Lydia Place is a nonprofit, community-based agency serving homeless families since 1989. Lydia Place is an active participant in our community’s effort to end homelessness in Whatcom County.

What we do

  • Emergency, transitional and permanent supportive housing
  • Housing case management
  • Parenting support
  • Lifeskills and Family Connection classes
  • Behavioral health counseling
  • Community resource referrals
  • Education and advocacy about the faces and causes of homelessness.

New at Lydia Place

Strengthening Families, Building Futures

A campaign all about the children

The Strengthening Families, Building Futures campaign is essential in advancing our dedication to ending child homelessness and breaking the cycle of poverty for the children we serve. Lydia Place is expanding rapidly in response to the rise in homelessness in Whatcom County. With building projects already underway, join Lydia Place in furthering the reach of services to children and their families by supporting this campaign!

Humor for Housing

Take a serious stand for local families with an evening of comedy benefiting Lydia Place

Help raise awareness and funds for homeless families at the 1st annual Humor for Housing presented by the Psyden Team at Caliber Home Loans, an evening of improv, houdevours, and libations at the Upfront Theatre.

Recent News

  • Handbags for HousingHandbags for Housing is June 2nd!May 19, 2016 - 12:22 am

    Bring your friends, family, colleagues and besties to the Lydia Place ladies’ (and men’s) night out, Handbags For Housing. This not-to-miss event includes the celebrated “handbag bazaar,” eclectic fashion show featuring over ten local stores and boutiques, live handbag auction, and a fun-filled raffle. Wine and cocktail samplings, paired with mouthwatering hors d’oeuvres round out […]

  • Fortunes & FacialsFortunes & FacialsMarch 31, 2016 - 1:44 am

    You’re invited to a celebration of moms, mother-figures, and the people who love them while raising money to house the homeless. Treat yourself to a glowing complexion with a Rodan + Fields Macro Exfoliator facial, gain insight from an illuminating one-card tarot reading, delight your palette with a delicious cocktail and snacks, relive the evening […]

  • Housing for HomelessBellingham Nonprofits Creating Housing for Homeless, Abused WomenMarch 1, 2016 - 11:12 pm

    The Bellingham Herald – March 1, 2016: Two nonprofits that help abused and homeless women are working together to provide more, and much needed, housing and shelter for them. Lydia Place and Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services of Whatcom County bought property in the Birchwood neighborhood and are renovating the three buildings on it to […]

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