Community Classes


In keeping with its name, the People’s Place serves as a valuable resource for the entire community. Individuals may receive counseling, attend free classes and group meetings, and research topics in the library; all in a beautifully designed, home-like building located in a serene setting. A sampling of classes includes canning, beading, gardening, and parenting skills. For more information on classes and events contact Camas Path at (509) 789-7630. Classes are free and open to the public.

Transitional Living Program

Transition in Tranquility

Nestled in the hills overlooking the beautiful Pend Oreille River Valley, the People's Place Transitional Living Program provides a variety of services for individuals who have recently completed chemical dependency treatment and/or hospitalization. We understand there is no "one road to recovery" and work with clients in creating flexible, individual treatment plans that meet their specific needs. In association with community partners we provide:

  • Vocational Placement
  • Education Assistance
  • Chemical Dependency Counseling
  • Life Skills Classes
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Recovery Support Groups
  • Traditional Healing Groups/Classes
  • Cultural Classes
  • Access to Recovery/Life Coaches
  • Access to Local Public Transportation
  • Access to Housing
  • Credit Management

Our seven-bed facility has a staff member on site 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The program provides living accommodations that include gender-separated living quarters for men and women. In addition to private rooms with access to a communal bathroom/shower, residents will also have access to a shared living room and kitchen area throughout the day. Residents are required to participate in 40 hours of community living skills activities each week. These activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working, Volunteering or Job Shadowing in the Community
  • Local Sober Support Groups
  • Teaching, Volunteering or Attending Community Classes
  • Participating in Traditional Healing Activities
  • Attending Medical and Financial Appointments
  • Individual and/or Group Counseling
  • Developing a Financial Plan to Assist Moving Into Own Residence

For additional information on population eligibility, screening eligibility and additional program requirements please call (509) 447-7402

Our Staff

Name Title Email Phone
Matthew Haws People's Place Transitional Housing Coordinator (509) 447-7402