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Our help line advocates are available for victims of domestic violence, and anyone calling on their behalf. 24 hours a day 7 days a week to provide intakes into emergency confidential shelter, give information and referrals to other providers in our community, educate survivors about the dynamics of domestic violence, and safety planning.
Our confidential shelter provides accommodations for 18 women and children. Please follow the link below to view our facility and learn more about the shelter.
An advocate trained in Advocacy Based Counseling is available at the shelter and our administrative location and provide the following services:
In partnership with the Whatcom Homeless Service Center and thanks to
the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Womencare Shelter now has a
Housing First Program that assists victims of domestic violence and
their children in obtaining permanent housing. Womencare Shelter Housing
First Advocates provide rental subsidies and case management for up to
18 months to ensure housing retention and
self-sufficiency. For more information contact Womencare at: (360) 671-8539, or the Whatcom Homeless Service Center at 360.255.2091.