The City of Bellingham, in partnership with Whatcom County and Lighthouse Mission Ministries, is working to relocate the Drop-In Center low-barrier emergency shelter facility to a new temporary location from its current temporary location at Bellingham High School.
Mayor Seth Fleetwood and the Bellingham City Council have approved a plan to relocate the Drop-In Center to the former location of the Bellingham Public Market on Cornwall Avenue. This action was made final at a special meeting of the Bellingham City Council on June 16. Video recording and summary of the June 16, 2020, special meeting.
Information and documents below will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.
Meeting Materials for City Council Special Meeting 6:00 p.m. June 16, 2020
City of Bellingham News Releases
Frequently Asked Questions
- FAQs (pdf) (updated with additional FAQs, June 12, 2020)