WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES VANCOUVER
PUBLIC BENEFITS
DSHS administers the Basic Food (SNAP) program, medical programs (for seniors and adults with disabilities), and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Website offers a program prescreening tool to help estimate eligibility. Also offers emergency medical programs, food assistance, and one-time cash payments to get or keep safe housing or utilities or for fleeing domestic violence.

Washington 211 partners with DSHS to help complete SNAP applications and recertifications.
800 NE 136th Avenue
Suite 110
Vancouver, WA 98684
Eligibility: Varies by service
Hours: DSHS: Monday-Friday 8am-3pm
SNAP Application Assistance: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (877) 501-2233 Main phone
  • (800) 562-3022 Main phone
  • (877) 211-5445 ext 2 Application SNAP Benefits
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Due to COVID-19, no walk ins accepted. Services available online and by phone.
FEES: None
DOCUMENTS: Photo ID, Proof of income, Proof of address, Social Security card
LANGUAGES: English, Spanish, interpretation or signing by arrangement
AREA SERVED: State of Washington
SITE HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Services:
  • Food Stamps/SNAP
  • Medicaid * Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions
  • Medicaid * Older Adults
  • TANF
  • TANF * Domestic Violence Issues
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WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES VANCOUVER