External Resources – Contacts

Please see Sherman County’s new Department and Staff Directory for full and updated contact details for county agencies and government personnel. Below is the archived list of countywide contacts from Sherman County’s former website, added here for your convenience. Please note that this may not contain the most-current information. To search within this (or any) online page, simply hit Ctrl / Command and the F  key at the same time to type in your search term in the box that appears. Hit the up or down arrows to find that term anywhere on the page.

AGRICULTURE

BUSINESS

CHILDREN

(also see Family)

  • 4-H / OSU Extension Service
    541-565-3230
  • ABC Huskies Day Care
    541-442-5024
    Mika Von Ahn, Director
  • Babe Ruth Baseball
    Karen – 541-333-2440 or Joe 541-467-2528
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    541-296-3404
    Columbia Gorge CASA
    Debi Baskins, Coordinator
  • DHS/Self-Sufficiency and Rehabilitative Services
    Susan Gabay, 541-298-4961ext 308
  • DHS/Child Welfare
    Doris Galvaz, Supervisor 541-298-5136 ext 282
  • Family Care Resource and Referral
    541-506-6131
    Child Care Partners/Columbia Gorge Community College
  • Future Farmers of America (FFA) – Sherman Jr/Sr High School
    541-565-3500, 565-3550
    Jared Collins, Instructor
  • Head Start
    Kim Williams
  • North Central ESD, Condon
  • Lifespan Respite Care
    541-565-3434
  • Little League, North Sherman
    Jayne Burnett, Cindy Brown & Jill Harrison
  • Little League, South Sherman
    Stephen Fritts & Tamar Fritts 541-333-2772
  • North Sherman Preschool, Wasco
    541-442-5533
  • North Central ESD Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
    541-565-3600
  • North Central Public Health District
    541-506-2600
  • Sherman Preschool, Moro
    541-565-3320
  • Sherman County School District
    Office 541-565-3500

CHURCHES & FAITH COMMUNITIES

  • First Baptist Church, Grass Valley
    541-333-2533
    Chris Jordan, Pastor
  • Kent Conservative Baptist Church, Kent
    541-333-2366
    Chris Jordan, Pastor
  • Rufus Baptist Church, Rufus
  • St John the Baptist Catholic Church Grass Valley
    541-442-5496
  • St Mary’s Catholic Church Wasco
    541-442-5496
  • Church of Christ, Christian, Wasco – Jerry Krewson, Pastor
    541-442-8579
  • United Methodist Church. Wasco
    541-442-5250
    Pastor Bob Reasoner
  • Moro Community Presbyterian Church
    541-565-3630
    Bob Stone, Pastor – 565-3068
  • Baha’i Faith
    PO Box 853 Rufus, OR 97050
    541-739-8283
    Pat Jacobsen1-800-22-UNITE
    www.bahai.org

CITIES & UNINCORPORATED TOWNS

COMMUNITY

  • Grass Valley Cemetery
    541-333-2434
  • Kent Cemetery
  • Moro Cemetery, City of Moro
    541-565-3535
  • Rufus Community Center
    541-739-2300
  • Sherman County Cultural Coalition
  • Sherman County Fair
    541-565-3510
  • Sherman County Historical Museum
    541-565-3232
  • Sun Rise Cemetery / Wasco Cemetery Association
    Martin Richelderfer 541-442-5878
  • Wasco Methodist Cemetery, United Methodist Church
    541-442-5250

COMMUNITY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

COUNTY GOVERNMENT

Find updated County Government contacts in Sherman County’s new Department and Staff Directory.

  • Family Care Resource & Referral
    541-506-6131
  • Lifespan Respite Care
    541-565-3434
  • North Central Public Health District
    541-506-2600
  • Oregon Circuit Court
    541-565-3650 – Alyssa Winslow
  • Sherman County 9-1-1 Board
    541-565-3100
  • Sherman Public/School Library Board
    541-565-3279
  • Soil & Water Conservation District
    541-565-3216
  • Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs

