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FASt Friends - A FASD Family and Community Support Network
We are so excited to announce the start of our Vancouver Washington FASt Friends Support group on March 28th 2020. We need your feedback on what you would like to see in your group and would like to update you on the time and location once we get that nailed down. Let us know you’re interested by clicking the I’M INTERESTED button. Volunteer ran and peer-led, all of our support groups are open to families or caregivers to individuals who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of being impacted by FASD’s as well as to adults impacted by FASD’s. Our groups are respectful of and open to birth mothers. There is no fee to attend.(Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Families of those affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Location:
TBD
46
Vancouver,
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Schedule: Saturdays
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration: https://www.nofaswa.org/support
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: NOFAS Washington State
True
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Adoption Support Group
This free group offers supportive listening and positive tips about parenting older adopted children. You’re welcome to attend both before as well as after your child arrives home. Families can request to join closed facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/501765056571480/ WACAP Adoptive Parent Support Group(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Adoptive families
Location:
call
67
Renton,
[map]
Schedule: call for times
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration: Yes
Start Date:
Zia Freeman
Agency: WACAP International
True
2
199
Agape House - Homeless young women/foster care
The Agape House will provide education & non-time limited Housing to African American women, age 18-25, who are homeless and have aged out of Foster Care. https://www.facebook.com/TheAgapeHouseofWashington/info/ (Keywords: Education, Foster Care)
Audience: African American women who are Homeless and aged out of Foster Care
Location:
45
Seattle,
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Schedule:
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True
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1989
AMARA - post-adoption and foster care services
Amara guides, prepares, and supports foster families to ensure that every kid in foster care can be placed in a stable, long-term, loving home; comprehensive post-adoption services for Amara families(Keywords: Adoption, Counseling)
Audience: Families who foster and adopt children
Location:
Amara
1901 Jefferson Ave - Ste. 104
63
Tacoma,
98402
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: Free
Childcare: NA
Registration: Not required
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Angela Tucker
Agency: Amara
True
4
updated 8/16
153
Amara Parenting
Amara guides, prepares, and supports foster families to ensure that every kid in foster care can be placed in a stable, long-term, loving home. (Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Potential adoptive and foster parents
Location:
Amara Parenting
5907 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S
352
Seattle (South),
98118
[map]
Schedule: Mon. - Fri. / 9am to 5pm
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Amara Parenting
True
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Updated 1/2017
1089
Atlantic Street Center
Mental health counseling; tutoring; anger management classes; support groups; positive recreational activities for teens; multicultural identity issues, kinship group, citizenship classes, english classes, parenting classes(Keywords: Adoption, Anger management)
Audience: African Americans or other people of color
Location:
2103 South Atlantic Street
352
Seattle (South),
98144
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 9-5pm
Cost: Slight fee for some services
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency:
True
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1100
Atlantic Street Family Resource Center - Parenting Classes
Our four primary service areas are Early Learning, Youth Development, Family Support, and Counseling Services. This includes court approved parenting classes, support groups, baby resources and CPR/First Aid classes. All Atlantic Street Center services are free to participants. Currently updated by JazmynS@atlanticstreet.org Parenting support groups, Incredible Years,(Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: Community
Location:
5150 S Cloverdale Pl
45
Seattle,
98118
[map]
Schedule: Mon and Fri 9-5, Tue and Thu 10-6
Cost: free
Childcare: Call
Registration: Call
Start Date:
Tiara Atkins
Agency:
True
4
10
Bethany Adoption
As a worldwide and community leader in adoption and family services, we know that a child\'s best chance to thrive is as part of a safe, loving, forever family. (Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Parents
Location:
Bethany of Bellingham
1031 N State St. - #108
17
Bellingham,
98225
[map]
Schedule: NA
Cost:
Childcare: NA
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Bethany
True
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C.A.R.E. for Foster Parents & Relative Caregivers
Provides immediate counseling, education and support to caregivers of children with high risk behaviors; ongoing support; help strengthening parenting & behavior management skills; additional resources in the community.(Keywords: Counseling, Foster Care)
Audience: Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers
Location:
Friends of Youth
16225 NE 87th Street Suite-6
59
Redmond,
98052
[map]
Schedule: Call for Info
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency: Friends of Youth
True
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1321
Catholic Community Services
Represents dependent children in foster care; counseling and mental health.(Keywords: Counseling, Foster Care)
Audience: Children to 18 years of age
Location:
1133 Railroad Ave, Ste. 100
17
Bellingham,
98225
[map]
Schedule: Monday Thru. Friday 9-5
Cost: None
Childcare: No
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency:
True
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Catholic Community Services - Skagit Family Center
Community mental health programs; foster parent/home licenser; specialized treatment, residential/CHAP for children, parenting classes, kinship/grandparent support, Wrap-around teams, parent coaching, housing, basic needs(Keywords: Adoption, Anger management)
Audience: Low income children/families
Location:
Skagit Family Center
614 Peterson Rd.
251
Burlington,
98233
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 9-5
Cost: Sliding fee scale; insurance; med.coupons
Childcare: No
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency:
True
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925
CCSWW - Foster Care
Provides foster children, from birth to 18 years of age, with short- or long-term out-of-home placement, with resources for medical and dental care, counseling and school. This programs strives to reunite children with their biological parents whenever possible and assists those who want to become foster parents obtain foster care licenses and training.(Keywords: Counseling, Foster Care)
Audience: Foster Children birth to 18 & foster parents
Location:
Call for information
12
Everett,
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Schedule:
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Registration:
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency: Catholic Community Services of Western WA
True
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389
CHANGES Parent Support Network
The CHANGES Parent Support Network provides support, education and service to communities and parents struggling with issues surrounding truancy, drug use, illegal activities, aggressive and/or addictive behaviors and attempted suicide by adolescent children. The ChangeInsight Program is an active process of behavior change and emotional growth for parents and their families based on peer support. Parent groups meet weekly, are entirely confidential, and funded by voluntary donations.(Keywords: Anger management, Education)
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of adolescents involved in destructive behaviors.
