Human Services

ARISE Charitable Trust
Category: Human Services
ARISE Charitable Trust
PO Box 1014
Freeland, WA 98249
Email: info@arisecharitabletrust.org
Provide financial assistance to women who wish to meet their full potential in life, but need a helping hand.

Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers
Central Whidbey Hearts & Hammers
404 S Main St, Ste B
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Kelly Keilwitz, President
Email: cwheartsandhammers@gmail.com
"Neighbors helping neighbors". Our mission is to build community by helping neighbors with out ability or means to stay in their homes.

Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse (CADA)
Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse (CADA)
PO Box 190
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Cynde Robinson, Executive Director
Email: director@cadacanhelp.org
Island County's domestic violence & sexual assault agency; providing free, confidential assistance to survivors

Compass Health
Compass Health
20 NW 1st Street
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Lou Cox
Email: lou.cox@compasshealth.org
We champion the quest for well-being throughout our communities by advancing mental health in Island, San Juan, Skagit and Snohomish counties.

CRU Institute
CRU Institute
PO Box 1162
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Nancy Kaplan, Executive Director
Email: nancy@cruinstitute.org
Teach young people effective, peaceful ways to resolve conflict & develop understanding, respect, & ability to cooperate in a multicultural world.

Disabled American Veterans Whidbey Island Chapter 47
Disabled American Veterans Whidbey Island Chapter 47
3037 Goldie Rd
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: John Callahan
Email: davchapter47@hotmail.com
To provide veterans and veteran families the best available service assist in dealing with the veterans administration in all benefit related matters.

Equestrian Crossings
Equestrian Crossings
PO Box 624
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Valerie Locke, Vice President
Email: backinthewoods@whidbey.net
Provide equine-related activities suitable for people regardless of age or ability, in an environment of community involvement & interaction.

Filipino American Association Of Oak Harbor
Filipino American Association Of Oak Harbor
285 NE Midway Blvd Ste 4B
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Gil Umayam
Email: umayamgil@comcast.net
Our mission is to promote a closer social relationship among our members and promote the Filipino heritage through social awareness activities.

Forgotten Children's M-Bar-C Ranch
Forgotten Children's M-Bar-C Ranch
5264 Shore Meadow Drive
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Dale Kerslake
Email: admin@m-bar-c.org
Provides a day of Western fun including horseback riding for groups of special needs children. Seasonal May-September. Reservations required.

Gifts From the Heart Food Bank
Gifts From the Heart Food Bank
PO Box 155
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Molly Hughes, President
Email: info@giftsfromtheheartfoodbank.com
Respectfully providing food to those in need Central Whidbey residents in need.

Goosefoot Community Fund
Goosefoot Community Fund
PO Box 114
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Sandra Whiting, Executive Director
Email: sandy@goosefoot.org
Goosefoot Community Fund aims to build a sense of place and community, preserve rural traditions, and enhance local commerce.

Helping Hand of South Whidbey
Helping Hand of South Whidbey
PO Box 1521
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Rosemary Martin
Email: helpinghand@whidbey.com
Provides immediate financial assistance when the basic services of life and well being are in danger of being discontinued.

Hope Therapeutic Riding Program
Hope Therapeutic Riding Program
PO Box 334
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Marta L. Berry
Email: hope@whidbey.com
Therapeutic riding to help people facing special challenges such as autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, MS, stroke, delays, impairments, or trauma.

Island Senior Resources
Island Senior Resources
14594 State Route 525
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Cheryn Weiser, Executive Director
Email: reception@islandseniorservices.org
Island Senior Resources helps seniors and adults with disabilities, their families, and caregivers sustain their independence, dignity, and thrive.

