Eastern Washington,Northern Idaho
Veterans Community Resource Directory

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Housing Resources
  • Housing Repairs &
    Utility Assistance
  • Healthcare Medical &
    Dental Resources
  • Crisis Lines
  • Domestic Violence
  • Veterans Services
  • Financial Resources
  • Employment Resources
  • Education Resources
  • Meal Programs & Sites
  • Disaster Relief
    Public Safety

Emergency Shelter

  • House Of Charity
    32 W. Pacific
    624-7821
    adult men; medical clinic, meals, hygiene, laundry services, counseling, maildrop.

  • Union Gospel Mission
    1224 E. Trent
    535-8510
    adult men; no stay limit, counseling, meals (also for guests), hygiene, clothing, eye care, chemical dependence rehab services.

  • Salvation Army Family Emergency Center
    204 E. Indiana
    325-6814
    families; meals, food bank, clothing bank, prescriptions, life skills and parenting classes, drug and alcohol-free.

  • St. Margaret’s
    624-9788
    women and children (boys under age 11); safe environment, confidential address, clothing bank, support services
    .
  • VOA Hope House
    111 W. Third
    455-2886
    single women; meals, showers, clean safe environment

  • VOA Crosswalk
    525 W. 2nd
    838-6596
    youth 13-21; meals, clothing bank, medical clinic, classes.

  • SNAP Homeless Office
    500 S. Stone
    456-7106
    families, couples, single mothers, or single expecting women; life skills classes, family emphasis, educational and vocational assessments.

  • YWCA – Alternatives to Domestic Violence Confidential Shelter
    829 W. Broadway (offices, not shelter site)
    326-2255
    individuals and children that are fleeing domestic violence; 24-hour crisis assistance, confidentiality, support groups, legal and counseling services.

  • Truth Ministries
    1810 E. Sprague
    456-2576
    adult men; evening meal, hygiene services.

  • UGM Crisis Shelter for Women and Children
    1234 E. Sprague
    535-0486
    single women and women with children; meals, late check-in at 535-8510.

  • Volunteers Of America Emergency Assistance
    W. 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
    624-2378
    *Financial assistance for utility shut-off notices, household goods, and clothing.

Housing Resources

  • Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium (SLIHC)
    829 W. Broadway
    325-3235
    advocacy & community education on affordable housing, hosts of http://www.onestophousing.org, an extensive online resource for finding affordable housing.
     
  • Goodale & Barbieri
    818 W Riverside #300
    459-6102 or 800-572-9181
    provides quality low-income housing to the inland northwest.
     
  • Housing Justice Project
    1704 W Broadway
    324-0144
    offers low-income tenants in Spokane county access to lawyers at show cause eviction hearings. persons needing a lawyer for these hearings can ask for a housing justice project lawyer when they come to court.
     
  • HUD – Housing and Urban Development
    920 W Riverside Suite 588
    368-3200
    information and resources for low-income tenants, advocacy.
     
  • Inland Empire Residential Resources
    116 W Indiana
    789-2245
    creates and preserves long-term affordable housing for persons with disabilities, low-income tenants, and families.
     
  • Northeast Washington Housing Solutions (NEWHS)
    55 W Mission Suite 104.
    328-2366 or TDD 323-9502
    formerly Spokane housing authority. advocacy and information about all things low/no income housing including housing voucher information.
     
  • NW Indian Housing Association
    PO Box 3785
    206-526-8630
    Locally 258-4523 or 888-642-8055
    Spokane Tribe:
    6401 Sherwood Addition Dr. Wellpinit WA 99040
    promotes safety, sanitary, decent, and affordable housing for tribal members in the pacific northwest.
     
  •  SNAP Affordable Rental Program
    500 S Stone
    456-7106
    SNAP owns and manages a safe and affordable housing /SNAP program for affordable rentals– they also have a couple of other programs.
     
  • Spokane Housing Authority
    509-232-0170
    provides affordable rental units to low-income families.
     
  • Peaceful Valley Homefront
    1413 W Main Ave 99201
    747-2050
    financial fitness counseling and homebuyer education for low-income homebuyers, including basic education on money management and taxes, insurance, predatory lending, home maintenance, and foreclosure prevention.
     
  • VOA Permanent Supportive Housing
    328-4685
    comprehensive case management services and housing units for chronically homeless and disabled adults.
     
  • SNAP Mortgage Assistance Programs
    500 S Stone
    456-7106
    HUD-approved comprehensive housing counseling agency. mortgage default and foreclosure prevention, pre-purchase counseling, and education.
     
  • Tenants Union of Washington State
    5425 B Rainier Ave S
    206-722-6848 or TDD 206-723-0523
    or hotline (206) 723-0500
    housing justice, education, advocacy. seeks to improve tenants living conditions and challenges and transform unjust housing policies and practices.
     
  • VA Homeless Program-for homeless veterans.
    John Davis - 509-462-2500

Housing Repairs and Utility Assistance

  • Citizens Utility Alliance
    212 W 2nd Ave #100
    744-3370 Ext:247 or 800-679-6087
    advocacy and education for telephone consumers. help in enrolling in low-cost phone services. help in resolving problems between customers and phone companies.

  • VOA Emergency Service – prevention of utility shut off or eviction
    525 W Second
    624-2378
    financial assistance available to prevent utility shutoff or eviction.

  • Emergency Assistance Programs – Project Share
    456-7111
    assistance with weatherization, heating improvements, and financial assistance through snap and Avista. must be financially eligible.

  • NW Energy Coalition
    206-621-0097
    promotes energy conservation, provides consumer protection, and low-income energy assistance.

  • WA Utilities and Transportation Commission
    800-562-6150

  • SNAP Minor Home Repair/Weatherization Program
    744-3370
    repairs and modifications, weatherization, and heating system repairs.
  • Spokane Valley Partners
    10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, 99206
    927-1153
    Energy assistance, rental assistance, gas vouchers, bus passes, prescription assistance, clothing bank, and food bank. Must live in Spokane Valley to receive assistance.

  • Our Place
    1509 W. College Spokane, WA 99201
    *Food bank for West Central area only. Financial assistance for emergency utilities and limited transportation for the West Central area only. Clothing bank open to all.

  • Volunteers Of America Emergency Assistance
    W. 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
    624-2378
    *Financial assistance for utility shut-off notices, household goods, and clothing.

