Services for Ages 3 Through 21


Age 3

At age 3, the public school system assumes responsibility for education and related services. (Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services 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: 

St. James Family Center
1134 Columbia Street
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360-795-8612

Age 4

At age 4, it is recommended to make contact with the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).
For eligibility information and application for DDA services, please contact:

711 Vine Street
Kelso, WA 98626
Phone: 360-501-2485

Wahkiakum School District Special Education Link

Grades K - 8

For school age children (grades K-8), please contact:

Julius A Wendt Elementary School / John C. Thomas Middle School
265 S 3rd Street
P. O. Box 398
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360-795-3261
Fax: 360-795-3205

Grades 9 - 12

For school age children (grades 9-12) in Wahkiakum School District, please contact:

Wahkiakum High School
500 S 3rd Street
P. O. Box 398
Cathlamet, WA 98612
Phone: 360-795-3271
Fax: 360-795-0545

Naselle School District Grades K - 12

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
Phone: 306-484-7121
Naselle School District