Kids First Island County
Category: Human Services Youth
Kids First Island County
PO Box 581
Clinton, WA 98236
Contact: Patti Carroll
Email: info@kidsfirst-ic.org
Dedicated to fulfilling the unmet needs of children who are in foster care by building partnerships that link children with opportunities in Island Co

Mighty to Save Ministries
Mighty to Save Ministries
PO Box 1738
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Christina Bowling, President/Director
Email: info@mightytosaveministries.org
Offering hope and new beginnings to young adults who want to be free from addictions by providing mentoring, disciplining, and transition assistance.

Mobile Turkey Unit of Whidbey Island
Mobile Turkey Unit of Whidbey Island
6573 Columbia Beach Drive
Clinton, WA 98236
Contact: Gwendine Norton, Co-President
Email: gwendine@whidbey.com
Provide a free, home-delivered Thanksgiving meal for people on South Whidbey Island, plus Coupeville, who would otherwise not have one.

Mother Mentors Whidbey Island
Mother Mentors Whidbey Island
PO Box 92
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Kat McVay, Executive Director
Email: kate@whidbeymothermentors.org
The Mission of Mother Mentors is to nurture parents and other caregivers of young children by offering emotional and practical support.

New Leaf, Inc.
Category: Human Services
New Leaf, Inc.
660 S.E. Fidalgo Avenue
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Anthony A. Turpin, Board President
Email: frontdesk@newleafinc.org
New Leaf's mission is to promote independence and quality of life through employment for people with disabilities.

North Whidbey Community Harvest
Category: Human Services
North Whidbey Community Harvest
1090 SE Hathaway St
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Skip Pohtilla, President
Email: skip@pohtilla.com
Prepare & serve Whidbey residents & surrounding areas a free Thanksgiving dinner designed to build community relations & assist those in need.

North Whidbey Help House
North Whidbey Help House
1091 SE Hathaway St
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Jean Wieman, Executive Director
Email: northwhidbeyhelp@yahoo.com
Provides supplemental/emergency food, prescription vouchers, and telephone health and welfare checkups to those in need in North/Central Whidbey.

Oak Harbor Senior Center Foundation
Category: Human Services
Oak Harbor Senior Center Foundation
51 SE Jerome Street
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Liz Lange
Email: llange@oakharbor.org
Supports the mission of the Oak Harbor Senior Center to empower older adults for personal independence, healthy aging, social connection, and learning

Opportunity Council
Category: Human Services
Opportunity Council
PO Box 922
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Greg Winter, Executive Director
Email: info@oppco.org
Helps people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities.

Positively Linked Inc
Positively Linked Inc
221 E Sleeper Road
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Constance Mollerstuen, Executive Director
Email: info@positivelylinked.org
Specialize in Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness, helping people connect with themselves and others by focusing on love, creativity & courage.

Readiness To Learn
Readiness To Learn
723 Camano Ave
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Gail LaVassar, Executive Director
Email: glavassar@readinesstolearn.org
Collaborates with families, schools, & community to enrich every child's readiness to learn. Our purpose is to help children succeed.

Rotary Club of Oak Harbor
Rotary Club of Oak Harbor
PO Box 442
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Steve Schwalbe, President
Email: colschwalbe@gmail.com
The Rotary Club provides support for city needs such as food for elementary school kids in need over weekends & high school scholarships.

Ryan's House for Youth
Ryan's House for Youth
19777 State Route 20
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Amber Truex, Executive Director
Email: ryanshouseforyouth@gmail.com
Establish havens where at risk youth and young adults can experience unconditional love and care in a safe nurturing environment. We provide futures.

Safe Ride Home
Category: Human Services
Safe Ride Home
PO Box 866
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Brian Grimm, President
Email: info@saferidehomewhidbeyisland.com
Providing safe transportation home for members of our community, regardless of ability to pay, when they find themselves in an unsafe situation.

Small Miracles Coupeville Medical Support Fund
Small Miracles Coupeville Medical Support Fund
PO Box 912
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Martha Olsen, Co-Treasurer
Email: volsen@whidbey.net
Devoted to helping individuals in Coupeville cover medical expenses they wouldn’t otherwise be able to pay.

