Crisis Numbers:

Crisis line 24-hour hotline (Island, Skagit, Snohomish & Whatcom Counties)          (800)584-3578 


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7                                                                (800)273-8255 or 

                                                                                                                                    text HOME to 741741


Veteran Suicide Hotline                                                                                            (800)273-8255 press 1, 

                                                                                                                                    text 838255, or chat online


LGBTQ+ Suicide Hotline (Trevor Project)                                                                  (866)488-7386 or 

If you’re thinking about suicide, you deserve immediate help.                                 Text START to 678-678  


National Domestic Violence Hotline                                                                         (800)799-7233 

Call 911 if in immediate danger. Call hotline if you have been abused by an intimate partner.


NAMI Information Line                                                                                             (800)950-NAMI

The Information Helpline is an information and referral service which can be reached by calling 800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., EST.  Business callers, including those seeking particular NAMI staff members, should call                                                              (703)524-7600.


Additional Resources



Alcohol Hotline                                                                                                           (800) 331-2900

Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics                                                                              (800) 344-2666

Alcohol and Drug Helpline                                                                                          (800) 821-4357

Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline                                                                           (800) 252-6465

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Hotline                                                                                    (800) 729-6686

Families Anonymous                                                                                                   (800) 736-9805

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline                             (800) 622-2255


Poison Control                                                                                                            (800) 222-1222

National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline                                                                  (800) 662-4357

Cocaine Anonymous                                                                                                    (800) 347-8998

National Help Line for Substance Abuse                                                                     (800) 262-2463


Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline                                                                           (800) 799-7233

National US Child Abuse Hotline                                                                                (800) 422-4453


Crisis Services

A Volunteers of America Program Care Crisis Line (24-hour Service)                        (800) 584-3578

Skagit County Behavioral Health Crisis Center   Voluntary subacute detox and mental health crisis stabilization.  

Access thru Care Crisis Line above or directly thru center                                         (800) 584-3578 


Whatcom Community Detox                                                                                      (360) 676-2020

Ituha Stabilization Facility (Oak Harbor)                                                                    (360) 499-7011


Island Hospital – Emergency Room, Anacortes                                                          (360)299-1300            

Main hospital number                                                                                                (360)299-1311            


Skagit Valley Hospital – Emergency Room, Mount Vernon                                       (360)814-2422

Inpatient Mental Health Center                                                                                 (360)428-2165            


United General Hospital – Emergency Room, Sedro Woolley                                   (360)856-6021

Violent/dangerous situation                                                                                       911

Washington Poison Center                                                                                         (800) 222-1222


Outpatient Community Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Services

ACCESS LINE for outpatient services Call for eligibility.                                             (888)693-7200

Crisis Prevention Intervention Team (CPIT) (Certified peer counselor and mental health professional provide voluntary face-to-face early intervention in homes and community settings for those not currently enrolled with another provider.   

Access thru Care Crisis Line or Behavioral Health Crisis Center (757-7738).             (800) 584-3578 


Catholic Community Services Northwest, Burlington Serving children and families including intensive Wraparound                                                                                                                (888)504-9992

Compass Health in Mount Vernon                                                                             (360)419-3500

Sea Mar Community Health Center, Mount Vernon/Anacortes                                (360)542-8920

Sunrise Behavioral Health Services, Mount Vernon/Anacortes/Concrete                (360)336-3762

Island Hospital Behavioral Health Care Center, Anacortes                                        (360)299-4297

VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, 

Mt V.  Integrated mental health and other medical care for vets                             (360)848-8500

Jail Transition Program: Case management to link inmates to mental health           (360)391-9729

Skagit Valley REACH Center, 1413 East College Way, Mount Vernon

A peer-run center with support groups. Managed by Consumer Voices Are Born (CVAB)   (360)873-8635

Open 9am to 6pm Mon thru Sat for people 16 and over.


Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Withdrawal management

Ideal Option                                                                                                                (360)200-6765

Lifeline Connections                                                                                                    (360)399-6900


Regional Support Services

North Sound Behavioral Health Organization (NSBHO) 

Serving Island/San Juan/Skagit/Snohomish/Whatcom counties                               (800) 684-3555

Mental Health Ombudsman            

Complaint resolution/advocacy for people receiving services through NSBHO (North Sound Behavioral Health Organization)                                                                                                  (888)336-6164 or 


Nami Skagit Programs

NAMI Skagit, P O Box 546, Mt Vernon 98273,

NAMI Skagit email address:

NAMI National Helpline                                                                                              (800) 950-NAMI (6264)


Family-to-Family Education Program (For and by family members/caregivers)       (360)313-7080

Clase de Familia a Familia Feche para ser anunciada; llame para mas informacion a          (360)313-7080

Peer-to-Peer Recovery Education Program (For and by people living with mental illness) (360)313-7080

NAMI Basics Education Program (For and by parents/caregivers of children/teens)           (360)313-7080

