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Kitsap 

Resource

Guide

Disability

The Arc of Kitsap and Jefferson County

3243 N. Perry Ave Bremerton, WA 98310

360.377.3473, arcwa.org

Information and referral to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include representative payee program, counseling, parent education programs, Recreation and Resident Camp, and adult classes.

 

The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington

316 Broadway, Ste. 305 Seattle, WA 98122

Main Office: 206.467.4800

Resource Line: 877.982.4292 (M-F 9am-5pm)

info@biawa.org, biawa.org

Free classes, support groups, information and referral services, case management, and social opportunities to survivors of brain injury and their families. Contact the Resource Line for Kitsap area support groups and case management.

 

DSHS, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

3888 NW Randall Way Suite 201 Silverdale, WA 98383

360.698.4360, DVRSilverdaleReferral@dshs.wa.gov

Vocational rehabilitation services designed to help individuals with disabilities prepare for, get, keep, or advance in a job. Can help navigate finding employment with a criminal record.

 

Helpline House

282 Knechtel Way NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

206.842.7621, helpline@helplinehouse.org

helplinehouse.org

Wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, toilet equipment and bath chairs are available to Bainbridge Island residents free of charge. Contact to apply.

 

Social Security Administration

9594 Mickelberry Rd NW, Silverdale, WA 98383

Kitsap Office Hours:

M,T,Th,F: 9am-4pm, W: 9am-12pm

800.772.1213

Financial assistance to those with disabilities (SSI and SSDI).

Click here for “What Prisoners Need to Know” by the Social Security Administartion.

DV/Sexual Exploitation

YWCA Kitsap County

905 Pacific Ave, Bremerton, WA 98337

Administrative Office: 360.479.0522

24-Hour Domestic Violence Crisis Line: 1.800.500.5513

info@ywcakitsap.org, ywcakitsap.org

Services for victims of domestic violence and their children including emergency shelter, housing, legal advocacy, safety planning, support groups, bilingual/bicultural advocacy, and education/community outreach. Contact the administrative office for further program information or contact the crisis line for immediate resources.

 

Scarlet Road

PO Box 378, Bremerton WA 98337

360.850.9718, Pavingtheway@scarletroad.org

scarletroad.org

Intensive case management support for survivors of sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. Connection with trauma informed resources and support. Survivor-led prevention curriculum in high schools and middle schools.

Can help navigate vacating criminal charges.

Education

Click here for information on education/student loans and re-entry by the Washington Re-Entry Guide.

CORE Services

West Sound Treatment Program

360.876.9430, info@wstcs.org

Westsoundtreatmentcenter.org

Helps individuals affected by substance use disorder get back to work and/or school. Services include case management, vocational assessment and navigation, GED testing/enrollment support, employment barrier removal (Driver’s License, Social Security Card, Food Handler’s, etc), computer lab, clothing closet, and transportation assistance for inpatient treatment/detox, and to/from legal obligations, legal-financial obligation guidance advocacy. Call or complete request for services application on website.

 

Goodwill Job Training and Education Center

4209 Wheaton Way, Bremerton, WA 98310 

360.373.3692

Offers free classes in a range of subjects (including ESOL, Computers, High School Completion/GED, and Retail and Customer Service), vocational training programs, and support services including case management and individualized employment support. 

 

Kitsap Adult Center for Education

616 5th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337

360.373.6859, exedir@kacewa.org

Assists adults improve their reading, writing and math, learn English as a Second Language (ESL) and prepare for the GED exam via one-on-one tutoring and classes.

 

Olympic College

1600 Chester Ave. Bremerton, WA 98337

360.475.7279, welcome@olympic.edu

Offers a multitude of services including funding assistance and counseling for students. Meetings for students entering into education from the criminal justice system are held every Friday from 1:30pm-3pm at Bremer Student Center (Room 122) (this information as of Fall 2019).

 

Pathways to Success

360.337.4806, orientation at local Worksource

Assists eligible young adults, ages 16-24, with academic support, tutoring, college admission, financial aid assistance, and high school completion/GED. Offers employment supports such as job training, skill building, mentoring, and connection to work experience. Call to schedule an intake. 

 

Washington Community and Technical College Re-Entry Navigators

Bates Technical College

1101 S. Yakima Ave. Tacoma, WA 98466

Re-Entry Navigator: 253.680.7244, reentry@batestech.edu

Tacoma Community College

6501 S. 19th St., Bldg 7, Tacoma, WA 98466

Re-Entry Navigator: 253.460.4394, reentry@tacomacc.edu

Employment

Click here for information on employment and re-entry by the Washington Re-Entry Guide.