Location:
4401 2nd Ave NE - Seattle
353
Seattle (North),
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: none
Childcare: No
Registration: None
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: Changes Parent Support Network
True
2
Call for more information - Saturday Seminars throughout the Puget Sound
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CHANGES Parent Support Network
The Changes Parent Support Network provides support,education,and service to communities and parents struggling with issues surrounding truancy, drug use, illegal activities, aggressive and/or addictive behaviors and attempted suicide by adolescent children. The ChangeInsight Program is an active process of behavior change and emotional growth for parents and their families, based on peer support.(Keywords: Anger management, Education)
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of adolescents involved in destructive behaviors.
Location:
Redmond Old Schoolhouse Community Center
6505 176th Ave NE
59
Redmond,
98052
[map]
Schedule: Tuesdays,7 -9:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations appreciated
Childcare: None
Registration: No registration required
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: CHANGES Parent Support Network
True
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Potluck on the 1st Tuesday of each month, 6 to 7pm. Updated 1/15 Updated 7/15
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CHANGES Parent Support Network
The CHANGES Parent Support Network provides support, education and service to communities and parents struggling with issues surrounding truancy, drug use, illegal activities, aggressive and/or addictive behaviors and attempted suicide by adolescent children. The ChangeInsight Program is an active process of behavior change and emotional growth for parents and their families based on peer support. Parent groups meet weekly, are entirely confidential, and funded by voluntary donations.(Keywords: Anger management, Education)
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of adolescents involved in destructive behaviors.
Location:
Discovery House
4401 2nd Ave. NE - Wallingford
45
Seattle,
[map]
Schedule: Wednesdays 7-9:30
Cost: None
Childcare: No
Registration: None
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: Changes Parent Support Network
True
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Updated contact info 5/12 Monthly potluck on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7pm. Updated 7/15 updated 4/18
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CHANGES Parent Support Network (Redmond)
The Changes Parent Support Network provides support, education, and service to communities and parents struggling with issues surrounding truancy, drug use, illegal activities, aggressive and/or addictive behaviors, and attempted suicide by adolescent children. The ChangeInsight Program is an active process of behavior change and emotional growth for parents and their families, based on peer support. Parent groups meet weekly, are entirely confidential, and funded by voluntary donations.(Keywords: Anger management, Education)
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of adolescents involved in destructive behaviors.
Location:
Redmond Old Schoolhouse Community Center
6505 176th Ave NE
59
Redmond,
98052
[map]
Schedule: Tuesdays, 7 -9:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations appreciated
Childcare: None
Registration: No registration required
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: CHANGES Parent Support Network
True
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CHANGES Parent Support Network (Redmond)
The Changes Parent Support Network provides support,education,and service to communities and parents struggling with issues surrounding truancy, drug use, illegal activities, aggressive and/or addictive behaviors and attempted suicide by adolescent children. The ChangeInsight Program is an active process of behavior change and emotional growth for parents and their families, based on peer support.(Keywords: Anger management, Education)
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of adolescents involved in destructive behaviors.
Location:
Redmond Old Schoolhouse Community Center
6505 176th Ave NE - Redmond, WA
60
Kirkland,
[map]
Schedule: Tuesdays,7 -9:30 p.m.
Cost: Donations appreciated
Childcare: None
Registration: No registration required
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: CHANGES Parent Support Network
True
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Potluck on the 1st Tuesday of each month, 6 to 7pm. Updated 2/14 Updated 8/15
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CHANGES Parent Support Network (Wallingford)
The CHANGES Parent Support Network provides support, education and service to communites and parents struggling with issues surrounding truancy, drug use, illegal activities, aggressive and/or addictive behaviors and attempted suicide by adolescent children. The ChangeInsight Program is an active process of behavior change and emotional growth for parents and their families based on peer support. Parent groups meet weekly, are entirely confidential, and funded by voluntary donations.(Keywords: Anger management, Education)
Audience: Parents, grandparents, and caregivers of adolescents involved in destructive behaviors.
Location:
Discovery House
4401 2nd Ave. NE - Wallingford
354
Seattle (West),
[map]
Schedule: Wednesday, 7-9:30 pm
Cost: No
Childcare: None
Registration: None
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: CHANGES Parent Support Network
True
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CHERISH
Intervention based on Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), a relationship-based trauma-informed treatment mode.(Keywords: Adoption, Counseling)
Audience: Children birth to 5 living in out-of-home placements in King County
Location:
45
Seattle,
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost:
Childcare: Call for info
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: Kindering
True
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Child Protective Services (CPS/DSHS)
Investigates complaints of sexual, physical or emotional abuse, neglect or exploitation of children; foster care; day care; adoptions. (If you feel that a child is in immediate danger and no one answers this line, call the Police.)(Keywords: Abuse, Adoption)
Audience:
Location:
100 West Harrison So. Tower Suite 100
353
Seattle (North),
98119
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 8-5
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency:
True
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Verified 3/12
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Childrens Crisis Outreach Response System (CCORS)
The Children\\\'s Crisis Outreach Response System provides comprehensive services to children and youth and families in King County. These services are provided free of charge to children, youth and families. King County has contracted with YMCA Family Services and Mental Health to deliver these services. Who is eligible? Children and youth not enrolled in the King County Mental Health Plan (KCMHP) who are up to age 18 and who live in King County their identified caregivers and families (including foster parents)(Keywords: Anger management, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Families experiencing crisis w/children and teens.
