Dorothy Place

A secure 22-unit facility in Bellingham that provides support services and housing for families and individuals who have experienced or are survivors of domestic violence. Support services include case management, vocational classes, and goal setting.

  • (360) 734-5121 ext. 370 (Whatcom County)

Homeless Housing

Provides support services and housing for families and individuals. Our housing facilities in Whatcom and Island Counties include short-term, transitional housing, and permanent housing. In San Juan County we provide homeless prevention, re-housing and support services working through the resource centers on San Juan, Orcas, and Lopez Islands. Call for more information.

  • Whatcom County – (360) 734-5121 ext. 370

  • Island County- (360) 679-6577 or 1-800-317-5427

  • San Juan Family Resource Center – (360) 378-5246

  • Orcas Community Resource Center – (360) 376-3184

  • Lopez Island Family Resource Center – (360) 468-4117

Marjie’s House

A housing facility in Oak Harbor that provides support services and housing for women and children.  Support services include case management, vocational classes, and goal setting.

  • (360) 679-6577 or 1-800-317-5427 (Island County)

Supportive Services for Veteran Familes (SSVF)

The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program provides housing and support services to those who have served in active military, naval or air service and their families.   The program aims to serve those that are at risk of homelessness or who are homeless.

  • (360) 734-5121 ext.370 (Whatcom County)

  • (360) 679-6577 (Island County)

Whatcom Homeless Service Center

This program provides eviction prevention, rental assistance and other services to prevent and end homelessness using “housing-first” strategies.

The Whatcom Homeless Service Center is housed at the Opportunity Council and supported with funds made available through the Department of Commerce; State of Washington; Whatcom County; City of Bellingham and other public and private sources.

WHSC Homeless Outreach Team

An outreach program in Bellingham connecting persons experiencing homelessness with services and supporting community members in working through issues surrounding homelessness.

ASL Services

A current list of Opportunity Council programs and services is available in American Sign Language