Healthcare Medical & Dental Resources

  • Basic Health Plan
    P.O. Box 42705, Olympia, WA 98504
    660-9840
    http://www.basichealth.hca.wa.gov
    Statewide low-cost health-care, for individuals and families who meet income guidelines.

  • Chas – Community Health Association Of Spokane
    3919 N. Maple, Spokane, WA 99205
    444-8888, or Admin 444-7806 and 444-8200 Dental
    Provides medical and dental services to patients with or without insurance status, and a sliding-fee scale based on income for uninsured patients.

  • Christ’s Clinic
    2709 W. Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    325-0393, Fax 325-7209
    http://www.christclinic.org, Contact Monica Merehofer
    Nonprofit medical clinics provide care to low-income persons with limited or no medical insurance.

  • Community Health Access Services
    236-2435
    Services for HIV/ STDs education, outreach services, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, and anonymous HIV testing/ referral.

  • DSHS North Cso Clinic
    1925 E. Francis, Spokane, WA 99208
    227-2300 or 227-2301
    sadownl@dshs.wa.gov
    Family planning information/ services, physical exams and screenings related to well-woman exam or STI evaluation, prenatal, adoption, and abortion referrals. The sliding fee scale accepts XIX Coupons and most insurances, Call for Community Outreach Nurse 227-2362

  • Family Health Hotline (WA)
    800-322-2588
    http://www.hmhbwa.org
    Statewide information/ referrals for children, maternal health, and family planning services. Eligibility screenings for WA Children, maternity, take charge medical benefits, WIC/ Basic Food and childcare, and smoking-cessation referrals.

  • Health Care For All Community-Minded Enterprises
    Community Building Saranac
    25 W. Main, Ste 300 Spokane, WA
    444-3066 or 866-444-3066
    A community-based project that helps low-cost healthcare options and access to healthcare providers

  • HIV/AIDS Program Spokane Regional Health District
    324-1542 OR 324-1496
    http://www.srhd.org
    Anonymous/ confidential HIV testing including partner notification, case management, HIV/AIDS ed./ technical assistance, and outreach/syringe exchange

  • Immunization Clinic (Shots) Spokane Regional Health District
    1101 W. College Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    324-1600
    Providing immunizations for preventable diseases from birth to adulthood and for travel.

  • Native Health Of Spokane-Native Project
    1803 W. Maxwell, Spokane, WA 99201
    483-7535
    http://www.nativeproject.org
    Provides primary and preventive care for all ages, chronic illness management, mental health/ substance abuse and helps patients secure medical coverage, sliding fee.

  • People’s Clinic YMCA
    829 W. Broadway Spokane, WA 99201
    323-7600
    http://www.peoplesclinic.org
    Adult and well-child exams, immunizations, school sports physicals, mental health counseling, assistance with WA Basic Health applications, medication assistance, Breast Cervical Health program, and pregnancy/ STD screening and treatment. Referrals to specialists as necessary.

  • Primary Care Medical Clinic
    East Central Community Center
    500 S. Stone, Spokane, WA 99202
    536-9031
    A family nurse practitioner provides TB tests to DOT physicals, women’s health, and family planning.

  • Project Access
    104 S. Freya, Ste 114, Spokane, WA 99202
    532-8877
    Manages 600 doctors and 6 hospitals donate service, specialty level office visits, provides surgeries to low-cost pharmaceuticals.

  • Spokane Aids Network
    905 S. Monroe St., Spokane, WA 99204
    455-8993, fax 455-9743
    http://www.spokaneaidsnetwork.org
    Providing direct care services to people living with HIV and AIDS and prevention programs in Inland NW
  • Spokane County Community Services
    312 W. 8th Ave, Spokane, WA 99204
    477-5722, FAX 477-6827
    aneufeld@spokanecounty.org
    http://www.spokanecounty.org
    Referrals for substance abuse treatment and prevention, developmental disabilities, and mental health.

  • Spokane County Medical Society
    104 S. Freya, Ste 114, Spokane, WA 99212
    325-5010
    Referrals for physicians who accept medical coupons provide services for low-income or for a reduced fee. Physician’s info is based on location, specialty, and insurance requirements.

  • Spokane Regional Health District
    1101 W. College Ave, Spokane, WA, 99201
    324-1500
    http://www.srhd.org
    Public health agency providing services to the community with clinical services, and refugee health screening clinics.

  • Spokane Falls Family Clinic
    120 W. Mission Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    326-4343, fax 326-4289
    dianey@yvfwc.org
    Dir: Van Hook, Full medical services, including prenatal care and delivery.

  • Women’s Health Programs: Breast & Cervical Health
    Spokane Regional Health Distract
    324-1553, 888-461-8876

  • Spokane Valley Partners
    10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, 99206
    927-1153
    Energy assistance, rental assistance, gas vouchers, bus passes, prescription assistance, clothing bank, and food bank. Must live in Spokane Valley to receive assistance.

  • VA Medical Center
    4815 N. Assembly
    Spokane VA main phone 509-434-7000, Toll-Free 1-800-325-7940
    Registration and Appointments for primary care and mental health
    OIF/OEF Program Enrollment- For clients who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Please take all clients here first and they will assist with enrollment and many other resources

  • Health Care for Homeless Vets
    705 W. 2nd
    509-462-2500

  • Child & Family Services
    Spokane Mental Health 107 S. Division, Spokane, WA 99202
    838-4651 TTY 624-0004
    http://www.smhca.org
    Helping children with emotional/ behavioral problems, multiple foster care placements, suicidal attempts, and physical/sexual abuse.

  • Community Detox Services Of Spokane
    312 W. 8th P.O. Box 2845, Spokane, WA 99204
    477-4620, 477-4648, Fax 838-2680
    kborosco@earthlink.net
    Exec Dir: Karen Bourget-Orosco, Detoxification services and referrals for people who want to be clean and sober. Other programs: involuntary commitment program, VA RVSP, detox enhancement, and youth detox room.

Crisis Lines

Domestic Violence

  • Alternatives To Domestic Violence – YWCA
    829 W. Broadway
    Spokane, WA 99201
    326-1190 x 139
    http://www.ywca.org/Spokane
    Spokane@ywconnect.org, Dir: Patty Wheeler, 24-hour crisis services to victims of domestic violence, including safe shelter, support-crisis intervention and case management. Provides legal advocacy to aid victims in obtaining orders of protection, crisis hotline: 326-2255

  • Domestic Violence Hotlines
    Crime Victim Crisis Line 210 W.
    Sprague Spokane, WA 99201
    624-7273

  • Family Crisis Network
    447-5483

  • Family Resource Center
    800-932-0932

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233

  • NW Women’s Law Center
    907 Pine St. # 500
    Seattle, WA 98104
    Local: 206-621-7691
    TTY 521-4317
    Fax 682-9556
    http://www.nwwlc.org
    nwwlc@nwwlc.org, Lead paralegal: June Krumpotick, Legal information, self-help materials and referral statewide, services by phone only.

