Updated May 16th, 2020


The Center's Quilters are sewng Homemade Face Masks to help fulfill the need in the area. If you would like a mask, call the Center at 541-296-4788 and leave your name, phone number, address and the number of masks you need.


The Center is closed and all classes and activities are canceled except for MEDICARE HELP (call the local coordinator at 541-288-8341) and the MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LOAN CLOSET (call 541-296-4788 to see if we have the equipment you need and to schedule a time for pick-up.)

TAX AIDE has been canceled indefinitely but the filing date has been extended to July 15th. I have not heard if or when the program will start again.


The eligibility for a home delivered meal has changed to include anyone 60 and over. If you would like a home delivered meal call Meals-on-Wheels at 541-298-8333 or if you would like to pick up a meal call before 10:00 and pick up your meal at noon but not before.


Circles of Care is looking for older adults who are self-isolating and need support during these difficult times. Because of the situation they are limiting their assistance to picking up groceries and check-in calls. Call Gracen 541-397-0724 or email her at gbookmyer@ageplus.org.


Volunteer opportunities (mostly Wasco County)  (2/22/2013)

·       SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance)  541-288-8341

·      Big Brothers Big Sisters
318 West 2nd Street, The Dalles, 541-296-8118 x216, www.nextdoorinc.org/big-brothers-big-sisters

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
414 Washington Street, Suite 2A, The Dalles, 541-386-3468, www.gorgecasa.org

The Dalles Child Welfare Office.
Looking for volunteers who can answer phones, wait on clients at the reception window, and copy and scan.  541-506-5209.

Gorge Literacy (math, reading, writing)
Columbia Gorge Community College, 400 E. Scenic Drive, The Dalles, 541-506-6043, www.cgcc.cc.or.us

Habitat for Humanity (The Dalles Area)
PO Box 378, 505 Court Street, The Dalles, 541-296-8817

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

HAVEN from domestic violence
PO Box 576, 420 E 3rd Street # 200, The Dalles, 541-296-1662, www.haventhedalles.org

Heart of Hospice
508 Washington Street, The Dalles, 541-296-2289, www.heartofhospice.org

Home At Last Animal Shelter
200 River Road, The Dalles, 541-296-5189, www.http://homeatlasths.org/

Meals on Wheels, 1112 West 9th Street, The Dalles 541-298-8333

Mid-Columbia Medical Center
1700 E 19th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-7288, www.mcmc.net
Celilo Cancer Center, Care Partner Program, Clerical Support, Courier Services, Fund-raising, Gift Shop, Healing Arts, Information Desk/Reception, Pet Visitation, Planetree Health Resource Center, Receptionist, Spiritual Care, Volunteer Visitors, Visitor Assistance.

Mid-Columbia Senior Center
1112 W 9th, The Dalles, 541-296-4788,  www.midcolumbiaseniorcenter.com

Ombudsmen Volunteers
Advocates who visit the residents of long-term care facilities, advocating from the resident point of view to identify complaints and concerns.

Providence Hospice of the Gorge
751 Myrtle Street, The Dalles, 541-296-3228, www.providence.org/hospice

SMART (Start Making A Reader Today)
101 SW Market Street, Portland, OR 97201, 971-634-1614, www.getsmartoregon.org
Local contact Mike Wacker, 541-298-2432

Veterans Home
700 Veterans Drive, The Dalles, 541-296-7190, www.oregon.gov/odva/vetshome

Cultural and Civic Organizations

The Dalles Art Center
220 E 4th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-4759, www.thedallesartcenter.org

Civic Auditorium Historic Preservation Committee
PO Box 1102,The Dalles, 541-298-8533, www.thedallescivic.org

Old St. Peter's Landmark
PO Box 882, Third and Lincoln, The Dalles, 541-296-5686, www.oldstpeterslandmark.org

The Dalles Mural Society
PO Box 444, The Dalles 541-296-2152

The Dalles Riverfront Trail
3722 W 8th, The Dalles, 541-296-6335

The Shaniko Preservation Guild
PO Box 123, Shaniko, 541-489-3434

Wasco County Historical Society
300 W 13th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-1867, www.wascochs.org

Emergency Preparedness

American Red Cross (Oregon Trail Chapter, Columbia River District)
507 W. 9th Street, The Dalles, 541-386-6000 or 541-296-3210

North Central Public Health District www.wshd.org

Red Cross disaster preparedness (Kristy Beauchamp), North Central Public Health District, The Dalles, 541-506-2631

Red Flag Task Force (community participation) (Kristy Beauchamp), 541-506-2631

Wasco County Citizen Corps Council (Mike Davidson), 511 Washington Street, Suite 102, The Dalles, 541-506-2790, www.citizencorps.gov/cc/showCouncil.do?id=46225


Dufur School/Community Library
802 NE 5th Street, Dufur, 541-467-2509 or 541-467-2588

The Dalles-Wasco County Library
722 Court Street, The Dalles; 541-296-2815, http://www.wasco.plinkit.org

Mosier Valley Library
Glenna at 541-478-3495 or Joan at 541-478-3409

Southern Wasco County Library
City of Maupin, PO Box 328, Maupin, 503-395-2208


Dufur Historical Society & Living History Museum
PO Box 462, 010 Main Street, Dufur, 541-467-2205, www.dufurthreshingbee.org

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum
5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles, 541-296-8600, www.gorgediscovery.org

Fort Dalles Museum/Anderson Homestead
PO Box 591, 500 W. 15th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-4547,  www.fortdallesmuseum.org

Hood River History Museum
PO Box 781, 300 E. Port Marina Drive, Hood River, 541-386-6772, www.co.hood-river.or.us/museum

Hutson Museum
PO Box 501, 4967 Baseline Drive, Mount Hood-Parkdale, 541-352-7729

Maryhill Museum of Art
35 Maryhill Museum Drive, Goldendale, Washington 98620, 509 773-3733, www.maryhillmuseum.org

Original Wasco County Courthouse
PO Box 839, 410 W 2nd Place, The Dalles, 541-296-4798, www.historicthedalles.org/wcoc/original_wasco_co_courthouse.htm

Sherman County Museum
PO Box 173, Moro, 541-442-5711, www.shermanmuseum.org

Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM)
1600 Air Museum Road, Hood River, 541-308-1600, www.waaamuseum.org


The Dalles Wahtonka High School
220 East 10th Street The Dalles, 541-506-3400

The Dalles Middle School
1100 East 12th Street, The Dalles, 541-506-3380

Dry Hollow Middle School
1314 East 19th Street, The Dalles, 541-506-3370

Chenowith Elementary School
922 Chenowith Loop, The Dalles, 541-506-3350

Colonel Wright Elementary School
610 West 14th Street, The Dalles, 541-506-3360

Dufur High School and Dufur Elementary School
802 NE 5th Street, Dufur, 541-467-2509

South Wasco County High School
PO Box 347, Maupin, 541-395-2225

Maupin Elementary School
PO Box 346, 308 Deschutes Avenue, Maupin, 541-395-2665

Performing Arts Groups

Cascade Singers
308 E 10th Street, The Dalles, 541-296-3692, www.cascadesingers.org

Columbia Center for the Arts
PO Box 1543, Hood River, 541-387-8877, www.columbiaarts.org

Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association
2175 Mason Road, Hood River, 541-386-4826, www.cgoaonline.org

The Masqueraders / The Theatre Company of The Dalles
PO Box 577, The Dalles, 541-370-2513, www.thetheatrecompany.org

The Town and Country Players
PO Box 62, Maupin, 541-328-6357

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