Community Service Providers

  March 2022

The Difference Between d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing

You’ve probably seen numerous terms used to describe a person with hearing loss, including “Deaf” with an uppercase d, “deaf” with a lowercase d, and “hard of hearing.” But what do they all mean, and how are they different? “Deaf” … Continue reading

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  March 2022

A Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy Clinic

  by Molly Thornton As I sit here typing up this article, I become aware that my muscles are holding my body upright without difficulty. My arms position my hands just right on the keyboard, and my fingers coordinate together … Continue reading

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  February 2022

Services Provided for East County Residents

by Jessica Bee If you have taken a trip east on Mt. Baker Highway for skiing, snowboarding, hiking or birding, you’ve traveled through several unincorporated hamlets. First, Nugents Corner and Deming, then, as you pass Highway 9 South, you are … Continue reading

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  February 2022

Regional Resource Center Services

Grab and Go Help • Community flyers • Copies • Faxes • Masks and other health items • Courtesy Phone  • Little Free Library  • Clothing/household items • Job search and Resume help • Employment Hot Sheet with current local job openings • Starter Emergency Kit from PSE for Qualified … Continue reading

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  January 2022

Enabling All Young People to Reach Their Full Potential

  Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive services to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: ad- diction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these organizations often labor … Continue reading

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  December 2021

Habitat Is the Largest Nonprofit Builder in the World

Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive services to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: addiction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these organizations often labor unnoticed by … Continue reading

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  Oct/Nov 2021

Public Housing Offers Safe and Affordable Homes

by Brien Thane, Kate Donnelly, and Tony Casale Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive services to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: ad- diction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. … Continue reading

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  September 2021

Senior Activity Center Makes a Difference

by Molly Simon Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive ser- vices to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: ad- diction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these … Continue reading

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  August 2021

Our TreeHouse Helps With Grief

by Caitlin Koch Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive services to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: addiction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these organizations often … Continue reading

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  July 2021

Supporting Those Living With Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

by Daniel Gray Editor’s Note: There are over 100 organizations in Whatcom County working to provide supportive services to those experiencing chronic poverty and its associated effects: addiction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, and unemployment. Whatcom Watch believes these organizations often … Continue reading

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