What We Do
At Rebound, we work with families who are trying to recover and rebuild after experiencing the devastating effects of trauma. Often trauma-background families are the most susceptible to continue cycles of abuse, neglect and/or poverty, unless there is some type of intervention. We walk alongside kids and families on the road to health and restoration.
Connecting – Families often suffer because of a lack of connection. Social isolation and lack of support from other adults make it difficult for families to gain traction during crisis situations. At Rebound, we foster supportive relationships and access community help in times of need.
Empowering – We are committed to giving kids and families the tools they need to succeed. We offer year-round programs for both parents and kids that teach health in the social, emotional, physical and spiritual areas of life.
Restoring – We seek long-term health and stability for our kids and families. As we walk with families, we seek to restore homes to a place where family members know they are loved and supported, where trust is present, and where both parents and kids can thrive as part of the greater community.
We specifically reach out to high-risk elementary school-aged kids through Ray of Hope Summer Camp, and Roots Programming throughout the year. Our goal is to end the vicious cycle of abuse so it is eradicated by the time they themselves become adults with children of their own.
Rebound exists to connect, empower, and restore vulnerable kids and families in our community.
Rebound was founded in 1996 as a ministry of Cornwall Church and Pastor James Avinger. It started out by serving kids who were most at risk for social and academic failure. Over the years, Rebound grew in size and scope until it launched as its own independent non-profit in 2006. Since then, Rebound’s programs have grown substantially as has our capacity to support the whole family.
For the past 20 years, Rebound of Whatcom County has provided hope and healing to children and families whose lives have been impacted by trauma, including abuse, generational poverty, neglect, homelessness and other life challenges. Since its beginnings Rebound has made an impact on thousands of lives in Whatcom County, and many have benefited from both participating in our programs and/or serving with us.
Rebound of Whatcom County is a 501c3 non-profit corporation. If you are interested in viewing our most recent 990 tax form, please email or call our offices at 360-714-0700 to request a copy.