Where to get help and information in Clark County
Clark County Resource Guide: For information about food banks, meal sites, legal assistance, employment support, health care, dental care, counseling, transportation assistance and more, please see the Resource Guide 10.1.17. The Clark County Resource Guide is also available as the Spanish Resource Guide Last updated 3.1.17.
More resources: More resource information available by dialing “211” or at 211.info.org
Guide to free cell phones: Learn if you qualify for a free cell phone through the Lifeline Program by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or call one of these providers (2016 free cell phone info) to see if the FREE cell phone applies in your area.
Community Resource Drop In: Hosted by Community Services Northwest and local social service agencies, the Drop In is Tuesdays from 11:30-12:30 at Memorial Lutheran Church, 2700 E. 28th Street, Vancouver, 98661. Ideal for people who are living on the streets and need assistance signing up for mainstream benefits including DSHS and the HEN program, job leads, housing leads, connections to other resources.
HousingSearchNW: HousingSearchNW is a free search tool that lists rental properties in Clark County. You can search by desired location, amenities, and policies.
Learn to be a good tenant: Check out a Rent Well Tenant Education class. Rent Well participants learn the “dos and don’ts” of renting, their obligations and rights as a renter, and how to have a successful relationship with their landlord. Click here to find a Rent Well class in Portland or Vancouver. If you are a participating in a program through the following organizations, please talk with your case manager about Rent Well classes.
- Second Step Housing
- Community Services Northwest
- The Salvation Army
- Affordable Community Environments (ACE)
- ESD 112
- Longview Housing Authority