Senior Services

Mission Statement


It is the mission of Klickitat County Senior Services (KCSS) to provide services to enhance the autonomy and independence of the Elderly and other adults, whatever their present level of functioning may be.

Goals


  • It is our goal for all of those served by KCSS to be involved in making the decisions that affect their lives, to the maximum extent possible.
  • For frail seniors and disabled adults KCSS will provide services that help prevent premature institutionalization and allow for maximum independence.
  • For healthy and independent seniors KCSS will offer activities and services designed to prolong independence by involvement in community life.
  • KCSS will seek support from a wide variety of funding sources to support its mission and goals.
  1. Helpful Links

    Find links to online senior resources and services.

  2. Mount Adams Transportation Service (MATS)

    The Mt. Adams Transportation Service is designed to provide an alternative transportation resource to Klickitat County residents.

  3. Senior Advisory Board

    The purpose of the Advisory Board is to represent the interests of the senior citizens of Klickitat County, and to assure that proper program planning, budgeting, administration and evaluation are carried out for the best interest of the Klickitat County senior citizens.

  4. Senior Newsletter

    View current and archived issues of the Klickitat County Senior Newsletter.

  5. Senior Programs

    Learn more about senior service programs available in Klickitat County, such as Family Caregiver Support, Nutrition Programs, and Medicaid Case Management.

  6. Funding

    Klickitat County Senior Services receives funding support to carry out programs through a combination of sources. Those include: Klickitat County cash and in-kind support, contracts for services, State and Federal grants that are applied for directly or accessed through the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington, Washington Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, and grant support through local funding organization such as the United Way of the Columbia River Gorge. Klickitat County Senior Services also receives private donations from individuals.