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Community Links

Community Action of Skagit County

The mission of Community Action is to foster and advocate for self-sufficiency among low-income people in Skagit County.



The Economic Development Association of Skagit County is a source of information about business and industrial development opportunities in Skagit County. EDASC is also a great place to learn more about life in Skagit County, including our unique environment, recreation, education, and residential real estate.




Located in Anacortes, WA, the Port of Anacortes, in partnership with public agencies and private business, develops and manages facilities and services that stimulate private job creation and commerce, while protecting the quality of life, needs and desires of area residents.



The Pacific Northwest Waterways Association has spent more than 75 years successfully advocating for federal funding of our region’s navigation projects and public policy to improve the economic efficiency and environmental sustainability of the Pacific Northwest.



The Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) is dedicated to improving public awareness of the vital economic role of ports in Washington State. Learn more about ports at this site.



The Washington Maritime Federation is a diverse group of maritime, economic and trade organizations that is working to build on opportunities to grow the maritime industry in this state. To see a brochure about the WMF, click HERE. To see a list of the WMF’s 2015 legislative priorities, click HERE.



The primary purpose of the Skagit Airport Support Association  is to support the long term operation of Skagit Regional Airport. SASA addresses issues that affect pilots, either directly or indirectly, at the airport.



Located in Mount Vernon, Skagit Valley College exists to expand opportunities and horizons for students and to improve the communities in which they live.



The NW Innovation Resource Center (NWIRC) assists entrepreneurs and inventors from throughout Skagit County create the strategies they need to evaluate their ideas and obtain the resources they need to bring the ideas to life.  They work with the Port of Skagit to develop resources in Skagit County that will aid the entrepreneur along the path from idea to reality.  Their Enterprise Program assists the entrepreneur from innovative idea to startup business. The BuildIt Program helps inventors develop their product and get it to the market. Click here for more details


Local Area Chambers of Commerce 

Anacortes Chamber of Commerce 360-293-3832
Burlington Chamber of Commerce  360-757-0094
Concrete Chamber of Commerce 360-853-9303
La Conner Chamber of Commerce  888-642-9284
Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce 360- 428-8547
Sedro-Woolley Chamber of Commerce 360-855-1841


Local Governments

Skagit County
City of Anacortes
City of Burlington
Town of Concrete
City of Mount Vernon
City of Sedro-Woolley


Local Tribal Governments

Samish Indian Nation
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Upper Skagit Tribe


Local Hospitals

Skagit Valley Hospital, Mount Vernon, WA
United General Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, WA
Island Hospital, Anacortes, WA