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Offender Services Division - Cowlitz County Corrections Department

The Offender Services Division offers a wide variety of alternative sentencing options to Judges and offenders which include: Electronic Home Monitoring; Day Reporting; Community Service;  Pretrial Release Supervision; Inmate Counseling Services; Inmate Educational Programs; Work Release; In Custody Work Crew; Out-of-Custody Work Crew

Fees vary per program. Please call for specific information. Offenders must bring a court ordered referral slip to the Offender Services office. All offenders will be required to pass a UA before they are eligible for the program.


Missing & Unidentified Persons Unit (MUPU) - Washington State Patrol

The Missing & Unidentified Persons Unit (MUPU) assists law enforcement agencies and parents in locating missing persons. The following services and resources are provided by the Washington State Patrol MUPU:  A toll-free, 24-hour number to report missing persons; Coordinating investigative resources; Database research and case analysis; DNA collection kits; Identification information; Public education; Child safety training.  24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-543-5678


Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP)

The Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP) is a non-government, non-profit organization which provides comprehensive social services to people in need. CAP's services include:

 HELP Warehouse – Food Banks

 Energy and Housing Services

 Meals on Wheels

 Employment and Training

 CAP Transportation

 Homeless Services

 Career & Family Development Program

 Financial Independence



Department of Labor and Industries Washington State

L&I is a diverse state agency dedicated to the safety, health and security of Washington's 3.2 million workers. We help employers meet safety and health standards and we inspect workplaces when alerted to hazards. As administrators of the state's workers' compensation system, we are similar to a large insurance company, providing medical and limited wage-replacement coverage to workers who suffer job-related injuries and illness.


Community Services Office (CSO) -Department of Social & Health Services (DSHS)

Services Provided: Services available to families and individuals, including cash, medical, food, child care and social services. The CSO administers state and federal public welfare programs. These include medical programs for aged, blind and disabled individuals, children and pregnant women. We also administer medical programs that assist Medicare recipients with their co-pays and deductibles and with drug and alcohol treatment. There are other medical assistance programs available so we encourage anyone to apply who may be in need of medical assistance.


Washington Recovery Help Line

Free 24-Hour support for people dealing with substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health issues, and providing referrals to treatment and support services. Call 1-866-789-1511.

This statewide help line is operated by Crisis Clinic and funded by the Department of Social and Health Services’ Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery.