Garfield: Health / Emergency

Washington Basic Health Care Plan
1220 Eastside SE, PO Box 9014
Olympia, WA 98504
Toll Free: (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: (800) 772-1213
TTY: (800) 325-0778
Web: www.ssa.gov
Youth with disabilities may qualify for SSI at age 18 and therefore receive Medicaid based on the individuals's 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: (866)272-7630
Web: fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/Eligibility/HWD.htm
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: (360) 902-8070
Web: www1.dshs.wa.gov/mentalhealth/rsnmap.shtml
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: (509) 758-5511
Web: www.tristatehospital.org/services/emergency.html
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: (509) 751-4603 (Patricia Busse, Director)
Email: bussepa@dshs.wa.gov
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: (509) 843-3412 (Leta Travis, Acting Administrator)
Email: ltravis@co.garfield.wa.us
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: (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: (509) 758-5136 (Nancy Hansen)
Focus on youth 0-18. Activities to prevent teen substance abuse, child abuse, child neglect and domestic viiolence.