Click here for a list of potential “second chance” employers.

CORE Services

West Sound Treatment Program

360.876.9430, info@wstcs.org

Westsoundtreatmentcenter.org

Helps individuals affected by substance use disorder get back to work and/or school. Services include case management, vocational assessment and navigation, GED testing/enrollment support, employment barrier removal (Driver’s License, Social Security Card, Food Handler’s, etc), computer lab, clothing closet, and transportation assistance for inpatient treatment/detox, and to/from legal obligations, legal-financial obligation guidance advocacy. Call or complete request for services application on website.

 

Employment Assistance

Kitsap Community Resources

3200 SE Rainshadow Court, Port Orchard, WA 98366

360.473.2102, kcr.org/employment-assistance

Assists those who are unemployed/underemployed and/or who have barriers to obtaining work. Offers individual job search, resume/job application assistance, career assessments, labor market information, job training information, job preparation workshops, and computer lab access. Worksource affiliate. Call or sign up online for orientation.

 

Goodwill Job Training and Education Center

4209 Wheaton Way, Bremerton, WA 98310 

360.373.3692

Offers free classes in a range of subjects (including ESOL, Computers, High School Completion/GED, and Retail and Customer Service), vocational training programs, and support services including case management and individualized employment support. 

 

Pathways to Success

360.337.4806, orientation at local Worksource

Assists eligible young adults, ages 16-24, with academic support, tutoring, college admission, financial aid assistance, and high school completion/GED. Offers employment supports such as job training, skill building, mentoring, and connection to work experience. Call to schedule an intake. 

 

Sound Works Job Center

787 NW Liberty Road Poulsbo, WA 98370

360.779.1160, soundworks@cbnn.net

Career counseling, employment skill building, and job referral services. Call for an appointment and current drop-in locations.

 

Volunteer Kitsap

United Way of Kitsap County

360.377.8505, info@unitedwaykitsap.org

volunteerkitsap.org

Online virtual volunteer center that allows volunteers to connect with opportunities that interest them. Can track service hours for any required reporting.

 

West Sound Workforce

18819 Third Avenue NE, Suite 110

PO Box 679 Poulsbo, WA 98370

360.394.1882, westsoundworkforce.com

Professional staffing and job placement service in Kitsap County that is free to job seekers. Familiarity in connecting justice involved individuals to employment opportunities.

 

Worksource Kitsap

1300 Sylvan Way, Bremerton, WA 98310

360.337.4810, worksourcewa.com

Provides employment and training resources to job seekers. Resume and interview coaching, job boards, career support, and focused employment programming.

Financial

Click here for information on debt and re-entry by the Washington Re-Entry Guide

Click here for information on Legal Financial Obligations by the Washington Re-Entry Guide

Business Education Support Training (BE$T)

Kitsap Community Resources

360.478.2301, kcr.org/business-education

Works with entrepreneurs who are ready to start a new business or improve an existing one. Open to all who are interested (regardless of employment or income levels). Class schedule on website.

 

Financial Education

The Asset Building Coalition of Kitsap County

845 8th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337

306.473.2126, ablackwell@kcr.org

kitsapabc.org

Free financial workshops, credit reports, credit counseling assistance, home ownership education, tax preparation assistance, and referrals to financial support programs.

 

Food/Meals

*Most food banks require ID and proof of address. If you do not have these, contact the organization ahead of time to check for possible alternatives*

Click here for information by the Washington Re-Entry Guide on getting/reinstating an ID/license.

 

 FOOD BANKS

 

Helpline House – Food Bank

282 Knechtel Way NE Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

206.842.7621, helpline@helplinehouse.org

helplinehouse.org

Food Bank Hours:

Weekdays (except Wed) 9:30am – 4pm

Offers a food bank as well as holiday food baskets and a birthday gifts program for children.

 

North Kitsap Fishline – Food Bank

19705 Viking Ave NW, Poulsbo WA 98370

360.779.4191, info@fishlinehelps.org

fishlinehelps.org

Food Bank and Client Services Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays 10am – 3pm

Wednesdays 1pm – 7pm 

Food bank available to people living in Poulsbo, Suquamish, Keyport or people who are homeless. Grocery delivery available to those who are homebound. Birthday gifts program for children. Schedule an appointment to register for services by phone or online.

