Community Resources

Community Resources

Jewish Communities in Eastern Washington/North Idaho

Spokane:

Temple Beth Shalom (Conservative)

Congregation Emanu-El (Reform)

Chabad of Spokane (Traditional)


Moscow/Pullman:

Jewish Community of the Palouse (Non-denominational)


Tri-Cities:

Congregation Beth Sholom (Conservative)


Walla Walla:

Congregation Beth Israel (Reform)


Other Community Resources

ADDICTION RECOVERY

Compassionate Addiction Treatment
Compassionate Addiction Treatment (CAT) is a nonprofit organization serving downtown Spokane.  Their programs include a Recovery Community and services for people who suffer from a substance use disorder(s), with a focus on peer support and trauma informed care.

SPARC — Spokane Addiction Recovery Centers
SPARC provides licensed, credible, responsive, comprehensive, and evidence based therapeutic continuum of care, focusing on the general and specific needs of the whole person, representative of a low-income or indigent chemically dependent and/or mentally ill adult population.

Spokane Treatment and Recovery Services
Spokane Treatment and Recovery Services is a dedicated behavioral health agency that has been serving the Spokane community since 1980.

ADULT DAY CARE

AdultDayCare.org
AdultDayCare.org is a national resource for adult day care centers. The site’s directory contains 4,500 adult day care locations across the United States.

Adult Day Care Spokane
Adult Day Care Spokane is state approved to accept COPES clients. They serve the needs of elders and adults with special needs and their families.

Providence Health & Services (Adult Day Health)
Adult Day Health provides socialization, supervision, therapy, activities, nutrition, medical and physical care to senior adults living in the Spokane area with cognitive, physical and developmental limitations.

AGING SERVICES

Aging & Long-term Care of Eastern Washington
ALTCEW is one of thirteen Area Agencies on Aging that contract with DSHS to provide in-home care and community-based services in Washington state.

Aging and Long Term Support Administration
Home and Community Services provides and administers long-term care services to eligible individuals and collaborates with Area agencies on aging to share community service options. Adult Protective Services investigates reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable adults.

Eldercare Locator
This public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connects users to services for older adults and their families.

Frontier Behavioral Services — Elder Services
Elder Services provides in-home interdisciplinary clinical case management, medication management, telephone information and assistance, caregiver support, volunteer escort special transportation, Medicaid Waiver (COPES) case management, and group therapy.

Senior Resource Connect
Senior Resource Connect provides information and resources to assist individuals in discussing their needs with aging services professionals and provides a one-stop connection to local service providers in communities throughout North America.

Spokane Helpline
This community resource offers referrals and information for older adults or people with disabilities needing Housing, In-home Care and Personal Assistance, Transportation, Caregiver Support or Relief, Assistive Living, Prepared Meals or Food Assistance, and more. The helpline number is (509) 960-7281.

ASSISTED LIVING

Adult group homes
As listed in the Yellow Pages online

AssistedLivingFacilities.org
Informational resource for assisted living in the United States. They list information on over 36,400 state-licensed assisted living facilities and try to explain the rules and regulations of each stat.

Caring.com
Caring.com offers a free service to help families find senior care. Explore the information on this site to get contact information and learn about options, amenities, and events.

CarePatrol
CarePatrol is the largest Assisted Living Senior Placement service in the nation.

A Place for Mom
Connects families to senior living

skillednursingfacilities.org
This senior care resource offers a nationwide directory of nursing homes. The site provides detailed Medicare quality ratings, inspection information and filed complaints to help consumers research the best skilled nursing care options.

CARE MANAGEMENT

Honoring Elders
Honoring Elders has been providing thoughtful, personalized and compassionate care management services for the elderly and their families for over 30 years.

FFSC’s mission is to provide trusted advocates and expert direction to families’ navigating complex and age-related challenges throughout the region.

CAREGIVING

Care.com
A website where caregivers can list their credentials and people in search of caregivers can contact and hire them.

Caregivers.com
This blog covers a range of aging-related topics, including dealing with Alzheimer’s, evaluating assisted-living options, medical treatment options, elder law and patient’s rights, geriatric resources, and caregiver respite and support.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
WSCADV is the leading voice to end domestic violence in Washington State. They improve how communities respond to domestic violence and work to create a social intolerance for abuse.