Location:
347
Auburn,
98104
[map]
Schedule: 24 hours
Cost: No Fee
Childcare: NA
Registration: referral required
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Sandy Tomlin
Agency: King County
True
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810
Children\'s Home Society
Adoption support, family support, parenting education and family resources; School Readiness; foster care;ARS; parents of newborns; Key Peninsula Family Center (253) 884-5434(Keywords: Adoption, Early Learning)
Audience: Parents of children birth thru school age
Location:
Key Peninsula Family Center
201 S. 34th
63
Tacoma,
98408
[map]
Schedule: ongoing
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency:
True
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Columbia Legal Services (CLS)
Civil legal services for low income families. *First time callers should call CLEAR intake for referral services. Columbia Legal Services (CLS) is a nonprofit law firm that protects and defends the legal and human rights of low-income people. *CLEAR: 1-888-201-1014/Weekdays 9:10AM to 12:25PM http://nwjustice.org/get-legal-help(Keywords: Adoption, Childcare)
Audience: People and organizations in WA State who have no other legal assistance available to them.
Location:
Columbia Legal Services
6 South Second Street - Larson Building, Suite 600
61
Yakima,
98901
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 9-5
Cost: Call for Information
Childcare: NA
Registration: NA
Start Date: Ongoing
Agency: Columbia Legal Services
True
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2040
Common Grounds
Support group for relative caregivers of children. (Keywords: Counseling, DSHS)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Compasssionate Ministries
3627 Wheaton Way Suite 100
72
Bremerton,
98310
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare: Call for information
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Bill Kettenring
Agency: Compassionate Ministries
True
2
966
Communities in Schools
Communities In Schools site coordinators work with at-risk students, families, and schools, to provide students with the resources they need to stay in school. These include academic support such as tutoring or mentoring, physical and mental health care, basic needs like food and clothing, life skills, and college and career preparation—all offered right at the school.(Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: families with children in the Puyallup School District
Location:
Communities In Schools of Puyallup
302 Second St. SE
66
Puyallup,
98372
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: none
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Jan Mauk
Agency: Communities in Schools
True
4
1345
Community Service Office (CSO/DSHS)
Food stamps; children\'s services; disability; emergency help; foster parenting; medical care; child support.(Keywords: Disability, DSHS)
Audience: Community
Location:
4710 Auto Center Blvd.
72
Bremerton,
98312
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 7:30-5
Cost: Free
Childcare: Call for info
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency:
True
4
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Counseling, Assistance, Relief, & Education (CARE)
Is your child exhibiting inappropriate behaviors that may include sexual acting out, physical aggression, cruelty, rage, stealing, theft, lying, depression or substance abuse? This program offers ongoing support, behavior management skills, community resources.(Keywords: Counseling, Education)
Audience: Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers
Location:
45
Seattle,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
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Counseling, Assistance, Relief, & Education (CARE)
Is your child exhibiting inappropriate behaviors that may include, sexual acting out, physical aggression, cruelty, rage, stealing, theft, lying, depression or substance abuse? This program offers, ongoing support, behavior management skills & community resources.(Keywords: Education, Foster Care)
Audience: Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers
Location:
71
Bellevue,
[map]
Schedule:
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True
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Counseling, Assistance, Relief, & Education (CARE)
Is your child exhibiting inappropriate behaviors that may include, sexual acting out, physical aggression, cruelty, rage, stealing, theft, lying, depression or substance abuse? This program offers, ongoing support, behavior management skills & community resources.(Keywords: Counseling, Education)
Audience: Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers
Location:
67
Renton,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: call for info
Start Date:
Paul Johnson MSW
Agency: Friends of Youth
True
4
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CPS/DCYF - Aberdeen - Grays Harbor
If you feel a child is in danger and no one answers this line, call the Police/911 For intake call 1-888-713-6115 After hours call 800 562 5624 Cities Aberdeen, Copalis Beach, Cosmopolis, Elma, Grayland, Hoquiam, Humptulips, Malone, McCleary, Moclips, Montesano, Neilton, Oakville, Ocean Shores, Pacific Beach, Quinault, Satsop, Taholah, Westport Zip Codes 98520, 98526, 98535, 98536, 98537, 98541, 98547, 98550, 98552, 98557, 98559, 98562, 98563, 98566, 98568, 98569, 98571, 98575, 98583, 98587, 98595 (Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Children in danger of abuse or neglect
Location:
Aberdeen
415 West Wishkah Suite 2B
156
Aberdeen,
98520
[map]
Schedule: 1-888-713-6115 Intake
Cost: Free
Childcare: No
Registration: N/A
Start Date: N/A
N/A
Agency: Aberdeen DCFS
True
4
401
DadsMOVE Support Group
Tacoma Support Group Meeting When: 2nd Thursdays, 6pm – 8pm Where: Children’s Museum of Tacoma Welcome back! Our monthly support group meeting resumes tonight with our friends and families joining forces with Exceptional Families. See you soon. Parking is free on street after 6pm, adjacent lot is $6 (or free in marked museum spaces with museum member parking pass) Registration is required for childcare – www.exceptionalfamilies.org/sfps-tacoma.(Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: Dads
Location:
Tacoma Children\'s Museum
1501 Pacific Ave
63
Tacoma,
98402
[map]
Schedule: 2nd Thursday, 6-8 pm
Cost: $5 childcare deposit
Childcare: rsvp at website $5 deposit
Registration: email or rsvp childcare on website
Start Date: Ongoing
ongoing
Denise Walk
Agency: Exceptional Families Network
True
2
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Division of Children and Family Services/DCS
Child care; adoption; childrens services; emergency help; abuse & neglect; caregiver support; disability; foster parent; help in the home.(Keywords: Abuse, Adoption)
Audience: Community
Location:
349
Ellensburg,
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 8-5
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
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DSHS - Aberdeen
Child and family services. Serves children and families. Eligibility determination for persons applying for financial, medical, or food stamp assistance; directs clients to food banks/clothing banks Apply online and request appointment for quicker response time. washingtonconnections link for online application at the bottom of the website.(Keywords: Adoption, Basic Needs)
Audience: Children and families
Location:
Aberdeen
415 West Wishkah Suite 2B
156
Aberdeen,
98520
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Fri 8am - 5pm
Cost: Free
Childcare: No
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency: DSHS
True
4
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DSHS - Kinship Navigator Program (Relative caregivers)
Kinship Navigator Program helps strengthen families by helping relatives provide a safe, stable and nurturing environment for the children in their care. The Kinship Navigator Program aids kinship caregivers in understanding and navigating the system of services available for children living in their care. Spanish-speaking Navigator Assistant Laura Dow ldow@catholiccharitiescw.org 509-946-4645(Keywords: Adoption, Basic Needs)
Audience: Relative caregivers of minor children.
