Support & Wellbeing

These are difficult times for everyone, but some are more affected by COVID-19 than others. There are many resources within Okanogan County to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope you will use the resources and share them widely

Add a Resource to our List

If you are aware of a community resource that is not listed, please submit it to be added to our list using this form. Do you need support because of stress related to COVID-19? Call Washington Listens, a line that provides nonclinical support to people experiencing elevated stress due to COVID-19. People who call Washington Listens will speak to a support specialist and receive information and connection to community resources in their area. The program is anonymous and no identifying information is maintained. People who staff Washington Listens have received basic training to provide support to individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. To reach Washington Listens, call 1-833-681-0211. Read the Washington Listens fact sheet.
Community Resource

Resource List for Okanogan County

  1. Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington
    509-886-0700 – Nutrition Assistance – Transportation Assistance – Assistance in one’s home
  2. Housing Authority of Okanogan County
    509-422-3721 – Helps with finding and maintaining affordable housing.
  3. National Domestic Violence Hotline
    880-799-7233 or 800-787-3224 (TTY)
  4. North Central Educational Service District Community Resource List
  5. Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare
    509-826-6191 – Has a 24 hr crisis line. – Therapists are seeing clients through Telehealth.
  1. Okanogan Community Action Council
    509-422-4041, toll free 877-641-0101 – Can provide rental assistance – Can provide energy and utility assistance – Houses Okanogan Food Pantry and is the distribution center for all Okanogan food banks – Support services for veteran’s families – Manages county wide isolation and quarantine facility for those who cannot safely do so at home or do not have a home.
  2. Room One Resource List
  3. Transportation and Nutrition
    509-826-7979, toll free 800-635-439 – Has home delivered meals available for those who are homebound due to COVID-19.
  4. Work Source Okanogan
    509-826-7310 – Help with unemployment applications

Resource List for North County

  1. Grant’s Market in Tonasket will deliver groceries at no change.
  2. Beyer’s Market in Tonasket has an online ordering program. Orders can be placed at www.rosieapp.com
  1. Shipping Post, Tonasket: Has ride program and will take patients to medical appointments, as far as Wenatchee. Works with insurance for reimbursement.
  2. Free Methodist Church, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and Four Square Church in Tonasket all have volunteers to lend a hand.

Resource List for South County

  1. Pateros Brewster Community Resource Center
    509-923-7460 – Pandemic Assistance Program has gift cards from local businesses – Distributing small business assistance grants

Resource List for the Methow Valley

  1. Room One
    509-997-2050 – Has available emergency funds available for eligible people affected by COVID-19 – Has a list of volunteers who are willing to help with grocery shopping. – Has gift cards from Hanks to help pay for groceries. – Helps navigate health insurance applications. Washington Health Plan Finder is holding a special open enrollment period for those without health insurance. – Domestic violence resources
  2. The Cove-Methow Valley Food Bank
    509-997-0227 – Open 1 pm – 4 pm Thursdays – Food delivery available for those who are isolating or quarantining
  1. Methow Housing Trust
    509-996-5943 – Has resource list for those impacted by COVID-19
  2. The Lookout Coalition
    509-761-9917 – Patient advocacy group providing free medical and social support for those facing difficult health challenges.
  3. Methow at Home
    509-996-5844 – Provides assistance with shopping, yard work.

Food Assistance and Nutrition 

  1. Brewster Food Bank
    301 S. 4th St., Thursdays 9 am – 10:30 am, 509-689-2728
  2. Bridgeport Food Bank
    509-587-3011
  3. Cove Food Bank (Twisp)
    128 Glover St, Thursdays, 1 pm – 4 pm, 509-997-0227
  4. Conconully Food Bank
    219 N. Main St., 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 1:30-3p, 509-826-4958 Nespelem: 37 Lakes St., Monday – Thursdays, 9 am – 3 pm, 509-634-2769
  5. Okanogan Food Bank
    424 S. 2nd Ave, Okanogan – Mondays 9 am to 11 am & Thursdays (one day only) 9 am – 2:30 pm, 509-826-1717
  1. Omak Food Bank
    101 W. 4th St., Mondays 9 am – 11 am, 509-826-1717
  2. Oroville Food Bank 922 Main St., Thursdays 9:30 am – 11:30 am, 509-476-3978
  3. Tonasket Food Bank
    101 Highway 97 N., Thursdays 9-11 a, 509-486-2480
  4. Wacounda Food Bank
    509-486-1431
  5. Food Stamps: DSHS Dept of Social & Health Services
    1-877-501-2233 @ 130 S Main, Omak, WA

Okanogan County Clinics and Hospitals

  1. Colville Indian Health Center Colville Reservation
    509-634-2913
  2. Coulee Medical Center Grand Coulee
    509-633-1753
  3. Confluence Health Brewster
    509-689-8900
  4. Confluence Health Omak
    509-826-1800
  5. Confluence Health Oroville
    509-476-3631
  6. Confluence Health Tonasket
    509-486-2174
  7. Confluence Health Winthrop
    509-996-8180
  8. Family Health Center Brewster
    509-689-3455
  9. Family Health Center Bridgeport
    509-686-0603

Family Health Centers will provide COVID-19 testing and care to uninsured individuals free of charge.

Health Insurance

  1. DSHS Dept of Social & Health Services (Medicaid)
    1-877-501-2233 @ 130 S Main, Omak, WA 98841
  2. Medicare (seniors, disabled)
    1-800-633-4227 or TTY 1-877-486-2048
  3. Washington Apple Health for Kids
    1-855-900-3066
  1. Washington Basic Health Plan
    1-800-660-9840
  2. Washington Prescription Drug Program
    206-521-2027
  3. Washington State Insurance Commissioner (Info about insurance)
    1-800-562-6900
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