San Juan Islands Community Resource Guide

Resources for our residents and community wellness through health and social services, education and volunteering.


The Lopez Island Prevention Coalition

Director: Georgeana Cook, M.Ed

Organization physical address: 37 Week Point Way Suite 10, Lopez Island, WA, 98261.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): PO Box 802, Lopez Island, WA, 98261.

Email General: lopez.prevention@gmail.com

Email Director: lopez.prevention@gmail.com

Phone number Director: 3604683770

Organization Mission Statement: The mission of the Lopez Island Prevention Coalition is to facilitate and support a community culture which reduces substance abuse among youth through the healthy choices and responsible behaviors of all community members.

Registered Business structure/Charitable status: (501(c)3, 503, LLC, community based social group)501(c)3

Youth Leadership: supported by a full range of supports from other youth, their families, school, community and their resources.

Coalition: Oversight of the development and implementation of a comprehensive data driven work plan to address substance abuse among youth.

 

Organizational Service Area, Categories, Tags: Lopez Island, Youth Mental Health, Substance Abuse Prevention, Youth Leadership, The D.R.E.A.M. Team., Lopez Island School, School Clubs, S.A.D.D., Students Against Destructive Decisions, TATU, Teens Against Tobacco Use, HYS, Healthy Youth Survey, Best Practice, Suicide Prevention, Teens, Community Assessment, Strategic Prevention Framework, Collaboration, Community Based, Youth Serving, Marijuana, Tobacco, Alcohol, Opioids, Lopez Youth Council, LYC, LIPC, Youth, Teens, Youth Mental Health Training, Young Ambassadors, NYLI, CADCA, partnerships, home school, private school, students, Vaping, ONDCP, Families, Youth, The Presidential Service Award, The Congressional Award.

Description of Services, Families: Training: Power to Parents, Five Languages of Love. New classes beginning in 2018.
Resources: Parent Library (Open during business hours)
Clubs: Book Club: Beginning in Fall 2017 Parenting/Child Development/Related Books
Support: Create Your Story/Tell Your History: Connecting Families through Family History (free by appointment)

Description of Services, Adults: Training: Youth Mental Health, Suicide Prevention. New classes beginning in 2018.
Clubs: Book Club: Restarting in Fall 2017 – Adult Self Help / Improvement / Encouragement / Related Books
Resources: Literature, Contact Information.
Support: Presidential Service Award

Description of Services, Youth/Teen: Training: Media Smart Youth 11- 13 , NYLI Youth Leadership, Girls Circle, Boys Council.
Resources: Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens
Clubs: The D.R.E.A.M. Team – ASB Club, The Young Ambassadors – S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decision, Lopez Island Youth Council.
Support: Presidential Service Award, Congressional Award, Free Consultations : Write ME (for Teens), OYS ( Organize Your S (tuff)).

Volunteer Opportunities/Needs: Youth and Adults: Coalition Members, Research Groups, Action Groups, Media Campaigns, Summer Internships, paid and unpaid. Resource Guide update.

Charitable Donations Accepted: Yes. Until the website is completed please direct all donations to:

Ed Gutkowski Chair
Lopez Island Prevention Coalition PO Box 802
Lopez Island WA 98261

or any questions to lopez.prevention@gmail.com

 

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Whimsy in the Woods

Director: Libby Valluzzi

Organization physical address: PO Box 304, Lopez Island, WA, 98261.

Email Director: fiddlehead3@gmail.com

Phone number Director: 206-913-1319

Organization Website: http://www.islandchildrenoutdoors.wordpress.com

Organization Mission Statement: Whimsy in the Woods is an Outdoor Enrichment Program in which children: feel a sense of connection and love for the natural world; discover the world and the people they share it with; have the freedom to wonder, dream, and learn about things that tickle them; develop their own passions that trigger a never-ending well of learning; engage with the real world by being active participants in it; develop into competent, unique individuals that are capable of leading successful and fulfilling lives.

Registered Business structure/Charitable status: (501(c)3, 503, LLC, community based social group) Small Business.

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Children ages 5-10. Full-day childcare / forest education program currently running Summertime only (June-Sept). Located on the South-end of Lopez Island.

