Goal Planning and Life Assessment Resources:
My goal planner is loosely based off of Chalene Johnson’s Push Goal planner download but I customized it to fit my preferences. I have included a link to her website where you can download her version. Use this resources as is or create a document that works for you!
Parenting, maternal health, and infant support
Answers - Maternal and infant care/support
Maternal and Child Health
Whatcom County Health Department, 1500 N. State St., Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 676-6762, Web: http://www.co.whatcom.wa.us/health/maternal/index.jsp
Parent to Parent Support Group
2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 715-0170 Web: http://arcwhatcom.org/wp/parent-to-parent/
A program offering peer support, advocacy, and information to parents and caregivers of children with delays, disabilities and ongoing health care needs. Matching parents in one-to-one relationships with similar diagnoses, support meeting, social and recreational events, sibling support, and lending library.
Counseling and Mental Health:
Free counseling services: Counseling Training Clinic at WWU: (360) 650-3184
National Hopeline Network – Suicide Prevention: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433) or 1-800-442-HOPE (4673). Web: https://www.imalive.org/ (online chat available on website)
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Access to food
Bellingham farmer's markets: http://www.bellinghamfarmers.org/
Free Food Hotline, , ,
Phone: 788-7-EAT (788-7328)
A Project of Whatcom Anti-Hunger Coalition and Opportunity Council. People can call this number and get information on food banks and prepared meal served on each day of the week.
Food Not Bombs, Corner of Magnolia and Cornwall, Bellingham, WA 98225
Free nutritious, delicious, vegan food. Friday: Serving from 4p-6p on the corner of Magnolia and Cornwall, alongside the peace vigil.
Giving back to your community:
Public parks volunteer: https://www.cob.org/gov/public/volunteer/parks
Conservation northwest: https://www.conservationnw.org/take-action/volunteer/
Habitat For Humanity and HomeStore - Whatcom County, 1825 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 715-9170 (office) or (360)778-2036 (HomeStore), Web: http://www.hfhwhatcom.org/
Tuesday -Friday 9a to 6pm and Saturday from 10a to 4p. Homestore benefits a program where volunteers build houses for low-income families who have been chosen on the basis of need for adequate shelter. Selected families must contribute 500 hours of sweat equity on the construction of the house.
Volunteer Chore Program, 1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 734-5121 ext. 172, Web: https://www.whatcomvolunteer.org/volunteer-chore-program/
Volunteer Chore Program provides volunteers to help the elderly (60 and over) and adults with functional disabilities remain independent in their own homes.
Whatcom Volunteer Center, 301 W. Holly St. #06, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 734-3055, Web: http://www.whatcomvolunteer.org/
Hrs. M-F: 10am-5pm. Recruits and matches volunteers of all ages to meet community needs.