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)

Phone: +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.

Asotin County Health District

431 Elm
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-758-3344 (Carmel Donahue, Director)
Referral for health care, immunizations and many health care services. Statistics on local community

Dept. of Social and Health Services -- Community Services Division

525 5th St.
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-751-4603 (Patricia Busse, Director)
Work First, Work Source employment programs, food stamps, medical and cash assistance for families in need.

Genesis Program

833 6th St.
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-751-0409
Domestic violence-adolescent and adult treatment, mental health and substance abuse treatment. Quiet Storm (school-based interpersonal violence prevention), Project Alert (school-based life skills and substance prevention), positive life skills and anger management groups.

Tri State Memorial Hospital

1221 Highland Ave / PO Box 189
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-758-5511
The state-of-the-art Emergency Department provides caring, efficient and high quality treatment. A 24-hour in-house physician, combined with nursing personnel, trained in emergency care. Airlift transport is available. Both the Emergency Department and Care 24: Minor Care Center are conveniently located with ample parking available.

Asotin-Garfield Community Network

PO Box 436
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-758-5136 (Nancy Hansen)
Focus on youth 0-18, activities to prevent teen substance abuse, child abuse, neglect and domestic violence.

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Postsecondary Education

Walla Walla Community College


Washington State University


Job Corps


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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.

Boy Scouts of America: Northwest Council

915 Sixth St
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-758-7575 (Bill Waters, Director)
Core programs build integrity, honesty, leadership through a fun learning environment. "Learning for Life" program based on SCANS skills to help schools develop stronger entry level workforce at completion of High School. "Exploring" program allows youth to explore specific career options.

Boys and Girls Club

1414 Highland Avenue
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-758-5616
Tutoring Power Hour and recreational activities.

Camp Fire Boys and Girls -- Inland Empire Council

106 9th St, Rm 217 / PO Box 1343
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: +1-208-743-6021
For boys and girls, K-12; Youth self-development, self-reliance, school day-off programs, and camping. Scholarships available.

Girl Scouts Regional Service Center

1424 Main
Lewiston, ID 83501
Core programs build integrity, honesty, and leadership. Learning for Life program based on SCANS skills to help schools develop stronger entry level workforce at completion of High School.

WSU Cooperative Extension, Garfield County

789 Main
Pomeroy, WA 99347
Phone: +1-509-843-3701 (Linda Knettle, Office)

WSU Cooperative Extension, Asotin County

135 2nd St / PO Box 9
Asotin, WA 99402
Phone: +1-509-758-5147 (MaryJean Meyer, 4-H Coordinator)
Traditional 4-H clubs, animal science, family living, National conference leadership program. Partnership with Clarkston SD; computer lab in Jr. High School with programs for ages K-12. Youth Activity Camp. All programs focus on community service. Partnership with Nez Perce County, ID for many activities, including "ropes" course.

YWCA of Lewiston/Clarkston

300 Main Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
Crisis Line: +1-208-746-9665
24 hour help line and information and referral services in the valley area. Information on date rape, domestic violence, dating violence. Classes, workshops on variety of subjects.

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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.

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