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211-North Sound, , , |
Phone: 211 or 1-800-223-8145, Web: http://www.voaww.org/211
Hrs. M-F: 8am-5pm. Information and referral line for social services.
ABCD- Access to Baby and Child Dentistry, 800 E. Chestnut, Lower Level, Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 788-6591, Web: http://www.whatcomalliance.org
ABCD assists families with children birth-5 with Apple Health/Medicaid coverage to get dental care and provides dental education
Admissions and Student Resource Center BTC, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 752-8450, Web: http://www.btc.edu
Hrs:M-Th 8am-5pm F: 8am-4pm Provides career and occupational counseling. Resources for Admissions, accessibility, veterans and multicultural students.
Adult Education-Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Cascade Hall, Room 167, Bellingham, WA 98226|
Phone: (360) 383-3060, Web: http://whatcom.edu/academics/pre-college-basic-skills
Adult education programs including GED, English Language Learners/ESL, IBEST, and High School Completion. Drop-In Hours M-Th: 9am - 5pm; F: 9am - noon; Evening hours by appointment.
Adult Protective Services, 600 Lakeway Dr., Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: 1-866-221-4909 (hotline), 1-800-977-5456(TDD/TTY), Web: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/home-and-community-services/adult-abuse-and-prevention
Adult Protective Services receives and investigates reports of allegations of abuse, abandonment, neglect, self-neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults living in the community and in facilities. If the person is in immediate danger, call 911.
Agape Home, , , |
Phone: (360) 733-3796, Web: http://www.thelighthousemission.org/what-we-do-2/#agape-home
Transitional housing for women with or without children. Apply at Opportunity Council, M-F 12p-4p
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Phone: 1-800-344-2666, Web: http://www.wa-al-anon.org/
Support for families and friends of alcoholics. For meeting times and locations please call or see website
Alcoholics Anonymous, , , |
Phone: (360) 734-1688, (360) 318-5764 (Español), Web: http://www.whatcomaa.org/
Support group for people dealing with alcohol addictions. Call or go online for a list of meeting times. Island County: (888) 360-1564 Skagit County: (360) 428-7155 South Whidbey: (360) 221-2070
Alternative Humane Society, PO Box 2321, Bellingham, WA 98227|
Phone: (360) 671-7445 (leave a message), Web: http://alternativehumanesociety.com/
Recruits and trains volunteers to work as foster homes and find good homes for dogs. They have no shelter. Provides discount vouchers for spay and neuter services depending upon availability of funding.
Alzheimer Society of Washington Support Center, 1301 Fraser St. Suite A-1, Bellingham, WA 98229|
Phone: (360) 671-3316, Web: http://www.alzsociety.org
Hrs. M-F 8am-4pm. Resources for people or caregivers of people with Alzheimers or other dementia related illnesses.
American Red Cross- Whatcom County Chapter, 2111 King St., Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 733-3290, Web: http://www.redcross.org/mtbaker
Hrs. M-Th: 9am-2:30p. Provides disaster and emergency assistance, CPR and First Aid classes. Provides services and serves as a communication link for the armed forces.
Animals as Natural Therapy-Windy Acres Farm, 721 Van Wyck Rd., Bellingham, WA 98226|
Phone: (360) 671-3509, Web: http://www.animalsasnaturaltherapy.org/
Hrs. M-F: 10a-4p. Uses horses and other animals to teach important life skills, respect for self and others, trust and clear communication.
ANSWERS, 4101 Guide Meridian , Bellingham, WA 98226|
Phone: (360) 255-7855 or 1-877-ASK-CAIN, Web: http://www.AnswersCounseling.org/
Maternity Support Services and Infant Case Management. Services include: counseling, lactation consultation, nutritional assistance, nursing & teaching, advocacy & access to community resources.
Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, 1114 Potter Ave., Bellingham, WA 98229|
Phone: (360) 778-7665, Web: http://www.cob.org/services/recreation/aquatic/
Hrs. M, W, F: 5:30-8pm, T, Th: 5:30-9pm, Sat: 8:30-6:30pm, Sun: 1-6:30pm. Provides showers for $2.00. General admission: adults $4.50, children and seniors (62+) $3.50. Scholarship application also available for low-income individuals. If eligible, can receive up to $200 per family member in funds to go towards the Aquatic Center. Request an application by phone or in person.
Arthritis Foundation, 1329 N. State St. Suite 304, Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 733-2866, 1-800-542-0295, Web: http://www.arthritis.org/
Hrs. M-F: 9am-5pm. Education, information, support groups, exercise programs and self-help courses for people with Arthritis. Also hold community fundraising events like the Jingle Bell Run and Golf Tournament.
Assumption Catholic Church Financial Assistance, 2116 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 733-1380, Web: http://www.assumption.org/
Located at Hope House (207 Kentucky St). Hrs. M and Th : 9am and F: 12pm. Assistance on a first come, first served basis. Can provide assistance with gas vouchers, energy and water bill assistance, assistance with rental application fees, help with ID and birth certificate, WTA bus coupons, limited prescription aid. They do not provide vouchers for food, clothing, or motels. Do not help with medical, veterinary, or car repairs. Available to Whatcom County residents.
Attorney General of Washington, 103 E. Holly Suite 310, Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 676-2037, Web: http://www.atg.wa.gov/
Provides consumer protection for identity theft and scams, education, labor and industries, licensing, social and health services.
Back to Work Boutique, YWCA 1026 N. Forest St., Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 734-4820, Web: http://www.ywcabellingham.org
Provides low-income women with clothing and haircuts. In addition provide prom dresses to low income girls. Must call ahead to schedule appointment.
Basic Food Program- DSHS, 4101 Meridian Ave., Bellingham, WA 98226|
Phone: 1-877-501-2233, Web: http://foodhelp.wa.gov/
Hrs. M-F: 8am-5pm. Interview hours between 8am and 2pm. Food stamps applications available to eligible low-income households. Apply at DSHS office with required paperwork; seen by staff the same day.
Behavioral Health Access Program, Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement, 800 E. Chestnut, Lower Level Suite 2, Bellingham, WA 98225|
Phone: (360) 788-6594, Web: http://www.whatcomalliance.org/getting-healthcare/mental-health
WAHA can refer Whatcom County residents to the Behavioral Health Access Program (BHAP), a community program that provides mental health counseling to residents who do not have health insurance and are low income.