News & Publications

Community Needs Assesments

The Prosperity Project is the name of Opportunity Council’s Community Needs Assessment. Conducted every three years, the project report informs our strategic plan, agency goals and ensures we’re focused on the timely needs of the communities we serve.

2021 Properity Project-Assessment  – A community needs assessment for Island, San Juan and Whatcom counties
2018 Prosperity Project – A community needs assessment for Island, San Juan and Whatcom counties

ALICE report (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), Pacific Northwest United Way, 2018

Child Care Survey, 2018

Women’s Economic Security, LWV Whatcom, 2015

Annual Reports

The Whatcom Coalition to End Homelessness Annual Report is a comprehensive document that details the realities and common experiences of people experiencing homelessness in Whatcom County. The report includes the findings of the annual  Whatcom Point-in-Time (PIT) Count, part of a national effort to count all sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing homelessness on a single night of the year.

WCCEH PIT count report, 2023
WCCEH PIT count report, 2022
WCCEH PIT count report2021
WCCEH PIT count report, 2020
WCCEH PIT count report, 2019
WCCEH PIT count report, 2018

Recent Newsletters

Community In Action
The Opportunity Council agency newsletters

Winter 2022 Newsletter
Spring 2021 Newsletter
Fall 2020 Newsletter
Fall 2019 Newsletter
Spring 2019 Newsletter

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