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Community Centers & Neighborhood Resources

Airway Heights Community Center

509-244-4845
13120 W. 13th Ave.
Airway Heights, WA 99001
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free. Services include: YWCA ECEAP preschool, senior lunch, youth recreation programs, Boy Scouts, cooking class, WIC, AARP Tax Aid Program, Summer nutrition program (free breakfast and lunch for 18 and under), and Spokane Neighborhood Action Program (SNAP) heat and housing assistance.

American Indian Community Center

509-535-0886
905 E. 3rd Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free. Provides GED, re-entry to high school classes, food bank for those in zip code 99202 and American Indians with tribal identification, ECEAP Preschool site, senior nutrition program, employment and training program (W.I.A.), Indian child welfare, protective payee program, and family services.

ARC of Spokane

509-789-2247
320 E 2nd Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

Serves people who have a developmental disability and their families. They promote independence and choices as well as enhancing the quality of life.  Services include identifying common needs, comprehensive information and referral, encouraging individuals and organizations to welcome those with developmental disabilities into all aspects of life, and personal and emotional support on a one-to one basis and in-groups. ARC sets up budgets, assists in opening checking accounts, and pays bills for clients under the “Protective Payee” program.

Bureau of Indian Affairs

509-258-4561
Wellpinit, WA 99040

This organization provides financial assistance to federally recognized Indians living in the Pend Oreille, Spokane, Lincoln and Stevens’ counties.

Catholic Charities / House of Charity (HOC)

509-358-4250
12 E 5th Ave
Spokane, WA 99201

House of Charity provides several services for the homeless including meals, shelters, outreach workers, clothing bank, free limited medical care, case management, mental health/substance abuse counseling, housing and housing stabilization, and free laundry and showers for adult men and women.

The Center for Justice

509-835-5211
35 W. Main Suite 300
Spokane, WA 99205

Mission: The Center for Justice is a non-profit law firm dedicated to the experience of justice with those of limited or no resources or influence, through compassion and an awareness of the sacredness of the earth. Within these areas of the law: Civil Rights, Freedom from discrimination in employment, housing and education, Immigrant rights, Democracy/Government and Institutional Accountability, Right to free expression, Public disclosure and open meeting acts, Prisoner rights/police misconduct, Department of Social and Health Services misconduct, Consumer protection, Regional Ecosystem Health, Spokane River water quality, Spokane River dam re-licensing, and Aquifer protection.

Christ Clinic

509-325-0393
914 W Carlisle
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. -  noon and 1 - 5 p.m.

Appointments are required-no walk-ins. This program provides primary care (various medical services) for uninsured and under-insured who do not qualify for public assistance but who do qualify under federal guidelines. They have a sliding-scale fee.

Clear Line (Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral) 

1-888-201-1014 or
1-888-387-7111 if a senior
Monday -Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and Tuesdays 4 - 6:45 p.m.

This service offers free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance and referrals to low-income residents of Washington State. This is a statewide intake line and is staffed by attorneys and paralegals trained to provide immediate information and advice regarding callers’ particular issues. When clients need direct representation, CLEAR staff refers clients to a local branch office or other local legal service providers.

Client Assistance Program (CAP)

509-532-3148
130 S Author St
Spokane, WA 99202
Monday -Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CAP provides free advocacy and information for persons of disability receiving or wishing to receive services from programs funded under the Rehabilitation Act.

Community-Minded Enterprises  

509-444-3088
25 West Main Ave, Suit 310
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Free. Current emphasis on health care access, disability awareness, child care and gun violence. 

East Central Community Center 

509-625-6699
500 S. Stone
Spokane, WA 99202
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fees vary. Provides a coordinated approach to needed neighborhood based support services and outreach; acts as an advocate for issues affecting the neighborhood as well as assisting in developing strategies and resources to address emerging community needs and concerns. Houses the following programs and services: gymnasium, conference rooms, senior center, publishes a monthly newsletter, DD programs, Primary Medical Clinic, WIC, SNAP and Computer Center, El Centro de Spokane, Community Outreach, Partnership Center, English as a Second language classes, Effective Black Parenting classes & Summer Camp. After school program and summer camp for youth ages 6-12 years.

Family Service Spokane

509-838-4128
7 S. Howard, Suite 321
Spokane, WA 99201 

Family Service Spokane provides counseling for individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents. They offer parenting classes, epilepsy services, group services, and divorce mediation, as well as help with depression, grief/loss, life changes, resolving conflict, anxiety, stress, anger management, injury or illness.

First Presbyterian Church

509-747-1058
318 S. Cedar
Spokane, WA 99201 

Homeless people can come to the church for counseling and referral three afternoons a week. Some grocery and restaurant coupons are available as well as clothing (when donated) and bus tokens as the monthly budget allows.

