External Resources

We invite you to visit these sites for more information on organizations that are important partners of Columbia Industries.

2-1-1 Greater Columbia Region

Need help but don't know where to turn? Get connected and get answers simply by calling 2-1-1. Trained specialists are available to help you find a number of services, including rental assistance, temporary shelter, legal assistance, child care, medical care, counseling and much more.  Calls are confidential and free.

Arc of Tri-Cities

The Arc of Tri-Cities assists people of all ages with developmental disabilities obtain their rights and resources required to become independent, self-sufficient, and contributing members of society. They are committed to education, advocacy, and the support of families, friends, and community.

Department of Social and Health Services

The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) serves over 1.5 million Washington children, families, vulnerable adults through protection, comfort, food assistance, financial aid, medical care and other services.

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) develops and implements public policies promoting individual worth, self-respect, and dignity for people with developmental disabilities.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

This twenty-one member Council, appointed by the Governor, represents individuals and groups with an interest in vocational rehabilitation. The majority of the Council members are persons with disabilities, representing a broad geographic scope, as well as diversity in gender, ethnicity, and cultural backgrounds.

DVR wishes to thank Columbia Industries for their high quality and innovative services.  We value their partnership as we continue to work together to help people with disabilities enrich their lives through employment.  You can find more about DVR at

Financial Resources

This article from the Simple Dollar is a great starting point for parents who need guidance on how to plan and provide financially for a child with disabilities.

Source America

Source America is a Federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other significant disabilities find employment. Columbia Industries is part of a nation-wide network of over 600 nonprofit agencies providing services to the Federal government under the Source America Program.

Tri-Cities Residential Services

Tri-Cities Residential Services is an organization of professionals and volunteers who are dedicated to helping disabled individuals maximize their potential to function independently in the community.

United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties

United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties is a not-for-profit organization that brings people, health and human services agencies, government agencies and community groups together to focus resources on the most critical human care needs in our area.

WorkSource Columbia Basin

The WorkSource Center provides all the information, technology and services businesses need to thrive; and that job seekers need to achieve successful careers. They represent a unique concept in the labor market - everything in one place.

YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities

At the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities, we offer innovative ways to get more involved with the world around you. Along with a range of exciting activities designed to bring families together, the Y also gives you the opportunity to give back to your community through coaching, mentoring or any number of volunteer options.

CI Resources

Columbia Industries provides a variety of vocational training services for individuals with a variety of barriers, in addition to adult day services via our Community Center. Please visit the following pages for more information.

Empowerment Place

Visit our new Empowerment Place resource center at 900 S Dayton Street in Kennewick to get connected with a variety of critical support services. We can help in a variety of ways by either directly providing services or connecting you with specific resources.

Opportunity Kitchen

Opportunity Kitchen is a 12-week vocational food service training program designed to prepare students for successful careers in food service, catering, and hospitality industries. The program is free to qualified applicants.

CI Information Management

CI Information Management offers an integrated solution to your records management. From imaging services and offsite record storage, to secure shredding and destruction, we’ve got you covered.

CI Solutions

CI Solutions' clients can handle your routine or repetitious jobs…this frees up your staff time and resources to concentrate on the business of doing business.

CI Employment Services

Local businesses can hire valuable, quality employees with disabilities and feel great about providing them with a job where they can use their unique skills – and contribute positively to the company’s bottom line.

CI Federal Building

Source America is a Federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other significant disabilities find employment. Through this program, Columbia Industries’ clients provide janitorial services and ground maintenance to the Richland Federal Building.

CI Community Center

The newest of the Columbia Industries’ family of services, is a safe, creative, and supervised place for people with disabilities to find social connection, life enrichment, and community integration.







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What a blessing! Thank you so much to our partners at STCU for their $10,000 donation toward our mission programs. Their dedication to supporting our community and its nonprofits is truly appreciated, especially during the holiday season ✨ ... See MoreSee Less
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We'd like to thank WSU Master Gardeners of Benton & Franklin Counties for coming out to CI Community Center a couple weeks ago to teach our clients about pollinators! 🐝🌼 We had fun playing games and doing crafts. ... See MoreSee Less
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