San Juan Islands Community Resource Guide

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

Mt. Baker Planned Parenthood

Organization AKA: Planned Parenthood.

Director:  Linda McCarthy

Organization physical address: 470 Reed Street, #2A, Friday Harbor, WA, 98250.

Organizational mailing address (if different to above): 1509 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA, 98225.

Email General:

Email Director:

Phone number Director: 360- 603-7702

Organization Website:

Organization Mission Statement: To provide, promote and protect access to reproductive health care and sexuality education empowering each person to make informed personal choices.

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: Anyone of reproductive age.

Organizational Service Area, Categories, Tags: birth control, pregnancy test, STD testing and treatment, abortion.

Description of Services, Adults: Reproductive health care services (preventive visits, STD testing/treatment, pregnancy testing) and contraceptive supplies available to women, men, teens. All services are confidential and affordable (based on a sliding fee scale). Medicaid, Medicare, and all insurances accepted. Assistance for those without resources; no one is denied care because of inability to pay.

Description of Services, Youth/Teen: Confidential reproductive health care services (STD testing/treatment, pregnancy testing, preventive visits) available to teens on a sliding scale or at no cost. No one is denied care because of inability to pay.

Volunteer Opportunities/Needs: volunteers provide community support and assistance with fund raising in the San Juan Islands.

Charitable Donations Accepted: Yes, funds raised in the San Juan Islands are generally designated to support Friday Harbor health center services.


Health & Community Services San Juan County

Director: Mark Tompkins, RS,

Phone: 360-370-7517

Physical Address: 145 Rhone Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 607, Friday Harbor, WA  98250

Phone: (360) 378-4474    Fax: (360) 378-7036


Mission Statement: To promote, protect and preserve with dignity the health and well-being of the people and communities of San Juan County

Organization Type: Public Government County

Divisions: Community Health Services, Senior Services, Human Services, Environmental Health Services, Administrative Services.

Countywide Services Provided by the Community Health Services Division:

  • Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Nutritional Program – nutritional services and support for pregnant and postpartum women, children up to age five and their families. Eligible families must be under 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • First Steps Maternity Support Services and Infant Case Management – provides nursing, mental health and nutritional services to Medicaid-enrolled pregnant women and their infants, via in-office and home visits.
  • Newborn Outreach – home visiting program providing parenting education and support to all families with newborns in San Juan County. Provide information and referral, parenting support, breastfeeding counseling and support.
  • Breastfeeding & Lactation Support Services – 24-hour on-call breastfeeding and lactation support services for pregnant and postpartum women.
  • Health Insurance and Access to Care – provide assistance with insurance enrollment for adults and children, including enrollment in Medicaid/Apple Health Program. Provide referrals to health care providers.
  • Immunization Services – provide pediatric and adult immunizations, education, consult and support, and immunization clinics. Coordinate the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program for San Juan County, a State-supplied vaccine program for children program for providers in San Juan County.
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs / Early Intervention & Support for Infants and Toddlers with Special Health Care Needs (ESIT) – provide home visits, assessment, information, support and referrals for families of children birth to three years who have developmental delays or disabilities.
  • Early Childhood Education: Assistance Program (ECEAP) –provide coordination of preschool services for low-income or at-risk children and families. Includes nutrition, health, education and family support services to families on Orcas and Lopez islands.
  • School Nursing Services – provided to Shaw School District.
  • SafeCare Home Parent Education & Support Program – home visiting program for families to provide intensive health parenting education and support.
  • SNAP-Ed – Community level program to improve fruit and vegetable consumption; increase physical activity for food stamp eligible individuals and families.
  • Oral Health: Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD) Program – provide oral health education and support, referrals to Medicaid dentistry services; provide fluoride varnishes to pediatric clients.
  • TB & Pregnancy Testing.
  • Communicable Disease Investigation and Surveillance.
  • Community and Professional Education Wellness Programs – provide periodic community education on topics including: childhood adversity, vaccination education, nutrition and wellness education and support.
  • Care Coordination, Information, Assistance and Referrals: Child care consulting, recognition and referral for family violence services, health and mental health services, financial support and law and justice referrals, parenting support and education.

Lopez Island Family Resource center

Director: Barbara Gurley

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

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

Phone: 360-468-4117



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.



San Juan Island Family Resource Center

Director: Jennifer Armstrong,

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

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

Phone: (360) 376-1014



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



Compass Health

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Director: Judy L. Heinemann, LMHC, 360-378-7519

Mailing Address: 500 Rose Street, Eastsound, WA, 98245

Manager: Barbara Starr LICSW

Phone: 360-378-2669



Organization Mission Statement: Compass Health’s mission is to advance behavioral health in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Whatcom, and Snohomish Counties.

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

Services for Adults: Adult outpatient mental health treatment for Medicaid eligible adults. Includes a mental health assessment to determine if client has a Medicaid covered diagnosis. Psychiatric assessment/ medication and follow up treatment.
Clinic-based outpatient or intensive outpatient substance use disorder assessment and treatment; DUI assessment and treatment.
Some Co-occurring treatment groups for adults in both mental health and substance use treatment services.

Services for Families: Adult and child outpatient mental health services; adult and youth substance use disorder services including outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment; crisis response services, psychiatric / medication services.

Services for Youth/Teen:
1) Clinic and school-based mental health treatment which includes assessment and treatment for Medicaid eligible youth. Intervals of family therapy as needed.
2)  Clinic based Substance Use disorder assessment and treatment which includes intervals of family treatment as needed

Charitable donations accepted?  Yes

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