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


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.


Teen Volunteer Program - PeaceHealth St. John

Community involvement program for youth ages 14-18. A four-hour a week commitment can involve: greeting patients, transporting patients and equipment, escorting patients and documenting your activities. A three month commitment is requested. A 2.7 G.P.A. is required, as well as a 6-hour orientation and letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or pastor. Adult volunteers are welcome too. Please call the office for application process.


Teen Mentor Program (TMP) - Youth and Family Link

The Teen Mentor Program (TMP) pairs local high school students with elementary and middle school students in positive support system among our youth. TMP offers a structured avenue for teens to develop their mentoring talents and skills through friendships with younger children who may need additional emotional support in order to meet their potential as students and individuals. As role models, the teens build leadership confidence while fostering constructive relationships with the younger students in a school environment.


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.