Resources and information for families and providers in Island County. Our staff can help connect you with available health services for your family's unique situation.
Access to Baby & Child Dentistry (ABCD) - Referrals, community outreach and dental care coordination for eligible families.
Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Island County - Non-profit organization whose mission is to "create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth."
Citizens Against Violence & Sexual Abuse (CADA) - Free, confidential, 24/7 support for Island County residents.
Child Care Aware of Washington - Find quality child care in your community.
Children & Youth With Special Healthcare Needs - Care coordination and outreach to improve services for children and youth.
Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) - Resources and information to support children with food allergies.
Friends of Friends Medical Support Fund - Assistance with unexpected medical costs for South Whidbey residents (serving zip codes 98236, 98260, 98249, and 98253).
Healthy Youth Initiative - Scholarships to children and youth to help with the costs of participating in organized physical activities.
Health Care for Children (Healthy Kids Now) - Department of Social and Health Services assistance with finding pediatric care.
Immunizations - Information to make educated choices about immunizations to protect your and your family's health.
Learn the Signs. Act Early - Track your child's development and act early if you have a concern.
Macaroni KID - Events and activities for children and families.
Maternal Mental Health Hotline - 24/7, free, confidential hotline for pregnant and new moms in English and Spanish, from Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). Call 1-833-HELP4MOMS
Medicaid Provider Finder - Search for providers accepting Medicaid (Apple Health) for primary care and dental care.
Mother Mentors - Non-profit that brings families and volunteers together to provide support to families with young children from birth to 5 years, free of charge.
New Baby, New Family - Island County home visiting program providing supportive nursing care for pregnant women and new families.
Operation Supplement Safety - Resource for checking safety of over the counter supplements.
Parent Help 123 - Find local services, apply for health insurance, food assistance and more.
Parent Trust - Parenting classes and help line for support.
Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Group - (PEHSU) Information about protecting children from environmental hazards.
Pregnancy Care Clinic - Non-profit support for pregnant women and families in Oak Harbor.
Protect Kids from Toxic Chemicals - Guidelines for preventing toxic chemical exposures.
Positive Parenting Tips - Learn about your child's development, positive parenting, safety, and health at each stage of your child's life.
Readiness to Learn - Whidbey Island non-profit organization that helps each child reach their potential, working in partnership with schools and community organizations.
Safe to Sleep - Learn how to help your baby sleep safely and reduce your baby's risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death.
Sherwood Community Services - Sherwood provides support and services for children and adults with disabilities on Camano Island.
Text4Baby - Free text messaging service for pregnant women and new moms.
Tips for Better Sleep (CDC) - Good sleep habits (sometimes referred to as “sleep hygiene”) can help you get a good night’s sleep.
Toddler Learning Center - Non-profit providing therapy, education, and parenting support for children 0-36 months with developmental delays.
Vroom - Science based tips and tools to help parents and caregivers give children a great start in life.
Washington Search 2-1-1 - Searchable directory for food access and other local programs and services.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Island County - Nutrition education, health screenings, and assistance for pregnant women and families.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Naval Air Station WIC program.
Working Connections Childcare (DSHS) - Financial assistance with childcare for qualifying families.
Food Lifeline - Non-profit providing nutritious foods to families in Western Washington.
Good Cheer Foodbank - Access to healthy foods on South Whidbey Island.
Gifts from the Heart Foodbank - Providing food access from Coupeville location.
North Whidbey Help House - Stand-alone foodbank serving Oak Harbor and North Whidbey.
Oak Harbor Summer Meal Program - Program that provides free meals to children 18 years and under during the summer season in Oak Harbor.
Stanwood Camano Summer Meal Program - Program that provides free meals to children 18 years and under during the summer season in Stanwood and Camano.
Stanwood Camano Foodbank - Food access for Stanwood and Camano residents.
Whidbey Island Nourishes - A non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing youth on South Whidbey Island.
A Bite of SNAP-Ed Recipe Cards - Quick, easy, tasty and healthy recipes.
HAVE A PLANT. Fruits & Veggies for Better Health - Find nutrition and storage information for fruits and veggies. Discover a new recipe for your cooking style and grow your knowledge with expert advice.
Healthy Eating for Infants - Guidance on food introduction and healthy eating for infants.
Healthy Eating on a Budget - Eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive. Tips and materials to make healthy choices while staying within your budget.
Food Hero - Nutrition recipes, activities, tips, and resources.
MyPlate - Tips, recipes, and resources for healthy eating. Find kitchen inspiration by checking out MyPlate - Videos. Find tips for picky eaters and learn more about Healthy Eating for Preschoolers.
Old Ways - Non-profit providing recipes and resources for cultural food traditions. Learn about the Mediterranean Diet and the Latin American Heritage Diet, and learn about the health benefits.
Seasonal Produce Guide - Explore seasonal fruits and vegetables.
SNAP Food Assistance - Washington State Dept. of Social and Health Services (DSHS) supplemental nutrition assistance program.
Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington
Lactation, Breastfeeding, and Chestfeeding - DOH
Learn why breastfeeding is important from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Learning how to breastfeed (WIC USDA)
Common breastfeeding challenges (Women's Health)
Common questions about breastfeeding and pain (Women's Health)
Frequently Asked Questions about breastfeeding (CDC)
The Camano Center - Community center that connects, enriches, and supports the Camano community.
Community Resource Center of Stanwood Camano - Family and community programs and supportive services.
Island County Human Services - Behavioral health support, Veteran's assistance, and housing support.
Island Transit - Offers free rides on Whidbey
& Camano Islands Mon-Sat.
New Leaf - Non-profit organization promoting employment for adults with disabilities in Oak Harbor.
Ryan's House for Youth - Non-profit organization serving youth and young adults ages 12-24 experiencing homelessness in Island County.
South Whidbey Community Center - Center for recreation, education, and social services.
SPiN Cafe - Non-profit serving people who are experiencing homelessness on Whidbey Island, including sack meals.
Sno-Isle Libraries - Community libraries serving Whidbey & Camano Islands, providing community events, classes, and resources.
Whidbey Island Homeless Coalition - Non-profit serving people who are experiencing homelessness on Whidbey Island.
Disabilities and Special Healthcare Needs Publications
Infant Mortality Reduction Report
Pregnancy, Infants and Children Publications
Watch Me Grow Washington (formerly Child Profile Health Promotion)
Bright Futures - Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, 4th Edition.
Healthy Child Care (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Help Me Grow WA - Resource and referral linkage system
National Maternal Child Oral Health Resource Center
National Resource Center for Child Care and Early Education
Oral Health Promotion Materials
Parents and Families - Services and Resources
Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Group (PEHSU) - Healthcare provider information about protecting children from environmental hazards.
Reach Out and Read Washington - Works with medical clinics to promote early childhood literacy.
Start Early Washington - Early learning programs and support.
Strengthening Families Washington - Department of Children, Youth & Families program whose main focus is helping families become stronger.
Zero To Three - Infant and Toddler development.