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 www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr.
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.
Salus Law brings a close-knit and experienced team to guide you through every step of the Social Security Disability Appeals Process. They are an outcome-driven law firm who specializes only in SSDI and SSI cases all the way from applications to federal court appeals. Salus Law is committed to securing their clients’ benefits, so they can secure their financial future. They believe that stability is key and that it is virtually impossible to get effective medical treatment and return to work without have the security of knowing that your basic needs will be met.
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.