Providence Seaside Hospital and Clatsop Community Action Join Resources to Assist Those in Need

December 15, 2016

SEASIDE, Ore. – Providence Seaside Hospital and Clatsop Community Action, in a unique community partnership, have opened a Community Resource Desk (CRD) at the main entrance to the hospital in Seaside. 

The services offered include signing up for food stamp benefits, assistance with finding food pantries, locating housing resources, utility and heating assistance, transportation options as well other needed services.

“The Resource Desk is another method to reach out to those in need of assistance with social services throughout Clatsop County,” says Kendall Sawa, RN, chief executive, Providence Seaside Hospital. “This collaboration with Clatsop Community Action will bring much needed assistance for our communities.”

This resource is open to all residents and visitors of Clatsop County and provides a convenient location for all who live in, or are visiting South Clatsop County. This service is also available in downtown Astoria at the Clatsop Community Action office located at 364 9th Street.

The Seaside location is staffed by Marcelo Hernandez, a bilingual referral coordinator employed by Clatsop Community Action and funded by Providence Community Health Division. The desk is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. and is located in the main lobby of Providence Seaside Hospital, 725 Wahanna Rd., Seaside, OR 97138. Please call 503-717-7176 for additional information.