  • Sexual Assault & Family Trauma (SAFET) Response Center
    210 W. Sprague Ave.
    Spokane, WA 99201
    Office 747-8224
    24-hour Hotline 624-7273
    Training, Therapy, support groups, sexual assault advocacy, outreach, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, interpreters provided, human trafficking, homeless & homeless prevention, DSHS advocacy, domestic violence advocacy, crisis hotline, crisis counseling, crime victim compensation assistance, and other services.

  • Women Helping Women Fund
    1315 N. Napa St.
    328-8285

Veterans Services

  • Health Care For Homeless Veterans
    705 W. Second
    462-2500
    Health care for homeless veterans, access to surplus military clothing for homeless veterans, hours M - F 8 am-noon and 1 pm – 4:30 pm.

  • Airmen & Family Readiness
    92MSS/DPF 4 W. Castle St.
    Fairchild AFB WA, 99011
    247-2246 or 247-2248
    http://www.fairchildfamilysupport.com
    Provides information/ referral, life skills, employment assistance, duty separation support, relocation, emergency interest-free loans, and financial wellness for active duty, retired, Reserve/ Guard and DOD civilians and families, ID card required to enter the base.

  • Armed Forces Emergency Services – America Red Cross
    315 W. Nora Spokane, WA 99205
    888-737-4306
    http://www.spokaneredscross.org
    Information/ Referral, reporting/communication, and access to financial assistance for emergency travel/basic needs for active-duty military members, veterans, and their families, on-call 24/7.

  • College/ Universities Veterans Outreach Centers
    SCC Ana Roney 533-7027
    SFCC Katie Reis 533-3504
    Assists veterans with transition to civilian life and provides support once reintegrated into the academic community. For EWU and Gonzaga University see Spokane VA Medical Center.

  • Point Man Ministries International
    6010 N. Assembly, Spokane, WA 99205
    994-7177
    http://www.geocities.com/pmimintl
    Contact Mike Zorn, Christian outreach for vets by vets.

  • Spokane VA Medical Center
    4815 N. Assembly, Spokane, WA 99205, 434-7000
    800-325-7940, Fax 434-7119,
    http://www.va.gov
    Administers to OSA military veterans, a social worker arranges services and provides a mobile health clinic to outlying counties.

  • Spokane Valley Vet Center
    100 N. Mullan Road, Ste 102
    (509) 444-8387
    Point of contact is Mike Ogle or David Baird
    • Readjustment Counseling Services
      1. Difficulty in transitioning from military to civilian
      2. Sleep difficulties
      3. No patience for "stupid people"
      4. Anger issues
      5. Isolation
      6. Post Traumatic Stress
        • Family Counseling
        • Marriage Counseling
        • OIF Group that meets twice a month on Saturdays

  • Applying for compensation Disability:
    Adrian Wall – (509) 924-1262
    • You need to have a copy of your DD214
    • Copy of Military Medical Records – if have them
    • Copy of 201/ personnel File – if have them
    • Call Service Officer Adrian at the Spokane Valley Vet Center or go to building 6A
    • The process is supposed to take about 6 months for OIF/OEF Veterans

  • Veterans Administration Medical Center – Behavioral Health
    4815 N. Assembly
    Spokane, WA 99205
    434-7260, Fax 434-7113

  • Tribal Veteran Assistance Representatives
    Colville/Spokane
    634-2755, Fax 634-2740,
    Lavada Anderson
    Veterans.resource@colvilletribes.com

  • Veterans Department Worksource – Spokane
    130 S. Arthur, Spokane, WA 99202
    532-3100 or 532-3102
    http://www.worksource.spokane.org
    Chuck Elmore celmor@esd.wa.gov, Michael Briscoe, Admin: Ron Yancey. Helps veterans with job placement, free workshops: winway resume, assessment, PC jobs, job application.

  • WS Colville
    956 S. Main, Ste B,
    Colville, WA 99114
    685-2119, Fax 685-6094
    Kenneth Walden, kwalden@esd.wa.gov

  • Veterans Fraternities & Support Resources
    American Legion: http://www.legion.org/homepage.php

  • Disabled American Veterans Outreach Program (WA)
    911 N. Madison St.
    Spokane, WA 99205
    325-1720, 800-949-4232

  • Veteran to Veteran LLC:
    http://www.hadit.com

  • Veteran of Foreign Wars:
    http://www.vfw.org

  • Veteran for Peace:
    http://www.veteransforpeace.org

  • Vietnam Veterans of America:
    http://www.vva.org

  • Veterans’ Housing – Volunteers of America
    624-2378, Fax 624-2275
    http://www.voa.spokane.org
    Transitional housing for chronically homeless veterans also provides mental health and medical referrals, employment readiness, and independent living training.

  • Veterans Outreach Center
    100 N. Mullan Rd, Ste 102,
    Spokane, WA 99206
    444-8387, Fax 444-8388
    http://www.va.gov
    Team Leader: David Baird. Counseling services for veterans and their families. Provides counseling to those who have lost a loved one on active duty.

  • WA County Veterans Coalition
    1102 W. College, Secoma Bldg.
    Spokane, WA 99201
    477-3690, Fax 477-2299
    http://www.spokanecounty.org
    Admin: Frank Thompson, fthompson@spokanecounty.org
    Provides emergency counseling, housing, food, and medical cost for indigent veterans and their families.

  • Women Veterans Resources & Sexual Assault Advocacy
    http://www.militarywoman.org

  • Women Veterans Coord.
    Spokane
    434-7608

  • Women Organizing Women
    http://www.vetwow.com
    Spokane Area 
    Advocacy: DeEtta Lubbers, godivadgrn@aol.com

Financial Resources:

Employment Resources

  • WorkSource
    Michael or Stephanie or Ron
    130 South Arthur Spokane
    509-532-3101 or 509-532-3102
    • Need a copy of DD214 Member/Service 4 form to apply for unemployment
    •  Need to ask about Dislocated Workers Program
    • Need to ask about Commissioner Approved Training
    • Need resume assistance
    • Job search assistance - military occupation was aviation mechanic
    • Financial hardship- ask about the VIP Grant

  • Regional VA Office (Seattle)
    1-800-827-1000
    For VA Loans, Health Benefits, etc
    Address: 915 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA

  • American Legion WDVA
    Veterans Services Office.
    509-434-7750
    address: 4815 N. Assembly Bldg 6-A

  • Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com
    https://www.asbestos.com/
    The Mesothelioma Center provides a complete list of occupations, ships, and shipyards that could have put Veterans at risk for developing asbestos-related diseases.