Soroptimist International of Coupeville
Soroptimist International of Coupeville
PO Box 573
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Rita Bartell Drum, President
Email: sicoupeville@soroptimist.net
Advocacy, mentoring and assistance to facilitate the Best for Women and Girls!

South Whidbey At Home
Category: Human Services
South Whidbey At Home
PO Box 557
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Marcia Wiley, Board President
Email: info@swathome.org
Helps older residents of South Whidbey remain in their homes and active in the community by providing access to volunteers and trusted businesses.

South Whidbey Children's Center
South Whidbey Children's Center
120 6th St
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Kris Barker, Executive Director
Email: swcc@whidbey.com
SWCC provides developmentally appropriate curriculum based preschool & childcare programs in a nurturing, loving, safe and stimulating environment.

South Whidbey Good Cheer Inc
South Whidbey Good Cheer Inc
PO Box 144
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Carol Squire, Executive Director
Email: carol@goodcheer.org
Good Cheer been helping neighbors in need on the south end of Whidbey Island since 1962. The Food Bank is support chiefly by 2 thrift stores.

Spin Cafe
Category: Human Services
Spin Cafe
658 SE Bayshore Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Bob Wall, Board President
Email: spincafeoh@gmail.com
Service center open to all, providing free meals, vocational training, resource distribution, information and referral, and drop-in center.

Summit Assistance Dogs
Category: Human Services
Summit Assistance Dogs
PO Box 699
Anacortes, WA 98221
Contact: Sue Meinzinger, Executive Director
Email: info@summitdogs.org
Summit Assistance Dogs creates life-changing partnerships by providing highly-skilled mobility service dogs for people living with disabilities.

The Backyard Whidbey
The Backyard Whidbey
7887 Decatur Ave
Clinton, WA 98236
Contact: Zach Ruggenberg, Vice President
Email: thebackyardwhidbey@gmail.com
Making indoor play and quality fitness available to all.

The Giraffe Heroes Project
The Giraffe Heroes Project
PO Box 759
197 Second Street
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: John Graham, Director
Email: graham@giraffe.org
The GHP moves people to "stick their necks out" for the common good, and gives them tools to succeed. Our stories of heroes inspire others to act.

Toddler Learning Center
Toddler Learning Center
PO Box 633
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Contact: Jaemee Witmer, Development Associate
Email: toddlerlc@tlcwhidbey.org
Collaborate with families, caregivers, & community members to provide best practice early support services in a nurturing environment.

Whidbey Community Foundation
Whidbey Community Foundation
PO Box 1135
Coupeville, WA 98239
Contact: Nancy Conard
Email: info@whidbeyfoundation.org
To improve the quality of life on Whidbey by providing support for the nonprofit sector, and assisting donors to build and preserve enduring assets.

Whidbey Homeless Coalition
Whidbey Homeless Coalition
PO Box 453
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Jonathan Kline, Executive Director
Email: swhomelesscoalition@gmail.com
Making homelessness brief/rare in our community. Temporary and emergency shelter, mentoring for life home stability, advocacy, outreach.

Whidbey Island Nourishes
Category: Human Services Youth
Whidbey Island Nourishes
PO Box 1642
Langley, WA 98260
Contact: Melinda Gardiner, Program Manager
Email: winourishes@whidbey.com
Dedicated to nourishing youth and others in need on South Whidbey Island by preparing and delivering no-cost, ready-to-eat meals.

Whidbey PFLAG
Category: Human Services
Whidbey PFLAG
5074 Mutiny Bay Road
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Janie Pulsifer, Treasurer
Email: whidbeypflag@gmail.com
Support for the LGBTQ community and their allies on Whidbey Island.

Whidbey Veterans Resource Center
Category: Human Services
Whidbey Veterans Resource Center
PO Box 85
Freeland, WA 98249
Contact: Chris Thorsen, Secretary
Email: whidbeyvrc@gmail.com
Connect, educate & serve veterans & their families with programs & benefits through the VA & our local volunteer organization.