Pastoral Care

We are here for you in your time of need!  We have a team of volunteers ready to offer non-professional support in difficult times.  

Please contact one of our team members to talk to a Pastoral Care team member confidentially. Call the UUCS office at 509-325-6383 Monday – Thursday between the hours of 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Or contact the team leaders directly 

Bette Brattebo:509-979-5728

Nancy Freitag: 509-499-4298

We can arrange for one of our volunteers to assist you with:

  • Transportation to church 
  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • Short errands, such as picking up and delivering groceries or medications
  • Yard work
  • Meals
  • Assist with memorial services
  • Someone to listen

Help Resources for Many Situations:

The following link is an excellent resource for Food, Medical/Dental, Clothing, Legal Services, Utility Assistance, Children, Drug/Alcohol Rehabilitation, and Employment.  It is a PDF format, so you could print it for easy reference.

Click to access DSHS-SpokaneAreaResourceList.pdf

Spokane Resource Guide:

https://my.spokanecity.org/chhs/resources/

Additional contact information:

Food Assistance:

Second Harvest Food Bank of Inland Northwest
www.shfoodbank.org
509-534-6678 

Map of all available food sites: 
https://2-harvest.org/food-near-me-wa/#foodmap

Women’s Kitchen & Children’s Free Restaurant
https://wcfrspokane.org
1620 N. Monroe
509-324-1995

Crosswalk
https://www.voaspokane.org/crosswalk
525 W. 2nd 13-18 years old
509-838-6596

Mental Health:
Contact 24/7: Frontier Crisis Line (509) 838-4428
Contact, Walk-In or by appointment: Inland Northwest Behavioral Health (509) 992-1888  https://inlandnorthwestbh.com/contact-us/

Suicide Prevention Line: (800) 273-8255

Veteran’s Crisis Line : (800) 273-8255 (press 1)

Housing:

https://www.lowincomehousing.us/WA/spokane.html

Catholic Charities   https://www.cceasternwa.org/house-of-charity

Children:

Child Protective Services (CPS) 1-866-END-HARM (1-866-363-4276)

Child Support Office (DCS) 363-5000

Infant Crisis Needs 536-1084

Vanessa Behan 24 hour crisis nursery and child care facility 
2230 E Sprague Ave 
www.vanessabehan.org 509-535-3155 

Aging and Long Term Care:

For help with issues related to aging and caring for the aging:
https://www.altcew.org/