Overnight Severe Winter Shelters 2024

https://www.whatcomcounty.us/3167/Winter-Shelters Overnight severe weather shelters will open in Bellingham and Ferndale on nights when weather conditions are severe. To find out if these are open, call the shelter hotline at (360)788-7983 or follow the link. Find Information For… Year-round SheltersAdditional Winter Shelters – open nightly Dec. 1, 2023 – Feb. 29, 2024.Temporary Overnight Severe Winter … Read more

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (DVSAS)

https://www.dvsas.org/ 360.715.1563 Mailing Address: 1407 Commercial St. Bellingham, WA 98225 With one-to-one support and advocacy counseling, DVSAS can help you plan for your safety, answer legal questions, connect you with services like housing and counseling, and stand by you as you recover and heal from domestic violence and sexual assault. 24 Hour Helpline: 360.715.1563

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

Whatcom County World Relief

https://worldrelief.org/western-wa/about-us/whatcom/360-320-6407805 W Orchard Dr Ste 5, Bellingham, WA 98225 World Relief’s Whatcom County location was approved by the U.S. State Department in September 2021. Shortly after the fall of Kabul and amidst many Afghans arriving to the U.S., our team began welcoming families in Bellingham and beyond. Services in Whatcom:Refugee ResettlementYouth & Family ServicesImmigration Legal … Read more

NW Clean Air

https://nwcleanairwa.gov/air-quality-center/ Get updates and information about the air quality in northwest Washington. Our agency operates real-time ambient air quality monitors in seven locations in our jurisdiction. Most of these air quality monitors keep track of air pollution in populated areas. Others – like the monitor near Lynden – measure regional background air quality.

Northwest Youth Services

https://www.nwys.org/ Northwest Youth Services is a non-profit organization serving young people ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness in Whatcom and Skagit Counties. We support youth in identifying goals and building the skills necessary to reach their own sense of stability. Northwest Youth Services offers housing, street outreach, help finding a job or enrolling in school, connection to … Read more

Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT)

800-584-3578 To access this service, call the VOA Crisis Response Services (the Care Crisis Line) at 1-800-584-3578 24/7 – 365 days-a-year to speak with a mental health professional who will assess the situation, make appropriate referrals, and/or dispatch the MCOT community based outreach team. The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) is a community-based outreach team … Read more

Crisis Care Line (Volunteers of America, Regional hotline)

1-800-584-3578 www.imhurting.org Whether you had a bad day, or just need a non-judgmental ear to listen, we are here for you, no matter what you want to talk about. Our highly-skilled and compassionate staff are here to help. If you are in a state of distress, reach out today. Our crisis services are available 24/7 … Read more