Gonzaga Law Clinic-Including Domestic Violence Services

509-313-5791
721 N. Cincinnati
Spokane, WA 99202

Law students working with attorneys for low-income elderly and vulnerable adults and victims of domestic violence with some civil rights work provide legal services.

Hispanic / Latino Resource Center

509-270-7693
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Free. The Hispanic/Latino Resource Centers assist the Latino population in Spokane with issues of transition. A non-profit information and referral resource center that operates a bilingual telephone help line. Information is provided in Spanish. Translation and interpreting services available on a limited basis. Volunteers are always welcome.

HOPE Partners

509-835-3599
1117 W. 1st Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This agency provides outpatient treatment services to adults with mental illness and/or co-occurring disorders (mental illness and chemical dependency/abuse). Treatment consists of group, individual and family therapy, as well as case management services, which are geared to meet the individual’s needs and goals. A case manager assists individuals in accessing needed mainstream and stabilization services. Most of the clients they serve are dually diagnosed adults (mentally ill/chemically dependent) who are receiving outpatient treatment, domestic violence perpetrator treatment, and family reconciliation services. Outreach services are provided to home individuals.

Immunization Clinic

509-324-1600
1101 W. College
Spokane, WA 99201
Tuesday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Spokane Regional Health District provides this program. It provides immunizations for preventable diseases starting at birth and through adulthood, including travel; school requirements can be met; influenza (flu) and pneumonia vaccines are available.

Library (County)

509-893-8430
Monday - Sunday, hours vary by location.  

Provides print and AV materials for all ages; children's programs; Internet and software stations; information services in-house, on the web, or by phone; visits to nursing, adult care, group homes; and meeting rooms. Does not lend AV equipment. Must have card to check out materials or use Internet and Software Stations. Free to Library District residents, out-of-district fee $80 per family. Spokane City residents free by reciprocal agreement.

Airway Heights Branch
509-893-8250, 1213 S. Lundstrom

Argonne Branch
509-893-8260, 4322 N. Argonne Road

Cheney Branch
509-893-8280, 610 First Street

Deer Park Branch
509-893-8300, 208 S. Forest

Fairfield Branch
509-893-8320, 305 E. Main Street

Medical Lake Branch
509-893-8330, 321 E. Herb Street

Moran Prairie Branch
509-893-9340, 6004 S. Regal

North Spokane Branch
509-893-8350, 44 E. Hawthorne Road

Otis Orchards Branch
509-893-8390, 22324 E. Wellesley

Spokane Valley Branch
509-893-8400, 12004 E. Main
 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center

509-455-8722
845 S. Sherman
Spokane, WA 99202
Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Fees vary. Provides comprehensive social services for all ages including preschool (ECEAP) with wraparound child care, before/after school program for kindergarten through 3rd grade (FAME) and grades 4-6 (Youth 2000), Summer Youth Academy for ages 3 1/2 - 12 and Teen Leadership Program for teens ages 13-18. Family services include supervised visits, basic need assistance, and holiday assistance, school supplies, parenting support and community events. ECEAP is free, and child care fees vary with specific programs.

Medical Lake Community Outreach

509-299-3819
211 N. Lefevre St.
Medical Lake, WA 99022
Tuesday & Friday, 9 a.m. - Noon.  

Provides assistance and telephone referral services staffed by volunteers. Emergency rent or utility help, snow and leaf removal for elderly and handicapped, delivery of firewood to low income families, and transportation to medical appointments. Provided by a coalition of Medical Lake Churches: St. John Lutheran, Assembly of God, St. Anne Catholic, Medical Lake Community Churches, and other organizations, including Combined Fund Drive, Friends for Children, and other donations.

Miryam’s House/Transition Program

509-747-9222
1805 W. 9th Ave.
Spokane, WA 99204 

Provides transitional housing and case management for homeless single women 18 and older in recovery from domestic violence, addictions, past abuse/loss, mental health issues, or any life crisis for accessing education/job-training needs, counseling, treatment groups, and permanent housing.  Additionally, budgeting, life skills, parenting and a computer room are provided for in program classes. 24-hour staffing is available for crisis intervention and referral, or “in program” one-on-one counseling.  Aftercare case-management services are provided for as long as they are needed.

The N.A.T.I.V.E. Project

509-483-7535
1803 W Maxwell Ave
Spokane, WA 99207

This is a full-service clinic which provides primary and preventive care for all ages, sports physicals, well-child checks and immunizations, women’s and men’s health care, health education, chronic illness management, treatment of minor diseases, case management community outreach, and mental health. They assist in securing medical coverage. They accept Medicare, medical coupons, private insurance, and have a sliding fee scale.

