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Consumer and Family Support

Consumer Voices Are Born (CVAB)

CVAB operates a mental health Self-Help Recovery Center, Warm Line, and Employment and Education Center (clubhouse).

The Self-Help Recovery Center provides regularly scheduled activities and readily accessible peer support. CVAB is a complement to the mental health and crisis system and the services offered include support groups, classes, social activities, and volunteer opportunities.

For more information about CVAB, please contact:

Consumer Voices Are Born (CVAB)
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Blvd. Suite A114 Vancouver, WA 98661
Phone: (360) 397-8050
Fax: (360) 397-8059
Web site:
Executive Director: Brad Berry

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

NAMI is a national grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with severe mental illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and severe anxiety disorders. Their efforts focus on support for individuals with serious brain disorders and for their families.

They are also actively involved in advocating for non-discriminatory and equitable federal, state, and private-sector policies. In addition, NAMI participate in research to study the causes, symptoms, and treatment for brain disorders. Education to eliminate the pervasive stigma surrounding severe mental illness is also another focus area of their work.

For more information about NAMI, please contact:

NAMI Clark County
Street address: 2801 Ft. Vancouver Way Vancouver, WA 98661
Phone: (360) 695-2823 (Monday through Friday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm)
Web site:
Executive Director: Janice McKenzie

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Clark County Community Services: Vanessa R. Gaston, Director
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Boulevard, Bldg 17, Suite A419, Vancouver, WA 98661
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2130 | FAX: (360) 397-6028
Community Services Fraud and Abuse Hotline
The Fraud and Abuse Hotline number is (360) 397-8030 and is for the reporting of suspected fraud or abuse related to payment for services. Messages may be left anonymously. To speak directly with the Department Compliance Officer, call (360) 397-2075 ext. 7819.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of Clark County Commissioners

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