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Whatcom County Parks​​

Food Worker Card Exam

Whatcom Transit Authority

Whatcom County Council on Aging

Blaine Senior Center

Northwest Regional Council

Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement

Opportunity Council

Law Advocates

Heritage Society of Pioneer Park

Whatcom County Humane Society

Whatcom Volunteer Center

Ferndale Community Resource Center

City of Ferndale

Whatcom County is home to dozens of parks and trails. Visit this website to learn more about all of the county parks and find helpful recommendations for activities and other things to do.

The Northwest Regional Council is a governmental agency which “implements state and federal programs for seniors and people who need long-term care.”

Washington State requires that all food workers have food safety training before handling food served to the public. Visit this site to apply for a Food Handler’s Permit.

Visit this site for information about public transit in Whatcom County.  Information is available about bus routes, transit maps, fares, specialized transportation and employment

This non-profit runs five different pro- grams for seniors in Whatcom County which include nutrition, activity centers, the senior tour program, services for the developmentally disabled and low income housing.

The Blaine Senior Center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The center offers a broad range of daily activities and monthly events.

Visit this website to learn more about Whatcom County’s Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) program. Connect with trained counselors who can advise you about all your Medicare options and rights.

Ferndale Food Bank

This website offers information about Ferndale’s government, living and work opportunities, and current news.

The Ferndale Food Bank offers food and assistance to low-income families. Distribution takes place Monday, Wednesday, Saturday from 9-11 a.m.

Offers support for individuals and families by addressing immediate crisis needs, providing connections to longer- term programs that promote self- sufficiency, and by linking social  services in the Ferndale area.

Provides connections for people and neighborhoods by providing a means for volunteers, nonprofits, schools, govern- ment and healthcare organizations to come together to solve community challenges.

Provides resources and adoption centers aimed to guarantee that all domestic animals in Whatcom County have permanent, responsible and loving homes.

Interested in the historic park site next door to the Ferndale Senior Center? Pioneer Park and its historic  log cabins are open to the public during the summer months, and the first weekend of December.

This site can help connect you with legal advice and aid in Whatcom County.  The Law Advocates offer services for wills, tenant rights, domestic violence and more.

Started in 1965, the Opportunity Council began as a grassroots group of volunteers and staff. Today they have 175 full- and part-time employees serving over 18,000 people a year with immediate and crisis-oriented needs.

Whatcom County

This website offers information and news about current events in Whatcom County. You can find emergency infor-mation and reach all departments.

The AARP is a non-profit advocacy group for Americans 50 and older. With approximately 38 million members it is one of the largest membership organizations in the United States.


Lynden Community Center

Lynden's Community/Senior Center is a place for great food, friendship and fun! There are no age restrictions and anyone is welcome to participate.

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