Okanogan: 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 individual'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)
Phone: (866) 272-7630
Web: fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/Eligibility/HWD.htm
HWD is a Medicaid buy-in program for people with disabilitites 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.

Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare
Phone: (509) 826-6191
Toll Free: (866) 826-6191
24-Hour Crisis Assistance

Famiily Health Centers
Toll Free: (800) 660-2129
Primary Medical & Dental care, First Steps & WIC. Reduced fee program available.

Okanogan County Health District
1234 2nd Avenue South
Okanogan, WA
Phone: (509) 422-7140
Toll Free: (800) 222-6410
Immunizations, TB tests, STD & AIDS counseling, maternity suppport services, WIC & breatsfeeding consultation.

Colville Confederated Tribes
Phone: (509) 826-3446
MSS, WIC, nutrition, CHR, CHN

Division of Developmental Disabilities Phone: (509) 826-7273

Vocational Rehabilitation Omak, WA
Phone: (509) 826-7571
Assists people with disabilities to find suitable employment.

Community Action Council
424 2nd Avenue South
Okanogan, WA
Phone: (509) 422-4041
Toll Free: (877) 641-0101
Emergency shelter, transportation & food, assistance with energy costs, weatherization, rental, child care, food and more.

Domestic Violence or Rape
Phone: (509) 826-3221
Toll Free: (888) 826-3221
Call the support center for counseling. For emergency call your local police or 9-1-1.