United Way
of Whatcom County

Help us improve Child Care in Whatcom County

Please take this important child care survey

Attention local parents and care providers: We're partnering with Western Washington University to assess local child care needs and we want to hear from you. Whether or not you use child care, your thoughts matter!

Take this survey regarding child care needs and preferences

Our community's kids will thank you. 

This survey is only open until March 28, so don't wait! Fill it out today.


COVID-19 Resources

With information changing rapidly, it can be hard to feel like you’re up to date. Here are some resources to help:

Community Resources available during COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Tax Preparation Resources for Whatcom County Residents

Whatcom Food Bank Resources -  Food and Meal Resource Guide

Whatcom County Health Department

WA State Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How United Way is Helping During COVID-19

United Way of Whatcom County - Emergency Recovery Fund 


United for Equity

Equity is the intentional inclusion of everyone in society. Equity is achieved when systemic, institutional, and historical barriers based on race, gender, sexual orientation, and other identities are dismantled and no longer predict socioeconomic, education and health outcomes.


We recognize structural racism and other forms of oppression have contributed to persistent disparities which United Way seeks to dismantle. Our United Way network strives to engage community members, especially those whose voices have traditionally been marginalized. We work with individuals, nonprofits, public and private partners to find and support solutions to ensure everyone has the resources, opportunities and networks they need to thrive. We commit to leveraging all of our assets (convening, strategic investments, awareness building, and advocacy) to create more equitable communities.