If you are in Anacortes and need assistance, you can contact the following agencies.
Dial 2-1-1 to be connected to speak to a community resource specialist to help you find services and resources in your local community. All calls are free and confidential. Help starts with 2-1-1 or 800-233-8145.
Open M/W 1pm-3:45
Frequency 1x a month (no appt. necessary) Government Commodities are the 1wt Wed. of each month at 1PM
Anacortes 100 Food Bank (512 4th Street)
Open T/Fri – 10-2 (no limit on frequency)
Government Commodities available 1st Friday, Noon -2PM
St Vincent DePaul (4001 Saint Mary’s Dr.)
Open Fridays 10-11AM (no fresh foods)
Frequency: 2x month
Anacortes Senior Center (1701 22nd St.)
Meals offered M-F 11:30-12:30PM by donation)
United Methodist Church (2201 H Ave.)
Spaghetti dinner – 3rd Thursday of each month 5-7PM (free)
Westminister Presbyterien Church (1300 9th St.)
Dinner at the Brick (free hot dinner) Sunday nights 4:30-6PM (Frequency – no limit)
First Baptist Church (2717 J Ave.)
Community dinner, every Thursday night 5:30-7PM with Kids Corner with crafts and games at 6:00PM
Meals On Wheels 360-757-2545
Serving 60 years and older, call for eligibility, suggested donation $ 3 per meal. Hot meals delivered M-F, frozen meals packaged in trays that are safe to microwave or use in a regular oven.
Kids Summer Meals:
The Boys & Girls Club – Lunch 12:30 to 1:30; Snack 3:00-3:45
Learning and Lunches
Cold Weather Shelter
The Salvation Army has a cold weather shelter available during cold weather months. They are located at 3001 R Ave. Anacortes. Contact them for availability.
Anacortes Human Resources Coalition (AHSC) 360-399-6190
Emergency Lodging Fund – Eric Johnson contact person
Anacortes Red Cross (2900 T Ave. – across from SeaBear)
Disaster related needs
Anacortes Housing Authorities – 3001 R Ave.)
Subsidized, low incoming housing – application required – usually lengthy wait period but still a viable option to apply for.
Anacortes Family Center 360-293-2993 ext. 111
Serving women and children first, then families.
Community Action, Housing Resource Center 360-416-7585 (330 Pacific Place, Mount Vernon)
Drop in 10-4Pm Monday, Wed, Thurs, Friday; 1-4PM Tuesdays.
Provides information and referral for people who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or looking for affordable housing.