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Publicly Funded Chemical Dependency Treatment Services

To obtain chemical dependency treatment services for eligible low-income/indigent individuals, please follow these instructions:

If you do not have Medicaid benefits/medical coupons:

If you do not currently have Medicaid benefits, you may be eligible for medical benefits that will cover the cost of alcohol and drug treatment and related services. Call or visit the Columbia River CSO to find out how to apply for Medicaid benefits (see instructions below) or complete an application online. You will receive an appointment letter in the mail soon after you submit your online application.

  1. Call or visit a DSHS Community Service Office.  Locate a Community Service Office near you.
  2. Report that you have an alcohol and/or drug problem and that you need help. Ask for a referral for a chemical dependency assessment.
  3. You will be required to fill out paper work and submit it for a financial eligibility determination.

Even if you are not eligible for Medicaid benefits/medical coupons, you may be able to receive services on a sliding scale basis. You will be responsible for the cost of services based on your income. Contact any of the following agencies for an assessment:

  • ChangePoint - (360) 604-0068
  • ChangePoint - New Options for Youth (360) 604-0068
  • Columbia River Mental Health - (360) 993-3000
  • Community Services Northwest - (360) 397-8488
  • Daybreak Youth Services (360) 750-9588 or (360) 750-9635
  • Lifeline Connections - (360) 397-8246

If you have Medicaid benefits/a medical coupon:

    1.  Call one of the following treatment providers:

  • ChangePoint - (360) 604-0068
  • ChangePoint - New Options for Youth (360) 604-0068
  • Columbia River Mental Health - (360) 993-3000
  • Community Services Northwest - (360) 397-8488
  • Daybreak Youth Services (360) 750-9588 or (360) 750-9635
  • ESD 112 – New Options for Youth (360) 597-6730
  • Lifeline Connections - (360) 397-8246

    2.   Report that you have an alcohol and/or drug problem and that you have a Medicaid/medical coupon.


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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. 7840.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of Clark County Commissioners

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