Community Resources for Cowlitz County, Washington - Compiled by 4People.org

Major Update 1/8/2013 - Minor Update 12/28/2011


CRISIS
For emergency dial 911, or from cell phone 112
Crisis Line (mental health) 360-425-6064 or 1-800-803-8833
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault
- Charlotte House-24 Hour Family Violence Hotline 360-795-6400
- Domestic Violence Advocates at Hall of Justice 360-577-3000
- Emergency Support Shelter (including male victims) 360-636-8741
Mental Health Crisis Line 360-425-6064 or 1-800-803-8833
Police Departments:
- Castle Rock Police Department 360-274-4711
- Cowlitz County Sheriff 360-577-3092
- Kalama Police Department 360-673-2165
- Kelso Police Department 360-23-1271
- Longview Police Department 360-442-5800
- Washington State Patrol 360-577-2050
Victim/Witness Assistance
- Crime Victim Advocacy Program: 1-888-425-1176
- Victim Assistance Program: 360-577-3080
- Victims of Crime Resource Center: 1-800-627-6872
- Victims/Witness Division Washington State Patrol: 360-577-2050

CASE MANAGEMENT
Agency on Aging & Disabilities/SW Washington: 360-577-4929 or 1-800-682-2406
CAP (LCCAC) (Homeless) 360-425-3430
Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) 1-877-501-2233
- 711 Vine St, Kelso, WA 98626
DSHS Aging & Disability: 1-800-422-3263
DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities:360-501-2520
DSHS Division of Vocational Rehab 360-501-2499 or 1-866-893-1047 Voice/TTY
ESD 112 In School Homeless Youth
- Castle Rock School District 360-501-2940
- Kalama School District 360-673-5207 or 360-673-5212 ext 214
- Kelso School District 360-501-1926
- Longview School District 360-501-8700
- Toutle Lake School District 360-274-6182
- Woodland School District 360-841-2805
HIV/AIDS Case Management (Evergreen Aids Foundation) 360-747-7205
Independent Associates: 360-414-3233
Lower Columbia Community Action Council(CAP)(Homeless) 360-425-3430
Offenders Employment Resources
- DSHS Dept of Vocational Rehab 360-501-2499 or 1-866-893-1047 Voice/TTY
- Goodwill - Longview 360-425-6929
- WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakum (Kelso) 360-577-2250
Progress Center (developmentally delayed children) 360-425-9810
Transitional Housing, Operating & Rent assistance (Longview Housing Authority) 360-636-1902 or 1-866-636-1902
Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs: 1-800-562-2308 or 360-725-2199 TTY

CHILD CARE OR RESPITE CARE
Child Care Resource & Referral (ESD 112) 360-636-9735 or 1-800-282-0874
Lower Columbia Community Action Council(LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Washington State Child Care Resource & Referral Network 1-800-446-1114
Working Connections Child Care 360-501-2423

CHILD DEVELOPMENT, SERVICES & PROGRAMS
3Rivers Child Development Center 360-423-4510
DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities 1-800-566-1078 or 360-501-2520
Family Resources Coordinator: 360-575-7585
First Steps (Cowlitz Family Health Center) 360-225-4310
Lead Family Resources Coordinator (Progress Center) 360-425-9810
Lifeworks 360-577-9093
Progress Center 360-425-9810

CLOTHING, FURNITURE & HOUSEWARES
Church of Christ 360-577-0420
Clothes Closet (Twentieth Ave Baptist Church) 360-425-1960
Community Home Health & Hospice Thrift Shop 360-575-6292
Community House on Broadway 360-425-8679
FISH of Cowlitz County 360-636-1100
Goodwill (Longview) 360-425-7520
Help Warehouse (LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Kalama Helping Hands 360-673-2814
New 2 You thrift Store 360-423-7297
Salvation Army 360-423-3992
Seventh Day Adventist Community Center:
- Longview 360-423-6730
- Woodland 360-225-7157
St Vincent De Paul 360-577-0662
The Red Hat Thrift Shop 360-578-1733
Woodland Community Service Center 360-225-9998

DOCUMENT REPLACEMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, QUALITY OF LIFE
Lower Columbia Community Action Council (LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430

EDUCATION: School Districts, Special Ed
Castle Rock School District 360-501-2940
ESD 112: 360-750-7500
- School Nurse Corps: 360-750-7500 x215
- Specialized Student Services: 360-750-7500 x316
Kalama School District: 360-673-5282
Kelso School District: 360-501-1927
Longview School District: 360-575-7016
Toutle Lake School District: 360-274-6182
Woodland School District: 360-225-9451
Tutor Hunt

