San Juan Islands Community Resource Guide

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


Orcas Island Food Bank

Director: Tom Murdock, Board President.

Organization physical address: 116 Madrona Street, Eastsound, WA, 98245.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): PO Box 424, Eastsound, WA, 98245.

Email Director: tpm884@aol.com

Phone number Director: 360-376-6166

Organization Website: http://www.orcasislandfoodbank.org

Organization Mission Statement: To gather and share grocery products with neighbors in need. The Food Bank is a bridge between America’s food bounty and those who need assistance providing for themselves.

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

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Any Orcas Island Individual or family needing food assistance.

Charitable Donations Accepted: Yes. Donate Online through the Orcas Island Community Foundation. Send checks payable to Orcas Island Food Bank to PO Box 424, Eastsound, WA 98245. Or use the Donation jars at Ray’s Pharmacy

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United Way of San Juan County

Director: Deborah Neff

Organization physical address: 95 2nd St, Friday Harbor, Washington, 98250.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): PO Box 3181, Friday Harbor, 98250.

Organization Website: http://www.unitedway-sanjuancounty.org

Organization Mission Statement: To enhance the ability of local agencies to meet vital
needs in our community.

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

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: San Juan County: Lopez, Orcas, and Friday Harbor.

Email General: unitedwaysjc@rockisland.com

Phone number Director: 360- 378- 4121

Description of Services- Families: Funding for nonprofits working with families in health, education, and income stability and support of community initiatives around education, homelessness, and affordable housing.

Description of Services- Adults: Funding for nonprofits working with adults in health, education, and income stability — and especially seniors — and participation in community initiatives in our focus areas.

Description of Services- Youth/Teen: Reading enrichment programs in elementary and middle schools, backpack program at Griffin Bay, funder of PIP and other school programs, including preschool scholarships.

Volunteer Opportunities/Needs: Office help, graphics, fundraising, tutoring elementary and middle school students, and program assistance as needed.

Charitable Donations Accepted: Yes, by mail, web, and phone (credit card).
Designated gifts and bequests are welcome.


Lopez Island Family Resource center

Director: Barbara Gurley barbara@lifrc.org

Physical Address: 160 Village Road, Lopez Island, WA, 98261.

Mailing Address: PO Box 732, Lopez Island, WA, 98261.

Phone: 360-468-4117

Email: lifrc@rockisland.com

Website: http://lifrc.org/

Organization Mission Statement: The mission of the LIFRC is to support and enhance the security, well-being, and educational and life success of children, families and individuals on Lopez Island.

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Medicaid eligible residents of San Juan County.

Services for Adults: Household Supports (Food, Rental, Utility, Transportation and Health Care Enrollment Assistance), Social Emotional Supports (Mental Health Supports), Learning Opportunities (Small Business Workshops, Small Business Peer Mentoring, Adult Workshops).

Services for Families: Household Supports (Food, Rental, Utility, Transportation and Health Care Enrollment, Assistance), Social Emotional Supports (Parent-Tots Group, Home Visiting with Families with Children ages 0-5, Mental Health Supports), Learning Opportunities (Youth Summer Workshops, Small Business Workshops, Small Business Peer Mentoring, Adult Workshops), Youth Development (Youth Mentors, After School Programs).

Services for Youth/Teen: Household Supports (Food, Rental, Utility, Transportation and Health Care enrollment assistance), Social Emotional Supports (mental health supports), Learning Opportunities (Youth summer workshops), Youth Development (Youth Mentors, After School Programs).

Volunteer Opportunities: Adult mentors for youth, food bank assistance, youth and adult workshop volunteers, general organization volunteers

Charitable donations accepted? Yes in 2 ways: Through PayPal or mail checks to LIFRC mailing address.

 

 


Peace Island Medical Center

Director: Beth Williams Gieger

Mailing Address: 1117 Spring Street, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250.

Phone: 360-378-2141

Email: bwilliams-gieger@peacehealth.org

Website: www.peacehealth.org/peace-island-medical-center

Organization Mission Statement: Serving the residents and visitors of San Juan County Peace Island Medical Center is a Non-Profit, Critical Access, Washington-based Hospital.
The mission is to promote personal and community health honoring the legacy and values of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace by treating each person with respect and dignity, and offering healing services to all who come to us in need.

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Residents of San Juan County.

