The Human Services Division works with its four advisory boards and community partners to determine the needs of our county, and then create programming to meet those needs. Funding for these programs comes from federal, state and local sources. The majority of services supported by the Human Services Division are delivered through contracts with our various community partners, blending funding and resources whenever possible.
A community-wide initiative was launched on December 4, 2014 to combat drug and alcohol addiction in Whatcom County. Subcommittees were formed to act as teams to attack this debilitating disease using combined resources to make significant and positive changes through purposeful planning.