WHATCOM COUNTY, WA
Whatcom County is the 9th most populous county in WA. Approximately 40% of the population lives in Bellingham, the largest city in the county, 17% live in the six smaller cities, and approximately 42% live in unincorporated rural areas. Each year over 2,000 babies are born in Whatcom County and in general the population of children under 5 are more racially and ethnically diverse than the population of Whatcom County as a whole. Additionally, nearly 44% of Whatcom County’s youngest children live in families that lack economic security and are living under 200% federal poverty level (FPL).
Whatcom Co Perinatal Mental Health Task Force
Next meeting: January 19, 2023,
Find out more about what's happening in WA state! use our interactive map to see where we hosted perinatal mental health training in the last 2- 3 years, or find out about local initiatives to get involved in.