Skagit County Coalitions Meeting During COVID

Want to know what organizations are doing to share information about local services? Community Action helps bring groups together around common solutions, and joins others to do more together than we can alone. Learn about gaps in services and opportunities for working better together. Contact these partner coalitions to join their email list or attend meetings.

Want other anti-poverty and human service coalitions listed here? Submit contact info, brief description, and link to your group to volunteercenter@communityactionskagit.org.

Coalitions Led By Community Action

Asset Building Coalition
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 4th Wednesday of the Month | 11:30 AM-1 PM
About: The Skagit Asset Building Coalition is a collaboration of community organizations and businesses working to ensure our neighbors in Skagit County have the resources to achieve financial stability. The mission of the Asset Building Coalition is to promote pathways to prosperity through financial stability by fostering collaboration throughout Skagit County. Its goals are:

  1. To increase access and participation in asset building tools and services to achieve success in the Learn, Earn, Save, Invest, and Protect framework.
  2. To increase cooperation among agencies and individuals working to address financial stability.

For more information contact Ryan Davis.

Community Resource Network
Monthly Virtual Meetings: Last Thursday of the Month| 2-3PM
About: The Community Resources Meetings are an opportunity for all community service providers to share information and learn about other resources in the community.

For more information contact Candace Weingart.

East County Advisory Committee
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 3rd Friday of the Month | 10:30AM-12:00PM

For more information contact Claudia Marken.

Latinx Advisory Committee
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 2nd Thursday of the Month | 8:30-9:30AM
About: The Latinx Advisory Committee (LAC) is a subcommittee of the Community Action Board of Directors, charged with advising the agency on how to better serve and develop leadership among low-income Latina/o community members. The Mission of the Latinx Advisory Committee is:

  • Networking and relationship building.
  • Advising Decision-Makers
  • Strengthening Community through Supporting Leadership Growth

For more information contact Latinx Advisory Committee.

Volunteer Coordinator’s Network
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the Month| 3-4PM
About: The Skagit Volunteer Coordinators Network (VCN) is a networking group for Volunteer Coordinators to share information and learn from other volunteer management professionals in the community! Find tips and build community with other nonprofits, government agencies, and other community-based initiatives that utilize volunteer support. The monthly meetings feature a peer learning opportunity that consists of a 15-20 minute overview of a volunteer engagement topic, followed by a facilitated discussion. Join the VCN to discuss best practices and solutions to barriers commonly encountered in the volunteer management world. Meetings will also provide an opportunity for all attendees to promote events, training, and resources relevant to volunteer coordinators.

For more information contact the Skagit Volunteer Center.

Other Community Coalitions

Anacortes Community Health Council
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the Month | Noon- 1 PM
About: The Anacortes Community Health Council provides a forum by which churches, city government, public agencies, private organizations, and community groups can discuss and explore ways to better provide human services to the citizens of Fidalgo Island.

For more information contact Eric Johnson.

Monthly Virtual Meetings: Mostly every other month (January, March, May, June & November) on the 2nd Wednesday | 8:30-10 AM

About: The Children’s Council brings community members and agencies together to empower and enrich the lives of young children and their families in Skagit County.

For more information contact Lyndie Simmonds or visit the Children’s Council website.

Concrete Resource Coalition
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the Month | 3-4:30 PM
About: The goal of the coalition is to develop and implement ways to respectfully meet the needs of youth, families, and individuals through collaboration, networking, and building community relationships.

For more information contact Marlena White.

Skagit-Island Community Partnership for Transition Solutions (CPTS)
Monthly Virtual Meetings: Not currently meeting during COVID
About: Skagit- Island CPTS brings together Community Partners with the common goal of sharing resources with Community Members experiencing any level of transition from incarceration while integrating into the community. Through reducing stigma, building resilient individuals, and strengthening families, we create a healthier community for all.

For more information contact skagitislandcpts@gmail.com.

Skagit Population Health Trust
Monthly Virtual Meetings: 1st Thursday of the Month | 8:30-11 AM
About: The Population Health Trust’s mission is to Improve Health for ALL people in Skagit County. Members are officially appointed by the Commissioners (not just drop in).

For more information or to get on the email list visit: www.skagitcounty.net/Departments/PHTAC.

Skagit Wellness Alliance
1st Thursday of the Month| 3-4PM
Via Zoom

For more information contact Danika Troupe.