Victim of Crime Services


Children's Justice and Advocacy Center

Support and resources for families.

748 14th Ave

Longview, WA

(360) 353-3933

Hours: Monday-Friday



Department of Social and Health Services

Services for those affected by abuse or neglect. 

Children: 1 (866) 764-2233

Adult: 1 (877) 734-6277

Hours: Monday-Friday


Emergency Support Shelter

Provides an emergency shelter, assistance, and support.

1330 11th Ave.

Longview, WA

(360) 425-1176

Crisis Line: 1 (888) 425-1176

Legal Aid 

General Resources​


Criminal History & Records PDF

Disqualifying Crimes

Background Check Requirements.


Human Rights Commission

Rights and how to protect them.

1 (800) 233-3247 

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Resources for employers and employees/job applicants. 

1 (800) 669-4000

Fax: 1 (206) 220-6820

Washington Law Help
Resources and free forms that can be printed off. 


Washington State Courts          

Court information: contact info, forms, and court rules. Click here for the Citizen's Guide (pdf)  

Legal Assistance

Cowlitz County Child Advocates

Advocates for children in the  Dependency Court system. 

1024 Broadway

Longview, WA

(360) 414-5212

Hours: Monday-Friday


Cowlitz County Public Defender

Represents people accused of crimes in Cowlitz County courts.

1801 1st Ave., Ste. 1A

Longview, WA

(360) 578-7430

Hours: Monday-Friday


Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Legal Aid

Civil legal services include: tenants, evictions, custody, parenting plans, divorce, will/estates, restore rights, vacate criminal record, and bankruptcy. Current office hours are by appointment only. Call or email for help! 

1338 Commerce Ave, Ste. C

Longview, WA

(360) 425-2579


Hours: Monday-Thursday


NW Justice Project and CLEAR Hotline
Office closed; virtual services only.

1338 Commerce Ave, Ste. 210

Longview, WA

(360) 425-1537

CLEAR Hotline: 1 (888) 201-1014

Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 


Office Hours: Monday-Friday