Community Resources

Family Support and Helpful Contacts:

Mike Sidwell

Family Resource Coordinator and McKinny-Vento/Foster Care Liaison

360-988-2641 ext. 3213


Petra Solis

Bilingual Family Resource Liaison

360-966-3321 ext. 1186

Sylvia Mendoza

Family Engagement/Resource Coordinator

360-966-2030 ext 6405



Local County Resources:


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 1-360-671-4950

Northwest Youth Services (up to 25 yrs)  1-360-734-9862

Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center- Help for conflict management for youth and adults


Health Care Authority (HCA) Helpline     1-800-562-3022

HCA Medical Assistant Specialist (Whatcom County) 1-360-788-6547


Whatcom County Health Department - Veterans Office 1-360-778-6050

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255

Veterans Crisis Text Line - Text 838255


Homeless Outreach Team - Opportunity Council 1-360-312-3717

Housing Services -  Opportunity Council 1-360-255-2091 ext. 137

Domestic Violence Housing Needs - DVSAS Help Line 1-877-715-1563

Youth - Northwest Youth Services Emergency Housing (up to 25 yrs)            1-360-393-0116


Nooksack Valley Food Bank                      Open Thursdays                                              10:00am - 1:00pm & 6:30pm - 7:30pm  100 E 2nd St. Everson, WA

Sumas Food Bank                                            Open Thursdays 12:00pm - 2:00pm  American Legion Building 134 Harrison St. Sumas, WA