AlertSense Alerts

https://public.alertsense.com/SignUp/ Sign up to receive public safety alerts and severe weather warnings that could directly impact you and your family. These alerts are provided free of charge, however standard text messaging rates and other charges may apply. Optionally, feel free to download the AlertSense myAlerts App for Apple and Android devices. Another easy way to … Read more

Emergency Severe Winter Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness 

Emergency Severe Winter Shelter for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness  Click to find out what severe winter shelters and centers are open. For more information about each location, go to our Severe Winter Shelter and Warming Center Locations section of this page. You can call 360-788-7983 for severe weather shelter availability.  Bellingham Overnight Shelter Status last updated: 12/2/22, 08:32 am … Read more

Washington Indian Behavioral Health HUB

https://www.voaww.org/wa-ibh 1-866-491-1683 Serving Native American & Alaska Native Communities throughout the state of Washington to access culturally appropriate behavioral health resources. How We Help…Coordinate care for individuals experiencing behavioral health concerns prior to a crisis Help with accessing treatment beds (voluntary or involuntary) Coordinate care after a person has been discharged from a facility (emergency … Read more

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

https://doh.wa.gov/you-and-your-family/injury-and-violence-prevention/suicide-prevention/988-suicide-and-crisis-lifeline Call, text, or chat 988 to be connected to the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. It is confidential, free, and available 24/7/365. The ten-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL), 1-800-273-TALK (8255), is still active along with 988. Contact 988 if you are having: Thoughts of suicideMental health crisesSubstance use concernsAny other kind … Read more

The People’s Harm Reduction Alliance – Get Naloxone Delivered for Free

http://phra.org/mail-order-naloxone Get Naloxone/Narcan mailed to you for free anywhere in Washington State. Do you have Naloxone (a.k.a. Narcan) in your first aid kit? This medication is given when opioid overdose happens or has possibly happened. It can reverse an overdose & provide crucial time for emergency medical responders to arrive to render further aid. Did … Read more

Whatcom County Health Dept. Wildfire Smoke Information

https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3308/Wildfire-Smoke Smoke from fires can be dangerous for everyone. Fortunately, there are steps you can take both before and during smoky days to protect your health. Know where to get information about the latest air quality conditions. Follow Northwest Clean Air Agency and the Washington State Smoke Blog for up-to-date information.

Economic Relief for Homeless Service Workers

https://www.homelessworkerstipend.com/ (855) 582-3973 The Homeless Service Worker Stipend Program offers economic relief for homeless service workers up to $4,000. Who is eligible for the homeless service workers stipend?If you are a homeless service worker with an immediate economic need and you are working for an organization that contracts with a Washington state city or county … Read more

FLARE classes with the Opportunity Council

https://www.oppco.org/flare-registration/ FLARE is a FREE series of seven consecutive classes designed to increase adults’ knowledge on money habits, saving strategies, budget skills, credit, and landlord/tenant law. Tuesdays, October 11-November 22, 2022 from 5:30-7:45. In-person at Opportunity Council, 625 Cornwall Ave. Dinner will be served. We are unable to provide childcare. Contact Yarrow Greer at (360) … Read more