 

Organizational Service Area, Categories, Tags: Outdoor Education, Forest School, Environmental Education, Childcare, Children, Environment, Learning Opportunities for Youth, Kids, Stewardship, Summer Program.

Description of Services- Youth/Teen: A Full-day Outdoor Enrichment Program for school-age children that provides them with a safe, engaging, and exploratory environment to learn and engage with the natural world.

Volunteer Opportunities/Needs: People with specialized skills or talents who wish to share and provide a hands-on learning opportunity for the children can contact the Director.

Charitable Donations Accepted: Any and all donations go into a Scholarship fund to expand this program to children and families that need financial assistance.


Bonnie Hendrickson Psychotherapy

Organization physical address: 540 Guard Street, Suite 110; PO Box 1548, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): PO Box 1548, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250.

Email Director: blh@rockisland.com

Phone number general: 360-298-0186

Organization Website: https://counselor.fridayharbor.com

Organization Mission Statement: It is my intent to provide assistance for my clients to reach their desired goals toward mental, emotional, psychological, and physical health, using various strategies and techniques, decided on together in developing a treatment plan that is: doable, consistent with client goals, and in as few sessions as possible, yet as many as needed. I accept many different insurances.

Registered Business structure/Charitable status: (501(c)3, 503, LLC, community based social group).

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families, groups, couples. Addressing communication issues, conflict-resolution, anxiety, self-esteem, depression, post-traumatic stress, ADD.

Organizational Service Area, Categories, Tags: children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families, groups, couples: addressing communication issues, conflict-resolution, anxiety, self-esteem, depression, post-traumatic stress, ADD, EMDR Therapy, Mental health counseling, psychotherapy, guidance, parent training/support; individual, group, couple, family.

Description of Services, Families: Learn about communication, fighting fair, to rules for fighting fair and fouls, boundary issues, limits, discipline plan (designed to prevent need for discipline), using natural/logical consequences and to focus on positive behavior.

Description of Services, Adults: Psychotherapy, EMDR Therapy, Trauma recovery (post-traumatic stress, childhood abuse, neglect, adoption), attachment issues, addictions, life coaching, spiritual growth.

Description of Services, Youth/Teen:  EMDR Therapy, self-esteem, self-identity, victim/perpetrator, bullying, behavior and consequences of behavior, setting goals, making a plan, charting progress, play therapy.


Guard Mental Health and Wellness

Director: Melissa Guard

Organization physical address: 818 Mullis Street St. #4, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250.

Email Director: mguard13@gmail.com

Phone number Director: 360-370-5441

Organization Website: http://www.guardmentalhealth.com

Organization Mission Statement: I am dedicated to provide supportive, healthy, and caring services for people who are struggling with life circumstances. My approach when working with clients is to combine an outlook of strength-based and systemic perspectives, while providing support and feedback to help clients resolve current problems and understand long-standing patterns. I also like to explore how individuals can shift their perspective to envision daily life as a meaningful spiritual adventure.

 

Organizational Service Area, Categories, Tags: Individual counseling, family counseling, teens, adolescents.


Lenore Bayuk, Private Practice.

Organization physical address:  555 Park St., Friday Harbor, WA, 98250.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): P.O. Box 2214, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250.

Email Director: BAYUKLLZ@ROCKISLAND.COM

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Adults and teens, San Juan County.

Description of Services: Family Counseling, Adults Counseling/Psychotherapy, Youth/Teen Individual Counseling


K-6 Student And Family Empowerment Advocates (Elementary SAFE Advocate)


Director: Margie Sabine
Mailing Address: 611 School Road, Eastsound, WA, 98245
Phone: 360 -376 -1590
Contact: msabine@orcas.k12.wa.us
Website: www.orcasislandschools.org

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: K-6 students = Orcas Island Public School , OASIS, Orcas Christian School, Salmonberry School

Services for Families: We provide services for parents of school aged children to assure the well being of the child. We offer parenting advice, parent support, counseling and counseling resources.

Services for Youth/Teen:
Much of the one-on-one work we do is as a SAFE advocate for elementary middle and high school. Our roll is to combine the efforts of school, family and community to address the individual needs of each child referred to the program. To assure students are emotionally, physically, and mentally ready and motivated to learn.

Charitable donations accepted?  Yes, earmarked for SAFE program