Support the brand new 16 bed Whatcom Recovery House for men! Give now and join us in April to hear directly from community leaders, learn more about the project and its benefits, and help fund the final touches needed to make this house a home.
What: Making the House a Home
When: Tuesday, April 27th at 12:00pm
Where: Zoom or Facebook Live
Fundraising Goal: $15,000
Admission: Free. Donations encouraged.
The house will be home to 16 residents for an average stay of six months and provide stable housing and counseling services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder issues. Treatment will include additional services such as housing, food security, legal support, and wrap-around care to address co-occurring mental health and primary health conditions.
Whatcom County is collaborating with the Opportunity Council and Lifeline Connections to bring this much needed resource to the community.
About the Opportunity Council
The Opportunity Council is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency serving homeless and low-income families and individuals. Our mission is to help people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities. We offer a broad scope of services that range from addressing immediate and crisis-oriented needs to longer-term programs that promote self-sufficiency in our community.
About Lifeline Connections
Lifeline Connections is a non-profit, community-based behavioral health organization. Through the use of superior customer service, high quality programs and a well trained staff, our mission is to inspire hope and support life-saving changes for people affected by substance use and mental health conditions. We specialize in providing confidential and compassionate care, to adults and youth from crisis to support services following treatment.