 

ShareNet – Food Bank

26061 United Rd. NE, Kingston, WA 98346

360.297.2266, sharenetfoodbank.org

Food Bank Hours:

Tuesdays 10am – 2pm

Fridays 10am – 2pm

 

South Kitsap Helpline – Food Bank

1012 Mitchell Avenue Port Orchard, WA 98366

360.876.4089, info@skhelpline.org

skhelpline.org

Food Bank Hours: Monday-Friday 12pm – 5pm (except on holidays)

 

Click here for a Kitsap Meal Calendar

Governmental Programs

Click here for information on Governmental Benefits and Re-Entry by the Washington Re-Entry Guide

 

Department of Social and Human Services (DSHS)

Community Services Office (CSO)

4710 Auto Center Blvd. Bremerton, WA 98312

Local: 360.473.2200, Main: 877.501.2233

https://www.dshs.wa.gov/

Programs include food stamps, medical programs, employment support, and cash assistance (ABD, TANF, HEN). Apply online, over the phone, or in person. 

 

DSHS, Adult Protective Services

Phone: 877.734.6277 Fax: 360.664.9103

 

Investigates allegations of abuse, neglect, abandonment, and financial exploitation of vulnerable persons over the age of 60 and individuals 18 and over with disabilities. Call to make a report (if the person is in immediate danger call 911).

 

DSHS, Aging & Long Term Support Administration (ALTSA)

1026 Sidney Avenue, Port Orchard 98366

360.337.5700

A free information and referral service for adults 60 and over and for family and friends helping care for the older adult

 

DSHS, Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS)

3423 6th Street, Suite 217, Bremerton, WA 98312

Reception: 360.475.3501 

Toll Free Reception: 800.423.6246 

Toll Free Intake: 888.713.6115 

After Hours: 800.562.5624

 

Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect for children under 18, intake point for requesting services, information and referral, foster care, family preservation services.

If a child is in immediate danger call 911.

 

DSHS, Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

3423 6th Street, Bremerton, WA 98312

360.475.3490, DD5FSO@dshs.wa.gov

Intake, information and referral, case management, residential and employment supports, eligibility assessments for personal care services.

 

DSHS, Employment Pipeline

360.473.2239, R3EPNavigators@dshs.wa.gov

 

Assists with referral to work and training opportunities, pre and post employment support services, and referral to other DSHS programs. 

 

DSHS, Home and Community Services (HCS)

4710 Auto Center Blvd. Bremerton, WA 98312

360.473.2299

Provides long-term care services for persons with disabilities and the elderly who may need state funds to help pay for them (including placement in residential programs and caregiving services).

 

DSHS, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

3888 NW Randall Way Suite 201 Silverdale, WA 98383

360.698.4360, DVRSilverdaleReferral@dshs.wa.gov

Vocational rehabilitation services designed to help individuals with disabilities prepare for, get, keep, or advance in a job. Can help navigate finding employment with a criminal record.

 

DSHS, Working Connections Childcare

4710 Auto Center Blvd., Bremerton, WA 98312

844.626.8687

Childcare subsidies for working families. Referral to childcare and early head start.

 

Social Security Administration

9594 Mickelberry Rd NW, Silverdale, WA 98383

Kitsap Office Hours:

M,T,Th,F: 9am-4pm, W: 9am-12pm

800.772.1213

Financial assistance to those with disabilities (SSI and SSDI).

Click here for “What Prisoners Need to Know” by the Social Security Administration.

Housing

Click here for more information on housing and re-entry by the Washington Re-Entry Guide

Click here for templates of letters to a landlord explaining criminal background, evictions, and/or poor credit. Additional tips on writing letters of explanation here.

 

Agapé Unlimited 

4841 Auto Center Way, Suite 101 Bremerton, WA 98312

360.373.1529, agapekitsap.org

agapeunlimited@agapekitsap.org

Operates two sober living housing programs. Koinonia Inn is a transitional housing program for pregnant or parenting women who are at risk due to a substance use disorder. Sisyphus II is a permanent housing program for individuals and families that are homeless, disabled, and have a substance use disorder. For more information contact the housing case manager at 360.373.1529.

Click here for housing application.

Bremerton Housing Authority

600 Park Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337

360.479.3694, bremertonhousing.org

Operates Section 8 voucher program and public housing for those who are income eligible. Call for current waitlist information.

Housing and Essential Needs (HEN)

DSHS

Provides access to essential needs items and potential rental assistance for low-income individuals who are unable to work for at least 90 days due to a physical and/or mental incapacity and are ineligible for Aged, Blind, or Disabled (ABD) cash assistance. Apply at DSHS either online, over the phone, or in person.