Location:
Catholic Family and Child Service
5301 Tieton Drive, Suite C
61
Yakima,
98908-3478
[map]
Schedule: 2nd wednesday
Cost: None
Childcare: NA
Registration: NA
Start Date:
Ongoing
Mary Pleger
Agency: Catholic Family & Child Service
True
4
1302
Encompass
Encompass provides traditional preschool and toddler programs that inspires discovery, creative expression and social problem-solving skills. We are accredited by NAEYC, offer low teacher to student ratios, family style meals, development & health screenings & social-emotional assessments. Also incorporates ECEAP. EARLY LEARNING Preschool Toddler Groups ParentChild+ Summer Camps PEDIATRIC THERAPY Birth to Three Early Intervention Clinic Therapy Services Behavioral Health FAMILY ENRICHMENT Groups Workshops and Sessions Parents’ Night Out EVENTS Calendar Autumn Gala Rise & Thrive Breakfast Take a Seat for Kids(Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: children 0-8 yrs and their adults
Location:
1407 Boalch Ave. NW
74
North Bend,
98045
[map]
Schedule: varies
Cost: varies
Childcare: preschool and daycare
Registration: Yes
Start Date: varies
School year
Kristina Steffen
Agency: Encompass
True
4
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EWU Fostering Washington foster care phone line
FIRST representatives respond to your request for information or assistance within 12 hours, if your call is not answered immediately. FIRST services provide neutral third-party advice and information to foster parents when a complaint of child abuse or neglect, or a WAC licensing violation has been made about a foster home. FIRST representatives are available through the toll-free phone number at 866-393-6186 to answer questions and help foster parents understand the investigation process and timeframes involved. They can talk with you over the phone, or meet with you in person to answer your questions. They are available to assist foster parents throughout the process while licensing staff complete their investigation.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
64
Spokane,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: none
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Agency: EWU Fostering Washington
True
4
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EWU Fostering Washington foster care phone line
FIRST representatives respond to your request for information or assistance within 12 hours, if your call is not answered immediately. FIRST services provide neutral third-party advice and information to foster parents when a complaint of child abuse or neglect, or a WAC licensing violation has been made about a foster home. FIRST representatives are available through the toll-free phone number at 866-393-6186 to answer questions and help foster parents understand the investigation process and timeframes involved. They can talk with you over the phone, or meet with you in person to answer your questions. They are available to assist foster parents throughout the process while licensing staff complete their investigation.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
220
Omak,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: none
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Agency: EWU Fostering Washington
True
4
1013
EWU Fostering Washington foster care phone line
FIRST representatives respond to your request for information or assistance within 12 hours, if your call is not answered immediately. FIRST services provide neutral third-party advice and information to foster parents when a complaint of child abuse or neglect, or a WAC licensing violation has been made about a foster home. FIRST representatives are available through the toll-free phone number at 866-393-6186 to answer questions and help foster parents understand the investigation process and timeframes involved. They can talk with you over the phone, or meet with you in person to answer your questions. They are available to assist foster parents throughout the process while licensing staff complete their investigation.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
119
Wenatchee,
98801
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: DCYF
True
4
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EWU Fostering Washington foster care phone line
FIRST representatives respond to your request for information or assistance within 12 hours, if your call is not answered immediately. FIRST services provide neutral third-party advice and information to foster parents when a complaint of child abuse or neglect, or a WAC licensing violation has been made about a foster home. FIRST representatives are available through the toll-free phone number at 866-393-6186 to answer questions and help foster parents understand the investigation process and timeframes involved. They can talk with you over the phone, or meet with you in person to answer your questions. They are available to assist foster parents throughout the process while licensing staff complete their investigation. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
Eastern Washington
61
Yakima,
98902
[map]
Schedule: 12 hour response time
Cost: Free
Childcare: na
Registration: n
Start Date:
Agency: EWU Fostering Washington
True
4
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EWU Fostering Washington foster care phone line
FIRST representatives respond to your request for information or assistance within 12 hours, if your call is not answered immediately. FIRST services provide neutral third-party advice and information to foster parents when a complaint of child abuse or neglect, or a WAC licensing violation has been made about a foster home. FIRST representatives are available through the toll-free phone number at 866-393-6186 to answer questions and help foster parents understand the investigation process and timeframes involved. They can talk with you over the phone, or meet with you in person to answer your questions. They are available to assist foster parents throughout the process while licensing staff complete their investigation.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
87
Pullman,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency:
Website info: https://sites.ewu.edu/fosteringwa/
True
4
699
Family Resource and Support Group
Structured parenting group with childrens program with a topic and sharing and support. Potluck meal. (Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Parents and caregivers
Location:
Sound
4238 Auburn Way N
347
Auburn,
98002
[map]
Schedule: 1st Thursday, 6:15-7:45pm
Cost: No Fee
Childcare: rsvp for childcare ahead of the meeting
Registration: email
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Cathy
Agency: Sound
True
2
1851