Education Resources

  • Veterans Education Benefits:
    Linda, Spokane Community College – 509-533-2077
    Spokane Falls Community College – 509-533-3504
    • Schedule appt.- take DD214 to determine benefits
    • Compare GI Bill with New one coming out in Aug 2009

  • Scholarships/Resources
    • Review list of scholarships in folder
    • Google or Yahoo search – Iraqi Veterans scholarships as new ones show up on a regular basis
    • Apply for financial aid

  • GI Bill for training/apprenticeships:
    • You can use your GI benefits for tech schools, apprenticeship programs, or for approved On The Job Training Programs - Montgomery Fund only – Post 9/11 program must be taken at a college

Meal Programs and Sites

Drop-in sites that offer meals and other services.

  • A Cup of Cool Water
    1106 2nd
    747-6686
    age 22 and under, 1-4 pm and 7-8 pm Tues, Weds and Thurs

  • All Nations Christian Center
    1201 W Spofford
    844-4400
    box meals, Sundays after the service

  • The City Gate
    170 S. Madison
    455-9670
    call for details

  • Crosswalk
    525 W. Second
    838-6596
    ages 13-18, 9 am 12noon, and 6 pm 7 days a week.

  • En Cristo-Whitworth
    1101 W 1st
    468-9718
    call for details

  • Emmanuel Lutheran
    314 S. Spruce
    838-4409
    call for details

  • House of Charity
    32 W. Pacific
    624-7821
    7:30 – 9a.m. and 11a.m. Mon-Sat and 4:00 p.m. Sundays

  • New Hope Ranch Urban Center
    1701 W 3rd Ave
    954-5145
    call for details

  • One World Spokane
    1804 E Sprague Ave
    270-1608 or 251-0156
    Two free options daily. 11a.m. – 3p.m. Tues – Sunday

  • Our Lady of Lourdes
    1115 W Riverside
    358-4290
    sandwiches 11 a.m.-12noon and 4-5 p.m. mon-fri

  • Peaceful Valley Center
    214 N Cedar St
    624-8634
    call for details

  • Shalom Ministries Central United Methodist
    518 3rd Ave
    455-9019
    call for details

  • SNAP Sack Dinner & Outreach Project
    1222 W. 2nd Ave
    456-6597 or 953-6578
    call for details

  • St. Ann’s Sunday Lunch
    2120 W. 1st Ave
    535-3031
    1 p.m. Sundays

  • Truth Ministries
    1606 E Sprague
    456-2576
    nightly meals

  • Union Gospel Mission
    1224 E. Trent
    535-8510
    Men only; 7a.m., 12noon, and 6p.m. (5p.m. on Sundays)

  • Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant
    1620 N. Monroe St.
    324-1995
    women and children only 4-6 p.m. Tues-Thurs and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday

  • Winter Soup Kitchen
    600 S. Richard Allen Ct.
    534-3007
    January through March 4-6 p.m. Tues - Thurs

  • Spokane Valley Meals on Wheels
    321 S Dishman Mica
    924-6976
    call for details

  • Spokane Valley United Methodist
    115 N Raymond Rd
    924-7262
    call for details

  • Spokane Valley Partners
    10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, 99206
    927-1153
    Energy assistance, rental assistance, gas vouchers, bus passes, prescription assistance, clothing bank, and food bank. Must live in Spokane Valley to receive assistance.

  • Our Place
    1509 W. College Spokane, WA 99201
    *Food bank for West Central area only. Financial assistance for emergency utilities and limited transportation for the West Central area only. Clothing bank open to all.

  • St. Vincent Depaul
    722 N. Regal, Spokane, WA 99202
    534-2824
    *Gives emergency clothing, food, furniture, household items, and other assistance.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank
    (Call for nearest locations, 534-6678)
    Provides emergency food to singles and families, days and hours vary by location.

  • American Indian Community Center
    801 E. 2nd
    535-0886
    Variety of services for American Indian clients, food bank for residents in 99202 zip code, and all Native Americans.

Disaster Relief – Public Safety

Coordinator Diana Somerville
Senior volunteers do in-home security assessments and vacation home checks. Sponsored by the police department.

  • Crime Reporting Center
    Spokane police
    532-9266
    Spokanecrimereportingcenter.org

  • Crime Victim Service Center
    Lutheran Community Services NW
    210 W. Sprague
    Spokane, WA 99201
    TDD 866-751-7119,
    http://www.lcsnw.org
    Provides support and tools to respond to crises or address needs for information and referrals for crime victims. Trains providers for 24 hours-a-day crisis intervention, support at hospitals if medical care is needed related to crime, and support thru the legal process.

  • FEMA-Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Federal Regional Center Pacific NW
    130 228th St SW
    Bothell, WA 98021-8627
    425-487-4600

  • Fire Department Offices – Information (WA)
    625-7000

  • Fire Reports
    Dept Natural Resources
    800-562-6010

  • Fire Stoppers
    Spokane Fire Dept.
    44 W. Riverside
    Spokane, WA 99201
    625-7058
    Helps children 12 and younger experiment with, and interviews them and parents to help with understanding the importance of fire safety and the child’s motivation for fireplay.

  • WIN211
    http://www.win211.org/
    Call: 211 or 1-877-211-9274
    • If you do not have access to the internet, this Community Resources Directory is your link to help. However, if you do have access to the internet, Win211 gives you an astoundingly comprehensive database.
    • Win211 contains over 5,480 health and human service providers, representing 9,450 sites and more than 16,980 local services available throughout Washington. You can access the 2-1-1 Community Resources Database by accessing http://www.win211.org and defining the type of help you want and your location.
    • If you do not find the service you need, call 2-1-1 from anywhere in Washington to speak to a 2-1-1 Information and Referral Specialist for assistance. - Or you can dial toll-free 1-877-211-9274.
    • 211 Information and Referral Specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm, excluding holidays.
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Housing Resources
  • Housing Repairs &
    Utility Assistance
  • Healthcare Medical &
    Dental Resources
  • Crisis Lines
  • Domestic Violence
  • Veterans Services
  • Financial Resources
  • Employment Resources
  • Education Resources
  • Meal Programs & Sites
  • Disaster Relief
    Public Safety

Emergency Shelter

  • House Of Charity
    32 W. Pacific
    624-7821
    adult men; medical clinic, meals, hygiene, laundry services, counseling, maildrop.

