Find immediate services for shelter, food, clothing, and mental health care.
24 Hour Lighthouse Mission Drop-In Center
This is a low barrier shelter that is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day.
Access to Showers
Locate shower facilities and where to get free vouchers for showers in Whatcom County
Care Crisis: 1-800-584-3578 (24 hour crisis hotline)
Help for those in mental health crisis
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services : (360) 715-1563 (24 hour crisis hotline)
Help for victims of domestic violence
Hot Meals and Food Banks
Free hot meals and food resources in Whatcom County. These lists are compiled by the Whatcom Anti-Hunger Coalition.
Food and Meal Resources in Whatcom County
Recursos de Comidas en el Condado de Whatcom
National Hopeline Network
Online network that uses chat and instant messaging to respond to people in crisis
Northwest Youth Services
Help for teens, LGBTQ teen support, housing
Whatcom County Community Resource Directory
A directory of resources for basic needs, childcare resources, food, housing, energy assistance
WTA Emergency Ride Home
Current WTA bus pass holders or registered SmartTrip participants who walked, biked, or carpooled to work may qualify for a free taxi ride home