FASt Friends - A FASD Family and Community Support Network
Started as a Parent/Caregiver meet-up in November of 2019, our Tacoma/Puyallup Group officially started in January. Volunteer ran and peer-led, all of our support groups are open to families or caregivers to individuals who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of being impacted by FASD’s as well as to adults impacted by FASD’s. Our groups are respectful of and open to birth mothers. There is no fee to attend. We will be looking at changing the meeting time in April to accommodate more attendees. Sign-up and let us know what time and date works best for you.(Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Families of those affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Location:
Puyallup Public Library Board Room
324 South Meridian - Puyallup
63
Tacoma,
98371
[map]
Schedule: Saturdays 1-2:30
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: sign up https://www.nofaswa.org/support
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: NOFAS Washington State
True
2
1944
FASt Friends - A FASD Family and Community Support Network
Our support groups are a chance to build community, make connections and share ideas. To know that you are not alone. Each group meeting starts with a mini training and then the remaining time is spent sharing joys as well as tears, asking questions, and offering and receiving support from the attending members. Volunteer ran and peer-led, all of our support groups are open to families or caregivers to individuals who have been diagnosed with or are suspected of being impacted by FASD’s as well as to adults impacted by FASD’s. Our groups are respectful of and open to birth mothers.(Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Families of those affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Location:
Compass Mental Health
4526 Federal Avenue - Building 2
12
Everett,
98203
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Tuesdays 6:30-9 pm
Cost: none
Childcare:
Registration: sign up https://www.nofaswa.org/support
Start Date:
Julie Gelo
Agency: NOFAS Washington State
True
2
299
Foster Care Program
Theraputic foster care for high risk youth ages 0-18 in Pierce and Kitsap counties. All referrals come from DCFS. Transitional program, educational training voucher program, and independent living skills.(Keywords: Foster Care, Infant)
Audience: HIgh Risk youth 0-18
Location:
510 Tacoma Ave South
63
Tacoma,
98402
[map]
Schedule: Call for info
Cost: Call for info
Childcare: No
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency:
True
4
Updated and verified 1/2012
869
Fostering Together
Recruits and supports foster families. Our support groups offer informational sharing, friendships, training and support to encourage and help families as they are helping foster children. We share experiences, joys and triumphs as well as struggles. We have fun events and outings.(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
Educare School of Greater Seattle
625 SW 100th Ave.
352
Seattle (South),
98146
[map]
Schedule: Every 2nd Monday 5-7pm
Cost: FREE
Childcare: Yes rsvp
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Lacy Swanson
Agency:
True
2
868
Fostering Together
Recruits and supports foster families. Our support groups offer informational sharing, training and support to encourage and help families as they are helping foster children. We share experiences, joys and triumphs as well as struggles. We have fun events and outings. RSVP for dinner and childcare(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
Dale Turner YMCA
19290 Aurora Ave N.
65
Shoreline,
98133
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Friday, 6-8 pm
Cost: FREE
Childcare: Yes rsvp
Registration:
Start Date:
Ongoing
Carrie Seaberg
Agency:
True
2
1839
Fostering Together Olive Crest
Free support group for foster parents. Snacks and childcare provided.(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Foster parents
Location:
YMCA
14230 Bel-Red Road
71
Bellevue,
98007
[map]
Schedule: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: 3rd Tuesday of the month
ongoing
Angelina Denver
Agency: Fostering Together Olive Crest
True
2
674
Fostering Together Olive Crest Native American Families
Join us in a culturally relevant space to come together as a diverse families caring for Native American Foster Children. Come to participate in a bountiful and distinct culture and support each other in a unique community of foster parents. Gain valuable support and learn of new resources too! RSVP for childcare for children 2 and over and dinner. Cultural activities provided for children. Caregivers are welcome to bring children under 2 and participate in the cultural activity with the other children. Serving Native American Children and Caregivers! This group does not meet in July/Aug/Dec.(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: families who foster and adopt - Native American
Location:
Casey Family Foundation
1123 23rd Ave.
45
Seattle,
98121
[map]
Schedule: 4th Wed, 6:30-8:30 pm
Cost: Free
Childcare: rsvp
Registration:
Start Date:
Ongoing
Jody Davis
Agency: Fostering Together Olive Crest
True
2
870
Fostering Together Olive Crest Native American Families
Recruits and supports foster families. Our support groups offer informational sharing, friendships, training and support to encourage and help families as they are helping foster children. We share experiences, joys and triumphs as well as struggles. We have fun events and outings. (Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Native American families who foster and adopt
Location:
Cowlitz Tribal Health
15455 65th Ave. South
84
Tukwila,
98133
[map]
Schedule: 2nd Wednesday of the month 6:30 - 8 pm
Cost: FREE
Childcare: Yes
Registration: call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Christina Davis
Agency:
True
2
1220
Friends of Youth-Redmond
Emergency shelters/transitional housing; counseling & family support; foster placement; residential treatment; youth outreach; parent education and support; Eastside Healthy Start for 23 yr. olds pregnant or with a child 6 months old and younger.(Keywords: Basic Needs, Counseling)
Audience: Youth to 21 years
Location:
Friends of Youth Family Resource Center
16225 NE 87th Street - Suite A-6
59
Redmond,
98052
[map]
Schedule: Call for Info
Cost: Sliding fee scale; insurance; med.coupons
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Agency: Friends of Youth
True
4
all info updated 1/15
2027
G.R.O.W. Grandparent\\\\\\\'s Rights Organization of Washington
Support group for grandparents who function as relative caregivers for their grandchildren. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Columbia Presbyterian Church
