Social Services

Social Services Department

Street Address: 1809 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA 98221
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 217, Anacortes, WA 98221
Phone: (360) 899-5282
Fax: (360) 299-4357
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Toll Free: Tribal Administration: (877) 470-8737

Samish Health and Human Services Building

Five County Service Delivery Area:

(Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom)

  • Assist with energy bills for low-income households
  • Monthly food vouchers for low-income households
  • General social services including referrals to outside agencies and services


  • Serve and advocate for tribal youth involved in CPS/Children’s Administration through Indian Child Welfare
  • Assist youth up to age 21 who have been in foster care with Independent Living Skills
  • Assist youth involved in the Juvenile Court System with accessing services, including culturally appropriate services and activities
  • Refer people with alcohol/chemical dependency issues and provide prevention services
  • Supports Samish Indian Nation Canoe Journey and Camp Samish


  • Serve and advocate for tribal youth involved in CPS through Indian Child Welfare in any state or country.


Washington Youth Academy

The Washington Youth Academy (WYA) is a FREE program offered to youth at-risk residing in the State of Washington. The vision of the Washington Youth Academy is to provide youth at-risk a quality education, positive values, and life and job skills training that will change their lives and give them hope and opportunity for a new future.

Free Cell Phone and Service:

The following website has free cell phones and free service up to 250 minutes free per month for households on different program such as SNAP, TANF and others; they do have the option to pay for more minutes if they are needed.

Tax Information:

Child Tax CreditРcheck out this link to see if you are eligible for extra  money.