Physical Health

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.


Evergreen AIDS Foundation

Building on its essential core of case management and client advocacy, Evergreen AIDS Foundation provides free community outreach, education, prevention outreach, counseling and testing, mental health counseling, clinical support groups, emergency financial assistance, food assistance, housing assistance, peer advocacy, volunteer services and psychosocial support for persons with HIV disease and their families. Hours: Monday – Friday by Appointment (or drop-in – call at the door), Saturday – Sunday Closed


Women’s Health Pavilion - PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center

Provide quality medical care to the women of our community in an environment of compassion, integrity and respect. Our team of physicians along with our midwife, nurses and technicians offer both gynecological and obstetrical services including: Gynecological In-patient and Out-patient Services; Obstetrical and Postpartum Care; Ultrasound; Lactation Support (breastfeeding help)

Call for fee information. Most insurances accepted.  Toll Free 1-800-438-7562


Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) - Cowlitz County Health Department

The Nurse-Family Partnership is a FREE nurse home visiting program for women who are having their first baby, are low income and are less than 28 weeks pregnant. A nurse visits each family every week or two during pregnancy and until the baby is 2 years old.


Children with Special Healthcare Needs (CSHCN) Cowlitz County Health Department

The mission of this program is to promote integrated systems of care that assure that children with special health care needs have the opportunity to achieve the healthiest life possible and develop to their fullest potential. The Children with Special Health Care Needs program serves children with physical, behavioral, or emotional conditions that require health and related services beyond those required by children generally. Client referrals can be made by families, school, medical providers, and others to the CSHCN Coordinator in the County Health Department where the child lives.