  • Union Gospel Mission
    1224 E. Trent
    535-8510
    adult men; no stay limit, counseling, meals (also for guests), hygiene, clothing, eye care, chemical dependence rehab services.

  • Salvation Army Family Emergency Center
    204 E. Indiana
    325-6814
    families; meals, food bank, clothing bank, prescriptions, life skills and parenting classes, drug and alcohol-free.

  • St. Margaret’s
    624-9788
    women and children (boys under age 11); safe environment, confidential address, clothing bank, support services
    .
  • VOA Hope House
    111 W. Third
    455-2886
    single women; meals, showers, clean safe environment

  • VOA Crosswalk
    525 W. 2nd
    838-6596
    youth 13-21; meals, clothing bank, medical clinic, classes.

  • SNAP Homeless Office
    500 S. Stone
    456-7106
    families, couples, single mothers, or single expecting women; life skills classes, family emphasis, educational and vocational assessments.

  • YWCA – Alternatives to Domestic Violence Confidential Shelter
    829 W. Broadway (offices, not shelter site)
    326-2255
    individuals and children that are fleeing domestic violence; 24-hour crisis assistance, confidentiality, support groups, legal and counseling services.

  • Truth Ministries
    1810 E. Sprague
    456-2576
    adult men; evening meal, hygiene services.

  • UGM Crisis Shelter for Women and Children
    1234 E. Sprague
    535-0486
    single women and women with children; meals, late check-in at 535-8510.

  • Volunteers Of America Emergency Assistance
    W. 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
    624-2378
    *Financial assistance for utility shut-off notices, household goods, and clothing.

Housing Resources

  • Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium (SLIHC)
    829 W. Broadway
    325-3235
    advocacy & community education on affordable housing, hosts of http://www.onestophousing.org, an extensive online resource for finding affordable housing.
     
  • Goodale & Barbieri
    818 W Riverside #300
    459-6102 or 800-572-9181
    provides quality low-income housing to the inland northwest.
     
  • Housing Justice Project
    1704 W Broadway
    324-0144
    offers low-income tenants in Spokane county access to lawyers at show cause eviction hearings. persons needing a lawyer for these hearings can ask for a housing justice project lawyer when they come to court.
     
  • HUD – Housing and Urban Development
    920 W Riverside Suite 588
    368-3200
    information and resources for low-income tenants, advocacy.
     
  • Inland Empire Residential Resources
    116 W Indiana
    789-2245
    creates and preserves long-term affordable housing for persons with disabilities, low-income tenants, and families.
     
  • Northeast Washington Housing Solutions (NEWHS)
    55 W Mission Suite 104.
    328-2366 or TDD 323-9502
    formerly Spokane housing authority. advocacy and information about all things low/no income housing including housing voucher information.
     
  • NW Indian Housing Association
    PO Box 3785
    206-526-8630
    Locally 258-4523 or 888-642-8055
    Spokane Tribe:
    6401 Sherwood Addition Dr. Wellpinit WA 99040
    promotes safety, sanitary, decent, and affordable housing for tribal members in the pacific northwest.
     
  •  SNAP Affordable Rental Program
    500 S Stone
    456-7106
    SNAP owns and manages a safe and affordable housing /SNAP program for affordable rentals– they also have a couple of other programs.
     
  • Spokane Housing Authority
    509-232-0170
    provides affordable rental units to low-income families.
     
  • Peaceful Valley Homefront
    1413 W Main Ave 99201
    747-2050
    financial fitness counseling and homebuyer education for low-income homebuyers, including basic education on money management and taxes, insurance, predatory lending, home maintenance, and foreclosure prevention.
     
  • VOA Permanent Supportive Housing
    328-4685
    comprehensive case management services and housing units for chronically homeless and disabled adults.
     
  • SNAP Mortgage Assistance Programs
    500 S Stone
    456-7106
    HUD-approved comprehensive housing counseling agency. mortgage default and foreclosure prevention, pre-purchase counseling, and education.
     
  • Tenants Union of Washington State
    5425 B Rainier Ave S
    206-722-6848 or TDD 206-723-0523
    or hotline (206) 723-0500
    housing justice, education, advocacy. seeks to improve tenants living conditions and challenges and transform unjust housing policies and practices.
     
  • VA Homeless Program-for homeless veterans.
    John Davis - 509-462-2500

Housing Repairs and Utility Assistance

  • Citizens Utility Alliance
    212 W 2nd Ave #100
    744-3370 Ext:247 or 800-679-6087
    advocacy and education for telephone consumers. help in enrolling in low-cost phone services. help in resolving problems between customers and phone companies.

  • VOA Emergency Service – prevention of utility shut off or eviction
    525 W Second
    624-2378
    financial assistance available to prevent utility shutoff or eviction.

  • Emergency Assistance Programs – Project Share
    456-7111
    assistance with weatherization, heating improvements, and financial assistance through snap and Avista. must be financially eligible.

  • NW Energy Coalition
    206-621-0097
    promotes energy conservation, provides consumer protection, and low-income energy assistance.

  • WA Utilities and Transportation Commission
    800-562-6150

  • SNAP Minor Home Repair/Weatherization Program
    744-3370
    repairs and modifications, weatherization, and heating system repairs.
  • Spokane Valley Partners
    10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, 99206
    927-1153
    Energy assistance, rental assistance, gas vouchers, bus passes, prescription assistance, clothing bank, and food bank. Must live in Spokane Valley to receive assistance.

  • Our Place
    1509 W. College Spokane, WA 99201
    *Food bank for West Central area only. Financial assistance for emergency utilities and limited transportation for the West Central area only. Clothing bank open to all.

  • Volunteers Of America Emergency Assistance
    W. 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99201
    624-2378
    *Financial assistance for utility shut-off notices, household goods, and clothing.

Healthcare Medical & Dental Resources

  • Basic Health Plan
    P.O. Box 42705, Olympia, WA 98504
    660-9840
    http://www.basichealth.hca.wa.gov
    Statewide low-cost health-care, for individuals and families who meet income guidelines.

