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Social Resources in the Health Ministries Network

 Alzheimer Society of Washington  

Support Groups
  For families and individuals confronting Alzheimer's, dementia or
  memory loss.

 Catholic Community Services of Western Washington  

Hope House Multi-Service Center
  Providing free, voucher-based shopping for food, clothes, & personal
  care & household items.

HIV/AIDS Housing
  Providing a wide range of housing assistance to people living with HIV
  & AIDS in our community.

CCS Housing
  Providing affordable permanent & transitional housing.

ADHD Clinic
  Providing assessment, counceling, case coordination, parent
  education & more.

CCS Recovery Center, Bellingham
  Providing outpatinet chemical dependency treatment services.

Parent Education Classes
  Providing training in parenting and behavior management.

Home Care for Seniors & the Disabled
  Providing a range of affordable home-care services.

Visit the CCS website for many other fine service programs.

 Christ The King Congregation  

Food Bank
  Every Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 pm at Cascade Business Park, 5373 Guide Meridian, Bellingham, WA.

12 Step Program
  ... to deal with life's hurts, hang-ups or addictions that have disconnected you from God, others and yourself. No need to RSVP; please join us whenever you'd like - just come to any scheduled meeting.

 Christian Hope Association  

Project Hope
  Distributing free food boxes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday to needy families in Whatcom County.

The Hope Chest
  Selling low cost second-hand clothing items for purchase by the general public. Proceeds go to support Project Hope. A clothing voucher system is also supported.

New Way Ministries Housing
  Providing temporary housing to women and children who are in need.

 Interfaith Coalition Programs  

Interfaith Family Housing Program
  Including a multi-family complex, apartments & severe-weather

Interfaith Community Health Center
  For afordable medical, dental and behavioral-health care.

Books, Coats, Holiday Gifts
  For free winter coats, holiday gifts and children's books.

 Bellingham Central Lions Club  

Al Boe Lions Wheelchair Warehouse
  Loaning medical equipment for bedroom, bathroom and personal

Grants in Aid
  For eyeglasses, hearing aids and community projects.

Click here to apply for eyeglasses.   Click here to apply for hearing aids.     Click here for help with another personal need.   Click here to apply for project support.

 Lummi Island Congregational Church  

Parish Nurse Program
  Serving all the people of Lummi Island.

Medical Equipment Service
  Loaning equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and crutches.

Food Pantry
  Providing food for the needy of Lummi Island.

Elderberries Weekly Luncheon
  Over 50s meeting Wednesdays 10am to 3pm for cards & lunch
  at the Lummi Island Congregational Church.

 National Alliance on Mental Illness  

Whatcom Mental Health Providers Directory
  Providing contact information for agencies and individual licensed

Family to Family Education Program
  A free 12-part course on mental health issues in the family.

NAMI Support Groups
  Community, Compassion & Recovery Support Group Calendar.

 Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries  

Free Health Ministry Start-up Kit
  Nine useful downloads and on-line articles.

 Northwest Regional Council  

Senior & Caregiver Resources
  A guide to free and low-cost services in the form of dozens of
  downloads that contain detailed contact/applintment information.

Family Caegiver Support Program
  Support & services for unpaid family caregivers.

Medicade Case Management
  To help older & disabled adults access long-term care services.

Tribal Outreach & Assistance
  To link First Nations' Elders with the services they need.

Visit the NWRC website for additional service programs.

 St. Luke's Foundation  

Lois Jean Roberts Nursing Scholarship
  For qualified students to attend & complete their nursing education.

 Shared Care Plan  

Your Personal Shared Care Plan
  Enabling you to organize your vital health information and share it with
  those you feel should have access to better manage your medical care.

 Sea Mar Community Health Centers  

Bellingham Homeless Outreach Program     ... in Mt. Vernon
  Providing medical & dental care, prescription assistance, shower passes,
  shelter, migrant services, case management, and much more.

Bellingham Medical Clinic   ... in Everson   ... in Mt. Vernon
  Providing affordable care for children, mothers & adults.

Bellingham Dental Clinic   ... in Burlington   ... in Mt. Vernon
  Providing Providing affordable dental care for children & adults.

Visions Youth Treatment Center
  A secure residential facility for teenage girls, providing mental health
  & chemical dependancy services.

B'ham Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic   ... in Mt. Vernon
  Providing mental health & substance abuse outpatient services to
  both English & Spanish speakers.

 Stepping Stones Care Transition  

Creating a Transition Plan for You & Your Family
  Managing a structured transition, health-care coordination, transition
  coaching and medication management.

 Whatcom Alliance for Health Care Access  

Health Care Access Program
  Helping individuals and families obtain health insurance and find the
  service providers that can address their needs.

 Whatcom County Health Department Programs  

Access to Baby & Child Dentistry (ABCD)

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Chronic Disease Prevention Programs

Developmental Disabilities Programs

HIV / AIDS Program

Immunizations  - Childhood, Flu, Adult, Travel

Shellfish Safety Information  - Current info; interactive map

 Whatcom County Medical Society  

Clinics & Physicians Groups in Whatcom County
  Listings include address, phone and fax

Grievance Service
  If you have a serious problem with your doctor that you are unable
  to resolve, this service may be of help.

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