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FINDING HELP n Health, Education and Social Services Arc of Spokane............................... 509-328-6326 neglect and exploitation of older adults through 320 East 2nd Avenue, Spokane WA 99202 research, advocacy, public and professional Assists the developmentally disabled to achieve as awareness, interdisciplinary exchange and coali- much independence as possible. Provides advo- tion building. cacy, education and support to developmentally Residential Care Services – disabled individuals, families and the community. Complaint Line............................... 800-562-6078 Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) Report abuse, neglect, misappropriation, exploita- Division of Vocational tion, or nurse-delegation issues in a nursing home, Rehabilitation................................. 509-363-4700 adult family home, or boarding/assisted living. ........................................ TTY 509-329-3719 1313 North Atlantic, Suite 1000 nEmergency Response Spokane WA 99201 Serves people with a physical, emotional or mental Make sure you know how to reach help when you disability impairing employment. need it, or how to be contacted when a loved one needs help. For other resources, see your local yel- Washington Assistive Technology Act Program low pages. (WATAP)....................................... 800-214-8731 ........................................ TTY 866-866-0162 Fire/Police/Ambulance ...................................911 watap.org Poison Control Center.................... 800-222-1222 Serves Washington residents of all ages with disabilities of all types, their families, employers nEmployment Services and employment service providers, educators, health care and social service providers, and other AARP Foundation Worksearch persons who are seeking information about Assistance ..................................... 509-325-7712 assistive technology (AT) and accessible informa- 222 West Mission, Suite 118, Spokane WA 99201 tion technology. Job search help through education, training nElder Abuse job searches.and assistants that work with individuals on Protection and emergency support is extended to Aging & Long Term Care of the elderly who have been neglected, exploited, Eastern Washington (ALTCEW) ...... 509-458-2509 abandoned or abused. 1222 North Post Street, Spokane WA 99201 Adult Protective Services Fax 509-458-2003 Department of Social and Health Services action@altcew.org Home and Community Services ..... 509-568-3700 www.altcew.org TTY ............................................ 509-568-3086 ALTCEW coordinates a subsidized work experi- 1330 North Washington Street, Suite 3000 ence program for low-income persons 55 and older Spokane WA 99201 who work 20 hours per week while seeking unsub- Investigates reports of abuses or neglect sidized employment. PLEASE SEE OUR ARTICLES of adults and elderly individuals. If you ON PAGES 67 AND 101. suspect abuse or neglect, or are a victim of abuse, exploitation, abandonment or Catholic Charities Senior Services neglect, call the number above. If you or another Foster Grandparent Program ......... 509-459-6176 are in immediate danger, call 911. 12 East 5th, Spokane WA 99202 Twenty-hour-per-week National Committee for stipend position for low- the Prevention of Elder Abuse........ 646-462-3603 income seniors interested in assisting special 151 First Avenue, Suite 93, New York NY 10003 needs children and adolescents in various settings www.preventelderabuse.org in the community. Call for further information and The mission of the NCPEA is to prevent abuse, an application. 80


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