Kittitas: 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.

Kittitas Valley Community Hospital
603 S. Chestnut
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 962-9841
KVCH is licensed for 50 acute care beds and offers 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgical services, critical care, family birthing center, respiratory care, laboratory, and imaging services.

ASPEN - Crisis Line
413 Main Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 925-4168, (509) 674-2881
Crisis response; 24-hour telephone support / information / referral.

Central Washington Disability Resource
422 N Pine Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 962-9620
Resource for persons with disabilities.

F.I.S.H. Food Bank
PO Box 85
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 925-3358, (509) 925-1448
Emergency food boxes to low-income families.

Divisions of Developmental Disabilities
521 E Mountainview / PO Box 366
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 962-7761

Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health
220 West Fourth Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 925-9861

Kittitas County Action Council
110 Pennsylvania Avenue
Cle Elum WA, 98922
Phone: (509) 674-2375

606 W Third
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Phone: (509) 925-1448

Emergency food, shelter, clothing, gardening and gleaning program, Food Bank, Transportation Services.