Emergency Preparedness

Each residence that Citizen Access has clients residing in will contain an emergency supply kit to be used during natural or other disasters.  The kits will contain a minimum of three days supply of food and water.  It will also contain blankets, emergency lighting, additional first aid supplies, and a functional radio., and the Red Cross are all great sites with valuable information about preparing for an emergency. Remember, the most valuable information is worthless without action Assemble your emergency preparedness kit NOW!!! so that if and when disaster strikes, you will be ready.

Community Resources

Intercity Transit is an award winning transit system in Thurston county and a great way to get around!

Dial-a-Lift is a door-to-door, shared-ride public transportation service for people with disabilities that prevent them from using regular bus service.  Dial-A-Lift offers service where and when regular buses operate and can help to get you where you need to go.

GRuB is grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing a strong community by empowering people and growing good food.  They can help eligible individuals to set up raised garden beds free of charge!

Capitol Clubhouse is a consumer-run program for people with mental health issues serving Thurston and Mason counties.

Community Action Council is a local non-profit agency who can provide assistance to eligible individuals and is a possible resource for obtaining energy assistance.

Thurston County Parks & Recreation has many activities in and around Olympia.  Check out their website for the next registration date!

Housing Authority of Thurston County provides safe, decent, and affordable housing and services to persons with disabilities, low income and at-risk individuals and families.

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