 

Housing Kitsap

2244 NW Bucklin Hill Road, Silverdale, WA 98383

360.535.6100, 800.693.7070

HousingKitsap@HousingKitsap.org 

Housingkitsap.org

Subsidized housing for seniors, families, and individuals with disabilities. List of properties and applications available online. Also offers free home repair services to financially eligible Kitsap homeowners and home-building program for low-income prospective homeowners. Applications available online.

 

Housing Solutions Center

Kitsap Community Resources

housingsolutionscenterkitsap.org

Offers services to Kitsap County residents who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Individuals are connected to housing resources throughout the county, including emergency shelter, rental & deposit assistance, and/or landlord referral. Can refer to local landlords willing to work with individuals with credit, income, eviction, and criminal justice involvement. Call to schedule an appointment (walk-ins accepted at the Bremerton location).

Bremerton

Kitsap Community Resources (Main HSC Center)

1201 Park Avenue

Bremerton, WA 98337

360.473.2035

Walk-in hours: M-F 8:30am-10:30am & 12:30pm-3pm.

 

Coffee Oasis

Serving Ages 13-25

837 4th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337

360.377.5560

 

Port Orchard

Kitsap Community Resources

3200 SE Rainshadow Ct.

Port Orchard, WA 98366

360.473.2146

 

North Kitsap

787 Liberty Lane NW

Poulsbo, WA 98370

360.801.2564

 

Bainbridge Island Helpline House

282 Knechtel Way NE

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

360.801.2564

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Oxford Houses

Washington Chapter 12

Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam Counties

Hotline: 360.850.1056

Oxfordhouse.org

Operates self-run, self-supported recovery houses in Kitsap County. Full list of Kitsap Oxford Houses with contact numbers available online. 

 

Hope Homes

Coffee Oasis

Office: 360.479.5123, Cell: 360.204.6929

hope.homes@thecoffeeoasis.com

Operates supportive and host home housing programs for young adults.

Terry’s House: Two-year, supportive housing beds for women ages 18-25 who are survivors of sexual exploitation. Application available on website.

Nelson House: Supportive housing program in Poulsbo for women ages 18-25. Application available on website.

Host Home Program: Host home program for youth ages 13-25. Program requirements and application on website.

Port Gamble Housing Authority

31912 Little Boston Road NE Kingston, Washington 98346

360.297.6346

Services available to tribal members include rental housing for families, elders, and single persons, home ownership opportunities with a Lease to Own program, rental assistance programs for off-reservation rentals, Section 184 Home Buyer Assistance services, financial credit, energy conservation, and maintenance education services, and BIA home improvement program.

 

Suquamish Tribal Housing

18490 Suquamish Way Suquamish, WA 98392

360.598.3311

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m (closed 12-1pm daily for lunch)

Offers homeowner support and rental programs to tribal members. Contact for eligibility and more information. 

 

West Sound Treatment

360.876.9430, info@wstcs.org

Westsoundtreatmentcenter.org

Operates recovery housing options. Applications available online. 

O’Hana House (for women and children) and Lighthouse (for men and children):

Clean and sober permanent housing for men and women respectively, either single or with their children. Must be homeless or at risk of homelessness, affected by substance use disorder, and willing to participate in clean and sober programing. On-site case management, individual counseling services, sober living and life-skill building, and job-readiness training offered.

New Start Houses

The New Start Houses provide transitional housing for eight homeless men and eight homeless women exiting the Kitsap County Jail for up to nine months while they are engaged in New Start Continuing Services.  Entry into one of these houses will be managed via Chemical Dependency Counselors while the consumer is incarcerated.

Legal Assistance

CLEAR Line

Northwest Justice Project

CLEAR Hotline: 1.888.201.1014

Hotline Hours: Monday-Friday 9:15am – 12:15pm

https://nwjustice.org/get-legal-help 

Legal hotline for people who are low income. Can connect to ongoing legal support depending on situation. 

*Due to the volume of calls CLEAR receives, CLEAR sometimes experiences long wait times. We encourage people to keep trying to call during the hotline hours.*

 

Dispute Resolution Center

9004 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale WA 98383

360.698.0968 or 206.842.3215, kitsapdrc.org

Offers mediation services (a confidential, voluntary alternative to court actions) for cases like divorce, parenting plans, landlord-tenant disputes, workplace or neighborhood disputes, etc. Provides Victim-Offender Mediation, court-ordered Co-Parenting Seminars, and behavioral health ombuds services (see the Mental Health section of this Guide). 