Services: Emergency Department 24/7, Primary Care Clinic with Integrated Behavioral Health, Inpatient Hospitalization, Counseling, Cancer Care, Chemotherapy, Infusion services, Diagnostic Imaging, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Digital Mammography, Bone Densitometry, echocardiography, Medical Laboratory, Outpatient Surgery, Visiting Specialists: OB/GYN, Cardiology, gastroenterology, oncology, orthopedics, general surgery, ENT, psychiatry, telemedicine consults.

Volunteer Opportunities: Peace Island Volunteers supports and promotes healthcare services at Peace Island Medical Center and in the San Juan County Community. To join this 501c3 organization email: peaceislandvolunteers@gmail.com or write to: P.O. Box 3077, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Charitable donations accepted?  Yes. Donations should be marked for Peace Island Medical Center and mailed to San Juan Island Community Foundation – P.O. Box 1352 Friday Harbor, WA 98250

 


San Juan Island Family Resource Center

Director: Jennifer Armstrong, sjifrc@gmail.com

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1981, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250

Physical Address: 476 Market Street,Friday Harbor,WA,98250

Phone: (360) 376-1014

Email: office.sjifrc@gmail.com

Website: sjifrc.org

Organization Mission Statement: The San Juan Island Family Resource Center (SJI FRC) assists individual and families in our community to achieve their highest potential by providing access to essential resources and programs that promote health and stability.

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Social Services, Early Childhood and Family Support Programs.

Description of Services- Families: Birth – Four Family Support Services
Connecting families with infants and young children with free resources and programs including weekly playgroups, pregnancy information and support, parenting classes, help with household supplies, home visiting and more.

Description of Services- Adults: Assistance with a wide range of social service needs, including:
DSHS application support, Medical Insurance, Emergency Housing & Utilities needs, Mental Health Access, Transportation Assistance, Household Essentials and more.

Description of Services Youth/Teen: Programs for children and youth ages 4 – 18 including a Kindergarten Transitions Program, Youth Mentoring Program and Young Adult Life Skills Classes.

Volunteer Opportunities: Youth Mentoring: Individualized, one-to-one youth mentoring
Island Neighbors: Providing companionship, errand running and/or transportation for vulnerable islanders who need a bit of extra help.

Charitable donations accepted?  Yes.

Tags: Apple Health, Baby, Birth, Case management, Child development, Counseling, Diapers, Disability, DSHS, Espanol, Financial assistance, Food, Health, Help, Home, Home visiting, Infants, Information & referrals, Insurance, Kindergarten, Legal, Life skills
LIHEAP, Medicaid, Mental health, Mentoring, Playgroups, Social Security, Spanish, Support group, Telephone, Toddlers, Transportation, Water bill, Youth Development

 

 


San Juan County Community Network

 

Mailing Address: P.O Box 1642, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250

Physical Address: P.O Box 1642, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250

Phone: 360-378-4640

Contact: Joyce Sobel, sjcountynetwork@gmail.com

Website: www.sjiscommunityresource.org

Organization Mission Statement: The San Juan County Community Network is a forum for social service providers and others to share information, challenges, successes and concerns about both positive and adverse experiences affecting county residents.

Our purpose is to provide a vital mechanism for communication and coordination between organizations and/or persons which have common purposes and goals related to the improvement of social and behavioral health services and systems in San Juan County.

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation:
Social Service Providers
Behavioral Health Providers
Law Enforcement
Non-Profit Organizations
All of San Juan County

Meetings held 4th Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September, November – 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.; videoconferencing from San Juan, Orcas and Lopez Public Libraries.


San Juan County-Health & Community Services-Senior Services

Director: Mark Tompkins, Senior Services

Manager Wendy Stephens

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 951, Friday Harbor,WA,98250

 

Organization Mission Statement: Our job at Senior Services of San Juan County is to assist seniors in remaining independent and in their own homes for as long as possible.

Community-based care is overwhelmingly preferred by consumers and caregivers of all ages.

Target Audience or Areas Served or Area of Operation: Aged 60 or over. Disabled.

San Juan County Senior Services
Mullis Community Senior Center-San Juan Island
Orcas Senior Center-Orcas Island
Lopez Senior Center-Woodmen Hall

Services: Senior Services provides Information & Assistance, Family Caregiver Support, Nutrition-Congregate and Home Delivered Meals on Wheels, Transportation, Educational Workshops, Support Groups, classes.

Volunteer Opportunities/Needs: Volunteers are needed to help with many senior services programs and with fundraising projects.Volunteers needed in all aspects of Senior Services. Volunteers needed at all three Senior Centers. Volunteer Drivers needed

Charitable donations accepted?  Yes.