Skamania

Employment

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Vancouver Office
Find a School Transition Counselor
About DVR

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

Clark/Klickitat/Skamania County Outstation
311 West 11th Street
Vancouver, WA 98362
Phone: +1-360-452-3327

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 the individuals'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)

Toll Free: +1-866-272-7630
Web: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/community-services-offices/apple-health-workers-disabilities-hwd-program

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.

Skamania County Emergency Medical Services

253 SW First Street / PO Box 338
Stevenson, WA 98648
Phone: +1-509-427-5065 ; +1-509-427-4233
Services: SCEMS provides emergency medical care and transportation, wilderness rescue, and motor vehicle extraction (Jaws of Life), 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Skyline Hospital

211 Skyline Drive - Box 99
White Salmon, WA 98672
Phone: +1-509-493-1101

Skamania County Health Department

683 SW Rock Creek Drive
Stevenson, WA 98648
Phone: +1-509-427-5138

Stevenson Food Bank

150 NW Vancouver
Stevenson, WA 98648
Services: Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-3 (closed 12-1 for lunch)

Klichitat Skamania Development Council -- Emergency Services

Phone: +1-509-493-2662
Toll Free: +1-800-755-1192
Services: Eligible individuals and families who find themselves in crisis can access rental assistance, emergency food boxes, emergency energy assistance, etc. through the KSDC office. Referrals to other crisis intervention and emergency service programs is also available.

Skamania County Developmental Disabilities -- Parent Services

Phone: +1-509-493-4234
Services: This program and services are designed to assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to obtain services and supports based on individual preferences, needs and capabilities. Funding is limited, and needed services are not always available.

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault -- Programs for Peaceful Living -- Klickitat Skamania Development Council

PO Box 1486
White Salmon, WA 98672
Phone: +1-509-493-2662
Toll Free: +1-800-866-9373 (24-Hour Hotline)

Mid Columbia Family Health Center

683 SW Rock Creek Drive
Stevenson, WA 98648
Phone: +1-509-427-4212

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Housing

Common Ground

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

Columbia Gorge Housing Authority

PO Box 1703
White Salmon, WA 98672
Toll Free: +1-888-356-8919

Columbia Gorge Housing Authority Main Office

312 Court Street, Ste. 149
The Dalles, OR 97058
Phone: +1-888-356-8919

Klickitat Skamania Development Council -- The Guided Path Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing

Stevenson WA 98648
Phone: +1-509-493-4234
Toll Free: +1-800-755-1192

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Postsecondary Education

Clark College

Web: www.clark.edu

Washington State University -- Vancouver Campus

Web: www.vancouver.wsu.edu  

Job Corps

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

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Recreation & Leisure

Special Olympics

Toll Free: +1-800-752-7559
Web: www.sowa.org
Services: provides training & competition opportunities for developmentally disabled youth in 19 Olympic-style sports, including aquatics, athletics, bowling, gymnastics, soccer, etc.

Skamania County Pool

330 NW Gropper Rd.
Stevenson WA 98648
Phone: +1-509-427-3983
Web: http://www.skamaniacounty.org/community-development/homepage/environmental-health/living-environment/pool-information/

Services: Provides child and adult swimming lessons, water exercise classes, and therapeutic instruction in addition to recreational swimming. Public swims Mon-Fri.

Boy Scouts, Mid-Columbia District

Phone: +1-541-298-5022
Services: Mobilizes parents, community leaders and organizations to provide programs that develop personal fitness, character, and citizenship in boys ages 6-20 years old.

Girl Scouts of the Columbia River Council

Phone: +1-509-598-6529
Services: Provides program events, financial aid, printed materials, training and staff support to over 130 girls and adults in Skamania and Klickitat Counties.

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Transportation

DSHS Medical Coupon Transportation

Toll Free: +1-800-925-5438
Services: 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.

Skamania County Transit Service

PO Box 369
Stevenson WA 98648
Phone: +1-509-427-9466

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