Washington State Department of Veterans’ Affairs has a representative available 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., every Wednesday, in the Work Source building, 511 W. Heron St. For more information, call 538-2364. After hours, call 532-0656 or (800) 562-2308.
PAWS, 800 W. 1st, will be open for taking in animals and cat and dog adoptions from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Wednesday. On Saturday, from 1 to 3 p.m., cats will be available (and dogs if special arrangements are made ahead of time).
Beyond Survival, a community sexual assault program, offers support to victims of sexual assault, including advocacy, one-on-one therapy and support groups. All services are available at no charge. For information or to make an appointment call 533-9751.
Free Thanksgiving Dinner will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday at Hoquiam United Methodist Church, 520 5th St. Everyone is invited.
Adventist Community Services Food Bank will distribute food to community members every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3101 Cherry St.
Central Park Lions Club members have scheduled a meeting with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the hall. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 538-2825.
Ocean Shores-North Beach Elks No. 2581 will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday in the lodge at 199 Ocean Lake Way SE.
TOPS Inc., No. WA 1425, will meet at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Ocean Shores Library. TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, teaches participants how to lose and keep off weight. For more information, call 580-0388.
Support groups for people with addictions meet throughout Grays Harbor and Pacific counties. For more information, call the number in your area:
Alcohólicos Anónimos — 532-9606
11th Step Meditation group — 360-209-9051
Regeneration — 942-7385 or 425-315-4297
Narcotics Anonymous — 249-1008
Alcoholics Anonymous — 532-2691
Al-Anon — Aberdeen, 532-7585/East County 249-4945 or 861-8208
Relationships in Recovery — 533-8500
Overeaters Anonymous — 360-359-2755/East County 482-8091
Gamblers Anonymous — Grays Harbor & East County 360-556-5161
Celebrate Recovery — Pacific County 942-5530/Grays Harbor 533-7129
Thirty Below, a 12 step recovery meeting for people under the age of 30 — 580-7359
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