 

Suquamish Victims Services

18490 Suquamish Way Suquamish, WA 98392

360.394.7156

Provides support and resources for community members who have been victims of crime.

Medical/Dental

North Kitsap Fishline – Eyeglasses and Hearing Aides

19705 Viking Ave NW, Poulsbo WA 98370

360.779.4191, info@fishlinehelps.org

fishlinehelps.org

Client Services Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays 10am – 3pm, Wednesdays 1pm – 7pm 

Through partnership with the Poulsbo Noon Lions service club, Fishline can help you apply for exams, prescriptions, glasses or new hearing aids.  Please contact the Client Services team to learn how to apply.

 

Penninsula Community Health Services

360.377.3776, pchsweb.org

Medical, dental, and pharmacy services provided at various locations throughout Kitsap County. Accepts Medicaid and can establish sliding scale payment for those without insurance.

 

Planned Parenthood Health Center

723 NE Riddell Road, Suite A, Bremerton, WA 98310

800.769.0045, plannedparenthood.org

Abortion services, birth control, general health care, HIV testing, men’s health care, morning-after pill (emergency contraception), pregnancy testing & service, STD testing, treatment & vaccines, women’s health care.

Book appointment online or over the phone. 

 

Port Gamble S’klallam Tribe Health Clinic

7550 Little Boston Road NE Kingston, WA 98346

360.598.3311

Services for tribal members include primary care, dental, prevention health care, women’s health, children’s Well Child Checks and immunizations, referral authorization for CHS and BHP, and support with navigating insurance and billing. 

 

Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors (SHIBA)

800.562.6900

Part of the insurance commissioner’s consumer protection services, SHIBA provides free, unbiased, and confidential assistance with Medicare and health care choices.

 

Washington Health Plan Finder

855.923.4633, wahealthplanfinder.org

Free state healthcare (Medicaid/Apple Health) and tax credits available to those who meet income eligibility requirements. Assistance in finding health insurance online or over the phone.

 

Washington Prescription Drug Program

800.913.4146, 800.913.4311

Offers discount prescription drug discounts to those found eligible.

Mental Health

Bridges Behavioral Health Ombuds Service

9004 Washington Avenue NW, Silverdale, WA 98383

360.692.1582, 888.377.8174 ombuds@kitsapdrc.org

Assists those with complaints or concerns with publicly funded Behavioral Health Services through the grievance process. Can provide confidential advocacy and support with researching client rights, filing a grievance, and follow up with resolution of the grievance.

 

Kitsap Mental Health Services

5455 Almira Drive NE Bremerton, WA 98311 

360.405.4010, kitsapmentalhealth.org

Provides mental health care services to children, families, adults and seniors in Kitsap County. Programming includes both outpatient and inpatient services, co-occurring disorders treatment, case management, day treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation, employment services, supportive housing, protective payee services, and more. Call to schedule appointment. 

 

Kitsap Sexual Assault Center

19705 Viking Ave NW, Poulsbo WA 98370

360.876.3282, ksac@ksacservices.org 

ksacservices.org

24-Hour Sexual Assault Hotline:

866.831.2050

24-Hour Crime Victim Hotline:

888.288.9221

Free advocacy and trauma-informed counseling services for victims of rape and sexual abuse and victims of violent crimes.

 

NAMI Kitsap (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

PO Box 2343 Bremerton WA 983103 info@namikitsap.org, namikitsap.org

Provides various support groups for those with mental illness and their families. Support group calendar located on website.

 

Peninsula Community Health Services

360.377.3776, pchsweb.org

Offers behavioral health coordination and counseling for anxiety and depression. Various locations in Kitsap County. Accepts Medicaid and can establish sliding scale payment for those without insurance.

 

Port Gamble S’klallam Tribe

7550 Little Boston Road NE Kingston, WA 98346

360.598.3311

Services for tribal members include individual, group, and family counseling for children, adolescents, and adults as well as medication management. 

 

Suquamish Wellness Center

18490 Suquamish Way Suquamish, WA 98392

360.598.3311

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

(closed 12-1pm daily for lunch)

Offers mental health assessments, counseling for children and adults, family and relationship counseling, medication management, and mental health groups. Services available to the Suquamish Tribal Community and other enrolled Tribal Members living on the Port Madison Indian Reservation. Call or walk in to schedule intake.

