Community Agencies

There are many agencies that offer help. This list is not all-inclusive but provides contact information for area agencies that can guide you. Click on the links or call the number provided to get started.

Basic Needs

W.I.C (food assistance program): (Kennewick) (509) 460-4202

DSHS (cash/food/childcare/medical): (Kennewick) 1-877-501-2233

Salvation Army (Pasco): (509) 547-3602

Social Security (Kennewick): 1-800-772-1213 & 1-800-325-0778

Food Bank (food assistance): Kennewick (509) 586-0688 or Richland (509) 943-2795

TANF (cash assistance): (Kennewick) 1-877-501-2233

Catholic Family & Child Service-diapers/Hope Home for teen parents/parenting classes/foster teen transition/elder services/Volunteer chore (509) 946-4645 Toll Free 1(888) 586-7418

Diaper Assistance (Richland): (509) 946-8807

Helping Hands Energy Assistance (help with energy bill): (509) 545-4042
720 West Court St. Pasco, WA 99301

Parent Information

La Leche (Breast feeding information and support groups): (509) 946-7370

Breastfeeding Support: 1-800-994-9662

DEL (Department of Early Learning) (Kennewick): (509) 544-5711

MOPS (Mothers of preschoolers): (Richland) (509) 943-9177

Parent 123 (programs and resources): 1-800-322-2588

Child Care Aware – (509) 946-1438 Childcare Parent Referral Line 1-800-446-1114

The Arc of Tri-Cities (509) 783-1131

Children’s Developmental Center-(509) 735-1062

Benton Franklin Head Start (509) 735-1062

Safe Kids Coalition (car seat checkups) 509-460-4214
7102 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick,WA99336

Work Assistance

Labor Ready (temporary jobs): (Kennewick) (509) 222-1180
3180 W. Clearwater Ave. Suite Q, Kennewick, WA 99336

Work First (Finding local jobs) (Kennewick): 1-877-501-2233

Child Services

Foster Care: 1-888-KIDS-414

Adoption Center: 1-800-367-2367

Catholic Family & Child Service-(509) 946-4645 Toll Free 1(888) 586-7418

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