Community Services

Information about community services available to you as a resident of Whitman County.

There are a number of services available. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you need help.


Food Distribution

The Council on Aging & Human Services is the lead agency responsible for county-wide distribution of commodities food.  To pick up food outside of scheduled distribution days listed below, visit the the Colfax Food Pantry Monday – Friday at 121 North Main Street, Colfax, WA

Albion – 4th Thursday of every month from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Located at Town Hall, 310 North F Street, Albion, WA

Colfax – 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, from 2:00–5:00 p.m.  121 North Main Street, Colfax, WA

Colton/Uniontown – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, from 2:30-6:30 p.m. The Uniontown Community Building rear basement entrance. Other hours by appointment, and we will open more if additional food becomes available.

Endicott – 4th Thursday of the month, from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Seventh Day Adventist Church, Banta Street, Endicott, WA

Garfield – 4th Thursday of the month, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., Ladow Grange Hall. W 112 Main Street, Garfield, WA

Lacrosse – Open from 11:00am-2:00 p.m. every other Saturday. Located at 111 N Main, Lacrosse, WA

Malden/Pine City – This food pantry is closed until further notice. Please refer to the Colfax listing.

Oakesdale – 4th Thursday of the month from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m., 103 Steptoe Ave, Oakesdale

Palouse – Last Wednesday of full work week, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. and 4:30-5:30 p.m., Calvary Chapel.  215 East Church Street, Palouse

Rosalia Commodities – at the Methodist Church, 4th Wednesday of the month from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Rosalia Pantry – 4th Tuesday of each month at the Baptist Church, 818 North Whitman, Rosalia 6:00-8:00 p.m.

St. John – 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:00-6:00 p.m.. Located at the Methodist Church on the corner of Jennings and Broadway. 

Tekoa – 4th Thursday of the month from 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., City Hall. Located at 419 N Washington Street, Tekoa

Pullman – Community Action Center 509-334-9147
2,100 households visit The Community Food Bank each year. Gardens provide fresh greens and produce, while the Kitchen offers nutrition education and a place to rescue and distribute food that would otherwise go to waste.      350 SE Fairmont Rd, Pullman, WA

Pullman – Meals on Wheels, Pullman Community Council on Aging 509-339-4000
Meals on Wheels are delivered every day between 11:15am and 1:00pm. They do not have office hours; services are available by arrangement.
Pullman, WA

Pullman – Women Infants and Children (WIC) 509-332-6752
WIC clients have access to a variety of personalized services that promote and support a healthy future.
Pullman, WA

Colfax – Women Infants and Children (WIC) 509-397-6280
WIC clients have access to a variety of personalized services that promote and support a healthy future.
Colfax, WA

Moscow – Backyard Harvest 208-669-2259
For over a decade, they have been gathering the excess bounty of our region and distributing it to those who need it most. 510 W Palouse Dr, Moscow, ID  


Palouse Advocacy League
Comprehensive list of mental health care professionals in Whitman and Latah counties.
PAL Guide Fall 2019

Palouse River Counseling
509-334-1133 (24/7 Crisis Hotline)
Mental health and substance abuse services, including help coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and related issues.

Latah Recovery Center 208-883-1045
A place of support on the journey to wellness recovery.   531 S Main, Moscow ID

Palouse Recovery Center 509-334-0718
Outpatient alcohol and drug education, treatment, counseling, and rehabilitation. 1240 S.E. Bishop Blvd., Ste. P – Pullman

Palouse Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, 509-339-2394,         
Dedicated to the treatment of psychiatric conditions – safely, professionally, and confidentially – in an atmosphere of mutual respect.       
840 SE Bishop Blvd, Pullman

Suicide Prevention Hotline, 800-273-8255,

WSU Counseling and Psychological Services, 509-335-4511
Cougar health services (Pullman)



Clothing Assistance and Budget Friendly Shopping

Local churches may also have resources to help

Community Action Center (Pullman)
Community Action Center coordinates with other organizations to provide support services and limited clothing vouchers.
350 SE Fairmont Rd, Pullman

