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.

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.

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

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

Garfield County Health District

PO Box 130
Pomeroy, WA 99347
Phone: +1-509-843-3412 (Leta Travis, Acting Administrator)
Immunizations, children with special health acre needs, child find, lending library, First Steps. County data and statistics.

Garfield County Human Services

PO Box 758
Pomeroy, WA 99347
Phone: +1-509-843-3791 (Gayle Fleming)
Alcohol and substance abuse prevention, mental health and supported employment. Part of the Greater Columbia Behavioral Health consortium.

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, child neglect and domestic violence.

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Postsecondary Education

Walla Walla Community College


Walla Walla University


Washington State University


Job Corps


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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, Northwest Council

915 Sixth St
Clarkston, WA 99403
Phone: +1-509-758-7575 (Bill Waters, Director)
Core programs build integrity, honesty and 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: +1-509-758-9647
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, camping. Scholarships available.

Girl Scouts Regional Service Center

1424 Main
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: +1-208-743-3468
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) (Sheree Ledgerwood, 4-H Coordinator)

WSU Cooperative Extension, Asotin County

135 2nd. Street/ 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: +1-208-746-9655
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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