COMMUNITY RESOURCE INDEX

PREGNANCY/MATERNAL CARE  |  CLOTHES & BABY ITEMS  |  MEDICAL & DENTAL CARE  |  EMERGENCY HOUSING
HOUSING  |  FOOD BANKS  |  EMERGENCY SERVICES  |  TRANSPORTATION  |  SUBSTANCE USE & ABUSE COUNSELING

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL & CHILD ABUSE  |  CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENTAL CONCERNS/SCREENINGS

OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACTS  |  LEGAL HELP

 

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First Step Family Support Center
360-457-8355
323 & 325 East 6th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

 

PREGNANCY/MATERNAL CARE/PARENTING:

  • First Step Family Support Center: 360-457-8355 @ 325 E. 6th Street, mailing P O Box 249, Port Angeles 98362. Help is available from a family support social worker, nurse, nutritionist, and a case manager during your pregnancy and after. Our services include:
    • .  Infant Case Management
    •    Maternity Support Services
    •    Drop-In Center, located both in Port Angeles and Sequim. *
    •    Free Pregnancy Testing
    •    Circle of Hope Perinatal Support Group
    •    Parent-Child Assistance Program
    •    Parents as Teachers home-visiting program
    •    Supported Parenting Program
    •    Parenting Classes
    •    First Book program
    •    Clallam Child Passenger Safety Program
    •    Growing Strong Cooking Classes
    •    Tools of the Mind Early Learning Academy
    •    Making Holiday Memories Dinner

Many of our services are provided in-home or in-office with a case worker.

*Port Angeles Drop-In Open: Mon-Thurs 1-4 pm.

*Sequim Drop-in: For Spanish-speaking families, once a month, call for meeting information.

(http://www.firststepfamily.org)

 

  • Olympic Medical Center New Family Services:  360-565-0999 @ 939 Caroline St. OMC: Home visiting nurses, lactation support, Childbirth education, and baby classes: M-F 9-5pm. (http://www.olympicmedical.org/default.aspx?ID=60)   

 

  • First Teacher/Parenting Matters Foundation: 360-681-2250 @ 4949 Woodcock Rd., mailing P O Box 3323 Sequim, WA 98382.  If you wish to be on the mailing list to receive the First Teacher newsletters monthly publication, you may use us, at First Step, to help get you signed up.

 

  • Clallam County Health Department: 360-417-2000: M-F 8:30-12:00 1-4:30. Immunizations, WIC

 

  • WIC (Women, Infant and Children): Port Angeles, 360-417-2275 @ 111 E. 3th St. Suite 1A, Mon, Th, Fri 8:30-12:00, 1:00-4:00. Sequim, 360-461-1638 @ 583 W. Washington St. Tuesday only, 9:00-12:00, 1:00-3:30. Nutrition education, health promotion, supplemental food. (http://www.clallam.net/hhs/PublicHealth/wic.html)

 

  • Department of Child and Family Services: 360-565-2240 or 1-888-437-6167; After hours: 1-800-562-5624, Fax 360-417-1440, TTY: 1-800-833-6388 @ 201 W 1st Street, Suite 2

 

  • Department of Social and Health Services: 360-565-2180 or 1-800-737-0617 @ 201 W 1st Street:  TANF, Medical Coverage/Coupons are available to those who qualify, new baby coverage and pregnancy tests: M-F 8-5pm.  http://www.dshs.wa.gov  

 

  • Healthy Families of Clallam County: 360-452-2381 (Crisis Line 452-HELP) @ 1210 E. Front St. Ste. C, Mon.-Fri 8:00-5:00.  Protection orders are available here.

 

  • Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest: 360-452-2954 or 1-800-769-0045 @ 426 E 8th Street: Mon 10-6, Wed 11-7 and Fri 9-5. Pregnancy testing, emergency contraceptive, STD testing/treatment, birth control, and annual exams, abortion services, HIV testing, men’s and women’s health, patient education.  Sequim @ 675 N. 5th Ave. #2B  Tues/Thurs 1-6pm.  (www.plannedparenthood.org)

 

  • My Choices: 360-452-3300 @ 824A E 8th Street: Mon/Wed/Thurs 10-4. My Choices in Sequim: 681-8725 640 N. Sequim Ave: Mon/Tues/Wed 10-4. (www.mychoices.org)   

 

CLOTHES AND BABY ITEMS:

  • First Step’s Clothing & Equipment Closet: 360-457-8355 @ 325 East 6th Street: Mon-Thurs 1-4pm.