  • Chas – Community Health Association Of Spokane
    3919 N. Maple, Spokane, WA 99205
    444-8888, or Admin 444-7806 and 444-8200 Dental
    Provides medical and dental services to patients with or without insurance status, and a sliding-fee scale based on income for uninsured patients.

  • Christ’s Clinic
    2709 W. Boone Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    325-0393, Fax 325-7209
    http://www.christclinic.org, Contact Monica Merehofer
    Nonprofit medical clinics provide care to low-income persons with limited or no medical insurance.

  • Community Health Access Services
    236-2435
    Services for HIV/ STDs education, outreach services, unplanned pregnancy, substance abuse, and anonymous HIV testing/ referral.

  • DSHS North Cso Clinic
    1925 E. Francis, Spokane, WA 99208
    227-2300 or 227-2301
    sadownl@dshs.wa.gov
    Family planning information/ services, physical exams and screenings related to well-woman exam or STI evaluation, prenatal, adoption, and abortion referrals. The sliding fee scale accepts XIX Coupons and most insurances, Call for Community Outreach Nurse 227-2362

  • Family Health Hotline (WA)
    800-322-2588
    http://www.hmhbwa.org
    Statewide information/ referrals for children, maternal health, and family planning services. Eligibility screenings for WA Children, maternity, take charge medical benefits, WIC/ Basic Food and childcare, and smoking-cessation referrals.

  • Health Care For All Community-Minded Enterprises
    Community Building Saranac
    25 W. Main, Ste 300 Spokane, WA
    444-3066 or 866-444-3066
    A community-based project that helps low-cost healthcare options and access to healthcare providers

  • HIV/AIDS Program Spokane Regional Health District
    324-1542 OR 324-1496
    http://www.srhd.org
    Anonymous/ confidential HIV testing including partner notification, case management, HIV/AIDS ed./ technical assistance, and outreach/syringe exchange

  • Immunization Clinic (Shots) Spokane Regional Health District
    1101 W. College Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    324-1600
    Providing immunizations for preventable diseases from birth to adulthood and for travel.

  • Native Health Of Spokane-Native Project
    1803 W. Maxwell, Spokane, WA 99201
    483-7535
    http://www.nativeproject.org
    Provides primary and preventive care for all ages, chronic illness management, mental health/ substance abuse and helps patients secure medical coverage, sliding fee.

  • People’s Clinic YMCA
    829 W. Broadway Spokane, WA 99201
    323-7600
    http://www.peoplesclinic.org
    Adult and well-child exams, immunizations, school sports physicals, mental health counseling, assistance with WA Basic Health applications, medication assistance, Breast Cervical Health program, and pregnancy/ STD screening and treatment. Referrals to specialists as necessary.

  • Primary Care Medical Clinic
    East Central Community Center
    500 S. Stone, Spokane, WA 99202
    536-9031
    A family nurse practitioner provides TB tests to DOT physicals, women’s health, and family planning.

  • Project Access
    104 S. Freya, Ste 114, Spokane, WA 99202
    532-8877
    Manages 600 doctors and 6 hospitals donate service, specialty level office visits, provides surgeries to low-cost pharmaceuticals.

  • Spokane Aids Network
    905 S. Monroe St., Spokane, WA 99204
    455-8993, fax 455-9743
    http://www.spokaneaidsnetwork.org
    Providing direct care services to people living with HIV and AIDS and prevention programs in Inland NW
  • Spokane County Community Services
    312 W. 8th Ave, Spokane, WA 99204
    477-5722, FAX 477-6827
    aneufeld@spokanecounty.org
    http://www.spokanecounty.org
    Referrals for substance abuse treatment and prevention, developmental disabilities, and mental health.

  • Spokane County Medical Society
    104 S. Freya, Ste 114, Spokane, WA 99212
    325-5010
    Referrals for physicians who accept medical coupons provide services for low-income or for a reduced fee. Physician’s info is based on location, specialty, and insurance requirements.

  • Spokane Regional Health District
    1101 W. College Ave, Spokane, WA, 99201
    324-1500
    http://www.srhd.org
    Public health agency providing services to the community with clinical services, and refugee health screening clinics.

  • Spokane Falls Family Clinic
    120 W. Mission Ave, Spokane, WA 99201
    326-4343, fax 326-4289
    dianey@yvfwc.org
    Dir: Van Hook, Full medical services, including prenatal care and delivery.

  • Women’s Health Programs: Breast & Cervical Health
    Spokane Regional Health Distract
    324-1553, 888-461-8876

  • Spokane Valley Partners
    10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, 99206
    927-1153
    Energy assistance, rental assistance, gas vouchers, bus passes, prescription assistance, clothing bank, and food bank. Must live in Spokane Valley to receive assistance.

  • VA Medical Center
    4815 N. Assembly
    Spokane VA main phone 509-434-7000, Toll-Free 1-800-325-7940
    Registration and Appointments for primary care and mental health
    OIF/OEF Program Enrollment- For clients who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan. Please take all clients here first and they will assist with enrollment and many other resources

  • Health Care for Homeless Vets
    705 W. 2nd
    509-462-2500

  • Child & Family Services
    Spokane Mental Health 107 S. Division, Spokane, WA 99202
    838-4651 TTY 624-0004
    http://www.smhca.org
    Helping children with emotional/ behavioral problems, multiple foster care placements, suicidal attempts, and physical/sexual abuse.

  • Community Detox Services Of Spokane
    312 W. 8th P.O. Box 2845, Spokane, WA 99204
    477-4620, 477-4648, Fax 838-2680
    kborosco@earthlink.net
    Exec Dir: Karen Bourget-Orosco, Detoxification services and referrals for people who want to be clean and sober. Other programs: involuntary commitment program, VA RVSP, detox enhancement, and youth detox room.

Crisis Lines

Domestic Violence

  • Alternatives To Domestic Violence – YWCA
    829 W. Broadway
    Spokane, WA 99201
    326-1190 x 139
    http://www.ywca.org/Spokane
    Spokane@ywconnect.org, Dir: Patty Wheeler, 24-hour crisis services to victims of domestic violence, including safe shelter, support-crisis intervention and case management. Provides legal advocacy to aid victims in obtaining orders of protection, crisis hotline: 326-2255

  • Domestic Violence Hotlines
    Crime Victim Crisis Line 210 W.
    Sprague Spokane, WA 99201
    624-7273

  • Family Crisis Network
    447-5483

  • Family Resource Center
    800-932-0932

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233

  • NW Women’s Law Center
    907 Pine St. # 500
    Seattle, WA 98104
    Local: 206-621-7691
    TTY 521-4317
    Fax 682-9556
    http://www.nwwlc.org
    nwwlc@nwwlc.org, Lead paralegal: June Krumpotick, Legal information, self-help materials and referral statewide, services by phone only.

