Family Support and Community Resources
We post resources that might be of use to families on this page. Posting a resource here is done for informational purposes only - no guarantee of services or endorsement is intended.
In no order:
Skagit Community Action has ties with many services, and a "Find Services" button at the top of their page.
Parent to Parent is a group consisting of parents of students with special needs. They have a very active Facebook presence. You can also find a general parent support powerpoint by the leader of the group here. Heather Milliren, the leader of the group, offers some guidelines of general information for supporting your student at home. Support idea 1 Support idea 2
More resources to be added.
New Life@The Well
The Clothing Closet
Open Mondays (1-3 PM), Sundays after worship, and during ministry events.
Entrance is at the northwest corner of the building
(360) 336-8988 123 E. Evergreen St, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Clothing Giving Room
Located behind the Women's House and is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 AM - 3 PM.
Clients are given the opportunity to find several items free of cost and may return as often as needed.
Laundry facilities available to the community from 1pm-4pm every day as long as there are available volunteers.
Located behind the Men's House.
Dress for Success
Call 360 419-7061 to schedule an appointment
Your family may be eligible for free or reduced lunch. For more information on school nutrition, to apply, or for questions, see the Food Services page, email Food Services Director Georgia Johnson, or call 360-466-3171.
If your household would benefit from additioal food assistance, please see this list of Skagit County Food Banks. You may also complete a Resource Assistance Request form. These forms are automatically submitted, are kept confidential, and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
If you, your family, or your group are interested in sponsoring a food drive, please call the Skagit County Volunteer Center, email email@example.com, or call (360) 416-7585.
Households may qualify for assistance with heating costs. Community Action of Skagit County offers income guidelines and appointment scheduling information. Energy assistance appointments are scheduled on the first Wednesday of each month starting in November 2018. You can call to schedule (360) 428-1011, or apply online directly with LIHEAP .
Skagit County Housing Resource Center is the main point of entry for folks experiencing homelessness or at risk of losing housing. Income and housing eligibility limits apply. For more information, call (360) 416-7585, visit the website, or walk-in Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between 10:00am - 3:00pm to complete an application for assistance.
If you do not need assistance, but would like resources for finding affordable housing in Skagit County, please click the PDF link below.
Affordable Housing List
Apple Health (Medicaid)
Provides health care for individuals with low income; includes youth, families and prescription drugs. Apple Health for Kids is free or low cost insurance for Washington’s children and teens. Families who qualify can receive either free or low cost medical, dental and vision insurance for their children under age 19.
Apple Health for Kids Hotline to see if your children might qualify. 1-877-543-7669
Basic Health Plan of Washington
Health insurance for low income Washingtonians living under 65.
Washington Health Plan Finder
Compare and enroll in quality health insurance plans and access important cost savings.
Planned Parenthood (360)848-1744
1805 E Division St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274
Safe Harbor Free Clinic (360)870-7384
7209 265th St NW #204, Stanwood, WA 98292
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
Community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health and human services in Washington State.
Skagit Valley Hospital Campus
Family medicine, immunizations, family planning, acute care, internal medicine, lab services.
1010 East College Way, Suite 100, Mount Vernon (360) 428-8912 39
Mount Vernon Medical Clinic
Dental, behavioral health, preventive health, maternity support services, homeless program, and a child-care subsidy program for seasonal agricultural workers.
1400 N LaVenture, Mount Vernon (360) 428-4075
Mount Vernon Behavioral Health Center
Provides mental health and chemical dependency services to children, youth, adults and families.
1010 E College Way, Mount Vernon (360) 542-8920
Skagit County Public Health Department
Child & Family Health Division works collaboratively to support the health of Skagit County children. Programs include services for pregnant people, families with infants, toddlers, or preschoolers, and families of children with special health care needs.
700 South 2nd Street, Room 301 Mount Vernon, WA 98273 (360) 416-1500
Brigid Collins Family Support Center offers evidence-based parenting programs including parent coaching, parent groups, and one-time seminars. For a full list of services, visit the link above, email Kari at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (360) 428-6622 ext. 214
Need support with accessing resources?
If your household would like support in accessing
or navigating school or community services,
or for additional support with accessing food,
please complete this confidential
Resource Assistance Request Form,
and Heidi Darling, Migrant Support Specialist,
or Kelly Blau, School Social Worker,
will contact you within 72 business hours.