Ending the Silence (Presentations for middle and high school classes)                     (360)313-7080

In Our OwnVoice (community based presentations by recovering peers)                (360)313-7080

Open Support Group (4th Tuesday each mon. 7-8:30pm, 1st United Methodist Church

1607 E Division, MV, Fireside Room                                                                           (360)313-7080

Family Support Group on Camano Island (1st Mondays, 7-8:30am)

Camano Island Library, 848 N Sunrise Blvd, Camano Island)                                     (360)313-7080

Peer Support Group (4th Thursday of each month, 7-8:30)

Anacortes First United Methodist Church, in the library)                                          (360)313-7080


Other Support Groups

Alanon (Family support for chemical dependency issues)                                         (800) 344-2666

Alcoholics Anonymous (District 4 information line)                                                   (360)428-7155

Narcotics Anonymous (NW Washington Area)                                                          (360)647-3234

NAMI Whatcom support groups and other information                                           (360)671-4950


Other Associated Services

North Sound 2-1-1 Community Information and Referral


Washington Recovery Help Line                  (866)789-1511


Volunteers of America program links callers to needed community resources; volunteering opportunities                                                                                                 (800)223-8145 or 211

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Mount Vernon                                                (360)416-3515

DSHS Adult Protective Services (regional intake office)                                             (800)487-0416


Pioneer Center North, Sedro-Woolley

inpatient chemical dependency treatment                                                                 (360)856-3186


Skagit County Community Action Agency    Emergency and food stamp assistance, housing info, literacy program, veteran services, critical needs program, prescription and dental van program, legal assistance; volunteering opportunities                                                                                         (360)416-7585

SKAT bus service (Dial-A-Ride)                                                                                   (360)757-4433

Skagit Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (24-hour Hotline)                 (888)336-9591

Legal advocacy                                                                                                            (360)336-9591

Sunrise Services Community Trades and Careers    

Vocational rehabilitation and supported employment services                                (360)336-3147

Youthnet, Mt. Vernon; Foster care, teen parent support, independent living skills training, 

Emerson Alternative School                                                                                       (360)336-1610


Health Insurance Assistance/Medical Services

SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advice)                                                    (360)299-4212

Anacortes and vicinity Mt. Vernon-Sedro Woolley and vicinity                                (360)856-7298 X. 7314


WA State Health Care Authority (including Basic Health)                                                                                                                                      (800)826-2444

DSHS (Dept of Social and Health Services) —Medicaid Customer Service                                                                                            (800)562-3022

N. Cascade Family Physicians Walk-In/Urgent Care                                                   (360)428-1700

SeaMar Medical and Dental, 1400 North LaVenture, Mt. Vernon 

Medicaid/Medicare/BasicHealth/private ins.                                                            (360)428-4075

SeaMar Emergency Medical Services at Skagit Valley Hospital (Open Monday-Saturday)   (360)588-5550

Skagit Regional Clinics Walk-In/Urgent Care Clinic, 809 South 15th, Mt. Vernon     (360)428-6434

2320 Freeway Drive MV                                                                                             (360)814-6850


Legal Issues and Assistance

Disability Rights Washington (DRW) Provides independent protection and advocacy services to eligible people with developmental and other disabilities and/or mental illness                 (800)562-2702


CLEAR (9:15am-12:25pm weekdays)   

Services for low-income people seeking free legal assistance with civil legal problems       (888)201-1014


Office of Assigned Counsel 

Appointed counsel for indigent defendants in criminal and some civil matters       (360)416-1690

Skagit County Community Justice Center (formerly “jail”)                                        (360)416-1948

Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney                                                                           (360)416-1600

Skagit County Public Defender                                                                                   (360)416-1650

Housing Justice Project (Free legal advice for tenants)                                              (360)416-7585


Financial Aid/Food/Shelter

DSHS Home and Community Services       

Primarily for older citizens; COPES assistance, long-term nursing care                     (866)608-0836

Friendship House, Mount Vernon                                                                               

Women’s Shelter                                                                                                                                (360)336-2418                  

Men’s Shelter                                                                                                              (360)336-2135

Oasis YMCA Teen Shelter (13-17Y 4pm-8am) 125 North Fifth Street, Mount Vernon          (360)419-9058

Housing Authority of Skagit County                                                                           (360)428-1959

Skagit County Community Action Agency Coordinated Housing Resource Center   (360)416-7585

Pioneer Transitions House

Transitional housing for individual with mental illness &/or sub abuse                    (360)336-0116

Social Security Administration, Mt. Vernon (                     (800)772-1213


Food Banks   

Alger 724-5131 

Anacortes 100, 512 4th St, 293-6445

Anacortes Salvation Army, 3001 R Ave, 293-6682 

Burlington St. Charles Catholic Church, 935 Peterson Rd, 757-2563

Concrete 853-8505

Sedro Woolley Helping Hands, Cook Rd, 856-2211

Mt Vernon Neighbors in Need, 1615 S 2nd St, 424-6311