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Drop-In Center Move to New Temporary Location

​​​​​​​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)

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