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Flood Assistance by North Sound ACH

Do you have clients or community members in need of flood and/or COVID assistance? All community members and service organizations are welcome to utilize the North Sound ACH Community HUB for care coordination.

Si usted tiene clientes o miembros de la comunidad que necesiten asistencia para inundaciones y / o COVID, todos pueden utilizar North Sound ACH Community HUB para la coordinación de la atención.

How can you request assistance?

Online, over the phone, and through email. North Sound ACH staff will gather intake information and what assistance is needed, and will connect clients to the appropriate resource to fulfill their needs. Examples of resources include:

  • Distributing food kits, care kits, and rapid test kits
  • Connecting to navigators in multiple languages throughout the North Sound

¿Cómo solicitar asistencia?

En línea, por teléfono y por correo electrónico. El personal de North Sound ACH recopilará información de admisión y qué asistencia se necesita, y conectará a los clientes con el recurso apropiado para satisfacer sus necesidades. Ejemplos de recursos se incluyen:

  • Distribución de kits de alimentos, kits de atención y kits de prueba rápida
  • Conexión con navegantes comunitarios en varios idiomas y representantes tribales de salud comunitaria en North Sound

Additionally, organizations can request PPE, test kits, and other supplies using this form.

We help anyone in the North Sound region, regardless of insurance or documentation status, and are able to assist in multiple languages – we have Spanish and Punjabi speaking staff, and have a translation service for all other languages.

Además, las organizaciones pueden solicitar suministros COVID como PPE, kits de prueba y otros elementos que utilizan este formulario.

Ayudamos a todas las personas en la región de North Sound, independientemente del estado de su seguro o documentación, y podemos ayudar en varios idiomas – tenemos personal que habla español y punjabí, y un servicio de traducción para todos los demás idiomas.


Hub@NorthSoundACH.org  |  888.438.7330  |  northsoundach.org/referral


We are also accepting donations for direct flood relief; this fund will support individuals who have been impacted by the flooding who may have limited options, as well as supporting community health workers, promatoras, and tribal partners who are trusted communicators and navigators for vulnerable populations. Donate here.

También estamos aceptando donaciones para el alivio directo de las inundaciones; este fondo apoyará a las personas que han sido afectadas por las inundaciones y que pueden tener opciones limitadas, así como también apoyará a los trabajadores de salud comunitarios, promatoras y representantes de salud de la comunidad tribal que son comunicadores y navegantes de confianza para las poblaciones vulnerables. Donar aquí.


Community to Community (C2C)

Community to Community Development (C2C) is a women-led grassroots organization dedicated to food sovereignty and immigrant rights. The migrant farmworker and Latinx community has been disproportionately impacted by the flooding crisis – many lost entire homes and belongings, farming equipment and produce, medication, food. 

C2C promatoras are frontline workers helping these communities in north Whatcom County and Skagit County, and donations to the Solidarity Relief Fund support the promatoras work (many of whom were impacted directly as well), as well as safe shelter, food, and supplies for the families. 

Support their fund here.
 

Whatcom Community Foundation

The Resilience Fund is investing in nonprofits working on the front lines of the emergency flood response – gift cards, financial support, healthcare and childcare, and more – to our community’s most vulnerable neighbors.

Generous local donors have created a pool of matching funds to support gifts made to the Resilience Fund for local emergency flood response and assistance. All individual donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $115,000. Donate here.
 

Peoples Bank 

Peoples Bank is temporarily offering several programs to support families and businesses facing financial hardship or loss due to flooding in Whatcom and Skagit County. We are here to help you and your business persevere.

Learn more about your options here

  • 90-Day Loan Payment Deferral
  • Personal Recovery Loan
  • Long-Term Personal Financing
  • Business Financing

Additional Resources:
FloodSmart.Gov – Rebuilding after a flood can be difficult. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) offers a variety of resources to help you protect the life you’ve built and recover more quickly after a flood.

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance – The SBA offers disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters located in regions affected by declared disasters.

Equity

If you know of a flood relief or assistance resource that does not have culturally-appropriate translation services, please let us know at Team@NorthSoundACH.org. North Sound ACH is here to strengthen language access in emergency response. 


Check this page and follow our Facebook page for timely updates, and contact us as Communications@NorthSoundACH.org if you have information and updates to share.

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