Our Community and Business Office is located east of downtown Bellingham near Lake Whatcom at 609 Northshore Drive, Bellingham. (360) 676-6000
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Our Boarding Home is located in the serene environment North of Lake Whatcom at 3400 Agate Heights Road. (360) 676-6000 ext 399
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Lake Whatcom Residential and Treatment Center (LWC), located in Bellingham, Washington, is a DSHS licensed not-for-profit organization providing an array of residential and community mental health services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Whatcom and surrounding counties.

Understanding the most severe and persistent mental illness means meeting the consumers needs and understanding their ability to meet their goal of recovery. This is the foundation of care that consumers receive at LWC.  Consumers are supported through providing assistance with housing, financial and legal issues, psychiatric and medical care, social and personal growth.  The intensity of services is continually adjusted to address the full spectrum of treatment from crisis intervention to independence of case management.  Services are provided to meet individual needs and incorporate natural supports to integrate to the maximum level of independence.

To discuss how we can serve you, call (360) 676-6000, Office Hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday

Need Help Now?

If you fear for your, or someone else's safety, call 911.

If you are in crisis and need someone to talk to, call
Care Crisis Line 1-800-584-3578
TTY 1-425-339-3301