Community Connection

Health and Basic Needs

Project Hope (Lynden Food Bank) 360-354-4673 

WIC 360-788-7150, Bellingham Office
4455 Cordata Parkway

WIC 360-778-4220, Ferndale Office
6046 Portal Way

The Opportunity Council 360-734-5121 (main) 360-255-2192 (energy) web:
1111 Cornwall Ave., Suite C, Bellingham, WA 98225
Energy/resource assistance, transitional housing/homeless programs, licensed day-care referrals.

DSHS (Dept. of Social and Health Services) 1-877-501-2233
Apply for benefits:
4101 Meridian St., Bellingham, WA 98226
Offers many basic needs assistance programs for low-income families (child care, medical, food, cash).

Whatcom County Health Department 360-676-6724 web:
509 Girard St., Bellingham, WA 98225
Health Services including immunizations by appointment, ABC Dental, Developmental Pediatrics Clinics, and WIC food assistance.

Unity Care Northwest  360-676-6177 web:
220 Unity Street, Bellingham
Ferndale Location: 5613 3rd Ave. Phone: 360-752-7410

SeaMar Community Health Center 360-671-3225  web:
4455 Cordata Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98226 

SeaMar Community Health Center, 360-354-0766
6884 Hannegan Rd., Everson


CPS 1-866-ENDHARM (1-866-363-4276) To report child abuse or neglect.
Whatcom County Emergency Management 360- 676-6681 web:
Public Works Emergency Road Closures:

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Two girl soccer players
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