Vashon Community Care – Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions page. Here we’ll try to answer your most common questions about VCC’s living and care options. If you have additional questions, please call us at (206) 567-4421 or you may inquire via email as well.

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Yes. We have toy boxes and children’s books, refreshments and activities they can enjoy while visiting.
VCC has a commitment to the Vashon community to provide care and services regardless of payer status. Social work staff will help you apply for financial assistance through the COPES program.
While the Island has both traditional and non-traditional health care practitioners, many people choose specialists in Seattle or Tacoma. Family or friends usually provide transportation. ACCESS buses provide door-to-door service for qualified people at a nominal charge. There’s also a bus stop in front of VCC (all Island physician offices are on the bus line or within one block). In an emergency, VCC can provide transportation to appointments.
We offer month-to-month leases for all apartments. If you decide to move, all that’s needed is a 30-day notice to terminate the lease. Another option is our short term stay or respite program which lets you live at VCC in a furnished studio for one week to a few months.
Animals are welcome…there are several cats living at VCC for all to enjoy…and residents are welcome to have their own cat or dog reside with them as long as they can provide for their pet’s needs and the pet isn’t disruptive to others. A copy of your pet’s current vet records and a $500 non-refundable pet fee is required when you move in.
VCC is a smoke-free organization and smoking is not permitted in the building or on the grounds for residents and visitors.
We encourage you to bring in your own furniture and decorate your new home as you’d like. Each apartment is freshly painted prior to renting. If you’d like to use a different color of paint, you are welcome to repaint the apartment. When you move out, we request that the apartment be repainted in a color of VCC’s choosing.
VCC has a sidewalk around the outside of the building that provides a safe one-third mile walking loop. People also enjoy walking and visiting in the gardens or feeding the ducks at the pond on the grounds.
Yes! Secure Wi-Fi connections are available for your personal computer throughout the VCC campus.