Whatcom/WA Resources

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Resources available to senior citizens in Whatcom County, and through the State of Washington. Click here for a list of national resources.

Community Resources Directory
Opportunity Council’s site for support services and free and low-cost community resources for all ages.

Northwest Regional Council
Implement state and federal programs for seniors and people who need long-term care.

SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisers)
Expert and impartial senior health insurance counselors. SHIBA services are free.

Washington Law Help
Legal assistance on elder law, Medicaid, Medicare, etc.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Proving help to those qualifying for financial assistance.

Washington State Department of Licensing
Disabled parking permits

Washington State Department of Veteran’s Affairs
Provides a variety of benefits, services and programs to those who have served our country.

Whatcom County Assessor
Provides property tax relief to qualifying seniors in Whatcom County.

Whatcom County Council on Aging
Information on local senior centers, meals, etc.

Whatcom Hospice
Whatcom Hospice partners with CHCC to provide comfort and preserve dignity for our patients and their loved ones at the end of life.

Whatcom Transit Authority
Curb-to-curb transportation to people who are unable to ride fixed route buses due to a mental or physical disability. Riders must first meet eligibility standards based on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).