone: +1-360-902-8070

The Department of Social and Health Services provides care and treatment for people with severe and recurring mental illnesses and children with serious emotional disturbance and the families, operates a crisis response system for all of Washington's citizens, regulates the individuals that provide mental health services and develops mental health policy for all providers. County government agencies and 145 private and non-profit organizations, supported by state and federal money, provide treatment for most of Washington's children with mental illnesses. The agencies are organized into 14 Regional Support Networks.

Grays Harbor Community Hospital

915 Anderson Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Phone: +1-360-537-5000
Grays Harbor Community Hospital's mission is to provide quality care by continuously improving the health and wellness of the people we serve.

Domestic Violence Center of Grays Harbor

2306 Sumner
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Phone: +1-360-538-0733
Provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic abuse.

Peninsula Community Health Services, Aberdeen Clinic

1813 Simpson Ave
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Phone: +1-360-538-1293
Provides comprehensive primary health care services and support for low-income, uninsured and under served children and adults in Grays Harbor County.

Food Bank Distribution Warehouse

1000 Airport Way
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Phone: +1-360-533-6315

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Housing

Common Ground

110 Prefontaine Pl. S. #504
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: +1-206-461-4500
Non-profit consulting firm specializing in low-income and special needs housing development. Their mission is to create and preserve decent housing for people with low income and special needs throughout Washington State.

Housing Authority of Grays Harbor County

602 East First Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Phone: +1-360-532-0570

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Postsecondary Education

Centralia College

Web: www.centralia.edu  

Grays Harbor College

Web: www.ghc.edu  

South Puget Sound Community College

Web: www.spscc.ctc.edu  

The Evergreen State College

Web: www.evergreen.edu  

Job Corps

What is Job Corps: www.jobcorps.gov/AboutJobCorps.aspx

Where is Job Corps: www.jobcorps.gov/centerlocations.aspx?statename=wa

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Recreation & Leisure

Special Olympics

Toll Free: +1-800-752-7559
Provides training and competition opportunities for developmentally disabled youth in 19 Olympic-style sports, including aquatics, athletics, bowling, gymnastics, soccer, etc.

YMCA of Grays Harbor

2500 Simpson Ave
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Phone: +1-360-533-3881
Offers recreational, fitness and citizenship programs for youth and families of all ages. Programs include youth sports, aquatics, gymnastics, summer camp and childcare.

Camp Fire Boys and Girls

100 E. 2nd
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Toll Free: +1-800-498-6234
Provides personal safety education for youth between ages 4 and 18.

Boy Scouts of America

3133 Sumner
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Phone: +1-360-532-7031
Toll Free: +1-800-690-7731
Offers programs for young people ages 7-21 that develop citizenship, fitness and character for youth in Grays Harbor County.

Girl Scouts

100 E. Market
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Offers troop/group programs for youth in Grays Harbor.

4-H

Club Grays Harbor Fair Grounds/PO Box R
Elma, WA 98541
Phone: +1-360-482-2934
Monday-Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

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Transportation

DSHS Medical Coupon Transportation

Toll Free: +1-800-925-5438
If a person is unable to use public transportation and has a medical emergency, they may use medical coupons to pay for a taxi or cabulance prior approval necessary.

Grays Harbor Transit Authority

705 30th Street
Hoquiam, WA 98550
Phone: +1-360-532-2770
Toll Free: +1-800-562-9730
Email: ghtransit@ghtransit.com
Grays Harbor Transit Authority operates in Grays Harbor and Thurston Counties. Disabled must have GHC or other Transit Disabled identification for the reduced fare. A GHT ID is required to purchase a disabled punch or monthly pass. Dial-a-Ride services are available for disabled persons and seniors.

Volunteer Chore Service-Disabled Adults and Senior Services

PO Box 1734
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Phone: +1-360-538-1445
Transportation, shopping, housework, yard care, minor repairs, moving and respite for seniors over 60 and disabled adults.
Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

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