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
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
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.

Kadlec Medical Center

888 Swift Boulevard
Richland, WA 99352
Phone: +1-509-946-4611

Kennewick General Hospital

900 S. Auburn Street
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-586-6111

Benton City Clinic

1105 Dale Avenue
Benton City, WA 99320
Phone: +1-509-588-4075
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Benton County Crisis Line

Toll Free: +1-888-2232-7192

Benton County Health Department -- Med Link Physician Referral

Phone: +1-509-752-4636
Community Health Clinics

Benton City Store (Food Bank)

621 9th Street
Benton City, WA 99320
Phone: +1-509-588-5454

Tri-County Union Gospel Mission -- Emergency Shelter

112 N 2nd Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: +1-509-547-2112
Emergency Shelter

Benton Franklin District Health Department

800 West Canal Drive
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-586-0207
Medical services.

Kennewick Food Bank

420 West Deschutes
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-586-0688

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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.

Housing Authority of the City of Pasco & Franklin County

820 North 1st Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: +1-509-547-3581

Richland Housing Authority

650 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99352
Phone: +1-509-942-7588

Kennewick Housing Authority

1915 West 4th Place
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-586-8576

Community Action Committee

712 W. Court
Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: +1-509-545-4065
Possible help with rent and deposits.

Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

112 N 2nd Avenue
Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: +1-509-547-2112
Emergency Shelter.

Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties

124 W. Kennewick Ave, Suite 5
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-582-9440 (ext. 116)
Crisis: +1-509-582-9841
Toll Free: +1-800-648-1277

Sea Mar

627 W. Lewis
Pasco, WA 99301
Phone: +1-509-546-0865
Temporary, very low rent rooms.

Love, Inc.

Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-374-8350
Possible help with rent money.

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Postsecondary Education

Big Bend Community College


Columbia Basin College


Walla Walla Community College


Walla Walla University


Washington State University Tri-Cities


Whitman College


Job Corps


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Recreation & Leisure

Special Olympics

8911 West Grandridge, Suite P
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: +1-509-736-3120
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.

The Arc of Tri-Cities

761 Williams Boulevard
Richland, WA 99352
Phone: +1-509-946-5157
Partners N Pals: A community-based summer day camp for children with special needs, aged 7-21.

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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.

People 4 People Transportation

Toll Free: +1-800-233-1624

Ben Franklin Transit

1000 Columbia Park Trail
Richland, WA 99352
Phone: +1-509-735-4131

Dial-A-Ride 1000

Columbia Park Trail
Richland, WA 99352
Phone: +1-509-735-0160

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