River Cities Transit

RiverCities Transit offers transportation within the Longview-Kelso city limits. RiverCities Transit Lift para-transit services is door to door transportation for the disabled (360) 442-5667. Certification is required for para-transit services and forms are available through the office. Bus schedules and information are available on the website or by contacting the office or at Longview and Kelso City Halls.


 One-Way Ticket (Adult and Students)  $1.00

 One-Way Ticket (Reduced*)  $ 0.50

 One Day Pass (Adults and Students)  $2.00


Senior Transportation - Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP)

SERVICES PROVIDED: Senior transportation is available to Cowlitz and Wahkiakum seniors age 60 and over. By wheelchair accessible van for Longview, Kelso, and Lexington residents who live outside the CUBS service who are to come into town for medical appointments and shopping services. Volunteer drivers are available to transport people for medical appointments in the Portland/Vancouver area, and as far north as Seattle (the wheelchair van is not available for those trips). Due to budget constraints, this service is limited to two round trips per month per client.


Seniors Eyecare Program

Fax: (415) 561-8567

SERVICES PROVIDED: The Seniors EyeCare Program helps to ensures that every senior has access to medical eye care and promotes annual, dilated eye exams. It raises awareness about age-related eye disease including cataracts, provides free eye care educational materials and facilities access to eye care. It provides a comprehensive medical eye exam and care for anything diagnosed at that exam for up to one year at no out-of-pocket cost for the physician’s services.

The Seniors EyeCare Program is designed for people who:


Senior Community Lunches - Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP)

Provides hot lunches to seniors 60 years of age and older in a community meal setting. There are eight (8) different sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties. The goal is to provide fellowship and information as well as serving a nutritional meal.  Suggested donation of $2.50 per meal.


R.U.O.K. (Are you OK?) - Lower Columbia Community Action Program (CAP)

Provides a free, daily check-in service by telephone for individuals that live alone and have medical issues putting them at risk. A staff member or volunteer will call the client on a daily basis at an agreed upon time to assure that all things are going well for the day. In the event that a call goes unanswered, protocol is that phone calls will be made every 15 minutes for the next hour or until answered. If still unanswered, the emergency contact person is notified.


Home Delivered Meals (Meals On Wheels) - CAP

To provide a hot or frozen meal to a homebound client who is at least 60 years of age and meets the criteria for vulnerability. Special dietary needs can be met most of the time. Donation of $2.50 per meal is suggested. Authorization is made through Senior Information and Assistance at (360) 577-4929 or 1-800-682-2406, then referred to CAP Nutrition Program for start of meal delivery.


Longview Parks and Recreation Department

Programs for preschool, youth, teens, families, adults, senior adults and specialized recreation include: sporting events and leagues, arts and crafts, dance, special events, cultural activities, music, educational programs, exercise, fitness, technology, language and enrichment.  Fees vary with each activity. Scholarships and reduced payment programs are available to youth residents of Longview or Kelso city limits.  The Parks and Recreation quarterly brochure is distributed four times a year. It is available at businesses and public locations.


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



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.


Legacy Counseling Services

Specializing in providing counseling for: Challenging Children/School Issues; Parenting Skills; ADD/ADHD; Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD); Transition or Adjustment Problems (loss, divorce, break-ups, blending families, etc.); Grandparents Raising Grandchildren; Individual, Family, Couple, Teen and Child Therapist; Anger Management Treatment and Evaluations; Power and Control Issues;  Combat Veterans. Ages treated 4 to 104. Insurance accepted, including Medicaid.