Community Resources

Community Resources

Jewish Communities in Eastern Washington

Temple Beth Shalom (Conservative)

Congregation Emanu-El (Reform)

Chabad of Spokane (Traditional)

Jewish Community of the Palouse (Non-denominational)

Congregation Beth Sholom (Conservative)

 

Other Community Resources

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

TRANSPORTATION

Care Cars
Care Cars is a volunteer transportation service for seniors and disabled individuals who cannot use other transportation options to reach essential medical appointments. To find out if you are eligible, call 509-458-7450.

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.

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.

Northwest Justice Project

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

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

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.

GENERAL RESOURCES

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

ELDER SERVICES

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.

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.

 

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.

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.

Tiller Care Strategies is an adult and geriatric care management service designed to assess an individual’s current situation and level of functioning; evaluate the options available and develop and implement a plan of care to afford the individual the highest quality of life with the most independence as safely possible.

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.

National Association for Home Care Hospice

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.

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.

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