WAHA staff provide free and confidential information to help you find ways to get, keep, and use health care coverage and take control of your health. Feel free to Tell Us about your needs and situation and we will do our best to locate possible option(s) for you. This may include:

  • Purchasing insurance
  • Applying for assistance programs
  • Using community clinics and sliding-fee scale providers
  • Accessing donated care
  • Finding primary care providers
  • Coordinating certain aspects of your care
  • Advance care planning

The act of favoritism or making a difference in treatment based on an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression, familial status, marital status, physical or mental disability, political party, or veteran’s status is not permitted.

WAHA does not sell insurance or profit in any way from providing this information; therefore our services are completely unbiased. Our services are available to Whatcom County residents only.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an insurance plan that I qualify for AND that I can afford?

The Access Counselors at WAHA will help you identify all your options for insurance and costs. In addition, we will screen for any possible State or Federal programs that may assist you to access health insurance.

I can’t afford my medications, can you help?

There are a few ways that people can get some help with their prescription costs. Contact us to learn more.

Do you have a fund or money to pay my medical bills and prescriptions costs?

WAHA does not have any funds to pay bills. We will help you to identify all your options and to apply for programs that may be able to help you.

Is there help to pay for my medical expenses?

Everyone’s situation is unique. WAHA does not have a fund to pay your bills. However, WAHA staff are happy to help identify any available programs or options to help with past or future medical expenses. We can also help you apply for programs you may be eligible for.

Do you sell insurance?

WAHA does not sell insurance. Our information is unbiased and we do not get any payment for helping you.

How can i get help with advance care planning?

WAHA Certified Advance Care Planning Facilitators can meet with you to help you clarify your personal values, beliefs and preferences for end-of-life care and to complete your own Advance Directive. This is a free service though donations are always welcome.

I need health care but can’t afford it. Can you help?

WAHA staff will help you explore options for getting health insurance, using community clinics, sliding scale fee providers, and other creative options to help you access the care you need.

Can I make an appointment to see a provider at your office?

WAHA does not provide medical care. We are happy to talk with you about finding a provider in our community.

Something else?

We would love the opportunity to discuss your specific situation in detail. Click the button below for more information about how to reach us.

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