Halloween Tips for 2020

Behavioral Health Services

  • Local Wahkiakum Crisis Services - Crisis/Emergency Services are staffed by Mental Health Professionals who provide crisis services 24-hours per day, 7-days per week. Crisis services include telephone support, face-to-face contact, follow-up sessions, and referrals to appropriate community resources.  Every effort is made to provide services within the community including providing 24/7 support.

    Wahkiakum County Crisis
    Toll Free: 800-635-5989
    Phone: 360-795-8630, opt. 9

  • Washington Recovery Help Line at 1–866–789–1511 for additional mental health and emotional supports and treatment resources for substance abuse.

  • Warm Lines for support are alternative to a crisis line that is run by peers.
  • Other mental health and emotional support Information

WA Listens Support Line - 833-681-0211

Food Assistance/Services

  • Food Stamp Sign-Ups and Assistance - Effective, March 26, 2020 you can apply for Basic Food Assistance online or by phone at 1-877-501-2233.
  • Local Food Bank Information
  • Meals on Wheels (click link for menu) Lower Columbia CAP can deliver frozen meals to home bound and disabled seniors in Wahkiakum counties. Typically for Person(s) 60 years of age or older. To self-refer or make a referral for an individual you think may be at nutritional risk, please contact us at 360-425-3430 ext 259 or 1-800-383-2101 ext 259.
  • Wahkiakum on the Move is working with Elochoman Food Bank to distribute food on Tuesdays. Please call 360-795-3101 between 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays to reserve your bag of groceries. WOTM will deliver the prepackaged bags between 2:00-5:00 p.m. that same day.
  • Wahkiakum Lions Club Helping Hands is offering free delivery of groceries, supplies, or whatever else you may need to the elderly, immunocompromised or otherwise at-risk, please submit a request a Wahkiakum Lions Club Grocery Delivery Service.

Health Insurance Enrollment Services

Job Assistance

  • WorkSource is hosting a virtual hiring event.  Please click on the link for more information. Virtual Hiring Event

Educational Websites

Mask Patterns

  • Masks - If you would like to make your own mask, here are a couple of different patterns:

Mask Pattern, opt. 1

Mask Pattern, opt. 2

Mask Pattern, opt. 3

Miscellaneous Assistance

Utility Assistance:

  1. Contact PUD for balance and payment options-360-795-3266
  2. For additional help with paying bill:
    Go to website above and go to “Scheduler” and get on the list for assistance.

Unemployment Assistance:

  • Go to the website: or call 1-800-318-6022. To contact the Kelso office, call 360-577-2250
    (**Be patient, the unemployment office is receiving many calls.)

Additional Cash and Food Benefits:

  • Contact a representative at DSHS by calling 360-501-2400 .

Stimulus Check Questions:

Go to

  1. Click on the 2nd Box on the left that says “Get Coronavirus Tax Relief”
  2. Click on “Check Your Payment Status”
  3. Click on “Get My Payment