YWCA Spokane
The YWCA provides legal aid, counseling, and shelter for DV survivors, among other services.

EMPLOYMENT

ENSO
ENSO is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3, agency providing employment services for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment locally across Washington state.

FINANCIAL

Hebrew Free Loan Association of Washington State
Hebrew Free Loan Association helps members of the Jewish community become and remain self-sufficient by providing zero-interest loans through our personalized, confidential, and respectful application process.

GENERAL HUMAN SERVICES

Spokane Resource Center
SRC’s goal is to help the underserved members of our community achieve economic empowerment by increasing access to opportunities and restoring hope. They increase opportunities and restore hope by providing services which address the Four Pillars of Opportunity identified by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: 1) Economic Empowerment, 2) Educational Attainment 3) Health and Wellness and 4) Character and Leadership.

HAIRCUTTING

Rollers Mobile Haircutting Service
Rollers is a licensed mobile hair service, providing professional salon services in private homes, adult family homes, care facilities, or hospitals.

HEALTH CARE

CHAS Clinics
Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS) is a non-profit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) providing high-quality medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health services to families and individuals of all ages, regardless of insurance status.

Drugwatch.com
Drugwatch.com advocates for people to make a stand against prescription drugs that have harmful side effects and medical devices that cause damage.

Homehealthcareagencies.com
Extensive home health care information such as licensing requirements and state contacts. They offer a directory of 12,261 Medicare-certified home health agencies and 21,966 other home care companies in the United States.

Idaho Medicaid
Idaho Medicaid is the state and Federal partnership that provides health coverage for selected categories of people in Idaho with low incomes. Its purpose is to improve the health of people who might otherwise go without medical care for themselves and their children.

Project Access Spokane
Project Access is a regional network of physicians and hospitals that provides health care access for medically undeserved citizens living at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.

SHIBA
SHIBA provides free, unbiased, and confidential help with Medicare and healthcare choices.

Enrollment guide for health care in Idaho

HOSPICE

Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care
The focus at Horizon Hospice is to provide services that offer comfort, peace, and dignity for patients with incurable illnesses, and for their families.

Hospice of Spokane
Hospice of Spokane is northeast Washington’s only nonprofit hospice serving Spokane, Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties. A holistic approach to end-of-life care, hospice addresses the medical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of patients with terminal illness and their families.

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the voice of home care and hospice. NAHC represents the nation’s 33,000 home care and hospice providers, along with the more than two million nurses, therapists, and aides they employ.

LEGAL

Center for Justice
CFJ helps thousands of people in Spokane with civil legal services such as getting their driver’s license back, filing or requesting public records, navigating or reducing Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs) or dealing with landlord abuses.

Gonzaga Law Clinic
Represents clients on a variety of legal topics frequently encountered by older adults, such as access to health care, long-term planning, consumer protection, protection from financial exploitation, abuse and neglect, and housing.

Each year NJP provides critical civil legal assistance and representation to thousands of low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education, and other basic needs.

Solid Ground
Solid Ground works to undo racism and other oppressions to change the institutional practices and policies that perpetuate poverty.

Spokane County Superior Court
Provides information about guardianship

RESOURCE DIRECTORIES

Fig Tree Resource Directory
This directory contains a thorough list of Spokane area human service agencies, congregations, and other community resources.

RESPITE CARE

Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care provides in-home respite care that gives you a break from caregiving.

Interim Healthcare
Providing respite care in and around Spokane.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Survivors of a Loved One’s Suicide
Weekly group facilitated by a mental health professional and loss survivor.

TRANSPORTATION

Getting There Guide
A one-stop-shop guide containing links to connect people to all types of transportation resources in the Inland Northwest, produced by the Spokane Transportation Collaborative.

Special Mobility Services
Special Mobility Services (SMS) is a nonprofit organization serving communities in Washington and Oregon. For over 40 years, SMS has worked to provide mobility to people with special transportation needs, but their services are not limited to that. They also work with community transportation partners, including volunteers, to provide rides for Medicaid clients going to health care appointments. And they operate shuttles that connect rural communities to urban centers.

Volunteer Services (Catholic Charities)
Volunteer Services (formerly Volunteer Chore Services) began in 1981 in response to cuts in services for elders by the state legislature. The program currently works with thousands of elders and adults with disabilities statewide. VS is committed to helping elders and adults with disabilities remain independent in their own homes through a network of caring community members.