  • Sexual Assault & Family Trauma (SAFET) Response Center
    210 W. Sprague Ave.
    Spokane, WA 99201
    Office 747-8224
    24-hour Hotline 624-7273
    Training, Therapy, support groups, sexual assault advocacy, outreach, medical advocacy, legal advocacy, interpreters provided, human trafficking, homeless & homeless prevention, DSHS advocacy, domestic violence advocacy, crisis hotline, crisis counseling, crime victim compensation assistance, and other services.

  • Women Helping Women Fund
    1315 N. Napa St.
    328-8285

Veterans Services

  • Health Care For Homeless Veterans
    705 W. Second
    462-2500
    Health care for homeless veterans, access to surplus military clothing for homeless veterans, hours M - F 8 am-noon and 1 pm – 4:30 pm.

  • Airmen & Family Readiness
    92MSS/DPF 4 W. Castle St.
    Fairchild AFB WA, 99011
    247-2246 or 247-2248
    http://www.fairchildfamilysupport.com
    Provides information/ referral, life skills, employment assistance, duty separation support, relocation, emergency interest-free loans, and financial wellness for active duty, retired, Reserve/ Guard and DOD civilians and families, ID card required to enter the base.

  • Armed Forces Emergency Services – America Red Cross
    315 W. Nora Spokane, WA 99205
    888-737-4306
    http://www.spokaneredscross.org
    Information/ Referral, reporting/communication, and access to financial assistance for emergency travel/basic needs for active-duty military members, veterans, and their families, on-call 24/7.

  • College/ Universities Veterans Outreach Centers
    SCC Ana Roney 533-7027
    SFCC Katie Reis 533-3504
    Assists veterans with transition to civilian life and provides support once reintegrated into the academic community. For EWU and Gonzaga University see Spokane VA Medical Center.

  • Point Man Ministries International
    6010 N. Assembly, Spokane, WA 99205
    994-7177
    http://www.geocities.com/pmimintl
    Contact Mike Zorn, Christian outreach for vets by vets.

  • Spokane VA Medical Center
    4815 N. Assembly, Spokane, WA 99205, 434-7000
    800-325-7940, Fax 434-7119,
    http://www.va.gov
    Administers to OSA military veterans, a social worker arranges services and provides a mobile health clinic to outlying counties.

  • Spokane Valley Vet Center
    100 N. Mullan Road, Ste 102
    (509) 444-8387
    Point of contact is Mike Ogle or David Baird
    • Readjustment Counseling Services
      1. Difficulty in transitioning from military to civilian
      2. Sleep difficulties
      3. No patience for "stupid people"
      4. Anger issues
      5. Isolation
      6. Post Traumatic Stress
        • Family Counseling
        • Marriage Counseling
        • OIF Group that meets twice a month on Saturdays

  • Applying for compensation Disability:
    Adrian Wall – (509) 924-1262
    • You need to have a copy of your DD214
    • Copy of Military Medical Records – if have them
    • Copy of 201/ personnel File – if have them
    • Call Service Officer Adrian at the Spokane Valley Vet Center or go to building 6A
    • The process is supposed to take about 6 months for OIF/OEF Veterans

  • Veterans Administration Medical Center – Behavioral Health
    4815 N. Assembly
    Spokane, WA 99205
    434-7260, Fax 434-7113

  • Tribal Veteran Assistance Representatives
    Colville/Spokane
    634-2755, Fax 634-2740,
    Lavada Anderson
    Veterans.resource@colvilletribes.com

  • Veterans Department Worksource – Spokane
    130 S. Arthur, Spokane, WA 99202
    532-3100 or 532-3102
    http://www.worksource.spokane.org
    Chuck Elmore celmor@esd.wa.gov, Michael Briscoe, Admin: Ron Yancey. Helps veterans with job placement, free workshops: winway resume, assessment, PC jobs, job application.

  • WS Colville
    956 S. Main, Ste B,
    Colville, WA 99114
    685-2119, Fax 685-6094
    Kenneth Walden, kwalden@esd.wa.gov

  • Veterans Fraternities & Support Resources
    American Legion: http://www.legion.org/homepage.php

  • Disabled American Veterans Outreach Program (WA)
    911 N. Madison St.
    Spokane, WA 99205
    325-1720, 800-949-4232

  • Veteran to Veteran LLC:
    http://www.hadit.com

  • Veteran of Foreign Wars:
    http://www.vfw.org

  • Veteran for Peace:
    http://www.veteransforpeace.org

  • Vietnam Veterans of America:
    http://www.vva.org

  • Veterans’ Housing – Volunteers of America
    624-2378, Fax 624-2275
    http://www.voa.spokane.org
    Transitional housing for chronically homeless veterans also provides mental health and medical referrals, employment readiness, and independent living training.

  • Veterans Outreach Center
    100 N. Mullan Rd, Ste 102,
    Spokane, WA 99206
    444-8387, Fax 444-8388
    http://www.va.gov
    Team Leader: David Baird. Counseling services for veterans and their families. Provides counseling to those who have lost a loved one on active duty.

  • WA County Veterans Coalition
    1102 W. College, Secoma Bldg.
    Spokane, WA 99201
    477-3690, Fax 477-2299
    http://www.spokanecounty.org
    Admin: Frank Thompson, fthompson@spokanecounty.org
    Provides emergency counseling, housing, food, and medical cost for indigent veterans and their families.

  • Women Veterans Resources & Sexual Assault Advocacy
    http://www.militarywoman.org

  • Women Veterans Coord.
    Spokane
    434-7608

  • Women Organizing Women
    http://www.vetwow.com
    Spokane Area 
    Advocacy: DeEtta Lubbers, godivadgrn@aol.com

Financial Resources:

Employment Resources

  • WorkSource
    Michael or Stephanie or Ron
    130 South Arthur Spokane
    509-532-3101 or 509-532-3102
    • Need a copy of DD214 Member/Service 4 form to apply for unemployment
    •  Need to ask about Dislocated Workers Program
    • Need to ask about Commissioner Approved Training
    • Need resume assistance
    • Job search assistance - military occupation was aviation mechanic
    • Financial hardship- ask about the VIP Grant

  • Regional VA Office (Seattle)
    1-800-827-1000
    For VA Loans, Health Benefits, etc
    Address: 915 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA

  • American Legion WDVA
    Veterans Services Office.
    509-434-7750
    address: 4815 N. Assembly Bldg 6-A

  • Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com
    https://www.asbestos.com/
    The Mesothelioma Center provides a complete list of occupations, ships, and shipyards that could have put Veterans at risk for developing asbestos-related diseases.

