Housing & Utilities Resources


Cowlitz County


Clark County

Other Resources

IF EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, CALL:
Housing & Resource Center
(360) 749.8056
1526 Commerce Ave
Longview WA
(Lower Columbia CAP)
http://loveoverwhelming.org/
[Schedule mobile assessment, phone assessment, or walk in assessment]
Monday - Friday 8:30a - 4:30p

Emergency Shelter Weekend and after hour phone referral – Women and Children only!
(360) 749.8056 ext. 100

WOODLAND

Woodland Action Center
(360) 225.9998 ask for Ruth
736 Davidson Ave. Woodland, WA
http://www.woodlandaction.org/
Help for low-income families within Woodland City limits offering rental support, deposits, and emergency hotel

St. Vincent De Paul
(360) 841-8734
Woodland, WA
Meet one-on-one with families in their homes to provide partial rental payments and support with utilities. housing.

LONGVIEW

Habitat for Humanity
1321 South 13th Avenue
Kelso, WA
(360) 636.6765

Housing Opportunities Of SW WA
820 11th Ave.
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 423.0140
hoswwa.org
Housing services including: rental assistance; Veteran housing programs; subsidized housing programs; and home ownership programs.

Salvation Army
1639 10th Ave.
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 423.3990
longview.salvationarmy.org
Hours: M – Th 10:a-4:30p
Assist with 3-day rental payment to avoid being evicted - must qualify, call for an appointment.

Veterans Homeless Housing Cowlitz County
4311 Ocean Beach Hwy
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 577.6757 or 577.9783

Veterans Rental Assistance
820 11th Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 423-0140 ext 93

IF EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS, CALL:
Council for the Homeless
2500 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
councilforthehomeless.org
(360) 695.9677
If you are sleeping in your car or outside, call the Council for the Homeless Housing Hotline to learn about available shelter and housing assistance in Clark County, WA.
Monday - Friday:  9a - 5p
Saturday and Sunday:  11a - 2p

Hope Lift – Transitional Housing
1111 Main Street, Ste 700
Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 334.1698
hopelift.org
The transitional housing program provides qualifying individuals and families with six months of transitional housing at minimal cost.

Mom’s Place Maternity
(360) 601.0272
momsplacematernity.org
Helping homeless women who are: 18 to 30 years old, pregnant, and/or have children 3 years of age or younger, who are in need of food, shelter, and practical support.

Open House Ministries
900 West 12th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 737.0300
sheltered.org
A family shelter dedicated to giving families the tools necessary for resolving issue that lead to poverty.

Salvation Army – Vancouver
7509 NE 47th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 694.9503
vancouver.salvationarmy.org
Rental and utility assistance.

Vancouver Housing Authority
Housing Choice Referrals
(360) 841.2718
vhausa.com
Obtain referral from Woodland Public Schools for children and families experiencing loss of housing.

Veterans Assistance Fund
1305 Columbia Street, Ste 100
Vancouver, WA 98660
(360) 693-7030
veterans-assistance-fund
Apply for funds to be used for rent, heating and utilities, transportation, emergency dental care and referral.

YOUTH SHELTER PROGRAMS

Vida’s Ark for Teen Mothers 
1311 E. Reserve St.
Vancouver, Wa 98661-4127
(360) 695.3681
vidasark.org
Assist homeless teen mothers, and their children, by providing a safe, supportive and nurturing home

Janis Youth Oakbridge Shelter
(360) 891-2634  or (888) 979.4357
janusyouth.org

BAD CREDIT / EVICTIONS?

Lower Columbia CAP
Low-income rentals & Self-Help housing
(360) 425.3430 x 221
lowercolumbiacap.org
Financial Independence Center with Money Smart classes, credit assessments, free tax assistance.

Community Housing Resource Center
103 East 29th Street
Vancouver, WA 98663
(360) 690.4496
homecen.org
Financial education, homeowernship preparation, credit restoration / deb settle, free tax preparation.

Rent Well Workshop
360-423-0140 ext. 84  COWLIZ COUNTY
Call for next available class
360-448-2121 CLARK COUNTY
Call for next available class
LANGUAGES: English, interpretation or signing by arrangement.

IDA HOME SAVINGS PROGRAM

IDA CAP – Cowlitz County
Contact Lower Columba Cap at (360) 425.3430
IDA Share – Clark County
The program provides a 4:1 match to put toward a home.
Nefty Vargas, IDA Program Coordinator, (360) 952.8204 idacoor@sharevancouver.org

UTILITIES

Lower Columbia Cap
Location:  1526 Commerce Ave. in Longview, WA
(360)425.3430 ext. 231
lowercolumbiacap.org
Low-income energy assistance. Go online fill out form.  CAP is at Hawthorne house in woodland 2 days per month.  

Housingconnections.org – find available, affordable and accessible housing (503) 802.8562