Community Resources

Megan Connell is the Community in Schools representative at LaVenture Middle School.

Communities In Schools works directly inside schools, building relationships that empower students to succeed inside and outside the classroom.


Community Resources

Basic Food:

Neighbors in Need Food Bank:

Helping Hands Food Bank:

Chow Program:

Friendship House:

SNAP Program:

Christ the King Church provides meals at the following times:

Tuesday Night Dinner & Movie - 6 p.m.

Saturday Dinner 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday Food Ministry - hot breakfast 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Within Reach:



Northwest Youth Services:

Oasis Teen Shelter:


Friendship House for Women and Children:

Housing Resource Center in Community Action:


Social Services:

Community Action of Skagit County:

Department of Health and Human Services:


Health and Medical:


Drug and Alcohol Recovery:

CCS Recovery Center, Substance Abuse Outpatient Center:

Pheonix Recovery Services:

Skagit Recovery Center:



Catholic Community Services:

Bridgid Collins Family Support Center:

Teen Link: 1-866-833-6546

Confidential phone line that operates from 10am to 6pm

The Landing:

Provides support for youth ages 3-18 that are facing the death of a loved one.

Kinship Care Support Program:

Financial help and respite for relatives raising kin.


Immigrant Resources:

Children of the Valley:

Family Immigration Services at Community Action

Northwest Immigration Rights Project:

Tierra Nueva Family Support Center:


General Support:

Critical Needs Program through Community Action:

Parent Help 123:

Parent Help provides

Skagit Counties Children’s Advocacy Center

Connects families with protection, healing and justice for child abuse victims

Skagit YMCA:

The Boys and Girls Club:


Community Action’s Resource Directory:

Communities in Schools of Skagit County:

Communities in Schools of Washington State:

Communities in Schools National:


Contact information:

Megan Connell

Site Coordinator

LaVenture Middle School, MVSD

Communities In Schools of Skagit-Whatcom

(360) 428- 6116, ext. 31178