EDUCATION: Trade schools, Colleges
Lower Columbia College 360-442-2311
Stylemasters College of Hair Design 360-636-2720

EDUCATION & SUPPORT FOR PARENTS
First Steps (Cowlitz Family Health Center) 360- 225-4310
LaLeche League 360-430-5004
Parents Place 360-414-9212

EMPLOYMENT
ADC (Lifeworks) 360-577-9093
All Star Staffing 360-423-0036 or 1-877-423-0036
DSHS Division of Vocational Rehab 360-501-2499 or 1-866-893-1047 Voice/TTY
Employers Overload 360-577-4250
Express Personnel Services 360-414-1200
Goodwill Supported Employment 360-425-6929
JOB Corps (youth ages 16 - 24) 1-800-733-JOBS
Job listing information – recorded 360-578-4204
Labor Ready 360-425-5557
Lifeworks 360-577-9093
Lower Columbia College 360-442-2330
Offenders Employment Resources
- DSHS Dept of Vocational Rehab 360-501-2499 or 1-866-893-1047 Voice/TTY
- Goodwill - Longview 360-425-6929
- WorkSource Cowlitz/Wahkiakum (Kelso) 360-577-2250
Work First 360-577-2034
WorkSource 360-577-2250

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Asset Building: Contact Liz Myntti at Lower Columbia Community Action Council 360-578-4243
Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) 1-877-501-2233
- 711 Vine St, Kelso, WA 98626
Foreclosure Assistance: Family Finance Resource Center 360-423-9197
Project for Assistance in Transition From Homelessness (PATH): 360-423-0452 ext. 208
Supplemental Security Income (SSI from Social Security for the disabled): 1-800-772-1213

FOOD ASSISTANCE
Castle Rock Lions Food Bank 360-274-8887
Clothes Closet 360-425-1960
Community House on Broadway 360-425-8679
Family Health Center 360-636-3894
FISH of Cowlitz County 360-636-1100
Food Stamps: Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS) 1-877-501-2233
- 711 Vine St, Kelso, WA 98626
Help Warehouse (LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Kalama Helping Hands 360-673-2814
Lions Food Bank (Castle Rock) 360-274-8887
Meals On Wheels (LCCAP aka CAP) 360-425-3430 ext 259 or 1-800-383-2101 ext 259
North Gate City Church Food Bank 360-577-0620
Salvation Army 360-423-3990
Senior Community Lunches (LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430 ext 259 or 1-800-383-2101 ext 259
Seventh Day Adventist Community Center
- Longview 360-423-6730
- Woodland 360-225-7157
St Vincent De Paul 360-577-0662
WIC Program (Women Infants Children):
- Cowlitz Family Health Center - Castle Rock 360-423-7740
- Cowlitz Family Health Center - Longview 360-636-3895
- Cowlitz Family Health Center - Woodland 360-225-4310
Woodland Community Service Center 360-225-9087

HEALTH INSURANCE
Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS - Medicaid) 1-877-501-2233
- 711 Vine St, Kelso, WA 98626
FISH of Cowlitz County (help with medical/RX expenses) 360-636-1100
Medicare (seniors, disabled) 1-800-633-4227 or TTY 1-877-486-2048
Washington Apple Health for Kids 1-855-900-3066
Washington Basic Health Plan 1-800-660-9840
Washington Prescription Drug Program 206-521-2027
Washington State Insurance Commissioner (Info about insurance) 1-800-562-6900

HEALTH SERVICES: Medical, Dental
AIDS Hotline for Cowlitz County: 360-577-0272
Center on Human Development & Disabilities (CHDD) UW, Seattle: 206-685-1242
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center: 206-987-2000
Cowlitz County CSHCN Coordinator 360-414-5585 or 360-577-3061 TTD
Cowlitz County Health Department: 360-425-7531
Cowlitz Free Medical Clinic: 360-414-2852
Cowlitz Tribal Health Center 1-800-301-3461
Denture Clinic: 360-575-1667
Education For Health/Stress Management: 360-636-4130
Emergency Support Shelter 360-425-1176
Family Health Center
- Dental 360-414-1300
- Medical 360-636-3892
Mary Bridge Children's Health Center: 253-594-1400 or 1-800-552-1770
OHSU School of Dentistry 503-494-9867
Southwest Washington Medical Center (Vancouver) 360-256-2000
- Cancer Center 360-514-2174
- Family Birth Center 360-514-.4000
- KidsPlace Emergency Care 360-514-2064
St. John Medical Center (PeaceHealth) 360-414-2000

