Welcome our new Whatcom & Skagit Counties Victim Services Coordinator!

Victim Support Services is excited to announce Janelle Barton as our new Whatcom & Skagit Victim Counties Services Coordinator! Janelle joins VSS from Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services (DVSAS) in Whatcom County where she worked as the Safe Housing Coordinator. Prior to working as the Safe Housing coordinator for DVSAS she worked on the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault hotline responding to crisis callers and responding to the hospital.  Janelle has a great passion for victim services, and a great understanding of what victims experience going through the criminal justice system. She has a background in Human Services from Western Washington University and enjoys the collaborations she has already established in the Bellingham community, and looks forward to what collaborations she can build in while working for VSS. Janelle will be a great asset to our team! Welcome Janelle.