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)

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 with … Read more

Whatcom County Crisis Stabilization Center

2026 Division Street, Bellingham, WA 98226 1-800-584-3578 The Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) provides services to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis, or who are in need of withdrawal management services, and helps them restore and stabilize their health. The stabilization facility offers an alternative to hospitalization or arrest. It is also a … Read more

CPR Training – American Red Cross

https://www.redcross.org/local/washington/take-a-class/cpr Washington CPR classes and first aid training opportunities are available in dozens of locations throughout the state, making it easy to find one that will suit your schedule. Learn more about our classes and find out how to get certified locally. After successfully completing your CPR training in Washington your certification will be good … Read more

Get Ready For An Emergency

https://doh.wa.gov/emergencies/be-prepared-be-safe/get-ready Emergency events in our state range from earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions to more common events such as flooding, windstorms or disease outbreaks. Now is a good time to get ready for whatever might happen. Have an emergency kit Make a plan with your family Get involved in your community Washington State Department of … Read more

Whatcom Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program

http://www.whatcomready.org/cert/ 360-778-7163 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, Washington The Whatcom CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area, and trains them in basic disaster response skills.  CERT members are prepared to safely and efficiently assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately … Read more