 

Parenting

Click here for information from the Washington Re-Entry Guide on custody, visitation, and parental rights for those who are justice involved.

Family Behavioral Health

Catholic Community Services

285 Fifth St. Ste. 2 Bremerton, WA 9833

Access Services: 360.792.2020 

Intensive, wraparound services for families involved with DCFS. Includes family preservation and reunification services, Incredible Years parenting instruction, Triple-P parenting program, and treatment foster care. Referrals must come from DCFS.

 

Kitsap Nurse-Family Partnership

Kitsap Nurse Family Partnership

Call: 360.728.2235, Text: 360.633.6132.

Connects income-eligible first-time mothers to a nurse who can provide support, education, and referrals.

 

Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

360.377.0370, kitsappcap@agapekitsap.org

agapekitsap.org/pcap

Three-year case management program for pregnant and parenting mothers who have maternal alcohol and drug use. Provides home visitation, support and transportation. Support to create personalized goals for success in recovery. This program is not affiliated with Department of Child and Family Services

 

Parent-Youth Mediation

Kitsap Dispute Resolution Center

9004 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale WA 98383

360.698.0968 or 206.842.3215, kitsapdrc.org

Trained mediators help youth and parents talk about specific issues such as communication problems, school performance, dating, curfew, rules at home, juvenile justice issues, and more.

 

The Parenting Place

Kitsap Community Resources

360.377.0053, kcr.org/the-parenting-place

Classes and resources that help family members build positive family relationships and create healthy home environments. Offers a court-ordered class: “Children Who Have Witnessed Domestic Violence.”

Phones and Internet

Lifeline Phones

Washington households that are at or under 135% of the Federal Poverty Level are eligible to receive a free smartphone with a text, talk, and data plan. Washington Lifeline providers are Access, Assurance, enTouch, Life, Q Link, Safelink, and TerraCom. Visit the individual wireless provider’s websites for more information and to apply. Proof of DSHS benefits (i.e. EBT card, benefit letter…) is often used for income verification.

Companies registering individuals for these phones can sometimes be found in front of local CSO/DSHS offices.

 

Lifeline Internet Discount

Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of internet if your income is 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines. Proof of DSHS benefits (i.e. EBT card, benefit letter…) is often used for income verification. Eligible customers will get up to $9.25 toward their bill. Be advised, these programs are often limited to individuals who are signing up for an internet provider for the first time. Click here to look up which internet providers offer Lifeline discounts in your area.

 

Restorative Justice

Bridges to Life

P.O. Box 8296 Port Orchard, WA 98366

burchtawnee@gmail.com

14 week Faith-Based Restorative Justice Program focused on victim impact. The program covers everything from crime and conflict, accountability, responsibility, confession, forgiveness, reconciliation, and restitution. Currently offered at Mission Creek Women’s Prison and WCC Shelton. Apply via kiosk for the Women’s Prison and via counselor at WCC.

 

Restorative Circles

Dispute Resolution Center

9004 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale WA 98383

360.698.0968 or 206.842.3215, kitsapdrc.org

Facilitates Restorative Circles for youth. Contact DRC for current Restorative Circles information.

 

Shelters/Day Centers

More services here.

 

Housing Solutions Center

Kitsap Community Resources

housingsolutionscenterkitsap.org

Operates referrals to all major shelters in the county. If space is not available individuals are placed on a waiting list.

*for list of locations see listing under “Housing”

 

Kitsap Rescue Mission

810 6th Street Bremerton, WA 98337

360.373.3428, https://kitsaprescue.org 

Dayroom:

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 11:30am and 1pm – 5pm. Case management, education, employment counseling and connection to a variety of other services available in the community offered at this time. 

Safe Harbor Shelter: Low-barrier shelter operated nightly from 7am-7pm. Showers and clothing available. Contact Housing Solutions Center for referral.

Clothing bank and meals offered, contact for times.

Substance Use/Addiction

Agapé Unlimited 

4841 Auto Center Way, Suite 101 Bremerton, WA 98312

360.373.1529, agapekitsap.org

agapeunlimited@agapekitsap.org

State-certified, outpatient substance use disorder treatment for youth (ages 13-18) and adults. Individual, family, and group counseling, intensive outpatient program, court-ordered assessments, Alcohol and Drug Information School, DUI assessments, relapse prevention program, deferred prosecution program, and sober-living housing. Free, licensed, on-site childcare provided to those accessing services.

 

Needle Exchanges

 

Kitsap Public Health

345 6th Street, Suite 300 Bremerton, WA

360.728.2235

Exchange Hours: Tuesdays & Wednesdays from noon to 4 pm.