(Open during drop-in).

 

  • Independent Bible Church:  360-452-3351 @ 112 N Lincoln St. Clothing Closet Wed 10-2.

 

  • My Choices: 360-452-3300 @ 824A E 8th Street: Mon/Wed/Thurs 10-4. My Choices in Sequim: 360-681-8725 640 N. Sequim Ave: Mon/Tues/Wed 10-4. (www.mychoices.org)   

 

  • Seventh Day Adventist: 360-683-7373 @ 30 Sanford Lane, Sequim. Clothing closet and food available Tuesday only 10:00-12:30, 5:00-6:30.

 

  • Port Angeles Baby Store: 360-565-1210 @ 313 W. 1st St.  Mon-Sat 10:00-5:30 pm.

 

  • Working Image: 360-385-0300 @ 1925 Blaine Street, Port Townsend Provides free clothing to women in need, no matter what their circumstances.

 

MEDICAL &DENTAL CARE:

  • Lower Elwha Health Clinic: 360-452-6252 @ 243511 Highway 101 West: Mon-Fri 8-5pm, (http://www.elwha.org/medicalanddentalclinic.html)

 

·        Volunteers in Medicine Clinic: 360-457-4431 @ 909 E. Georgiana Street: Medical Clinic Mon 11-5pm, Wed and Thurs 5-9pm. Dental Clinic Mon 9-3.  Primary medical care, mental health care, and referrals for special care for adults who do not have access to health care.  Free to uninsured on a first come, first serve basis.  http://www.vimoclinic.org

 

·        Dungeness Valley Health & Wellness Clinic: 360-582-0218 @ 777 North 5th (Sequim Medical Plaza, Suite 109). (To qualify for, you cannot have any social benefits or money to pay for services). Mon & Thurs first come, first served, be there by 4:45.

 

  • Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest: 360-452-2954 or 1-800-769-0045 @ 426 E 8th Street: Mon 10-6, Wed 11-7 and Fri 9-5. Pregnancy testing, emergency contraceptive, STD testing/treatment, birth control, and annual exams, abortion services, HIV testing, men’s and women’s health, patient education.  Sequim @ 675 N. 5th Ave. #2B  Tues/Thurs 1-6pm.  (www.plannedparenthood.org)

 

·        Sea Mar Dental Clinic: 360-406-5260 @ 228 W First St.: Tues-Sat. 8-5pm. 

 

·        Jamestown Family Dental Clinic: (Blyn): 360-681-3400 @ 1033 Old Blyn Hwy: Mon-Fri 8-5pm   (http://www.jamestowntribe.org/programs/hhs/hhs_dental.htm)

 

·        Peninsula Children’s Clinic: 360-457-8578 @ 902 Caroline Street: Mon-Fri 8-5pm. 

 

 

 

EMERGENCY HOUSING:

  • Safe Harbor: 583 W. Washington St., Suite A, Sequim, Wed 1-4pm. For more information, call Housing Resource Center at 360-477-4918 or Serenity House of Clallam County at 360-452-7224.

 

 

  • Rose House of Healthy Families of Clallam County: 360-452-3811 

 

HOUSING

  • Housing Resource Center (Port Angeles): 360-565-5041 @ 520 E. 1st St. or Sequim: 360-477-4918.  Assistance in finding housing in your area. This is the first place you would check, you will get the most help here as The Housing Resource Center helps connect with all the other areas.

 

  • Peninsula Housing Authority (For Clallam and Jefferson Counties): 360-452-7631 @ 2603 S Francis: Mon-Thurs 9-4pm, Fri 9-12pm.  (http://peninsulapha.org/)
        • Applications available in the office for:
          • 1.  Family Housing
          • 2.  1,2,3,4 bedroom apartments
          • 3.  Self help
          • 4.  FFF, out of debt USDA
          • 5.  Section 8 vouchers for TEBRA
          • 6.  You may also print out all of these forms online

 

  • Wildwood Terrace: 360-452-7563 @ 934 West Lauridsen Boulevard: Mon, Wed 8:30-1:30.