Education Resources

  • Veterans Education Benefits:
    Linda, Spokane Community College – 509-533-2077
    Spokane Falls Community College – 509-533-3504
    • Schedule appt.- take DD214 to determine benefits
    • Compare GI Bill with New one coming out in Aug 2009

  • Scholarships/Resources
    • Review list of scholarships in folder
    • Google or Yahoo search – Iraqi Veterans scholarships as new ones show up on a regular basis
    • Apply for financial aid

  • GI Bill for training/apprenticeships:
    • You can use your GI benefits for tech schools, apprenticeship programs, or for approved On The Job Training Programs - Montgomery Fund only – Post 9/11 program must be taken at a college

Meal Programs and Sites

Drop-in sites that offer meals and other services.

  • A Cup of Cool Water
    1106 2nd
    747-6686
    age 22 and under, 1-4 pm and 7-8 pm Tues, Weds and Thurs

  • All Nations Christian Center
    1201 W Spofford
    844-4400
    box meals, Sundays after the service

  • The City Gate
    170 S. Madison
    455-9670
    call for details

  • Crosswalk
    525 W. Second
    838-6596
    ages 13-18, 9 am 12noon, and 6 pm 7 days a week.

  • En Cristo-Whitworth
    1101 W 1st
    468-9718
    call for details

  • Emmanuel Lutheran
    314 S. Spruce
    838-4409
    call for details

  • House of Charity
    32 W. Pacific
    624-7821
    7:30 – 9a.m. and 11a.m. Mon-Sat and 4:00 p.m. Sundays

  • New Hope Ranch Urban Center
    1701 W 3rd Ave
    954-5145
    call for details

  • One World Spokane
    1804 E Sprague Ave
    270-1608 or 251-0156
    Two free options daily. 11a.m. – 3p.m. Tues – Sunday

  • Our Lady of Lourdes
    1115 W Riverside
    358-4290
    sandwiches 11 a.m.-12noon and 4-5 p.m. mon-fri

  • Peaceful Valley Center
    214 N Cedar St
    624-8634
    call for details

  • Shalom Ministries Central United Methodist
    518 3rd Ave
    455-9019
    call for details

  • SNAP Sack Dinner & Outreach Project
    1222 W. 2nd Ave
    456-6597 or 953-6578
    call for details

  • St. Ann’s Sunday Lunch
    2120 W. 1st Ave
    535-3031
    1 p.m. Sundays

  • Truth Ministries
    1606 E Sprague
    456-2576
    nightly meals

  • Union Gospel Mission
    1224 E. Trent
    535-8510
    Men only; 7a.m., 12noon, and 6p.m. (5p.m. on Sundays)

  • Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant
    1620 N. Monroe St.
    324-1995
    women and children only 4-6 p.m. Tues-Thurs and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday

  • Winter Soup Kitchen
    600 S. Richard Allen Ct.
    534-3007
    January through March 4-6 p.m. Tues - Thurs

  • Spokane Valley Meals on Wheels
    321 S Dishman Mica
    924-6976
    call for details

  • Spokane Valley United Methodist
    115 N Raymond Rd
    924-7262
    call for details

  • Spokane Valley Partners
    10814 E. Broadway, Spokane Valley, 99206
    927-1153
    Energy assistance, rental assistance, gas vouchers, bus passes, prescription assistance, clothing bank, and food bank. Must live in Spokane Valley to receive assistance.

  • Our Place
    1509 W. College Spokane, WA 99201
    *Food bank for West Central area only. Financial assistance for emergency utilities and limited transportation for the West Central area only. Clothing bank open to all.

  • St. Vincent Depaul
    722 N. Regal, Spokane, WA 99202
    534-2824
    *Gives emergency clothing, food, furniture, household items, and other assistance.

  • Second Harvest Food Bank
    (Call for nearest locations, 534-6678)
    Provides emergency food to singles and families, days and hours vary by location.

  • American Indian Community Center
    801 E. 2nd
    535-0886
    Variety of services for American Indian clients, food bank for residents in 99202 zip code, and all Native Americans.

Disaster Relief – Public Safety

Coordinator Diana Somerville
Senior volunteers do in-home security assessments and vacation home checks. Sponsored by the police department.

  • Crime Reporting Center
    Spokane police
    532-9266
    Spokanecrimereportingcenter.org

  • Crime Victim Service Center
    Lutheran Community Services NW
    210 W. Sprague
    Spokane, WA 99201
    TDD 866-751-7119,
    http://www.lcsnw.org
    Provides support and tools to respond to crises or address needs for information and referrals for crime victims. Trains providers for 24 hours-a-day crisis intervention, support at hospitals if medical care is needed related to crime, and support thru the legal process.

  • FEMA-Federal Emergency Management Agency
    Federal Regional Center Pacific NW
    130 228th St SW
    Bothell, WA 98021-8627
    425-487-4600

  • Fire Department Offices – Information (WA)
    625-7000

  • Fire Reports
    Dept Natural Resources
    800-562-6010

  • Fire Stoppers
    Spokane Fire Dept.
    44 W. Riverside
    Spokane, WA 99201
    625-7058
    Helps children 12 and younger experiment with, and interviews them and parents to help with understanding the importance of fire safety and the child’s motivation for fireplay.

  • WIN211
    http://www.win211.org/
    Call: 211 or 1-877-211-9274
    • If you do not have access to the internet, this Community Resources Directory is your link to help. However, if you do have access to the internet, Win211 gives you an astoundingly comprehensive database.
    • Win211 contains over 5,480 health and human service providers, representing 9,450 sites and more than 16,980 local services available throughout Washington. You can access the 2-1-1 Community Resources Database by accessing http://www.win211.org and defining the type of help you want and your location.
    • If you do not find the service you need, call 2-1-1 from anywhere in Washington to speak to a 2-1-1 Information and Referral Specialist for assistance. - Or you can dial toll-free 1-877-211-9274.
    • 211 Information and Referral Specialists are available Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm, excluding holidays.