Information gathered in this page is aimed at helping potential residents and newcomers in Clark County to obtain essential information on basic services in their communities.
- Clark County Newcomers Club
- Offers activities and monthly meetings for newcomers in the area.
- Clark County: Welcome to our Community
- Clark County Government's official "Welcoming to our Community" page where it links to contacts for essential services such as phones, utilities, TV stations, social services, licenses, neighborhood associations, school districts and police departments.
- Community Guide from RealEstateDEALings
- Provides information about area communities that is of interest to newcomers.
- A web-based community service that connects housing providers and renters. The site covers Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties in Oregon and Clark County in Washington. It includes a housing calculator and a locator database for properties owners to list and renters to search for affordable, accessible or special needs housing. The site is sponsored by the City of Portland Bureau of Housing and Community Development.
- Human Services Council
- A non-profit agency works to coordinate effective delivery of community services in Southwest Washington.
- Animal Protection & Control
- Information for city and county residents on services, programs and licensing related to animals.
Automobile & Driver's License
Garbage and Recycling
- Clark County Auto, Drivers Licensing and Emission Testing
- Where to go to renew auto and drivers licenses as well as emission testing in Clark County.
- Emission Testing
- List of test stations and zip codes that require testing.
- Washington State Driver's License
- Gives general information on basic requirements of obtaining a driver's license and locations of local Licensing Services Offices.
- Clark County: Garbage Collection and Disposal
- Gives information and contacts for residential and commercial garbage collection, recycling, yard debris and household hazardous waste.
- Vancouver city: Garbage & Recycling
- Find available services and rates, studies on related topics and where to drop off household hazardous waste and recycle old computers.
- Clark Public Utilities
- Local customer-owned utility providing electricity, water and wastewater services in Clark County.
- Clark Regional Wastewater District
- A special purpose district operated and serves in Clark County. They contract with Clark County Public Works and the city of Vancouver for treatment services.
- Northwest Natural: Pay Stations and Drop Boxes