Supportive Resources

ACCESS Bus

ACCESS Service provides door-to-door or curb-to-curb transportation to the elderly and disabled who are unable to use the fixed-route transit system. They provide service to any destination within Kitsap County.

Before using ACCESS bus service, you must first complete an Access Application (PDF).

Make reservations by calling (360) 479-7272, or 1-800-422-2877. Visit www.kitsaptransit.com/access-and-vanlink/access for more information.


Caregiver Support Center

Kitsap County Area Agency on Aging
9729 Silverdale Way NW
Silverdale

Call 1-800-562-6418 or email tweintra@co.kitsap.wa.us.

  • Monday-Friday, 11:00am-2:00pm

Caregivers Support Group

This group is for anyone caring for a loved one who is ill.

Call Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) at 206-842-4441 for more information, or email info@ivcbainbridge.org.

  • Tuesdays, 2:00-3:30pm, Rolling Bay Presbyterian Church

Grief Support Group

Facilitated by Robin Gaphni. Call 206-842-4441, or email robin@ivcbainbridge.org.

  • Second and Fourth Thursdays, 5:00-6:30pm

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC)

IVC provides services such as:

  • Transportation to medical appointments
  • Visits for companionship, reading, gardening, respite
  • Groceries, errands
  • Support groups

Contact them via email (info@ivcbainbridge.org) or telephone (206-842-4441).

Visit www.ivcbainbridge.org for more information.


Kitsap Dispute Resolution Center

The Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County is a nonprofit organization that provides mediation and education to help individuals, families, and organizations resolve conflict.

You can reach them during business hours by phone (360-698-0968) or at any time by email.

Visit www.kitsapdrc.org for more information.


Library Services

Do you want to have library services come to your home? If you are primarily home-bound, live in a continuous care facility, or are temporarily bedridden or recuperating from an illness, you are eligible to receive at-home library service.

Call 360-405-9123 for more information.


Mental Health Services

For assistance when working through tough challenges such as transitions, depression, meeting family needs at home, alcohol use or budget stresses, contact:

Bridges Mental Health Ombudsman, 888-377-8174  or  360-692-1582.


Parkinson’s Support Group

Meets the first Monday of each month at the Phelps Road Fire Station. For additional information contact Lana Gillis, at 360-779-7178 or email her at lanagale@earthlink.com.

  • First Mondays at the Phelps Road Fire Station

Super Suppers

Join others for social fun and fantastic meals on the last seven days of each month.

  • M, T, Th, F, Sun, 5:00pm at Eagle Harbor Congregational Church
  • Weds, 5:00pm at St Cecilia Church
  • Sat, 5:00pm at the LDS Church

Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) Group

Meets the second Wednesday of each month, from 1:00 to 3:00pm, at the Bainbridge Island Public Library on Madison Avenue. For information call 842-0123 or 842-3551.

  • Second Wednesday, 1:00-3:00pm at the Bainbridge Island Public Library