HEALTH SERVICES: Mental, Behavioral
Crisis Line (mental health) 360-425-6064 or 1-800-803-8833
A Child’s Place (PeaceHealth) 360-414-2222
Adult-Marital-Family-Child Counseling Center: 360-636-2802
Cascade Psychological Services: 360-423-2750
Catholic Community Services Family Center 360-577-2200 or 1-888- 649-6734
Center for Behavioral Solutions (PeaceHealth) 360-414-2280
Columbia Counseling 360-425-1322
Cowlitz County Health and Human Services 360-501-1201 or 1-800-347-6092
Cowlitz River Clubhouse (youth) 360-423-0203
Legacy Counseling Services 360-501-4122
Lower Columbia Mental Health Center (LCMHC) 360-423-0203
Monticello Counseling Services 360-425-2819
Mothers Against Drunk Driving - MADD 360-501-4857
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - Cowlitz (NAMI) 360- 577-5708
Northwest Psychological Resources 360-414-8600
SL Start & Associates 360-577-5717
St John Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatric 360-414-4836
Therapeutic Strategies 360-636-4984
Youth & Family Link 360-423-6741

HEALTH SERVICES: Substance Abuse
Chemical Dependency Assessment Center (ADATSA) 360-414-2026
Cowlitz Indian Tribe Drug & Alcohol Outpatient Treatment 360-575-3316
Drug Abuse Prevention Center
Narcotics Anonymous 360-636-1622

HEALTH SERVICES: DSHS Certified Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programs
Courageous Choices 360-425-8456
Inside Out Counseling Interventions, LLC 360-425-8456
Pacific Psychological Associates 360-425-3854

HOME CARE SERVICES & MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
"Are You O.K.?" (LLCAC aka CAP)) 360-425-3430
Agency on Aging & Disabilities/SW Washington 360-577-4929
Avail Home Nursing 1-800-637-9998
Care Medical Equipment – Longview 360-636-3120
Home Health & Hospice 360-425-8477
Lower Columbia Community Action Council (LCCAC aka CAP) In-Home Care 360-425-3430
"R.U.O.K.?" (LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430

HOUSING
Community House On Broadway 360-425-8679
Emergency Support Shelter (domestic violence victims) 360-636-8741
Energy & Housing Services (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Foreclosure Assistance: Family Finance Resource Center 360-423-9197
Housing Authority of the City of Kalama: 360-673-3444
Housing Assistance: Longview Housing Authority 360-423-0140 x 15
Housing Assistance: Lower Columbia Community Action Council (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Independent Associates (case managed mentally ill) 360-414-3233
Kelso Housing Authority 360-423-3490
Lifeworks 360-577-9093
Longview Housing Authority 360-577-8818
Oxford Houses of Washington (Chapter 9) PO Box 1011, Kelso, WA 98626
- Catlin Oxford (Men) 360-425-2568
- Gracy's Lake Oxford (Men) 360-423-3836
- J. Morgan Oxford (Men) 360-577-3284
- Longview Oxford (Men) 360-577-3921
- Memory Lane Oxford (Women & Women with Children) 360-232-8660
- New Waters Oxford (Women & Women with Children) 360-703-3424
- Rowland Oxford (Men) 360-501-4299
- Three Rivers Oxford (Men) 360-575-8053
Project for Assistance in Transition From Homelessness (PATH) 360-423-0452 ext. 208
SL Start (case managed mentally ill) 360-477-5717
The Salvation Army: 360-496-5404

INFORMATION, SUPPORT OR ADVOCACY
Adolescent Health Transition Project: 206-685-1358
Answers for Special Kids (ASK) Resource line: 1-800-322-2588
Arc of Cowlitz Valley 360-425-5495
Assist Payee Services: 360-885-9320
Autism Society of Washington State: Cowlitz/Wahkiakum Counties: 360-423-4012
CASA/Guardian Ad Liteum 360-414-5212
Center for Children with Special Needs
Children’s Resource Line (Seattle Children’s Hospital) 1-866-987-2500
Family Health Hotline (Parent123) 1-800-322-2588
Family Voices of Washington (Info on healthcare policy) 253-565-2266 or 1-800-572-7368
Fathers Network 425-747-4004, ext 4286
FISH of Cowlitz County 360-636-1100
LaLeche League 360-430-5004
Parent to Parent 360-425-5494
ParentHelp123
Parents Place 360-414-9212
Parents United for Moral Support (PUMS): 360-636-2347
Washington P.A.V.E. (support/help with schools): 1-800-572-7368

