We're here for you along with dozens of local and national organizations trained specifically for your needs.


 

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES



The North Olympic Library System (NOLS) also has several resources related to hospice, end of life, and grief. The NOLS catalog can be searched at  
 
Port Angeles Main Library Branch  
360-417-8500  
 
Sequim Branch Library  
360-683-1161

http://Pac.Nols.Org/Polaris/


 

 

AGING



Volunteer assistance with shopping, minor home repairs, yard work, transportation, etc. for income-eligible seniors and disabled individuals.  
360-417-5640

https://ccsww.org/



Contracted with Clallam Transit, ADA services for persons 80 years or older and qualified disabled individuals. Download applications from website. Office hours; Mon-Sat 8 AM-4 PM.  
360-452-4511

https://www.clallamtransit.com/


Long Term Care in Washington

Long Term Care: this is Washington state's DSHS website pages on long term care in the home or at a facility. The information is written in small bites and links to additional pages.

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/adult-care



This website helps people understand the eligibility requirements to apply for Medicaid Long Term Care in Washington.

https://www.medicaidlongtermcare.org/eligibility/washington/



The SHiBA program is for people needing information about their Medicare/Medicaid health insurance.  
360-417-8555

[email protected]



Encore! is an Adult Social Daycare Program for vulnerable adults and seniors with functional disabilities. It provides a friendly and safe site, an opportunity to socialize, respite for caregivers, nutritious meals, and opportunities to learn new skills. Port Angeles 360-452-4726 Forks 360-374-6193 ‍ Home Delivered Meals - Meals on Wheels Port Angeles 360-457-8921

https://olycap.org/



Single entry-point for senior information and assistance for Grays Harbor, Pacific, Clallam and Jefferson Counties.  
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Sequim  
360-452-3221  
 
Forks  
360-374-9496  
 
Jefferson County  
360-385-2552

https://www.o3a.org/


 

 

CARING FOR A LOVED ONE


Caregiver Support Group

This group welcomes employed caregivers as well as family caregivers. This group meets on the first and third Tuesdays from 11am-noon at the Port Angeles Senior Center. This is a hybrid meeting so you can attend also by zoom.  
 
Contact Jean McDonald at 360-789-7691 or [email protected] for more details and zoom link.


Family Caregiver Support Program

The Family Caregiver Support Group is for any family caregiver of a disabled or elder adult. We welcome caregivers to share, obtain support and realize they are not alone in their caregiver journey. We support family members, friends and neighbors. Currently run online.  
 
Facilitator: Fran Kosky 360-417-8549



Provide referrals for in-home caregiving, transportation, medical equipment, home safety, and living choices. Assist with veterans benefits. Helps with errands, and in-home assistance.  
(360) 683-4307

https://loislegacy.org/



Community Options Program Entry System (COPES) is a state program that provides comprehensive care management and helps pay for personal care, home delivered meals, home health care, adult day services, respite, transportation and other services for older adults in their homes. COPES also pays for care in board and care homes and assisted living facilities. It is designed to help people who, without COPES, would need to be in nursing homes.  
 
360-725-2300

https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/washington/medicaid-waivers/copes-waiver



Powerful Tools for Caregivers gives you the skills to take care of yourself while caring for someone else. By taking care of your own health and well-being, you become a better caregiver. Six class sessions held once a week are led by experienced class leaders. Class participants are given The Caregiver Helpbook to accompany the class and provide additional caregiver resources.  
 
Schedule and registration in Sequim: Judy Cromquist 360-582-1370 or Barbara Parse 360-683-2113  
 
Schedule and registration in Port Angeles: Lorrie Aillaud 360-460-9907 or Jean McDonald 360-789-7691


 

 

DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S


Alzheimer's Caregiver's Support Group

Meets the second Monday of each month 9:30 AM-11:30 AM at the Port Angeles Senior Center. Facilitator: Judi Briley 989-255-8399

https://www.alz.org/alzwa


Discovery Memory Care Caregivers Support Group

Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, 3:30 PM-5:00 PM  
at Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington St, Sequim.  
360-683-7047


Memory Cafes

Every 3rd Wednesday, 1:30-3:00 PM  
Big Elk Restaurant, 707 E. Washington St., Sequim  
Facilitators:  
Pam Scott, 360-461-3402, [email protected]  
Chelsea Aitkens, 360-912-4066, [email protected]  
 
Every First Monday , 1-2 PM  
Reveille Cafe  
210 Battery Way, Fort Worden Port Townsend  
Contact Bri Buchanan, 360-417-8540 or [email protected]



Sequim Caregiver Support Group  
Presented by Alzheimer's Association Washington State and North Idaho  
Second Saturday of each month, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Online.  
Celene Van Buren  
970.222.9233

[email protected]



Tim's Place is designed to relieve the caregivers, afford them free time to run errands, take a nap, enjoy the peace and quiet or take care of business. If you would like to visit and experience Tim's Place, please contact us to schedule a free visit. Due to confidentiality and participation limitation, we are unable to accept "drop ins". Contact Rhonda Heyn, Executive Director at 360.912.3605 or [email protected]

https://timsplace-sequim.com/

[email protected]


 

 

HOME CARE AND MOBILITY SUPPLIES


Soroptimist International of Sequim

Runs a Medical Loan Closet. They offer free loans of walkers, wheelchairs, crutches, canes, bedside commodes, bath chairs and other assistive devices.  
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360-504-0231


 

 

LEGAL HELP


Washington Law Help

Free legal information and self-help materials that provide information about non-criminal legal problems affecting low-income people in Washington State.

https://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/


 

 

GRIEVING FOR A LOVED ONE


Compassionate Friends

Assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and provides information to help others be supportive. Grief support group meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Port Angeles.  
 
360-797-3205  

[email protected]


GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays

When you are grieving a loved one's death, the holiday season can be especially painful.  
Seminar on Saturday Nov. 18, 2-4 PM at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Port Angeles.  
Call for more information: 360-457-4122 ext. 1 or 360-457-8682.  
From GriefShare, sponsored by St Matthew Lutheran Church.

https://www.holidays.griefshare.org/


Volunteer Hospice offers grief support free of charge to anyone in the community.

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