ABOUT Northwest Youth Services
Northwest Youth Services is a non-profit organization serving young people ages 13-24 experiencing homelessness in Whatcom and Skagit Counties.
We support youth in identifying goals and building the skills necessary to reach their own sense of stability.
Northwest Youth Services offers housing, street outreach, help finding a job or enrolling in school, connection to mental health services, support for LGBTQ youth, restorative justice for juvenile offenders, and referrals to other services in the community.
Learn more here.
Some of NWYS services:
Youth Jobs: Helping youth gain vital job experience.
Youth Jobs is a partnership between Northwest Youth Services and local businesses to offer paid work opportunities to young people.
Through Youth Jobs, youth can find paid work in an area that interests them, and can gain experience to put on their resume. It’s also a great way for businesses to support young people in a meaningful way, while benefiting from the extra help at no cost to them!
If your business is interested in participating in this program, in which Northwest Youth Services pays youth wages, please send an email to NWYS to learn more.
Youth Engagement Initiative mission includes activities such as working to promote organizations and programs like FutureNW.
VISION & MISSION STATEMENT: Youth Engagement Initiative
The Whatcom Business Alliance through the Youth Engagement Initiative works in partnership with students, parents, employers, policymakers, educators and like-minded organizations to create synergies that advance youth employment and career opportunities in Whatcom County.