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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Call 888-441-6220 or 509-453-7680.

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP - YAKIMA

Caring for someone with memory loss? Alzheimer's caregiver support groups provide a place to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss. Participants also receive information on care management, available services and current research and treatment options. Free information and support group is held 2 to 4 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Living Care Retirement Community, Village Center Activity Room, 215 N. 40th Ave., Yakima, WA 98908. Contact Jennifer Nichols at 206-954-0121 for details.

DEAF ACCESS WASHINGTON -

An agency to provide parent education, infant toddlers early intervention and other services to deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing consumers can be contacted at P.O. Box 30, Yakima, Wa., 98907. Call (509) 452-9823 for more information or (509) 452-9826 for TTY users.

LOWER VALLEY HEPATITIS-C SUPPORT GROUP

Call 837-8902 for information and meeting locations.

OPEN LINE

A confidential 24-hour crisis and information hot line of Yakima County, 1-800-572-8122. A service of Central Washington Comprehensive Mental Health.

MASTER FOOD PRESERVATION HELPLINE

574-1600. Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

LOWER VALLEY COMMUNITY CONCERT

For membership and concert information, call Barbara Skinner 839-5222, Jean Corliss 882-1668, Dan or Liz Donaldson, (509) 786-3070.

Call 1-800-4-CANCER

Call this number to receive information about cancer detection and other related questions.

CRISIS CHILD CARE

Available for parents in crisis by calling EPIC Crisis Nursery, 1-800-427-8835 or 249-9102.

LOWER VALLEY CRISIS AND SUPPORT SERVICES/WYLIE HOUSE

Call our hotline 24-7 at 837-6689 or toll-free 1-877-604-7462 for sexual assault and domestic violence crisis intervention, advocacy, information and referrals. Services include legal, medical and general advocacy for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Bilingual advocates are available.

LAS AMIGAS LATINAS

A non-profit resource network for Hispanic women. For more information write P.O. Box 1182, Yakima WA., 98907-1182.

CRIME VICTIM SERVICES

Call the state Department of Community Development's Office of Crime Victim Advocacy, 1-800-822-1067, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

OFFICE OF SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (OSE)

For help with collecting children's support payments, call 1-800-442-KIDS.

TEENS - NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE ?

Call the Lower Valley Crisis and Support Services' Teen Crisis Line, 837-6689 - anytime, to discuss problems or just to talk. All calls are confidential.

NARCANON - NEED HELP WITH ADDICTION

A nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those with drug addictions is here to help. For help call 1-800-556-8885.

CONSUMER AFFAIRS

A division of the Food and Drug Administration 1-888-463-6332.

STATE AIDS HOTLINE

1-800-272-AIDS.

POISON HOTLINE

Central Washington number 1-800-222-1222.

FOUNDATION FOR THE HANDICAPPED

Information is available at 457-1054.

HOSPICE CARE

Persons needing help with changes or losses are encouraged to call Lower Valley Hospice, 837-1676 for support and help.

AMERICAN LEGION

Call Walter George, 837-3498 for information.

BOY SCOUTS

For membership information call 1-800-572-8603

CAMP FIRE,

For membership information call 453-9151.

PACIFIC POWER OUTAGES HOTLINE

1-877-548-3768.

SUNNYSIDE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

For tourism and special event information, call 837-5939.

SUNNYSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT

Business (non emergency) number 836-6211.

SUNNYSIDE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Business (non-emergency ) 837-3999.

SUNNYSIDE CITY HALL

Call 837-3782 for information about city services from water services to special permits.

SUNNYSIDE PARKS AND RECREATION

Call 837-8660 for information about parks and recreation programs for all ages.

MABTON POLICE AND FIRE DEPARTMENT

Business (non-emergency) 894-4096.

WASHINGTON STATE TOBACCO QUIT LINE

Toll free at 1-877-270-STOP (7867), or in Spanish 1-877-2NO-FUME (66-3863) or www.quitline.com.

DRUG REHAB RESOURCE

Problems with drug or alcohol addiction in a loved one? Don't know whom to turn to for help? Contact Drug Rehab Resource for a free confidential consultation to find the help you need. Call today 1-866-649-1594 or find out more at www.drugrehabresource.net.

IDEAL

Panic attack and anxiety program. We will set up local meetings on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. with a minimum of 5 participants. For information, call 732-940-9658 or visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Your representatives

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA

email: president@whitehouse.gov, website: www.whitehouse.gov, phone: (202) 456-1414

VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN

email: vice-president@whitehouse.gov, website: www.whitehouse.gov/vicepresident, phone: (202) 456-1414

U.S. SENATOR PATTY MURRAY

e-mail : http://murray.senate.gov/email, website: http://murray.senate.gov. ;Yakima office (509) 453-7462; Washington D.C. Toll Free: (866) 481-9186

U.S. SENATOR MARIA CANTWELL

e-mail: maria@cantwell.senate.gov, website: http://cantwell.senate.gov.; Toll free 1-888-648-7328; Washington D.C. (202) 224-3441.

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE DOC HASTINGS

website:http://www.house.gov/hastings; Yakima office (509) 452-3243; Pasco (509) 543-9396; Washington D.C. (202) 225-5816

WASHINGTON STATE GOVERNOR CHRISTINE GREGOIRE

Email: greqoire.christine@governor.wa.gov; website:www.governor.wa.gov; phone: (360) 902-4111

SECRETARY OF STATE SAM REED

Email: reed.sam@secstate.wa.gov; website: www.secstate.wa.gov; phone: (360) 902-4151for Executive information; 360-725-0377 for Corporation information and 360-902-4180 for elections information; voter information: 1-800-448-4881

ATTORNEY GENERAL ROB MCKENNA

Email: mckenna.rob@atg.wa.gov; website: www.atg.wa.gov; phone (360) 753-6200; consumer protection: 1-800-551-4636

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER MIKE KREIDLER

Email: kreidler.mike@insurance.wa.gov; Website: www.insurance.wa.gov; (360)725-7000; consumer advocate: 1-800-562-6900

STATE SENATOR JIM HONEYFORD

email: honeyford.jim@leg.wa.gov; Home 839-3527; Olympia (360) 786-7684.

STATE REPRESENTATIVE BRUCE CHANDLER

email: chandler.bruce@leg.wa.gov; Olympia (360) 786-7960

STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAVID TAYLOR

email: David.Taylor@leg.wa.gov; Olympia (360) 786-7874

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