EDUCATION

EMERGENCIES

  • 9-1-1
  • Ambulance 9-1-1
  • American Red Cross
    Columbia River District
    541-296-3210
  • Bureau of Land Management
    Grass Valley Fire Guard Station
    541-333-2299
  • Domestic Violence
  • Haven from Domestic Violence
    1-800-249-4789
  • Mid-Columbia Medical Center
  • Moro Medical Center
    541-565-3325
  • Moro Rural Fire Protection District
    541-565-3100 9-1-1
    emergencyserv@embarqmail.com
  • North Central Public Health District
    541-506-2600
  • North Sherman County Rural Fire Protection District
    541-442-5252 9-1-1
  • Oregon State Police
    9-1-1
  • Oregon Poison Center
    NON EMERGENCY
    Oregon Health & Science University
    3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
    Portland, Oregon, 97239
    503-494-8600
    For all Poison Information, call 1-800-222-1222
  • Rufus Volunteer Fire Department
    9-1-1
  • Sherman County Ambulance
    9-1-1
    emergencyserv@embarqmail.com
  • Sherman County Emergency Services Director
    Shawn Payne 541-565-3100
    emergencyserv@embarqmail.com
  • Sherman County Fire Chief
    Glenn Fluhr   541-980-7179
  • Sherman County Food Bank
    Wasco Methodist Church
    3rd Saturday each month 10-2
  • Sherman County Sheriff
    565-3622 or 9-1-1
    sheriff@shermancounty.net
  • South Sherman Fire Protection District
    541-333-2525 or 9-1-1

FAMILY RESOURCES

Assistance, Clothing, Food, Health, Safety, Shelter

  • Adult & Family Services
    541-296-4461
  • Area Agency on Aging, Senior Services
    541-298-4114
  • Alcoholics Anonymous 24-Hour Hot-Line
    1-800-999-9210
  • Child Abuse: Children’s Services Division
    541-298-5136
  • Child Abuse: Sherman County Sheriff
    541-565-3622
  • Commission on Children and Families
    541-565-3200
  • Crime Victims’ Assistance & Advocate
    541-565-3534
  • Developmental Disabilities Program, Center for Living
    541-296-5452
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Care Resource and Referral
    541-506-6131
  • Food Stamp Center
    700 Union Street
    The Dalles
    541-296-4661
  • Gambling Hotline
    1-800-233-8479
  • Gorge TransLink
    877-875-4657 toll free
  • Haven from Domestic Violence
    1-800-249-4789 or 541-298-4789
  • Legal Aid Services of Oregon
    1-800-228-6958
  • Lifespan Respite Care
    541-565-3434
  • Mid-Columbia Center for Living/Tri-County Mental Health
    541-296-5452
  • Mid-Columbia Community Action Program
    541-298-5131
  • Mid-Columbia Senior & Disabled Services / Area Agency on Aging
    541-298-4114
  • North Central Public Health District
    (breast feeding support, communicable diseases, environmental health, family planning, HIV counseling and testing, immunization, prenatal care, sexually transmitted diseases) 541-506-2600
  • Oregon SafeNet for Women, Children and Teens
    1-800-SAFE-NET (723-3638)
    OSU Extension Service 541-565-3230
  • Parents Anonymous
    1-800-345-5044
  • Prevention Coalition (Drug, Alcohol & Tobacco Prevention)
    541-565-3200
  • Rufus Community Center
    541-739-2300
  • Sagewind Manor (senior housing)
    541-442-5526 or 541-296-3397  Manager Jayne Burnett
  • The Next Door, Inc.
    541-386-6665
  • Salvation Army (food, clothing)
    541-296-6417
  • Sherman County Food Bank
  • St. Vincent DePaul (food, clothing)
    296-9566
  • The Dalles Disposal/Waste Connections (solid waste disposal)
    541-298-5149
  • TriCounty Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program ( Wasco, Sherman & Hood River Co.)  541-506-2636

HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH, ADDICTION SERVICES

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    24-Hour Hot-Line
    800-999-9210
  • Ambulance
    9-1-1
  • American Red Cross
    541-296-3210
  • Law Enforcement
    9-1-1
  • Lifespan Respite Care
    541-565-3434
  • Mid-Columbia Center for Living/Tri-County Mental Health:
    Mental Health, Addiction Services, Domestic Violence
    541-296-5452
    For an appointment in The Dalles or Sherman County.
  • North Central Public Health District
    Teri Thalhofer, Director
    541-506-2600
  • Sherman County Medical Center
    P.O. Box 186
    Moro 97039
    541-565-3325

