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Emergency Services

We provide a vital community lifeline to prevent homelessness and help people keep up with their utilities. Our services include rental assistance, emergency shelter, and energy and utility assistance.
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Weatherization & Home Repair

Keeping your home maintained and energy-efficient can improve your quality life and help you save money in the long run. We can help! Our services include weatherization through broken glass replacement and insulation installation, home improvement programs such as new roofs or electrical systems, and fee-based assessment services.
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Food Programs

We work hard to fight hunger in our community through our food bank services. We also take a holistic approach to nutrition education through gardening, produce gleaning, and hands-on classes.
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Support Services Programs

Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Supportive Services for Veteran Families prevents homelessness by helping qualifying Veterans and their families gain access to the resources they need in order to successfully transition to or maintain permanent housing. Through the SSVF program, Okanogan County Community Action Support Specialists provide guidance and coordination to Veterans and their families, helping them make informed decisions, understand their options and gain access to VA benefits. Temporary financial assistance payments may also be available to help with expenses such as rent, utility fees, security deposits, moving costs, transportation and child care.
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Work First

Our Work First program assists clients with acquiring the tools needed to find and keep employment in our community.

Some of the services include; career choice evaluations: include number of job openings in our area and expected income ranges; resume building; interview techniques; on the job training; assistance in job placement; referrals to additional training opportunities; job readiness training; and job related supportive services depending on need: bus passes, interview skills, work clothing, minor car repairs, and additional items that may assist in gaining and keeping employment.

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Health Home Coordination

The goal of the Health Home Program is to improve coordination of care, quality, and to increase an individual’s participation in their own care. Care Coordinators do not duplicate or replace services that individuals are receiving. Participation in the Health Home Program is free, voluntary, and will not change or replace any services and supports the individual is receiving; it is simply an added benefit. Current clients tell us that they have learned new skills and feel better able to manage their wellness needs after working with the coordinator. For more information contact Shane Barton or Jennifer Short.

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