Community Action of Skagit County, in partnership with the City of Anacortes, is excited to announce the location for the Anacortes Resource Center will be 819 Commercial Ave., Suite C. The office is currently being outfitted with the requisite technology and should be open to provide services five days a week 9:00 a.m. –3:00 p.m. by September 15.Please check the website at for opening information. In the meantime, Community Action continues to be co-located with the Anacortes Family Center Wednesday and Fridays, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 a.m. For more information: (360) 416-7585, Action services offered from the Anacortes Resource Center will include care coordination (case management), housing intakes, resource and information support, WIC (Women, Infant & Children Program), help with Energy & Utility Assistance scheduling, screening for Basic Food/SNAP and other benefits, and referrals to other programs such as senior food boxes, veterans services, supportive employment, and adult education.Information about a grand opening will be forthcoming in the next edition of A-Town Magazine. An outreach event for Energy and Utility Assistance and other services for seniors and people with disabilities will be held on October 17.

Community Action is working in collaboration with other service providers in town, such as Anacortes Family Center, the Salvation Army, the City of Anacortes, Anacortes Fire Department, and local churches to ensure that Anacortes residents have access to the services that may benefit them most.