805 Columbia Ridge Dr.
46
Vancouver,
98665
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Mary
Agency: Grandparent\'s Rights Organization of Washington
True
4
4/16 Updated 1/3/12
1176
Gateways for Youth and Families
The services Gateways currently offers are Adoption Home Studies for children from foster care. Visitation services in the education visitation and safe exchange program called EVASE that includes parent coaching for parents that want additional training for effective parenting. Impact of Divorce on Children IDC parenting seminars are for parents or family members that are legally separated, seeking third part custody or requesting a change to their parenting plan. Transitional Aged Youth Network TRAYN for youth in transition aging out of foster care or homeless between the ages of 16-24 that need life skills and job experience. Domestic Violence Impact Panels include professionals in our community that treat, intervene and assist in effects of domestic violence on our community. Community Gardening offers space to members who want to grow food in an organically approved way using Gateways property. The neighborhood church food pantry has a large plot where they are growing produce for their food pantry.(Keywords: Abuse, Anger management)
Audience: Troubled Teens
Location:
Gateways for Youth and Families
3501 E. 104th ST.
63
Tacoma,
98409
[map]
Schedule: call for Dates and Times
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: call for information
call for individual programs
Agency:
True
4
2038
Grandparent/Kin Support Group
Support group for relative caregivers of children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
RAYS West Hill Family Enrichment Center
12704 76th Ave South
352
Seattle (South),
98178
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Cynthia Green
Agency: RAYS West Hill Family Enrichment Center
True
2
Verified 3.12
2022
Grandparents & Relatives Raising Grandchildren
Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with questions about resources and services. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Children\'s Home Society
1044 Walla Walla Ave
119
Wenatchee,
98801
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Juanita Echlbarger
Agency: Children\'s Home Security of Washington
True
4
Part of Kinship Care 12/13/11
2035
Grandparents and Kinship Caregivers in Action
Support group for relative caregivers of children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
Rainier Beach Family Center
8825 Rainier Ave South
352
Seattle (South),
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Indiana Allen
Agency: Rainier Beach Family Center
True
2
Updated 3/12
2012
Grandparents as Parents
A support group for grandparents who are relative caregivers.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club
1609 E. Lakeshore Drive
279
Lake Stevens,
98258
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Beth Capoun
Agency: Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club
True
2
Updated 2/14
2023
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with questions about resources and services. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Faith Lutheran Church Parish Hall
833 Font Street
118
Leavenworth,
98826
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Stacey Barnhill
Agency: Faith Lutheran Church
True
4
Updated 11/09
2024
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Support group for grandparents raising grandchildren.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
First Step in Port Angeles and Old Sequim Middle School in Sequim
325 E. 6th Port Angeles - 220 W. Alder Room 7-W Sequim
94
Port Angeles,
98382
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Lorna Manderschield or Lyall Wingert
Agency: First Step and Sequim Middle School
True
2
Updated 6/14
2010
Grandparents Support Group
An ongoing support group; currently offering parenting re-education and in-home coaching. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at CCS - Burlington. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
Grandparents Support Group
251
Burlington,
98274
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: inquire
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Teri Rogers
Agency: Skagit Family Center
True
2
2049
Grandparents Support Group
An ongoing support group; currently offering parenting re-education and in-home coaching. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at CCS - Burlington. . (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents who function as relative caregivers
Location:
CCS Burlington
320 Pacific Pl
256
Mount Vernon,
98273
[map]
Schedule: 4th Monday, 10:30-11:30
Cost: None
Childcare: Call for information
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing.
Teri Rogers
Agency:
True
2
Updated 8/15
874
Jumping Mouse Children's Center
Jumping Mouse helps children heal through expressive mental health therapy. We support a child’s healthy development for as long as it takes. Jumping Mouse specializes in long-term, in-depth children's mental health.(Keywords: Abuse, Anger management)
Audience: Children w/special mental health needs and their families.
Location:
Jumping Mouse Children's Center
1809 Sheridan Street
99
Port Townsend,
98368
[map]
Schedule: Call for Info
Cost: Call for Info
Childcare: NA
Registration: Yes
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: Jumping Mouse Children's Center
True
4
Private insurance and Medicaid. Agency scholarships available. updated 8/14
1936
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn
Parents, caregivers, and children 0-5 years old are invited to come play, create and learn during this facilitated play time. Activities include art projects, story time, singing songs, and learning to play together. Groups are free and open to children and adults of all abilities.(Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Parents with children ages 0-5
Location:
3rd Place Commons
17171 Bothell Way NE
177
Lake Forest Park,
98155
[map]
Schedule: Thursdays 10:30-12
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Agency: Center for Human Services
True
1
1257
KCR - Kitsap Community Resources
KCR services cover a wide range of needs that successfully achieve the ultimate goals of providing hope, opportunity, and self-sufficiency. Services include energy assistance; housing; food; WIC; parenting classes; kinship caregivers; weatherization; Head Start & early learning; community referral; assistance for seniors; veteran\'s assistance; employment & training; and financial education & asset building.(Keywords: Basic Needs, Clothing)
Audience: Kipsap County residents
Location:
Kitsap Community Resources
845 8th Street
72
Bremerton,
98337
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: Free
Childcare: Call for info
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: KCR
True
4
2039
KCR- Kinship Caregivers Support Services
This program provides peer support groups and financial assistance to grandparents and relatives raising children. (Keywords: Basic Needs, Childcare)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Kitsap Community Resources
1201 Park Avenue
72
Bremerton,
98337
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: No fee
Childcare: No
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: KCR
True
4
Check website for current class times and availability!
