Author photo

By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

DSHS offers Disaster Cash Assistance Program to affected individuals


September 7, 2023

COLFAX — Residents affected by recent wildfires in Eastern Washington can apply for emergency cash assistance through the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

In an emergency proclamation on Aug. 19, effective through Friday, Sept. 29, Governor Jay Inslee released funding to activate the Disaster Cash Assistance Program to help residents of Whitman, Spokane, and Pend Oreille counties.

Department spokesperson Norah West said that the proclamation enables DSHS to offer Disaster Cash Assistance Program (DCAP) benefits to some people who are not eligible for other programs that...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Cheney Free Press
Ritzville Adams County Journal
Whitman County Gazette
Odessa Record
Franklin Connection
Davenport Times
Spokane Valley News Herald
Colfax Daily Bulletin

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2023