Listed below are community resources we believe benefit older and vulnerable adults. If you have additional suggested resources, please contact us. The "*" indicates local resources.
The hub for senior and vulnerable adult services in Southwest Washington. They operate an information and assistance hotline to answer questions and direct callers to services.
Aging in place is an attractive option for many baby boomers and retirees who value independence and living life on their own terms. Home City Real Estate provides some tips on how to plan ahead.
Part of Vancouver Parks and Rec's 50 and Better program; designed to provide information about housing, transportation, mental health or other aging related areas. Weekly clinics are held at the Luepke Senior Center.
With dedicated spaces at Firstenburg and Marshall Community Center and a wealth of activities happening around the City and across the Pacific Northwest, Vancouver seniors will find an experience that's right for them.
Although the department is made up of numerous administrations, they all have one mission: to transform lives. The DSHS provides information for people of all ages and abilities. You can also report abuse here.
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries*
Avoid contractor fraud by verifying that employers and building trades contractors are registered as a business in Washington and in good standing with L&I.
Human Services Council - Sponsor-A-Ride*
Transportation options for older adults who are not eligible for publicly funded programs yet because of frequency of need or a fixed income cannot afford private pay options.
Legal Aid/law enforcement
Receives and investigates reports of allegations of abuse, abandonment, neglect, self-neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults living in the community and in facilities.
Washington Law Help*
A free, detailed database of legal resources, guides, and tools. Offers some resources for those looking to represent themselves in court. Also provides information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including eligibility and contact information.
Advocates for residents of nursing homes, adult family homes, and assisted living facilities. They are trained to receive complaints and resolve problems in situations involving quality of care, use of restraints, transfer and discharge, abuse and other aspects of resident dignity and rights.
List of appeals agents, advocates, and eldercare services across the country, in addition to information about benefits, assisted living, home care, medicaid planning, and elder law related to those who have served our country.