Northeast Community Center

509-487-1603
4001 N. Cook
Spokane, WA 99207
Days & Hours vary. 

Fees vary. Bringing together the combined resources, expertise and experience of 12 public and private non-profit agencies that support the families of northeast Spokane. Programs include: Head Start/CAPE, Northeast Child Development Center, SNAP, WIC, CHAS Dental Services, CHAS Medical Clinic, Support for Parents Overcoming Challenges (SPOC), Northeast Youth Center, Hillyard Senior Center, Northeast Pantry, and FACT (Department of Social and Health Services Program).

Provides a collaborative environment for the delivery of services and functions for the residents of Logan, Bemiss, Hillyard, Chief Garry Park and Nevada-Lidgerwood neighborhoods. Supports neighborhood economic and community development activities. Publishes a neighborhood newspaper "The Advocate" monthly and maintains a computer access center, public use to prepare resumes, explore employment options, access e-mail and the internet. 

Peaceful Valley Community Center

509-624-8634
214 N. Cedar
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Tuesday - Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Free. Provides after school and Saturday programs for children ages 6-18. Community access for special needs adults 62 and over, Pathway to Employment for 21-61. Enough to Eat Program and free soup kitchen on Fridays, free laundry services 6 days per week, clothing bank open during the week. These services are offered to people of the greater Northwest area. Summer provides all day programs for children along with free lunch.

Spokane County Public Defender

509-477-4246
1033 W. Gardner
Spokane, WA 99201

The Public Defender’s Office provides quality representation in a professional, efficient and caring manner to persons who are financially unable to afford a lawyer.  Areas of representation include adult felony crimes, juvenile felony and misdemeanor crimes, county misdemeanor crimes, juvenile dependency or termination petitions, and civil and alcohol commitment petitions.

Rural Resources Community Action

509-684-8421
509-684-6139 24-hour crisis line of the Family Support Center and Kids First
956 S. Main Street
Colville, WA 99114
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Free. Provides services to individuals and families throughout Stevens, Pend Oreille and Ferry Counties. Offers comprehensive programs including six Head Start Centers. Other services include: emergency shelter, transitional housing, low income housing, assistance with food stamp application, VISTA, employment and training, energy assistance, legal aid, adult literacy, senior services, transportation, and weatherization. Employment and training related activities cover five additional counties, Adams, Whitman, Asotin, Columbia and Garfield. Prevention and crisis intervention services for victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault are provided by our Family Support Center program. Services for children who are victims of child abuse are provided by our Kids First Children's Advocacy program.

Salvation Army Community Center

509-325-6810
222 E. Indiana
Spokane, WA 99207
Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Fees vary. Provides an indoor heated swimming pool (handicapped accessible), swimming lessons and aqua aerobics. Also has an indoor gymnasium (providing basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, and general recreation). Offers meeting and seminar rooms, game room, and youth athletic leagues. The Salvation Army is a Christian organization offering worship opportunities. Services are provided to all eligible clients regardless of beliefs.

SNAP (Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs) 

509-456-7111
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

SNAP provides services for low income families and vulnerable people in the following areas: economic development, energy assistance, rental housing, mortgage assistance, home repairs, conservation education, weatherization, and a long-term care ombudsman program. The Administration Office provides no client services but will direct calls to appropriate service offices. Depending on the type of service, clients are referred to the SNAP neighborhood office which serves their ZIP code area. Please refer to each office's listing for ZIP code areas and more information about their services.

Programs and services available at the neighborhood offices include:

  • Weatherization: Helps low-income homes with energy efficient improvements. Senior Energy

  • Assistance: Provides one-time energy grant for eligible seniors, 60 years and older.

  • U-Help: Emergency utility assistance, once per calendar year.

  • Project Share: Emergency energy assistance once a season when funds are available.

  • Community Voice Mail Program: Voice mail boxes are available to help homeless families receive messages.

  • Food Bank: Provides food 12 times a year.

  • Emergency Travel: Helps fund transportation in specific emergencies.

  • Rural Outreach: For Spokane County residents, unable to travel to SNAP offices.

  • Minor Home Repairs: Health and safety repairs for low-income owner homes.