2148
Kindering - Free Parenting Class
Building self esteem, effective communication, managing anger and stress, growth development, and behavior management. To register, email name, address, phone number to lois.ralph@kindering.org or call 425-653-4302 Call for current schedule(Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: Parents & caregivers of children 2-12 years
Location:
Kindering @ Bellevue
16120 NE 8th street
71
Bellevue,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: Free
Childcare: no
Registration: lois.ralph@kindering.org
Start Date:
Lois Ralph
Agency:
Website info: http://www.kindering.org/
True
1
206
Kindering Virtual Play Pass
Toddler/Preschool Therapeutic activity classes for ages 16-42 months through Kindering. Classes in English or Spanish or both. Monthly subscription to unlimited classes on topics like sensory snack time, communication circle, show and share, movement circle, circle and art and more. Includes newsletter and phone line access to a developmental specialist. Open to anyone via online live classes, $30/month subscription. Scholarships available.(Keywords: Autism, Early Learning)
Audience: parents and children 16-43 months
Location:
Kindering online
71
Bellevue,
[map]
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Cost: $30/mo
Childcare: na
Registration: https://kindering.org/virtual-play-pass-registrati
Start Date: Ongoing
ongoing
Agency: Kindering
True
1
2036
Kinship Caregivers Support Group
Support group for relative caregivers of children. SEYFS@comcast.net(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
Southeast Youth and Family Services
3722 South Hudson Street
352
Seattle (South),
98118
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Helen Sawyer and Ali Phoenix
Agency: Southeast Youth and Family Services
True
2
updated email address 10/16 Updated 11/09
2051
Kinship Caregivers Support Group
Support for kinship caregivers of children. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Kinship Caregivers
Location:
East County Senior Center
824 Village Way
31
Monroe,
98272
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost: None
Childcare: Call for information
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Krysta Gibson
Agency: East Country Senior Center
True
2
Updated 3/14
2007
Kinship Caregivers Support Program
Support group for relative caregivers of related children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Opportunity Council
1791 Ne 1st Ave
96
Oak Harbor,
98277
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Lisa Clark
Agency: Opportunity Counsel
True
2
Updated 4/14
2008
Kinship Caregivers Support Program
Support group for relative caregivers of related children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Island County Readiness to Learn
5476 Maxwelton Road
97
Langley,
98260
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Sarah Berger
Agency: Island County Readiness to Learn
True
2
Updated 2/14
2009
Kinship Caregivers Support Program
Support group for relative caregivers of related children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Catholic Community Services
320 Pacific Place
256
Mount Vernon,
98273
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Bob Gilchrist
Agency: Catholic Community Services
True
2
Updated 4/14 Updated 8/15
2011
Kinship Caregivers Support Program - Homage
Support group for relative caregivers of related children. Family Caregiver Support Program Caregiving is a stressful and often unrecognized role for many friends and family members of seniors and people with disabilities. The Family Caregiver Support Program helps unpaid caregivers (18+) care for their loved ones while meeting their own mental, physical and emotional needs. Working with a Family Caregiver Specialist, you will identify areas you’d like help with and learn about the community resources that best fit your particular situation. Caregiver support groups, educational programs, self-care tips, and referrals to community resources are available to decrease your stress and improve self-confidence in your caregiving role. Support Groups, Need-based services for the children like help with activities fees, information, resources, advocacy, 1:1 meetings for support with CPS and navigating the systems, home visits. (Keywords: Adoption, Basic Needs)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Homage Senior Services
5026 196th St SW
68
Lynnwood,
98036
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: call 425 290 1240 for new families
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Amy Dennis
Agency:
True
4
Updated 4/18 Updated 2/14
2021
Kinship Navigator
Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with questions about resources and services. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
Cathedral of Joy
1153 Gage Blvd.
111
Kennewick,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Connie Wormington
Agency: Cathedral of Joy
True
4
2028
Kinship Navigator
Navigator and family caregiver specialists available to help kinship caregivers with questions about resources and services. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Senior Services of South King County
2208 2nd Ave #100
45
Seattle,
98121
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: Senior Services of King County
True
4
426
Kinship Navigator Program
We serve families who are caring for grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, siblings, and close family friends. We help find them resources in the community and navigate through such systems as DSHS, legal courts, and schools. We can find them resources for financial concerns, counseling, classes, workshops, and support groups. There is also some emergent grant money available to help with basic needs.(Keywords: Baby, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents and other relative caregivers
Location:
Catholic Charities Walla Walla
408 W Poplar
83
Walla Walla,
99362
[map]
Schedule: Call M-F 9am-5pm
Cost: No cost
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Tim Meliah
Agency: Catholic Charities Walla Walla
True
4
Statewide Kinship Navigator Program. Verified 12/27/11 Updated 8/2015
2026
Kinship Resources
Individual can provide information about local kinship resources.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Human Services Council
201 NE 73rd Suite 101
46
Vancouver,
98666
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Call for Information
Ongoing
Viola Hansel
Agency: Children's Home Society of Washington
True
4
Statewide Updated and verified 1/3/12
1112
Kinship Support Group
For Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers Groups are open to those interested in relative care, foster care, and/or adoption. Please contact facilitator before attending. RSVP for childcare and meal(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers
Location:
Maple Valley Community Center
22010 SE 248th St
73
Maple Valley,
98038
[map]
Schedule: Call for info
Cost: Sliding scale
Childcare: RSVP
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Shala Crow
Agency:
True
2
update 5/15
1230
Kinship Support Group
Groups open to those interested in relative care, foster care and/or adoption. snacks provided Childcare provided onsite at the YMCA. RSVP for childcare and dinner(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers
Location:
Auburn Valley YMCA
1620 Perimeter Rd SW
347
Auburn,
98001
[map]
Schedule: First Friday, 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: None
Childcare: RSVP
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Teri Stanford
Agency:
True