LEGAL SERVICES
Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR
- Low Income 1-888-201-1014
- Seniors (60-plus, any income) 1-888-387-7111
Cowlitz County Victim Assistance Program 360-577-3080
Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Counties Legal Aid Program 360-425-3430

RECREATION
Cowlitz Parks and Recreation 360-577-3174
Longview Parks and Recreation Department 360-442-5400
Special Olympics 1-800-752-7559

RE-ENTRY OFFENDER RESOURCES
Online (Excel spreadsheet)
Printable (PDF file)

SENIORS
Adult Protective Services 360-501-2500
Agency on Aging & Disabilities/SW Washington: 360-577-4929 or 1-800-682-2406
"Are You O.K.?" (LLCAC aka CAP)) 360-425-3430
Castle Rock Senior Center 360-274-7502
Community Home Health & Hospice 360-425-8477
Kelso Senior Citizens Center 360-232-8522
Longview Senior Center 360-636-0210
Meals on Wheels (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
"R.U.O.K.?" (LCCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Lower Columbia Community Action Council (LCCAC aka CAP) In-Home Care 360-425-3430
Senior Community Lunches (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Lower Columbia Community Action Council (LCCAC aka CAP) Senior Services 360-425-3430
Senior Information and Referral (SW Washington Agency on Aging) 360-577-4929
Senior Transportation (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Woodland Community Service Center 360-225-9998

TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET ACCESS
Castle Rock Library 360-274-6961
Herbert H. Minthorn Memorial Library 360-414-7462
Kelso Public Library 360-423-8110
Longview Public Library 360-442-5300
Woodland Community Library 360-225-2115

TRANSPORTATION
CAP Rural Public Transit 360-425-3430
Community Urban Bus Service (CUB) 360-442-5663
Greyhound Bus Lines Kelso Depot 1-800-231-2222
Human Services Council (HSC) 360-694-9997 or 1-800-752-9422
Medicaid Transportation (call for referral) 1-800-752-9422
Woodland Community Service Center 360-225-9998

UTILITIES, TELEPHONE & CELL PHONE
Assurance Wireless (free for low income) 1-888-898-4888
AT&T Wireless Lifeline Service 1-800-377-9450
Energy & Housing Services (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Safelink Wireless (free for low income) 1-800-723-3546
Salvation Army 360-496-5404
Washington Telephone Access Program

VETERANS SERVICES
Benefits Information And Claims Assistance: 1-800-827-1000
DSHS Division of Vocational Rehab 360-501-2499 or 1-866-893-1047 Voice/TTY
Home Care Equipment Bank (LLCAC aka CAP) 360-425-3430
Longview Goodwill Industries 360-425-6929
VA Medical Center
- Chemical Addiction Rehabilitation 360-690-1841
- Outpatient Clinic: 360-696-4061
Veterans' Assistance Program 360-577-6757
Veterans Counseling Center (LCC) 360-577-2331
Veteran’s Employment Service 360-577-2250
Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs: 1-800-562-2308 or 360-725-2199 TTY
Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs):
American Legion
- Post 25, Kelso, 360-425-9658
- Post 107, Kalama, 360-673-2208
- Post 155, Longview, 360-425-3670
Disabled American Veterans
- Chapter 32, Longview, 360-578-2810 or 360-261-0875
Marine Corps League
- Detachment 889, Longview, 360-636-2303
Veterans of Foreign Wars
- Post 1045, Longview, 360-577-9783
- Post 1927, Woodland, 360-482-3841
- Post 2982, Castle Rock,
- Post 3017, Kelso, 360-577-6757

YOUTH GROUPS & SERVICES
4-H 360-577-3014
Big Brothers Big Sisters of SW Washington 360-636-2765
Boy Scouts of America, Cascade Council
- Longview 360-423-6960
Camp Fire 360-425-3890
Girl Scouts of Western Washington 360-423-3800
JOB Corps 1-800-733-JOBS
Junior Buddy: 360-636-2231
Tutor Hunt
Victory Center: 360-501-4283
YMCA of Southwest Washington 360-423-4770
Youth & Family LINK 360-423-6741

OTHER
Humane Society of Cowlitz County Low-cost Spay/Neuter 360-577-0151
National & Washington State Hotlines & Websites
Native American Services
- Cowlitz Indian Tribe 360-577-8140 or 1-800-301-3461
- Cowlitz Tribal Treatment 360-575-3316
- Health Clinic 360-575-8275
Purina Pets for Seniors (Assistance with adoption)

Compiled by 4People.org