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The American Red Cross

Whidbey Island Community Services

245 W. Tulagi Ave.
Oak Harbor, WA 98278

The American Red Cross provides emergency communications and access to emergency financial assistance 24/7 for members of the military. For Emergency Assistance call 877-272-7337. The American Red Cross Serving Northwest Washington also offers a “Coping with Deployments,” “Psychological First Aid for Military Families” and "Reconnection Workshops" to support military members, veterans and their families during any stage of the deployment cycle. Classes and workshops are free, taught by licensed, active mental health professionals who are Red Cross volunteers, and are taught in a confidential environment. For Military and Family Support Services, call 425-304-4477.

In addition, the Red Cross offers disaster preparedness information, tools, and mobile apps. To schedule a presentation, call 360-733-3290.

The Red Cross provides disaster assistance and offers health and safety training, including first aid and CPR. Course information and registration is available online at or call 800-Red-Cross (800-733-2767).

Information about volunteer opportunities is available at or contact Linda Giles, Volunteer Services Manager at or 360-733-3290,
ext. 1015.


P.O. Box 190
275 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 102
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Citizens Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse (CADA) provides assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Island County.

Services include crisis intervention and support, emergency shelter, advocacy-based counseling, legal advocacy and prevention programs. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For the 24-hour crisis line, call 360-675-2232 or 800-215-5669. For business information, call 360-675-7057.

Compass Health, Whidbey Island

105 NW First St.
Coupeville, WA 98239

Compass Health offers comprehensive community-based mental health services, such as adult, adolescent and child psychiatric services; outpatient counseling and case management services; vocational, residential and crisis respite services; and crisis response services.

To access mental health crisis services, call the 24-hour Care Crisis Line at 800-584-3578.

To inquire about ongoing mental health services, call the clinic at 360-678-5555 or 360-321-4868 for South Whidbey residents. The clinic is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Disabled American Veterans

3037 Goldie Road
Oak Harbor, WA 98277 360-257-4801

Disabled American Veterans (DAV), at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7392 in Oak Harbor, is a nonprofit association totally funded by dues and contributions that focuses strictly on serving veterans and seeing that their families receive earned benefits. The local DAV provides a van service to transport veterans to the VA Hospital in Seattle for medical appointments at no cost to the veteran.

Dispute Resolution Center of Snohomish, Island and Skagit Counties

P.O. Box 839
Everett, WA 98206-0839
Fax: 425-259-2110

Is there conflict in your family, workplace or neighborhood? Do you need help with dissolution, parenting plans or property division? Professionally trained mediators can help you resolve these types of disputes peacefully. Mediation is fast, low cost, confidential and successful; eight out of 10 settle. The Dispute Resolution Center is a program of Volunteers of America and provides conflict resolution services and training to the community. Call 800-280-4770 or 425-339-1335. They also arrange mediations on Whidbey Island.

Help House

1091 SE Hathaway
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

North Whidbey Help House is a food bank for those in need on north Whidbey Island.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.

Maternity Support Services (MSS)

260 W. Pioneer Way, Building 13
Oak Harbor, WA 98278

Maternity Support Services (MSS) is with the WIC office in Building 13 of the Seaplane Base. Pregnancy and new babies are stressful both physically and emotionally, especially when away from family and support networks. MSS promotes positive pregnancy and parenting outcomes for women who are eligible for this income-based program. Visits are based on individual needs and desires of the pregnant woman, often in the comfort of her home, and include visiting the new baby shortly after birth. Women are encouraged to apply early in pregnancy. Please see WIC for hours of operation.

New Leaf Inc.

P.O. Box 943
660 SE Fidalgo Ave., Suite 101
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Fax: 360-675-8811

New Leaf is a vocational rehabilitation program and affirmative industry for adults with disabilities. It provides training and employment in janitorial services, grounds maintenance, Commissary shelf stocking and ordering.

New Leaf assists with job placement in the community, job coaching, employment retention support, work-skill building, independent living services and employment assessment.

North Sound 2-1-1

For Community Information and Referrals, call 2-1-1 for help specific to your needs. Areas of aid include employment support, medical care questions, rent and mortgage assistance, mental health services, legal aid assistance, support groups, senior assistance shelter needs, utility bill help, volunteer opportunities, in-kind donations, domestic violence help, food resources and critical information during an emergency.

Opportunity Council

P.O. Box 922
1791 NE First Ave.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

This private, nonprofit community action agency assists low-income people in Island County in developing and maintaining self-reliance. They offer community resource referrals, low-income energy assistance, including Salvation Army vouchers, basic food program outreach, emergency housing and eviction prevention assistance, supportive services to veterans’ families, half-price dump passes and low-income housing referrals. Intensive support services accompany assistance programs.

Pregnancy Care Clinic

670 SE Midway Blvd.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

This nonprofit, locally governed organization brings a nondenominational Christian ministry to women and their families.

Free and confidential services include pregnancy testing, proof of pregnancy, ultrasound, Earn While You Learn classes, a Mommy and Me Boutique, maternity clothing and community referrals. They also offer newborn layettes, cribs and car seats, baby cereal and food, baby formula and diapers. They do not provide abortions. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (next to Whidbey Playhouse).

Senior Services of Island County

50 N. Main
Coupeville, WA 98239

South Whidbey: 360-321-1600

This program serves seniors and disabled citizens by providing group and home-delivered meals, day care, transportation, housing, information and assistance, employment, senior activities and several other support services. Volunteers are always welcome to deliver Meals on Wheels and transport seniors to medical appointments. Open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Toddler Learning Center

950 SE Regatta Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

South Whidbey: 360-221-6808, ext. 4420

Toddler Learning Center is a private, nonprofit agency that provides speech therapy, occupational therapy, special classes and parent support for children from birth to 36 months old who have delayed development. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday during the school year.

United Way of Island County

350 SE Pioneer Way, Suite 101
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

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For more resources in the community, see theFamily Resource Guide.

United Way identifies critical issues facing communities and determines how all can best respond by building on community strengths and assets, investing in solutions by bringing together individuals, groups, ideas and resources. United Way does the homework so resources are directed to where they make the greatest impact, the greatest difference in people’s lives. Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

1791 NE 1st Ave.,
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
360-240-5554, ext. 46

The Women, Infants & Children (WIC) office provides pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers, infants and children up to age 5 receive free food plus health and nutrition information. If you have a valid military ID card and meet income guidelines, your family will qualify for this free service. WIC provides approximately $50 a month to buy nutritious foods including milk and fresh fruits and vegetables. Fathers are welcome to use this program to supplement their children’s nutrition. WIC enrollment will transfer around the country and even overseas.

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