Crisis Assistance

 Crisis Assistance

  • CAP Crisis Assistance is designed to help residents of Blaine, Birch Bay, Custer, and Point Roberts who have short term EMERGENCY needs for financial assistance.
  • To request assistance, call (360) 392-8484 to set up an appointment.
  • Assistance is not usually given more than once per year per family.
  • Assistance is given in the form of vouchers, never in cash.

Kinds of Help Provided

We will pay for:

  • Utility bills (shut-off impending)
  • Critical prescription needs
  • Grocery vouchers (when other food assistance is not available)
  • Short-term emergency lodging (1-3 day motel stays)
  • Emergency gasoline assistance

We provide referrals for:

  • Shelter, housing
  • Medical/dental/legal services
  • Counseling and other services

We work in coordination with the following agencies:

  • Blaine Family Service Center
  • Blaine Food Bank
  • Project Hope
  • Love, Inc.
  • The Salvation Army
  • The Opportunity Council
  • Interfaith Coalition
  • Department of Social and Health Services

Crisis Assistance Director:  Ken Trupp