 

 

  • Hilltop Ridge: 360-457-5322 @ 1914 South Pine Street: Mon-Fri 9:30-2:00pm. 

 

  • Fairchild Heights: 360-457-6212 @ 2301 West 18th Street: Mon-Fri 9:30-4:00pm. Not low-income housing, but takes Section 8. 

 

FOOD BANKS/SOUP KITCHENS

  • Independent Bible Church: Once per month emergency food bag.  Available Tues-Fri 10:00-2:00pm.

 

  • Port Angeles Food Bank: 360-452-8568 @ 402 SouthValley: Mon, Wed & Fri 1-3:30pm. Need I.D. & proof of address. You are allowed to visit this food bank once a month. 

 

  • Sequim Food Bank: 360-683-1205 @ 144 West Alder Street: Mon 1-4pm, Fri & Sat 9-12 pm. Need I.D. and proof of address. Need to live within Sequim school district boundaries.

 

  • Salvation Army Soup Kitchen:  360-452-7679 @ 206 South Peabody: Free breakfast 8:30-9:30, lunch Mon-Fri 12:00-1:00.

 

  • Salvation Army Food Bank: 360-452-7679 @ 206 South Peabody: Tue, Thur. 2:00 – 4:00.

 

  • Methodist Church: 360-452-8971 @ 110 East 7th Street: Free Meal Friday Evenings 5:00 p.m.

 

  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church: 360-457-4122 @ 132 E 13th St. Free meal Wednesdays at 5:30 pm.

 

  • TAFY Center: 360-670-4363 @ 711 East 2nd Street; mailing P.O. Box 633, Port Angeles, WA 98362: Mon, Wed., Fri: 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., Sat: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

 

CRISIS/EMERGENCY SERVICES

  • Olympic Community Action Programs:  360-452-4726 @ 228 1st St (In Armory Square Mall) : Mon-Fri 8:00-4:30pm. Help with housing, energy assistance, medical, and dental. http://olycap.org

 

  • Telephone Assistance Program: 1-888-700-8880

 

 

 

  • Sequim St. Vincent de Paul: 360-683-2112: 24 hour hotline. 

 

  • Port Angeles St. Vincent de Paul: 360-457-5804: Helpline.

 

  • MANNA: 360-457-3954: Thurs 9:30 am-2:00pm: Help with emergency bills.

 

  • Sequim Community Aid: 360-681-3731: 24 Hour hotline. Help with P.U.D., rent & water.

 

  • The Crisis Line: 360-452-4357 (360-452-HELP): 24 hour crisis help.

 

  • Healthy Families of Clallam County: 360-452-3811 @ 1210 East Front Street Suite C: Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00 pm.  http://www.healthyfam.org

 

  • TAFY Center (The answer for youth): 360-670-4363 @ 826 East First Street.  Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat 3:00-7:00. Providing emotional and spiritual help to at risk young people, ages 13-24.

 

TRANSPORTATION

  • Paratransit Services: (bus passes): 1-800-756-5438: You may receive bus passes with medical appointments, 3-4 appointments a month required.  Also, with a medical card, Para transit can transport you out of town to medical appointments or they can provide gas and ferry vouchers if you have your own car. (Please note: Certain restrictions apply to above mentioned services and require, in most cases, seven to ten business days to process requests, mailing passes, and coupons). http://www.paratransit.net

 

 

