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

Thank You

Lydia Place Voted Gold | Best Non-Profit of 2018

A tremendous THANK YOU for voting Lydia Place Gold/Best Non-Profit Organization of 2018 in Bellingham Alive | NSLife Best of the Northwest. Your love and support of our team, families, and mission means the world to us. It is an honor to serve our Bellingham neighbors, where so many people share our vision of a compassionate community where everyone has a home, and opportunity to thrive. From the bottom of our hearts thank you, and congratulations to Silver Winner Sustainable Connections and Bronze Winner Boys and Girls Clubs of Whatcom County.

Adopt a Family

Begins Monday, November 19th!

In partnership with KAFE Radio, this program brings gifts (and smiles!) to over 100 Lydia Place families with children. For many of our families, this is their first holiday season in their own home. Thank you for joining us and making this a fun, happy, and safe season!

Hearts for Housing

Saturday, February 9th.

Keep the love and community magic alive at Hearts for Housing THE POWER OF LOVE 30th Anniversary gala, dinner, and auction, Saturday, February 9th, 2019. Our annual Valentine inspired sell-out event raises awareness and essential financial support for hundreds of local households in need. Join us as we journey back in time through three incredible decades for an evening filled with joy, tears, inspiration, and holograms; helping to ensure bright and healthy futures for local families for 30 more years to come. Tickets go on sale soon!