The Shoalwater Bay Tribe, following its tradition and spirit of giving and sharing, also extends services to meet the health care needs of the non-Native individuals residing in the surrounding community who otherwise would have difficulty accessing care in this isolated rural area. They provide high quality, compassionate, culturally sensitive, comprehensive health care for American Indian and Alaska Native people.
Services: Medical, Dental, Mental Health, Contract Health Services (CHS), Chemical Dependency, Diabetic Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, and Community Health Services (CHR).
The Shoalwater Bay Tribal Center is located at 2373 Old Tokeland Road in Tokeland, Washington. A new 14,000 square foot wellness center is planned that will house medical, dental, alternative medicine, mental health and chemical dependency programs.
The tribal clinic provides health care services to 890 Native American as well as a growing number of non-Natives. The dental clinic is open to both Native and non-Native patients and serves approximately 10 to 14 patients daily. There were 403 Active users in 2002. The staff follows a program of integrated healthcare that addresses the physical, mental and emotional needs of the patients.
Currently contracted with most insurance carriers and accepting Medicare, Medicaid, Regence, Premera, Tricare, First Choice as well as many other insurance plans.
The purpose of the Dental program is to serve patients with compassion, excellence, and value. All tribal and community patients are individuals, each of whom has his or her own personal needs and concerns. We are here to help our patients enjoy a lifetime of complete dental health.