Other SNAP Program Offices:

Affordable Rentals: Safe, affordable rental housing units for low-income households throughout Spokane County.
509-456-7106

Chase Youth Fund: Helps children ages 5 to 18 with small grants and equipment for athletic, cultural and recreational activities.
509-487-1114

Conservation Education & Living Green: Community educational programs on reducing energy use and cost.
509-744-3370

Homeless Program: Provides and manages several shelters for families with children throughout Spokane County.
509-456-7106

Home Ownership Classes: Information for first-time home buyers.
509-456-7106

Individual Development Accounts (IDA): Matched savings accounts leading to purchase of a home, a business, or an education.
509-456-7174

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program: Volunteer mediators address concerns of residents in long-term care facilities.
509-456-7133

Micro Enterprise Development: Small loans, training, and counseling to start a small business.
509-456-7174

Neighborhood Assets: Money management and credit repair assistance, and credit union accounts for those who have been denied.
509-456-7378

Refugee Small Business Program: Provides training, technical assistance, long-term support and small business loans for non-citizens.
509-456-7174

Vehicle Emergency Repair Program: Repair of vehicle emissions problems that prevent auto registration.
509-456-7174

Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers with varying levels of education and experience are needed for housing and grounds maintenance, office assistance, food bank assistance, or fundraising events.
509-456-7111

SNAP Downtown

509-456-7164
212 S. Wall
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - noon & 1 - 5 p.m.; except Thursday morning, closed 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

See main listing under Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs for description of services. Provides services to the following zip code areas: 99001, 004, 008, 011, 014, 020, 022, 029, 031, 201, 204, 205, 210 and 224. Also provides Emergency Travel Program and Economic Development programs including Micro Enterprise Development, Neighborhood Assets, Refugee Small Business, and Vehicle Emissions Repair Program.

SNAP East

500-456-7106
500 S. Stone
Spokane, WA 99202
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, 1 - 5 p.m. (closed noon - 1 p.m. each day).

See main listing under Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs for description of services. Provides services to the following zip code areas: 99012, 015, 016, 018, 019, 023, 025, 027, 028, 030, 033, 036, 037, 039, 202, 203, 206, 212, 213, 214, 216, and 223. Food Bank services zip code areas 202 and 212 west of Park Road by appointment only, except walk-ins on Thursday at 2 p.m., first 15 families served. This office also provides Housing Opportunities, Homeless Program, Community Voicemail and Long-Term Care Ombudsman programs.

SNAP Northeast

509-487-1114
4001 N. Cook
Spokane, WA 99207
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - noon & 1 - 5 p.m.; except Thursday morning, open 10:30 a.m. - noon.

See main listing under Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs for description of services. Provides services to the following zip code areas: 99003, 005, 006, 009, 010, 021, 026, 207, 208, 217, and 218. Also, provides Chase Youth Program assistance. Northeast Food Pantry serves only zip code areas 99207 east of Perry and 99208 south of Francis and 99217. Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday by appointment only. Walk-ins Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Spokane Aids Network

509-455-8993
905 S. Monroe
Spokane, WA 99201 

HIV Positive people of low-income are the ones targeted by the program. The Spokane AIDS Network provides client advocacy, case management, and support services to HIV individuals. Referrals can be made for housing, support groups, counseling, medical care, chemical dependency treatment programs, and federal and state resources. Client can also receive emergency food assistance on an ongoing basis, as well as personal care items, bar soap, dish/laundry soap, shampoo, shaving cream, cleanser and so forth.

Spokane County Community Services/Supportive Living Program

509-477-5722
312 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., (with special activities sometimes on Saturdays).

This program works with mentally ill adults 18 years and older who are contracted with RSN provides as primary (case managed). The Supportive Living Program teaches independent living skills.

Spokane Home Ownership Resource Center

877-894-4663 

Spokane Home Ownership Resource Center (SHORC) is a non-profit agency devoted to empowering Inland Northwest consumers to make wise decisions when buying and owning a home. Done through free services such as credit and pre-purchase counseling, referral services and first-time homebuyer classes. Classes walk potential homebuyers through the entire process of purchasing a home, including what programs are available that could help pay for down payment and closing costs.

Spokane County United Way

509-838-6581
920 N. Washington Suite 100
Spokane, WA 99201
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Free. Central clearinghouse linking volunteers with agencies according to skill or interest. Sponsors the Volunteer of the Year, Days of Caring and Service Learning Training. Online database of volunteer opportunities called Volunteer Solutions is available on the United Way website.

West Central Community Center

509-326-9540
509-327-2861 Sinto Senior Center
509-327-1584 Corbin Senior Activity Center
1603 N. Belt
Spokane, WA 99205
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - noon & 1 - 5 p.m.

Fees vary. A multi-faceted social service agency including programs for Developmentally Disabled Adults, Deaconess Women's Clinic, Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), Head Start site, recreation for all ages, low cost computer lab, education, special and seasonal programs.

This resource directory has been put together by MOSAIC - Center of Culture, Inclusion, and Community. With further questions or requests for updates or addition to any of these listings, please contact us at
509-533-4331