Syringe exchange is anonymous. Syringes are exchanged one-for-one. Also provides biohazard containers, which can be returned when full. Ask about other free supplies.

 

Ostrich Bay Exchange (Mobile Site)

253.470.6534

Tuesday-9-5 (North Kitsap/Bremerton), Thursday- 9-5(South Kitsap/Bremerton) Saturday- 9-5(Bremerton)

Clean injection supplies, overdose kits, condoms, pregnancy tests.

 

Kitsap Recovery Center

360.337.4625, kitsapgov.com

Outpatient Services:

1026 Sidney Rd. Port Orchard, WA 98366

Inpatient and Detox: 661 Taylor Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366

Offers inpatient treatment (up to 60 days), sub-acute detox, DSHS assessments and referrals, court-ordered assessments, case management, Drug Court outpatient treatment, and family programs.

 

Cascadia- Bountiful Life

2817 Wheaton Way, Suite 205 Bremerton, WA 98310

360.373.0155, bountifullife.org 

Offers outpatient, intensive outpatient, aftercare programs, alcohol/drug information school, assessments (including DUI), and case management. Accepts Medicaid. 

 

Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

Agape Unlimited

360.377.0370, kitsappcap@agapekitsap.org

agapekitsap.org/pcap

Three-year case management program for pregnant and parenting mothers who have maternal alcohol and drug use. Provides home visitation, support and transportation. Support to create personalized goals for success in recovery.

 

Penninsula Community Health Services

360.377.3776, pchsweb.org

Offers Medication Assisted Treatment programs (Suboxone, Vivitrol) and sobriety support counseling.

 

Port Gamble S’klallam Tribe

7550 Little Boston Road NE Kingston, WA 98346

360.598.3311

Services for tribal members include individual and group counseling for adolescents and adults, chemical dependency assessments (including DUI assessments), inpatient referrals, intensive outpatient, outpatient, and continuing care groups.

 

Problem Gambling Services

Suquamish Wellness Center

18490 Suquamish Way Suquamish, WA 98392

360.598.3311

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

(closed 12-1pm daily for lunch)

Offers assessments and individual, family, and group sessions. Services available to all community members. Call or walk in for more information.

 

Suquamish Wellness Center

18490 Suquamish Way Suquamish, WA 98392

360.598.3311

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

(closed 12-1pm daily for lunch)

Offers outpatient and intense outpatient programs, detox referral, monthly monitoring groups, individual substance use counseling, drug court treatment, and inpatient referral & coordination. Services available to all community members –accepts Medicaid (Apple Health). Call or walk in to schedule intake.

 

West Sound Treatment Center

360.876.9430, info@wstcs.org

Westsoundtreatmentcenter.org

Offers Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient programs, relapse prevention, employment services (see CORE Services in Employment section of this Guide), sober housing (see Housing section of this Guide), court-ordered assessments (including DUI and CPS), and services for individuals on Medically Assisted Treatment. Call or complete request for services application on website.

Transportation

Access- Kitsap County Paratransit

60 Washington Ave., Suite 200, Bremerton, WA 98337

360.373.2877, kitsapcountytransit.com/access

Provide shared ride paratransit services for seniors and people with disabilities who are unable to use Kitsap Transit regular routed buses some or all of the time. Applications available online.

 

Reduced Fare & Regional Reduced Fare ORCA Cards

Kitsap Transit

60 Washington Ave., Suite 200, Bremerton, WA 98337

360.373.2877, kitsapcountytransit.com

Regional Reduced Fare Program (RRFP)

As the holder of an RRFP ORCA card you receive a discount on the region’s bus systems. Apply in person at the Kitsap Transit office. Must bring proof that you are either a Medicare recipient, a senior, or disabled (full list of accepted materials for proof accessible online). Your first RRFP card is free.

Reduced Fare ORCA Card

Available to youth ages 6-18 and those who are low-income. Must bring either proof of age or proof of income (full list of accepted materials for proof accessible online) to the Kitsap County Transit office. Will be charged a reduced rate when using an ORCA card with a pass or E-Purse. ORCA card is free with program.

 

Suquamish Tribe Transportation

18490 Suquamish Way Suquamish, WA 98392

360.598.3311

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

(closed 12-1pm daily for lunch)

Suquamish Tribal Members may be eligible for Transportation services. These can be accessed by calling the main number or coming in to fill out a “Transportation Request Form”. This form needs to be filled out and turned in at least 48 hours prior to the appointment. 

