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COVID-19 Resources

Local School Districts – Providing Breakfast and Lunch for children under 18 years of age. Please check their website for pick-up locations and times.

Island and San Juan County Resources

Mental Health




Community Resources

Support Services

Child Find 

Child Find seeks to identify and assist young children ages 3 to 5 years who are not currently enrolled in school and may need special education services. Evaluations for possible intellectual or physical disabilities are available in the areas of hearing, vision, speech, language, health, learning and developmental delay, behavior management, birth defects, and orthopedic or spinal development.  During this time, children will be given a free vision, hearing, speech, language and developmental check. While their child is being screened, parents will be asked to provide general information on their child's development.


Contact your local school district to schedule an appointment and/or to find out more about their Child Find Screening.

  • Oak Harbor 360-279-5928

  • Coupeville 360-678-2405

  • South Whidbey 360-221-6808 ext 2206


Mother Mentors, Kate McVay

In-home support by volunteers for parents; including playing with children and parents to do other task at home. 


If you have any questions, please email:


Parent to Parent, Tiffany Wheeler-Thompson                                    Program for parents by parents who have children with intellectual and developmental disabilities or with special health care needs.  Providing a network of peer support, referrals, information, and educational workshops. Parent to Parent programs offer emotional support and information about disabilities and community resources to parents who have just learned about or seeking new information on their child's disability, illness or special health care needs.  


If you have any questions, please email Tiffany at

Parent directed organization that works with families, individuals with disabilities, professionals and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities. Since 1979, PAVE has provided information, training and support for over 1,000,000 individuals with disabilities, parents and professionals.  


Visit their website:

Washington State Father’s Network, Mike Etzell

The Washington State Fathers Network (WSFN) connects men with other dads, resources, information and education, plus opportunities for “all family” celebrations. Focus is on assisting fathers as they become more competent and compassionate caregivers for their children with special needs. WSFN is the only regional program in the United States and Canada fully devoted to fathers of children with special health care needs and developmental disabilities. Since 1986 it has opened new doors of hope for thousands of men and their families, providing them with support and resources to be effective, nurturing dads. If you have any questions, please contact Mike at 360-678-7883 or visit the website:

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

CSHCN is a Federally and State funded Title V Maternal-CHild Health Bureau program offered through Island County.  It provides linkage and coordination of services for all children with special needs.  Access to equipment and supplies to those families that meet financial and other program eligibility requirements.  If you have any questions, please contact 360-678-7940.

Opportunity Council 

Opportunity Council helps people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities. 

Oak Harbor 360-679-6577 or 800-317-5427

Orcas Family Connection 360-376-3184

San Juan Island Family Resource Center 360-378-5246

Lopez Island Family Resource Center 360-468-4117

Citizens Against Domestic & Sexual Abuse (CADA)

CADA is Island County's domestic violence and sexual assault agency. CADA provides free, confidential assistance for anyone affected by these issues. If you or someone you know has experienced abuse, CADA is here to help. 360-675-2232 or 800-215-5669

Military Resources

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) – The EFMP is a mandatory program designed to identify family members with long-term health care or special education needs. The program is to help ensure service members will be assigned to a location where the special needs of the family will be met.


Contact your local Liaison at 360-257-5266



Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSP) – The FFSP assist Navy leadership in achieving mission readiness by providing active duty members and their families with a wide range of support services that focus on the unique challenges of military lifestyle. In a time when personal and family readiness has never been more important, the FFSP stands ready to assist with every career and life change.


They offer:

  • Relocation Assistance Program (RAP)

  • Personal Financial Management (PFM)

  • Deployment and Mobilization Support

  • Family Employment Readiness Program (FERP)

  • Family Advocacy Program (FAP)

  • Life Skills Education

  • New Parent Support (NPS) Program

  • Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

  • Counseling

  • Command Support


Contact your local FFSP at 360-257-NAVY (6289)

DSN 820-6289

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