SUBSTANCE USE & ABUSE COUNSELING

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 360-452-4212, http://www.aa.org
  • Al Anon: 360-452-6973http://www.al-anon.alateen.org
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 360-477-9367 , http://www.nopasc.org/
  • The Crisis Line: 360-452-4500
  • Olympic Personal Growth (Sequim) 360-681-8463 @ 390 East Cedar St, Sequim 98382
  • Cedar Grove Recovery Services: 360-452-2443 @ 221 N. Race St.
  • Jamestown S’Klallam Chemical Dependency Center: 360-681-4625
  • Klallam Counseling: 360-452-4432 @ 1026 East 1st Street Suite 2: Mon-Fri 8-5pm. 
  • Peninsula Community Mental Health: 360-457-0431 @ 118 East 8th Street: Mon & Thurs 8-7:30 Tue, Wed & Fri 8-5.
  • Safe Harbor (Sequim): 360-681-7494 @ 609 West Washington Street Suite 4: Mon-Fri 9-5pm.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL & CHILD ABUSE

  • Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1-800-562-6025 or 360-452-4357.

 

 

  • Peninsula Community Behavioral Health: 360-457-0431 @ 118 East 8th Street: Mon & Thurs 8-7:30 Tue, Wed & Fri 8 – 5.  

 

 

 

CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENTAL CONCERNS/SCREENINGS

  • First Step Family Support Center: 360-457-8355 @ 325 East 6th Street. Many programs available.  Drop-in: Mon-Thurs 1-4pm, http:// www.firststepfamily.org

 

 

  • Mount Angeles View Head Start: 360-452-8496 @ 2321 S. Francis St: Mon-Fri 8-4:30 pm. Mount Angeles View Early Head Start: 360-775-2359 @ 2319 S Francis St: Mon-Thurs, 8-4:30 pm. Port Angeles Head Start: 360-457-6963 @ 2203 W 18th St: Mon-Thurs, 8-4:30 pm. The mailing address for returning applications is: Olympic Community Action Programs, Early Childhood Services, 228 W First Street, Suite J, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Call 360-452-4726 if you have any questions.   http://www2.olycap.org/index.php?pr=Early_Childhood

 

 

  • Early Head Start – Lower Elwha Tribe – 360-452-2587 Ext. # 1 @ 463 Stratton Rd.: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:00p.m. – Rosemary Newday Education/Disabilities Director, Jenna Bell Stevens Enrollment Coordinator.

 

 

 

 

  • Birth to Three Infant and Toddler Program: Port Angeles and Joyce call Family Resource Coordinator Brandi Dachs 360-460-3965 or Sequim call Family Resource Coordinator Amanda Sanders 360-809-0569

 

OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACTS

 

  • Suicide Prevention: 1-800-422-2552

 

 

 

  • Peninsula College Family Life Education: 360-417-6496 @ 1502 East Lauridsen Blvd.

 

  • Work First Basic Skills at Peninsula College: Coordinator (Laura Brogden) 360-417-6303, Student Services Coordinator (Sheila Martin) 360-417-6351.

 

 

  • DSHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Office (vocational services for those with disabilities): 360-457-2146 @ 228 West 1st Street Suite A: Mon-Fri 8-5pm. 

 

 

 

 

LEGAL HELP

  • Clallam County Family Court Facilitator: 360-417-2588:  Mon &Tues 10-3pm, Wed. 11:00 to 2:00, Thu. 1:00-3:00, Fri 10-3pm, E-mail.famctfac@olypen.com

 

 

  • Clallam-Jefferson Public Defenders: 360-452-3307 @ 516 East Front Street: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30pm. http://defensenet.org

 

 

  • Peninsula Dispute Resolution Center: 360-452-8024 or 1-800-452-8024 @ 319 S. Peabody St. http://www.pdrc.org

 

 

DROP IN CENTERS

  • First Step Family Support Center: 360-457-8355 @ 325 E. 6th St Port Angeles: Drop-in hours Mon-Thurs 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sequim Site (Spanish Speaking): St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 N. 5th Ave. by appointment.

 

  • Safe Harbor(ages 17-24): 583 W. Washington St., Suite A, Sequim. Open Sun, Mon, Wed, Thur, and Fri from 3-7pm. For more information, call Cecilia Eckerson 360-683-8598 home, 360-460-0474 cell.

                                                                                                                                     

  • T.A.F.Y Center (The Answer for Youth): 360-670-4363 @ 826 East First Street, Mon, Wed., And Fri: 3:00 – 7:00 p.m., Sat: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.