Services for Ages 3-21

At age 3, the public school system assumes responsibility for education and related services. (Wahkiakum County HHS does not offer direct support with this age group)

Wahkiakum County residents can contact St. James Family Center for preschool information. St. James Family Center is located at 1134 Columbia St., Cathlamet, WA 98612 (360)795-8612

At age 4, it is recommended to make contact with the Developmental Disabilities Administration.
For eligibility information and application for DDA services, please contact:
711 Vine Street
Kelso WA 98626

For school age children (grades K-8), please contact:
Julius A Wendt Elementary School / John C. Thomas Middle School
265 South 3rd Street, P. O. Box 398
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360-795-3261
Fax: 360-795-3205

For school age children (grades 9-12), please contact:
Wahkiakum High School
500 South 3rd Street, P. O. Box 398
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360-795-3271
Fax: 360-795-0545

For school age children in West End of Wahkiakum, you may need to contact Naselle School District for ages K-12
Naselle School District
793 State Route 4
Naselle, WA 98638


Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)

Find a School Transition Counselor


Title: Developmental Disabilities
Address: 42 Elochoman Valley Road, Cathlamet, WA 98612
Telephone: 360-795-8630, option 0
Fax: 360-795-6224
Map: Wahkiakum County Health & Human Services
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.