Goodwill Industries of the Inland Northwest (Moscow)
Budget friendly shopping
201 Warbonnet Dr, Moscow ID

Needful Things (Palouse)
Budget friendly shopping
220 E Main St, Palouse, WA

Palouse Treasures (Pullman)
Budget friendly shopping
1005 NW Nye, Pullman, WA

The Hope Center (Moscow)
Budget friendly shopping
1212 W Pullman Rd, Moscow, ID

Thrifty Grandmother Shop (Colfax)
Budget friendly shopping
116 N Main St, Colfax, WA


Alternatives to Violence on the Palouse (ATVP) 509-332-4357
ATVP is the sole 24-hour provider of emergency domestic violence and sexual assault victim services in Whitman and Latah counties. 115 NW State St, Suite 305, Pullman, WA

American Red Cross—Whitman Chapter, 509-332-4357
A humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.
115 NW State St, Room 313, Pullman, WA

Community Action Center 509-334-9147
Emergency and transitional housing, rental assistance, and affordable rental housing. They also help with energy assistance and weatherization. 350 SE Fairmont Rd, Pullman, WA

Adult Abuse or Neglect Hotline, 800-459-0421, 
Information for concerns involving vulnerable adults.

Family Promise of the Palouse 208-882-0165
A nonprofit organization providing shelter, food, and support to help families in our community that need it the most. 510 W. Palouse River Dr, 2nd Floor, Moscow, ID

Whitman County Humane Society 509-332-3422
If you are looking for a furry companion to help get you through the pandemic, or if you are experiencing hardship with your current pet (cannot afford pet food or may not be able to keep your pet), contact the humane society to see what resources and assistance are available.


COAST Public Transportation 509-397-2935
COAST offers rides for medical, personal care, social, nutrition, and other needs. No age or disabled qualifications exist in Washington.

Pullman Transit 509-332-5471 DIAL-A-RIDE
Dial-A-Ride, bus routes, and schedules for the Pullman area.


Adult Abuse or Neglect Hotline, 800-459-0421
Information for concerns involving vulnerable adults.

Boost Collaborative, 509-332-4420
Boost Collaborative serves as a model for area businesses and service providers to see children and adults with special needs as contributing members of our society. Ideally, Boost Collaborative strives for the day when supports will be available in each preschool, business, public agency, and charitable organization that would sufficiently serve the needs of people with disabilities. Until then we are at the service of our community, state, local municipalities, and families. SE 1235 Professional Mall Blvd, Pullman

Disability Action Center, 208-883-0523
DAC strives to create a compassionate and accessible place for people with disabilities and encourage people with disabilities to take control of their lives and to live life to the fullest. 505 N Main St, Moscow,

Families Together for People with Disabilities, 208-874-7891
Families Together is a nonprofit organization that believes family involvement and support are essential for individuals with disabilities to reach their potential and maintain a life that is secure and meaningful. Their programs are designed to build and sustain strong, healthy, informed, and actively involved family members who can work together to improve the lifelong outcomes for their child or sibling with a disability.               

Milestone Decisions, 208-883-8262
Promoting a meaningful life by individually meeting the physical, intellectual, and social needs of each person they serve.

Rural Resources Community Action 509-332-0365
Rural Resources Community Living Connections provides information and support to aging and disabled adults, their families, and caregivers. Their goal is to assist individuals in maintaining and achieving their maximum level of health and independence. Case/Care Managers can assist individuals and families to explore personal goals for maintaining independence, provide options for support and access to resources.

Pullman Community Council on Aging
PCCoA is a nonprofit group of citizens and professionals advocating for Pullman’s senior citizens since 1973. PCCoA’s programs include Pullman Meals on Wheels and Senior Chore Service.  Its publication, ‘Guide to Senior Services for Pullman and Whitman County’, is available at no charge.

WSU Disability Resource Center, 509-335-3417
The Access Center provides accommodations and services to incoming and current WSU students with disabilities, psychological or medical conditions, or temporary injuries that limit their access to the WSU environment.
217 Washington Building, Pullman, WA

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