Resource Guides

Breastfeeding Resource Guide


The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes that breastfeeding provides the best nutrition for infants and young children. Breastfeeding protects babies from many illnesses, and reduces the risk of infant and early childhood obesity. There are health benefits for moms too. The Breastfeeding Resource List includes local and online resources that support families to help them successfully reach their breastfeeding goals. More information can be found at Living Healthy in Washington County, Breastfeeding: Healthy From the Start.

Family Resource Guide


The Washington County Family Resource Guide is a comprehensive directory of resources located both in and outside of Washington County. These are resources that can be used by county residents. The resources may be of benefit to residents of all ages, seeking information or access to a service or resources.

Residential Recycling and Disposal Guide


Every day we make choices about how to dispose of the things we no longer need. Many common household items are hazardous and can threaten our health and the environment if thrown in the trash or poured down the drain. Other items can be reuse or recycled. This Guide will help you make the best decision for your health and the environment.

The Residential Recycling and Disposal Guide is provided as a public service and is not an endorsement of specific businesses, services, or products. The information listed may contain unintentional omissions and/or inaccuracies. Please call businesses or agencies to confirm hours, locations, and charges for services, if any. For information on disposal of items not listed, contact the Department by phone or email.

Seniors and People with Disabilities Resources


For information on Seniors and/or people with disabilities please call the Senior Linkage Line at 1-800-333-2433.



Teens, Parents and Other Caring Adults Resource Guide
The Washington County Teens, Parents and Other Caring Adults Resource Guide provides local resources specific to teens. Some of the resources include 24/7 crisis lines, activities/recreation, bullying prevention, chemical health, community education, dental, driving, employment, grief and loss, health care, mental health support groups, websites and more.

Young Parent Resource Guide


This resource guide was created to assist pregnant and parenting teens. The Young Parent Resource Guide provides phone numbers and websites for resources ranging from childbirth classes to housing, transportation and low-cost medical options. In addition to contact information, the guide also provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about general resource topics or on the specific resources.