Partnerships

Lydia Place is proud to partner with many local organizations as well as our local governments to deliver high quality and responsive services.

Bellingham/Whatcom County Housing Authority (BWCHA)

Since 2001, Lydia Place partners with Bellingham/Whatcom County Housing Authority (BWCHA) to provide in-home support through the Supportive Services Program.

Bellingham/Whatcom County Housing Authority

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

Lydia Place partners with  Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (DVSAS) to provide housing placement and case management services to the women and children fleeing domestic violence who enter the DVSAS Safe Shelter and through co-ownership of Baker Place.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

Opportunity Council

Lydia Place and Opportunity Council’s housing teams have partnered to prioritize services to our community’s families with children who are experiencing homelessness.

Opportunity Council

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church & Interfaith Coalition

Lydia Place partners with Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church and Interfaith Coalition to provide a single-family emergency placement, Our Saviour’s House, a part of our Family Services Program.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church
Interfaith Coalition

Parents as Teachers (PAT)

Parents As Teachers (PAT) is the newest addition to the Parent Support Program at Lydia Place.  This national evidence-based home visiting program includes intensive, flexible, and evidence-based home visiting services focused on equipping parents with the knowledge and resources they need to parent their children into successful adults.

United Way of Whatcom County

Lydia Place is proud to be a United Way of Whatcom County partner agency. The United Way provides funding for the Transitional House and the Parent Support Program.

United Way

Whatcom Homeless Coalition

Lydia Place is an active member of the Whatcom Homeless Coalition which works to end homelessness and ensure safe, affordable, and accessible housing exists in our community. Lydia Place Executive Director, Emily O’Connor, serves on the Coalition’s Steering Committee.

Whatcom Homeless Service Center

Whatcom Homeless Service Center (WHSC)

Lydia Place is a partner in our community’s Coordinated Entry System, which is coordinated by the Whatcom Homeless Service Center (WHSC), and dedicated to centralizing housing services and implementing innovative ways to address homelessness.  Other partners in the Coordinated Entry System include: Northwest Youth Services, Catholic Community Services, the YWCA, and Opportunity Council.

Whatcom County Health Department
Whatcom Homeless Service Center

Whatcom Educational Credit Union

Whatcom Educational Credit Union provides Lydia Place with the use of a single-family home, Chestnut House, for emergency housing as a part of our Family Services Program.

Whatcom Educational Credit Union