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"The Anacortes Family Center takes a comprehensive approach designed to springboard you and your family on a path to self-sufficiency."

75-80% of people leave our shelter with safe, stable housing and a job.

combining efforts for success

You can look forward to joining the 75-80% of people who leave our shelter with safe, stable housing and a job if you combine your determined efforts with ours. We can offer housing search assistance, budgeting education, individual case management, employment readiness help, sobriety and smoking cessation services, life skills classes, and therapy.

To qualify, you must:
  • Be a single woman or family living homeless

  • Have an income less than 30% of the area mean

  • Submit to a background check

  • Be currently clean and sober

  • Embrace the program and its requirements

to participate, we will ask you to:
  • Share your COVID status

  • Secure a job or volunteer position within 14 days

  • Attend weekly case management and life skills sessions

  • Refrain from using drugs and alcohol

  • Stick to a budget and save money

  • Help with chores in common spaces

  • Adhere to a curfew of 11PM – 7AM unless working

  • Have your children in school or child care

  • Complete daily logs

We see each client as a unique individual and tailor plans to maximize each person‘s strengths. We can accommodate those with disabilities, people in recovery, and those with some criminal background, but we can‘t accept people with histories of violent crimes, sexual offenses, or other high-risk behaviors.


Contact us by calling 360.293.2993 or by filling out our assessment form.

AFC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

TAX id#: 20-0775618

© 2024 Anacortes Family Center

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