The Economic and Security committee at the Anacortes Senior Center is hosting a panel of speakers on veterans programs on Thursday, November 21 at 2:30.
Randi Bowman a Veterans representative from Worksource, Vernon Hunter, a Veterans service case manager, Nathan Sutton from the HUD Vash program and or Bill Adamek, a local Veterans Employment representative will attend.
This meeting is being advertised for veterans, spouses, and interested individuals to learn of priority access to services to help find a job, launch a new career and to learn about the housing voucher program.
Island Hospital offers free clinical breast exams
Clinical breast exams will be offered at a free screening on Tues., Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital, Medical Arts Pavilion 1015 25th St., Anacortes.
This screening is provided by Sharon Brown, AGPCNP-BC of Fidalgo Medical Associates. Appointments are required, 360-299-4204
I attached a PDF that lists the Anacortes resources for food, shelter and other basic needs.
Many thanks to Nancy Yount at Anacortes Christian Church!
Anacortes Resources as of Sep 2019
A note from Kirk Kennedy & Sylvia Cooper:
Exciting news for people with disabilities in Anacortes, their family & friends and those serving this community.
Please consider attending this information meeting of Anacortes’ newly forming ACAC committee, whose mission is, “To improve the quality of life for residents and visitors with disabilities by eliminating or modifying barriers burdening them.” To be effective, our ACAC needs input from people with a wide range of disabilities and those who support people with disabilities (spouses, caregivers, professionals, etc.). Click here to visit ACAC webpage on City’s site.
Continue reading “Anacortes Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues”
The Anacortes Family Center desperately needs two sofa beds. They will make arrangements, if necessary, to pick them up from your home.
Contact Karen Yost, Program Coordinator at (360) 293-2993; 112 or Karen@AnacortesFamily.org
Notes from the presentation by Officer Karl Wolfswinkel:
Points to ponder:
Aggressive Panhandling is illegal
Being a public nuisance is illegal (offensive materials, trash, etc.)
Panhandling within city limits is not illegal
Who has the right to move someone along?
Business representatives (e.g. Office Manager of the church; owner of a small business; Manager at the grocery store) can call police and request that an individual(s) be trespassed or removed Continue reading “Health Council Meeting (19 Jul 17) – The Panhandling Issue”