ADR staff provide information, referrals, and assistance in obtaining services that support independence, dignity, and health of older adults and people with disabilities.

Staff is available to meet with you on the telephone, or if necessary, in-person to help you identify services that address issues commonly faced by people who are older or who are disabled.

In-Home Care

Information and guidance on obtaining in-home support services for seniors and people with disabilities who need assistance daily activities like bathing, dressing, meal preparation, transportation, and personal care. This includes a list of individuals and agencies who provide care privately and through state-funded programs.


Information about Medicaid long term care coverage and the application process.

Caregiver Support

Programs that support the family caregiver by providing respite services, consultation, and information on meeting the caregiver’s needs.

Long-term Care Options

A comprehensive list of boarding homes, assisted living facilities, adult family homes, nursing homes, and respite care facilities.

General Resources

Information about accessing a wide variety of services and programs such as property tax deferrals, powers of attorney, living wills, advance directives, transportation, and parking permits for persons with disabilities.

For more information connecting older adults and their families with services visit

Contact us at:

Whatcom County (360) 738-2500 


Skagit County (360) 428-1309

600 Lakeway Drive
Bellingham, WA 98225


301 Valley Mall Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273