Below are a list of partner agencies that work with older adults in providing information and resources for those living in Clark County.
Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington (AAADSW)
AAADSW connect seniors, adults with disabilities and family caregivers to a full range of free and other community resources designed to offer choice, improve quality of life and respect an individual's independence. From their Information & Assistance Program (I&A), Family Caregiver Support Program, Senior Transportation Program, and a wide range of health and wellness programs, they are committed to helping our community’s adults live and age well.
Phone: 360.694.8144 / 888.637.6060
Elder Justice Center
The Elder Justice Center (EJC) responds to reports of abuse of elderly citizens and other vulnerable adults in Clark County. The EJC consists of representatives from Adult Protective Services, law enforcement officers, a deputy prosecuting attorney, a victim advocate and community volunteers.
Phone: To report abuse call 1.877.734.6277
Home and Community Services Office
Serves persons applying for, or receiving, public assistance to pay for long term services and supports.
Phone: 360.397.9500 / 800.280.0586
Human Services Council
The Human Services Council provides people with access to services, medical and employment transportation and volunteer opportunities. Check out their one call one click site that has transportation resource information and offers additional service options for Veterans, Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Low-Income populations.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI SW WA is dedicated to helping all people affected by mental illness through education, support, and advocacy. Our service area is Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties in Washington State with offices in Vancouver and Longview. They provide unique mental health services that are unavailable or inaccessible elsewhere for individuals and families affected by mental health issues through education, support, and advocacy.
VA Portland Health Care System, Vancouver Campus
Serves veterans with healthcare and access to VA-funded long term services and supports.
Recreation and educational opportunities
Battle Ground Senior Center
The Battle Ground Community Center offers year 'round programs and services such as senior exercise classes, weekday senior lunch and community special events. The Senior Center is the host venue for senior pinochle games, Bunco and a monthly senior lunch get-together.
The Camas Seniors offer a variety of programs year round including: cultural bus tours throughout Washington and Oregon; casino tours to Red Wind and Lucky Eagle Casinos; senior lunches at noon on Fridays with Loaves and Fishes; enhance fitness every Friday at 10 am; and bingo every 2nd Friday of the month.
Clark College - Mature Learning
For adults of any age! Forget tests, required readings and grades—come and join a relaxed, open and welcoming atmosphere where subjects like art history, World War II, conscious aging, art or Tai Chi are subject matter for lecture, discussion, critical thinking or guided practice. Highly qualified and motivated instructors lead these classes, which are offered at convenient times and an affordable cost.
C-TRAN's Shopping Shuttle
C-TRAN's Shopping Shuttle provides residents of several downtown Vancouver housing facilities direct access to major shopping destinations in Hazel Dell, twice monthly.
Vancouver Parks and Recreation - Fifty and Better
With dedicated spaces at Firstenburg and Marshall Community Center and a wealth of activities happening around the city and across the Pacific Northwest, Vancouver seniors will find an experience that's right for them. Activities include: fitness; travel programs; hiking; and meals-on-wheels.
Phone: 360.487.8311 (Main line for Parks and Administration)