Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)


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 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: +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.

Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare

Phone: +1-509-826-6191
Toll Free: +1-866-826-6191
24-Hour Crisis Assistance

Family Health Centers

Toll Free: +1-800-660-2129
Primary Medical & Dental care, First Steps & WIC. Reduced fee program available.

Okanogan County Health District

1234 2nd Avenue South
Okanogan, WA
Phone: +1-509-422-7140
Toll Free: +1-800-222-6410
Immunizations, TB tests, STD & AIDS counseling, maternity support services, WIC & breastfeeding consultation.

Colville Confederated Tribes

Phone: +1-509-826-3446
MSS, WIC, nutrition, CHR, CHN

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Phone: +1-509-826-7273

Vocational Rehabilitation Omak, WA

Phone: +1-509-826-7571
Assists people with disabilities to find suitable employment.

Community Action Council

424 2nd Avenue South
Okanogan, WA
Phone: +1-509-422-4041
Toll Free: +1-877-641-0101
Emergency shelter, transportation & food, assistance with energy costs, weatherization, rental, child care, food and more.

Domestic Violence or Rape

Phone: +1-509-826-3221
Toll Free: +1-888-826-3221
Call the support center for counseling. For emergency call your local police or 9-1-1.

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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.

Okanogan County Housing Authority

Suite 203 of the Okanogan Post Office / PO Box 1306
Okanogan, WA 98840
Phone: +1-509-422-3721

Colville Indian Housing Authority

PO Box 528
Nespelem, WA 99155

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Postsecondary Education

Central Washington University

Web: www.cwu.edu/#wacwu  

Wenatchee Valley College

Web: http://www.wvc.edu/  

Job Corps

Web: https://www.jobcorps.gov/

Main Street Learning Center (WorkSource Affiliate)

520 W. Main St.
Brewster, WA 98812
Phone: +1-509-689-8031
Adult Basic Education, GED classes, computer (CAT), ESL classes & job search assistance.
116 W. Apple
Omak, WA 98841
Phone: +1-509-826-7414
Adult Basic Education, GED, English as a Second Language, financial aid.

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Recreation & Leisure

Special Olympics

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

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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.

Okanogan County Public Transportation Services

Phone: +1-509-826-4391
Toll Free: +1-800-352-8726 ; +1-800-635-4391
Provides transportation assistance & home delivered meals to handicapped people or people over 60 on medical coupons.

Community Action Council

424 2nd Avenue South
Okanogan, WA
Phone: +1-509-422-4041
Toll Free: +1-877-641-0101
Emergency shelter, transportation & food, assistance with energy costs, weatherization, rental, child care food and more.

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