How to Help


The Resource Center is completely dependent on donations for its operating expenses.  If you would like to make a donation, please make checks payable to:

Ferndale Community Resource Center

P.O. Box 2205

Ferndale, WA 98248

Wish List:  Printer paper & cartridges, office supplies, coffee. We are always accepting gently used clothing donations for the Other Bank.


The Resource Center is a fulfilling and meaningful place to volunteer.  We always have a list of projects for anyone interested in human services, community-building, community-organizing, and grass-roots change.  Contact us for more information—we can craft the right opportunity for you!

We are always happy to mentor students that need hands-on community-based work to complete internships or culminating projects.  If you’re interested in an internship (an academic quarter or longer) please submit a cover letter and resume. All prospective interns and volunteers, please email the Resource Center at or call and leave a message at 360-380-2200.

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • Front Desk Client Care:  Provide a warm and welcoming environment at the Center, give families and individuals information and referrals to services, help fill out DSHS and housing applications, answer the phone, and complete other office organizational projects as needed. Can be regularly scheduled each week or every other week or be on a sub list to cover for other volunteers.


  • Outreach:  Help with community education, newspaper articles, table displays, brochures, fliers, presentations, social media and event planning.     


  • Program Development:  Do you have an idea for a project or see a particular need in the community? 


  • Board Members:  Join the Ferndale Community Service Cooperative


Thank you to our supporters:  City of Ferndale, Ferndale Chamber of Commerce, Individuals, Kiwanis Club of Ferndale,
Lummi Nation, WECU, Weden Engineering, Whatcom Community Foundation and the Whatcom Family & Community Network.