Stevens

Employment

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Colville Office
Find a School Transition Counselor
About DVR  

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Tri County Outstation
100 South Main
Colville, WA 99114-9503
Phone: +1-509-685-5649
Toll Free: +1-866-715-3646

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 income (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: 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.

Chewelah Community Health Center

518 Clay
Chewelah, WA 99109
Phone: +1-509-935-8424
Toll Free: +1-800-829-6583 (after hours)
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Northeast Tri-County Health Clinics

United Church of Christ
Chewelah, WA
Phone: +1-509-684-5048

Colville Clinic

240 East Dominion / PO Box 270
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-5048
Toll Free: +1-800-827-3218
Child assessment, including immunizations and services to children with special needs. Parenting education. Dental health education. WIC supplemental food program. Maternity support services and case management, lactation consultant, communicable disease control, tuberculosis (TB) testing, health and nutrition education, school health services and home assessment visits. By appointment.

Indian Health Services -- David Wynecoop Memorial Clinic

PO Box 357
Wellpinit, WA 99040
Phone: +1-509-258-4517
Toll Free: +1-800-572-3215
Comprehensive health care delivery system. Ambulatory, dental, public health nursing, pharmacy, environmental health, education and audiology services, pediatrics and podiatry services. Maternal and child health also available. Hours: 8:00AM - 4:30PM, except AM on Thursday. Well Child Clinic: 8:30-11:45 on 2nd Friday of every month.

Kettle River Community Health Center

141 Third Avenue / PO Box 1384
Orient, WA 99160
Phone: +1-509-684-5521
Medical coupons accepted. Women over 40, who qualify, free women's health exam. Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 8:00AM - 12:00Noon, 1:00PM - 4:30PM

Family Support Center -- Crisis Line

Phone: +1-509-684-6139
24-hour crisis line for victims of domestic violence and their children, victims of sexual abuse (adults and children) and child abuse.

Salvation Army

210 South Wynne
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-2971
Emergency help, food service, transportation, medical and donations.
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00AM - 3:00PM

American Red Cross South

285 Silke Road / PO Box 204
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-5428
A non-profit organization that provides funds for people suffering loss due to fire, flood, etc. Help in contacting military friends and relatives at home and abroad. State certified classes and home study programs. Emergency services: housing, food, clothing and first aid needs.

Chewelah Food Bank Senior Center

320 East Main Avenue
Chewelah, WA 99109
Phone: +1-509-935-6204 ; +1-509-935-4502
Food banks provide food and other emergency assistance to the needy.
Hours: Monday and Thursday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Colville Emergency Food Pantry First Congregational Church

Colville, WA
Phone: +1-509-684-6340 ; +1-509-684-4213
Hours: Friday: 11:00AM - 1:00PM

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Housing

Common Ground

110 Prefontaine Place 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.

Spokane Housing Authority -- Rural Resources Office

956 South Main Street
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-8421 (Gary Atchison or Tammy Heggenberger)
Assistance for low-income families, elderly and disabled. The amount of rent payment is based on family size and income.

Rural Resources Community Action -- Affordable Home Ownership

956 South Main Street
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-8421
A program for first time home buyers, including buyer education and assistance with loan package processes to ensure success.

Colville Emergency Shelter Facility

969 North Main Street
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-8421
Emergency shelter for family disruption, displacement from community, fire or other disaster, loss of heating, or other crisis making the home unsafe. Short-term shelter, information and referral.

SNAP Housing Improvements

500 S. Stone
Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: +1-509-456-7106
Fees vary. Homeless Program assists families to move from temporary shelters to more permanent housing. Mortgage Assistance Program assists with pre-purchase information and default counseling. Affordable Rental Property Management - SNAP owns and manages a large number of safe, affordable rental housing units for low-income households throughout Spokane County.
Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM, Wednesday 1:00PM - 6:00PM, Thursday 7:30AM - 5:00PM

Spokane Tribal Housing Office & Housing Improvement Program

6401 Sherwood Addition Road
Wellpinit, WA 99040
Phone: +1-509-258-4523
Senior and low-income housing, rentals and home purchases.

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Postsecondary Education

Eastern Washington University

Web: www.ewu.edu  

Spokane Community College

Web: www.scc.spokane.edu  

Spokane Falls Community College

Web: www.spokanefalls.edu  

Job Corps

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

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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.

Boy Scouts of America

411 West Boy Scout Way
Spokane, WA 99201
Phone: +1-509-325-4562
Web: www.nwscouts.org
Programs for boys from first grade to college. Coed programs for boys and girls ages 14 and over. Write or call for information on the programs in your area.

Girl Scout Inland Empire Council South

1402 Grand Boulevard
Spokane, WA 99203
Phone: +1-509-747-8091
Toll Free: +1-800-827-9478
Community integration, education and recreation programs are offered.

WSU Stevens County Extension

985 S Elm, Suite A
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-2588
Email: jcornwall@wsu.edu
Traditional 4-H programs, life skills, hands-on projects, school enrichment, 5-star program (WSU scholarship), state teen conference, digitized sewing project, Camp Princess Pine.

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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.

Rural Resources Community Action

956 South Main Street
Colville, WA 99114
Phone: +1-509-684-2961
Toll Free: +1-800-776-9026
Can provide necessary transportation to the doctor, shopping, etc., for persons over 60 or with developmental disabilities, with no other options possible. Daily public transportation from Colville to Kettle Falls. Public transportation on Friday's in Pend Oreille County from Metaline Falls to Newport, connecting to Spokane. Call for schedules. Call as far ahead as possible.

Carpool Matching Program

Phone: +1-509-684-2961
Toll Free: +1-800-776-9026
The Carpool Matching Program can help find rides to work, training, higher education and volunteer opportunities in the Stevens and Pend Oreille County areas. Volunteer transportation available for necessary appointments. Call to arrange.

Special Mobility Services - Medical Transportation Assistance

3102 East Trent, Suite 210
Spokane, WA 99202
Phone: +1-509-534-9760
Toll Free: +1-800-892-4817
Rides to medical, dental and counseling appointments for people using medical coupons who have no other transportation options. (GAU coupons do not cover mental health or drug and alcohol treatment. Can offer gas vouchers.) Phone line (24-hour emergency), wheel chair and ambulatory. Call at least two working days in advance for non-emergency visits. Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

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