With so many demands on today's families, parents need all the support they can get. That's why we're here to help. The Y provides a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. We partner with you, reinforcing the values you teach at home.


B.A.S.E. Before & After School Enrichment >

(Licensed Before & After School Program throughout Whatcom County)

Designed with the needs of the family in mind, B.A.S.E gives parents a safe, affordable and convenient child care program on which they can depend. This program provides a variety of activities that encourage, excite and enrich during those critical hours between home and school.


Early Learning >

(Downtown Bellingham & Barkley Early Learning Centers)

The goal of early childhood development programs is for children to be well prepared to enter school. Our programs are licensed by the Washington State Department of Health & Human Services.


Teen Programs >

(Jr. Counselor, Teen Strength Training, Youth & Government and Youth Institute)

The Y offers a variety of programs for teens (grades 6-12). From Teen Strength Training to Youth & Government and more!


Youth & Government >

Youth & Government teaches leadership and communication skills by examining public policy in a safe and non-partisan environment. 


Youth Institute >

Youth Institute is a summer program that exposes teens to the wonders of the wilderness but also incorporates technology to document their time. widget