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211info
Information and referral for all human services. Call 2-1-1.
www.211info.org

Clark County Community Action


Housing Solutions Center Housing Hotline
Homeless or at-risk of homelessness?
www.councilforthehomeless.org/need-help/emergency-shelter

Housing Connections
Looking for a place to live? Call 360-695-9677.
www.housingsearchnw.org

Clark County Asset Building Coalition
Information on financial education, tax preparation and Individual Development Accounts (IDA) www.clarkcountyabc.org

Clark County Landlord List
The passage of bill ESSHB 2048 requires Washington communities to create an interested landlord list to distribute to households receiving rent assistance funded through state and local document recording fees. This list is solely for informational purposes and does not serve as a recommendation. Landlords: Please contact Kevin Hiebert with Council for the Homeless to make any changes (360-699-5106 or who@councilforthehomeless.org).
www.councilforthehomeless.org/landlord-outreach

Council for the Homeless Resource Guide
www.councilforthehomeless.org/additional-resources

Vancouver Housing Authority
www.vhausa.com

Washington Connection
A website to help see if you are eligible for DSHS services
www.washingtonconnection.org

Government

Earned Income Tax Credits
www.irs.gov

My Money
www.mymoney.gov/

Official U.S. Executive Branch Web Sites
www.loc.gov/rr/news/fedgov.html

State of Washington Office of Financial Management
www.ofm.wa.gov

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
http://thomas.loc.gov

U.S. Census Bureau
www.census.gov

Washington State Department of Commerce
www.commerce.wa.gov

 

Homelessness, Hunger, and Poverty

Clark County Food Bank
Food Bank options throughout Clark County
www.clarkcountyfoodbank.org/local-agencies#Map

Community Action Partnership
www.communityactionpartnership.com

National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)
www.endhomelessness.org

The National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH)
www.nationalhomeless.org

The National Community Action Foundation
www.ncaf.org

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
www.nlchp.org

National ROMA Peer-to-Peer Training. Clark County provides an approved introductory course on Results Oriented Management and Accountability (ROMA) philosophy and principles. 
www.roma-nptp.org/trainers_results.html?state=WA

Public Health Poverty Research Resources
www.publichealth.org/Resources/Poverty

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
www.endhomelessness.org

Washington Statewide Poverty Action Network
www.povertyaction.org

Washington Telephone Assistance Program (WTAP)
www.dshs.wa.gov/wtap.shtml

West Coast Poverty Center
http://wcpc.washington.edu/basics/measurement.shtml

The Working Poor Families Project
www.workingpoorfamilies.org

Housing

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
www.hud.gov

Fair Housing Council of Oregon
Education, outreach, and enforces anti-discrimination laws in Oregon and Clark County
www.fhco.org

Housing Search NW
Find a place to live fast, easy, and free! Housing information for renters and landlords including listings of rentals in the metropolitan area.
www.housingsearchnw.org

Foreclosure Assistance
www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/foreclosure_help.htm

National Low Income Housing Coalition
www.nlihc.org

Washington Low-Income Housing Alliance (WLIHA)
www.wliha.org

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Clark County Community Services: Vanessa R. Gaston, Director
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Boulevard, Suite C214, Vancouver, WA 98661
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2130 | FAX: (360) 397-6028
E-mail: Community.Services@clark.wa.gov
Community Services Fraud and Abuse Hotline
The Fraud and Abuse Hotline number is (360) 397-8030 and is for the reporting of suspected fraud or abuse related to payment for services. Messages may be left anonymously. To speak directly with the Department Compliance Officer, call (360) 397-2075 ext. 7819.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of Clark County Commissioners

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