Adults in need of housing services can get help through the Coordinated Entry System operated by the Whatcom Homeless Service Center.
If you are under the age of 25, you may apply for services directly with Northwest Youth Services.
The Housing to Try List (PDF) shows affordable and/or subsidized apartments in Bellingham and Whatcom County.
Homelessness impacts many individuals and families for many different reasons. We work with non-profit agencies to provide services for people experiencing homelessness:
Obtain legal ID
Find a roommate to share housing with
Enroll in Medicaid and connect with medical services
Job Training and Education
Employment workshops, English for speakers of other languages, GED classes, Work readiness
Free legal advice relating to housing issues for low-income renters
Find housing and/or prepare to be a renter