The West Central Community Center opens its doors to serve the neighborhoods of West Central, Emerson-Garfield and Northwest (now Audubon/Downriver) providing child care, health services, youth recreation and development and supportive services for developmentally disabled adults.
Neighborhood improvement initiatives are instituted to address code violations and crime and to create a sense of community for the families we serve. Project Pride, COPS-WEST and the West Central Neighborhood Coalition are among the programs established.
The West Central Community Center is expanded to address growing neighborhood needs and includes additional classrooms for pre-kindergarten children and expanded medical facilities. WCCC is now serving more than 4,000 individuals annually.
Youth Development programming now includes Outdoor Wilderness Learning. Funding is achieved to build a five-bay garage for Center vehicles. Spokane Police Department has established a permanent presence on site. Women, Infants and Children serves 3,000 clients monthly. And, Supportive Services has grown to be the second largest program for disabled adults in the County.