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Pathways 2020 serves the community through collaborative partnerships. Some of our partners are provided below.



Community Health Partners
Founded in 1992, Community Health Partners (CHP) is an experienced and recognized advocate for low-income consumers in Cowlitz County. Operating as a 501(c)(3), its primary mission is to understand and serve the health and wellness needs of the medically under-served that live or work in the region. Providing health education and increasing healthcare access to people who don’t have access has been a primary focus of the organization. A major program sponsored by CHP is the Cowlitz Free Medical Clinic, which provides urgent care to our community’s uninsured. 
Cowlitz On The Move
The goal of Cowlitz On The Move is to improve the health of our community. Major activities and events have included development of Castle Rock, Lexington Loop Trail, healthy nutrition workshops for schools, planning for a new community gym at Link, recognition of community champions for healthy lifestyles, and production of the county trails map.
The coalition of 35 organizations promotes us to, Eat Smart. Play Hard. Breathe Free.
Lower Columbia College
LowerColumbia College has been serving local families through its Early Head Start, Head Start, and ECEAP programs for many years.  Early Head Start is a federal program serving prenatal and toddler children from low-income families. Head Start is a federal program for preschool children from low-income families. ECEAP is a state-funded program for low-income families.
Head Start/Early Head Start/ECEAP serves children from prenatal to 5 years of age. Head Start//Early Head Start/ECEAP services meet the special needs of children with disabilities. Children who attend Head Start/Early Head Start/ECEAP participate in a variety of educational activities, receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting.
Cowlitz Economic Development Council
The CEDC supports business expansion and retention through strategic alliances and strong community support. Serving Cowlitz County since 1979, CEDC is a proactive, results-oriented public/private partnership working with over 260 associates to assist businesses to relocate or expand in Cowlitz County. CEDC promotes job creation and investment while maintaining the county's exceptional environment and high quality of life.
Youth & Family Link
Toutle River Ranch connects (or links) kids to the things they need most: school, friends, positive activities and family. They specialize in engaging kids and families who are faced with the obstacles to receiving services to help them. Link works with the kids and families in their homes, schools and communities.
United Way of Cowlitz County
Cowlitz County United Way is considered a “full-service” United Way – it is a community problem-solving institution and manages resources to increase the capacity of people to care for one another. Cowlitz County United Way impacts our community by raising and distributing money to local organizations. It also operates, supports or oversees direct services that include the Day of Caring, The Cowlitz AmeriCorps Network, WIN 211, Born Learning, the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, and in-kind donations of services and materials.
Cowlitz County Health Department
The Cowlitz County Health Department works to ensure the health of its communities and environment through the promotion of health and the prevention of disease.
Lower Columbia School Gardens
Lower Columbia School Gardens is dedicated to promoting the values of lifelong learning, community, health, and sustainability. We are educators, parents, students and volunteers working to make sure that kids in our community have access to school gardens. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for schools to start and maintain a successful school garden. We provide resources, expertise.