Food / Housing

The Stanwood-Camano School District employs three Student Support Advocates (SSA) to help students and families get connected to needed resources, information and community services. Examples include: clothing, school supplies, medical/behavioral health access, food, hygiene items, and other basic needs. Student Support Advocates are located in all buildings: high school, middle schools and elementary schools and can be accessed directly by calling the SSA line at: 360-629-1480. This is a message line only so please leave a detailed message with your name, need and phone number, and one of the SSAs will return your phone call in a timely manner.


2-1-1 Essential Community Resources: Dial 211

DSHS Food Assistance: 1-877-501-2233

Free or Reduced Lunch

Stanwood-Camano Food Bank: 360-629-2789

Stanwood-Camano School District Food Services: 360-629-1200

SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

WIC - Woman, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program: 1-800-841-1410


2-1-1 Essential Community Resources: Dial 211

Catholic Community Services: 425-257-2111

Cocoon House: 425-877-5171

DSHS: 877-501-2233

Everett Housing Authority: 425-258-9222

Housing Authority of Snohomish County: 425-290-8499

Housing Hope: 425-347-6556

Skagit Friendship House: 360-336-6138

YWCA: 425-258-2766

Crisis Residential Centers
(Long & Short Term Alternative Housing)

Cocoon House: 425-877-5171

Friends of Youth: 206-236-KIDS (5437)

Oasis Teen Shelter - Skagit YMCA: 360-419-9058
Provides youth with a safe place to spend the night every day of the year. Other than being age 13-17, there are no strict eligibility requirements.

The PAD of Bellingham: 360-393-0116
The PAD is an emergency housing program in Bellingham that offers housing for 13-17 year olds.

Youth Care: 800-495-7802 (Emergency Shelter ages 12-17)