At one time or another, we all need someone to lean on.
Maybe you’re a family seeking food security or a senior looking for a hot meal. Maybe your family is unexpectedly homeless or you need help with an electric bill during the cold winter months. Or you’re a victim of abuse. Or a worker seeking training for a new job…
For the countless community members needing a hand up or a fresh start – WAGAP is here.
WAGAP is the Lead Distribution Agency for the Food Banks in Klickitat and Skamania counties. Low-income individuals and families are eligible for monthly Food Boxes featuring canned goods, fresh produce, bread and frozen meat. A special Senior Box is available to income eligible seniors.
Emergency Housing & case management
Housing Services are WAGAP's most comprehensive program. Housing, case management, budgeting and life skills are some of the services offered to individuals and families in need of Emergency Shelter, Supportive Housing and Rental Assistance.
Home Energy Assistance
No one should be forced to choose between paying for food and paying for heat during the cold winter months. If you or someone you know is having trouble paying their utility bills, WAGAP can help.
Domestic violence prevention
Programs for Peaceful Living provides Klickitat County residents with Domestic Violence Prevention, Sexual Assault Prevention and General Crime Victim services. Certified staff are available 24/7 to work with individuals and families that are struggling with the effects of these devastating crimes. All services are free of charge.
WAGAP’s Community Youth Center provides safe, quality activity options for all kids. Fully equipped for fun with a pool table, foosball and ping pong tables, five computers with limited internet access, video and board games, music, garden space, books and lots more.
second hand rose
Second Hand Rose is a Community Thrift Store offering everyone access to clothing, household items and furniture, with purchase vouchers available for eligible customers. The Rose offers a great selection of interview outfits for job seekers, along with a retail sales training program that helps put people back to work.
Drug Free Communities
WAGAP is the fiscal agent for Our Klickitat, a county-wide coalition bringing together youth and adult community members to develop strategies, mobilize resources, and raise awareness to reduce and prevent youth substance use in Klickitat County.
Pathways HealthConnect is a free WAGAP program that helps community members connect to the services and support they need to be healthy. Participants are paired with an experienced Community Health Worker to access medical, dental, or mental health care, transportation, substance abuse treatment, childcare and parenting education, financial help and other essential services.