HOUSING

  • Mid-Columbia Housing Authority
    312 Court Street – Suite 419
    The Dalles, Oregon 97058
    541-296-5462
    FAX: 541-296-8570
    Joel Madsen, Executive Director; David Peters, Housing & Community Development Specialist (Columbia Cascade Housing); Ryan Rooper, Financial Services Officer
  • Sagewind Manor
    Moro, Oregon
    541-442-5526 or 541-296-3397 Manager Jayne Burnett

JOBS & WORKFORCE TRAINING

LAW ENFORCEMENT, COURTS & PUBLIC SAFETY

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates [CASA]
    541-386-6665
  • District Attorney
    541-565-3534
  • Justice Court
    541-565-3572, Ron McDermid, Justice of the Peace
  • Local Public Safety Coordinating Council
    per ORS 423.560
    Melva Thomas 541-565-3416
  • NORCOR Adult Corrections
    541-298-1576
  • NORCOR Juvenile Facility
    Jeff Justesen, Administrator
    541-298-1447
  • Oregon Circuit Court
    541-565-3650
    Circuit Court Clerk Sarah Irzyk
  • Oregon State Police
    1-800-452-7888
  • Sherman County Emergency Services
    541-565-3100
    emergencyserv@embarqmail.com
  • Sherman County Sheriff’s Office
    541-565-3622
    sheriff@shermancounty.net
  • Tri-County Community Corrections, Old Moro Grade School.
    John Folliard 541-565-0520
  • Victim’s Assistance and Advocates
    541-565-3534
    LOW-INCOME – Food, Health, Housing, Weatherization & Tax Preparation
  • Department of Human Services
    541-298-4114
  • Mid-Columbia Community Action Council
    541-298-5131
  • Mid-Columbia Housing Authority
    312 Court Street – Suite 419
    The Dalles, OR 97058
    541-296-5462
  • North Central Public Health District
    541-506-2600
  • Sagewind Manor
    Moro, Oregon
    541-442-5526 or 541-296-3397 Manager Jayne Burnett
  • Sherman County Food Bank:
    Wasco Methodist Church
    3rd Saturday each month 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NATURAL RESOURCES

RURAL MATTERS:
CITIES, COUNTIES, SCHOOLS & SPECIAL DISTRICTS

SENIORS & DISABLED PERSONS

  • Adult & Family Services
    541-296-4461
  • Area Agency on Aging, Senior Services
    541-298-4114
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    24-Hour Hot-Line
    1-800-999-9210
  • Department of Human Services: Seniors and Disabled People
    541-298-4114
  • Food Stamp Center
    700 Union Street
    The Dalles
    541-296-4661
  • Gambling Hotline
    1-800-233-8479
  • Gorge TransLink
    877-875-4657 toll free
  • Haven from Domestic Violence
    1-800-249-4789 or 541-298-4789
  • Legal Aid Services of Oregon
    1-800-228-6958
  • Lifespan Respite Care
    541-565-3434
  • Mid-Columbia Center for Living/Quadri-County Mental Health
    541-296-5452
  • Mid-Columbia Community Action Program
    541-298-5131
  • Mid-Columbia Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
    541-298-4114
  • Mid-Columbia Senior & Disabled Services / Area Agency on Aging
    541-298-4114
  • Sherman County Medical Center
    541-565-3325
  • North Central Public Health District
    541-506-2600
  • Pioneer Potlatch Association
    541-298-4354
  • Sagewind Manor (senior housing)
    541-442-5526 or 541-296-3397  Manager Jayne Burnett
  • Sherman County Food Bank:
    Wasco Methodist Church
    3rd Saturday each month 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Social Security Administration
    1-800-772-121

TOURISM

  • Deschutes State Park
    541-739-2322
  • Giles French Park
    U.S. Corps of Engineers Park Rangers
    541-739-2713
  • LePage Park
    U.S. Corps of Engineers Park Rangers
    541-739-2713
  • John Day River Territory
  • Sherman County Historical Museum
    Moro 541-565-3232
  • Sherman County RV Park
    Moro 541-565-3127
  • Sherman County Visitor Center
    Sherman County Historical Museum in Moro
    May – October
    541-565-3232
    info@shermanmuseum.org

TRANSPORTATION

  • Gorge TransLink
    877-875-4657 toll free
  • Mid-Columbia Bus Company
    541-442-5723 (school districts, charter)
  • Oregon State Highway Division
    541-565-3466
  • Sherman County Community Transit
    (senior, disabled & others as space allows)
    541-565-3553
  • Sherman County Road Department
    541-565-3271
  • Wasco State Airport
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