 

Utilities

Energy Assistance Program

Kitsap Community Resources

360.479.1507, kcr.org/energy

Assists income-eligible renters and homeowners in Kitsap County by providing financial assistance to pay their electric, natural gas, and heating bills. To schedule, call or go to kcr.org/schedule-your-appointment.

 

North Kitsap Fishline – Utility Services

19705 Viking Ave NW, Poulsbo WA 98370

360.779.4191, info@fishlinehelps.org

fishlinehelps.org

Client Services Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays 10am – 3pm, Wednesdays 1pm – 7pm 

 

Possible assistance with PSE “urgent notice” bills or water shut-off notice for people living in Poulsbo, Suquamish, or Keyport. Possible assistance with propane, oil, and firewood for those in need for primary heat/cooking. Schedule an appointment to register for services by phone or online.

 

Weatherization

Kitsap Community Resources

360.377.0053, kcr.org/weatherization

Assists income-eligible Kitsap County residents in making their homes more energy efficient, reducing home energy consumption, and increasing the health, safety, comfort and longevity of their homes. Call for eligibility.

Veteran Supports

Fleet and Family Kitsap Support Programs

Schedule an Appointment: 866.854.0638

ffsp.cnrnw@navy.mil

Support for Navy personnel and families. Individual, marriage and family counseling, class reservations, resume assistance, financial counseling, sexual assault response, relocation assistance or deployment/mobilization support anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. 

 

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

BREMERTON

Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton

120 S. Dewey St, Bldg 491

Bremerton, WA 98314-5295

 

BANGOR

Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor

1001 Tautog Circle, Bldg 1001

Silverdale, WA 98315-1001

 

(360) 396-6704

 

Financial assistance, Quick Assist Loans, education assistance, and information and referral.

 

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Catholic Community Services

360.350.0046

Provides rapid rehousing for veteran families experiencing literal homelessness.

 

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

Benefits: 800.827.1000

Health Care: 877.222.8387

Women Veterans’ Hotline: 855.829.6636

 

VA Community Outpatient Clinic

925 Adele Ave, Bremerton, WA 98312

360.473.0340

Primary care, mental health, social workers, lab services, pharmacist medication review.

 

Veterans Advisory Board

360.337.4811, asargent@co.kitsap.wa.us

The purpose and establishment of this Board is to advise the board of county commissioners on the needs of local, indigent veterans. Board meetings are open to the public. Call or email for more information.

 

Veterans Assistance Fund

Temporary emergency assistance may be available for rental assistance, energy and utilities, food, transportation, medical and prescription costs, burial costs, and many other needs. Bring past three months of income documentation in order to determine eligibility.

You must be a Kitsap resident and have served 180 days active duty and have an honorable discharge or general under honorable conditions. You can start the application process at one of the following locations:

 

Bainbridge Island

Helpline House

282 Knechtel Way NE

Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 9 am to 5 pm

Call 206.842.7621 for an appointment

 

Bremerton

DAV, Chapter 5

2315 Burwell Street; 360.373.2397 Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed. 9 am to 2 pm Ask for service officer

 

Port Orchard

VFW Post 2669

3100 SE Mile Hill Drive; 360.876.2669

Hours: Tues. Noon to 4 pm Ask for service officer

 

Poulsbo

American Legion Post 245

19068 Jensen Way; 360.779.5456

Hours: Thursdays 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

Silverdale

VFW 4992

9981 Central Valley Road By appointment only.

Call: 360.698.9177

 

Suquamish

Suquamish Tribe Veterans Office

18490 Suquamish Way NE

Hours: Tues., Wed. 10 am to 2 pm

Call 360.394.8515 for an appointment

 

Suquamish Warriors Vets Center

6353 NE Middle Street; 360.626.1080 Hours: Thursday 9 am to 1pm

 

Veterans Court (Kitsap County)

A judicially supervised treatment program for chemical dependency and/or co-existing mental disorders.

For more information contact:

Andrew Sargent, Veteran’s Coordinator

360-337-4811, asargent@co.kitsap.wa.us

Hannah Shockley, Supervisor

Department of Human Services

360-337-7185 x 3530

hshockle@co.kitsap.wa.us

 

Veterans’ Stand Down (Kitsap)

360.337.4811

Bi-annual event offering free services to veterans including access to various service providers, hygiene items, dental screenings, haircuts, etc. Call for exact date/location.

 

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

1102 Quince St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501

800.562.2308