24-Hour PAD Hotline for youth 13-17: (360) 393-0116

Job & School Support

The Employment & Education services in Whatcom and Skagit counties can support you with your important goals related to:

  • (re-) Enrolling in school, GED/HS Diploma, or secondary education programs

  • Applying for scholarships and financial aid

  • Building resumes and writing cover letters

  • Individual job search support and strategies

  • Submitting job applications

  • Preparing for job interviews and accessing resources

  • Financial planning and budgeting

  • Gathering information and/or getting connected with free community resources (see grey box below) that can support your education or employment goals.

It's always a good time to take positive action in your life, and we're here to support you!

Need Assistance?

NWYS can support your goals!

Whatcom Education & Employment

Barry - (360) 746-4073


(away week of 4/18-4/22)

Skagit Education & Employment

Adair - (360) 393-0036


Whatcom & Skagit Community

Linked Resources

Benefits Support

DSHS Washington Connection (application portal for state benefits like SNAP, ABD, etc)

Technology Resources

C4PIN (Computers for People in Need; low cost re-furbished computers in Bellingham/Whatcom)