The NCW Behavioral Health Chelan-Douglas Crisis Hotline: (509)662-7105 or (800)852-2923
National Suicide Prevention Hotline (Online Chat Available): (800)273-8255 / TTY: (800)799-4889
Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio (en español): (888)628-9454
Anonymous Crisis Text-Line: Text HELLO to 741741
Crisis Line For Teens and Youth (6pm - 10pm PST): 1-866-TEENLINK / (866)833-6543
National Child Abuse Hotline: (800)422-4453
National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800)656-4673
Veterans Crisis Line: (800)273-8255, chat online, or send a text message to 838255
Vets4Warriors: (855)838-8255 (Peer support for vets, military, and families)
Washington Recovery Help Line: (866)789-1511 (24-Hour Help for Substance Abuse, Problem Gambling & Mental Health)
Trevor Project: (866)488-7386 (Crisis intervention & suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth, resources, social networking)
National Alliance on Mental Illness
– Mental Health Warm Line (hosted by NAMI Greater Seattle): (800)782-9264
If you’re feeling alone, confused and just need to talk to someone who understands but are not in a crisis, call and
trained volunteers will listen. Mon, Tue, Thur 9am-5pm; Wed 9am-7pm
– The NAMI National Helpline can be reached Monday through Friday, 10 am–6 pm ET, at (800)950-NAMI (6264)
Navigating a Mental Health Crisis: A NAMI Resource Guide for Those Experiencing a Mental Health Emergency
The Greater Wenatchee Valley Community Resource Directory [Last Updated: April, 2018]
SAGE (Safety Advocacy Growth Empowerment): support for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, & more.
24/7 Crisis Line: (509)663-7446
Substance Abuse Family and Friend Support Group (The Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment): every Thursday, 5:30pm at 411 Okanogan Ave., Wenatchee (blue house). If you have concerns about possible substance abuse in a close friend or family member, this meeting will help you understand how you can help. Questions? Call (509)662-9673
Family Caregiver Support Group (Aging & Adult Care of Central WA): first four Wednesdays of every month 3:30-5pm at 50 Simon Street, East Wenatchee. Questions? Call (509)886-0700.
Compassionate Self class (Confluence Health): A 5-week class teaching you how to practice compassion in your care of a loved one, and care for yourself. POC: Ruth Parsons (509)667-3650.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training: for public servants and caring individual who want to learn how to respond to a person who seems to be in a mental health crisis. Please contact Catholic Family and Child Services at (509)662-6761.
Suicide Prevention Training (QPR / "Question, Persuade, Refer"): training is helpful for anyone wanting to help others who may be suicidal. Please contact Catholic Family and Child Services at (509)662-6761.
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group: 2nd Tuesday of every month, 7pm at Grace Lutheran Church (1408 Washington St., Wenatchee) hosted by The Compassionate Friends Wenatchee Valley Chapter. Questions? Call (509)860-3620
Community Housing Network: providing coordinated access to housing and shelter for residents of Chelan and Douglas counties.
Call (509)888-9035 (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm)
Northwest Justice Project 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.
Services: nwjustice.org / Information & Resources: washingtonlawhelp.org / CLEAR Client Intake Line: (888)201-1014
Central Washington Disability Resource advances the empowerment, inclusion, and wellness of all persons with disabilities through advocacy, community education, peer mentoring, and skill development so that they may realize independence and full participation in all areas of life.
mycwdr.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / (509)962-9260
Washington State Public Mental Health Complaint Line: (360)725-3752
A comprehensive statewide resources directory is the Washington Information Network 2-1-1 (WIN 211).
Circle of Care: A Guidebook for Mental Health Caregivers (provided by the National Alliance for Caregiving)
Mental Health Advance Directive Packet (provided by NRC PAD) – a Washington-specific packet which includes essential information, instructions, and a legally valid, fillable advance directive document. An advance directive allows you to make decisions in advance about your mental health treatment, including medications, inpatient treatment, and forms of therapy, as well as legally appointing a person to make decisions about your mental health care if you become unable to do so for yourself.
Obsolete Community Resource
A comprehensive Social Services directory for Chelan and Douglas counties, CLICK HERE. [Last updated: Oct. 10, 2016]
Resources to Help Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder:
Autism Society of America
Autism Resources for Families
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability
CDC Autism Links and Resources
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
Planning for the Future for Seniors with Special Needs
Operation Autism for Military Families
Moving with Special Needs Kids
Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism
Caring 4 Our Kids