2
1298
Kinship Support Group - Foster/Adopt/Relative
For Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers Groups open to those interested in relative care, foster care, and/or adoption. Please contact the group facilitator before attending. RSVP for childcare and meal(Keywords: Abuse, Adoption)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers
Location:
Calvary Chapel South
1340 Smith St
76
Kent,
[map]
Schedule: 4th Thursday 6:00 - 8:00
Cost:
Childcare: RSVP
Registration: call first
Start Date: ongoing
Ongoing
Garth and Carol Gill
Agency:
True
2
updated 5/15
2031
Kinship Support Group - Seattle Central
ARe you raising the child of a relative or a friend? Connect with other kinship families. Small groups meet regularly. Enjoy food and conversation. Learn about resources for your family. (Keywords: Abuse, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Treehouse
2100 24th Ave S
45
Seattle,
98144
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Sat time varies
Cost: No fee
Childcare: unsure
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Angela Pitts-Long
Agency:
True
2
430
Kinship Support Group - Sno-Valley/Issaquah/Sam
For Foster, Adoptive & Relative Caregivers Groups are open to those interested in relative care, foster care and/or adoption. Pls contact facilitator before attending RSVP for childcare and meal(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: For Foster, Adoptive & Relative Caregivers
Location:
Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church
36017 SE Fish Hatchery - Fall City
81
Snoqualmie,
[map]
Schedule: 2nd Mon 6-8 pm
Cost: Free
Childcare: RSVP
Registration: email or call
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Leilani McClure
Agency: Olive Crest
True
2
updated 5/15
157
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
Grandparents and Relatives caring for children, foster, adopt. Includes a grant to help with access to resources(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: relatives raising children, grandparents, kinship care
Location:
Encompass Early Learning Center
75
Issaquah,
[map]
Schedule: Weds at 1
Cost: Free
Childcare: na
Registration: email Laura for link
Start Date: Ongoing
ongoing
Laura Lewis
Agency: Encompass
True
2
1914
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
Caregiver support group for those raising the child of a relative or a friend. Connect with other kinship families, small groups. Enjoy food and conversation. Learn all about resources for your family. MUST RSVP! (Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Caregiver support group for those raising the child of a relative or a friend
Location:
Catholic Community Services zoom
45
Seattle,
[map]
Schedule: 2nd and last Weds at 5
Cost: no
Childcare: na
Registration: email Kimberly for link
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Kimberly Nyland
Agency: Catholic Community Services
True
2
228
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
For Foster, Adoptive & Relative Caregivers Groups are open to those interested in relative care, foster care and/or adoption. Pls contact facilitator before attending RSVP for childcare and meal(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive & Relative Caregivers
Location:
RAYS/Childhaven
13232 156th Ave SE
67
Renton,
[map]
Schedule: 2nd Tues, 4th Thurs 1-2:30
Cost: na
Childcare:
Registration: email Mekina for link
Start Date: Ongoing
ongoing
Mekina and Ivory
Agency: RAYS/Childhaven
True
2
431
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
For Foster, Adoptive, and Relative caregivers. Groups are Open to those interested in relative care, foster, adoption. Please contact facilitator to RSVP. (Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Relative caregiver/foster/adoptive parent
Location:
Center for Human Services online
65
Shoreline,
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Tuesdays 10
Cost: Free
Childcare: na
Registration: email Tamara for link
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Tamara Piwen
Agency: Center for Human Services
True
2
726
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
Relative caregivers support group. Includes small grant to support family needs. (Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Greenwood Senior Center
353
Seattle (North),
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Weds at 1 pm
Cost: none
Childcare: na
Registration: email Josee for link
Start Date:
Josee Perez and Devi Ishaya
Agency: Greenwood Senior Center
True
2
2029
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
Caregiver support group for those raising the child of a relative or a friend. Connect with other kinship families. Small groups, Enjoy food and conversation. Learn about resources for your family. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Renton Area Youth and Family Services
352
Seattle (South),
98178
[map]
Schedule: 2nd Tues and 4th Thurs 1-2:30
Cost: no
Childcare: na
Registration: call Barb 206-328-6858
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Mekina and Ivory
Agency: RAYS
True
2
2076
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
For Foster, Adoptive & Relative Caregivers Groups are open to those interested in relative care, foster care and/or adoption. (Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive & Relative Caregivers
Location:
zoom
59
Redmond,
98052
[map]
Schedule: 1st and 3rd Fri noon, 5th Mon at 7
Cost: No Charge
Childcare: na
Registration: email Joy for link
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Joy Lanier
Agency: Kinship Connection
True
2
2154
Kinship Support Group ZOOM online
For Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers Groups open to those interested in relative care, foster care, and/or adoption. Please contact the group facilitator before attending. (Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive, and Relative Caregivers
Location:
zoom
45
Seattle,
[map]
Schedule: Weds at 1, 2nd Tues at 6pm
Cost: free
Childcare: na
Registration: email Mary for link
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Mary Mitchell
Agency: atlantic Street Center
True
2
1968
Kinship Women United Seattle ZOOM online
Our goal is to provide Kinship Caregivers assistance with resources, as well as services such as clothing and programs, events to bridge the gap between caregivers and the children we love.(Keywords: Abuse, Adoption)
Audience: relatives raising children, grandparents, kinship care
Location:
zoom online
67
Renton,
[map]
Schedule: Fridays at 1 pm
Cost:
Childcare: na
Registration: alesia.womenunitedseattle@gmail.com
Start Date: Ongoing
ongoing
Alesia Cannady
Agency: Women United Seattle
True
2
1768
Lifeline Foster Parent Group
A support and training program for Foster Parents. The program will offer an opportunity for Foster parents to find support, community resources, and discuss current issues.(Keywords: Adoption, DSHS)
Audience: Foster Parents
Location:
Hands on Children's Museum
106 11th Ave. SW
69
Olympia,
98501
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Tuesday 6:30-8pm
Cost: Free
Childcare: Yes
Registration: Yes - Call to Register
Start Date:
Ongoing.
Marc
Agency: Family Education and Support Services
True
2
updated 5/16
1190
Lutheran Community Services-Inland NW Office
Sexual Assault & Family Trauma Response Center; Foster care & adoption programs; child sexual abuse prevention education; sexually reactive youth program. (Keywords: Abuse, Adoption)
Audience: Eastern WA & Northern Idaho
Location:
210 West Sprague Ave
64
Spokane,
99201
[map]
Schedule: Call for Dates and Times
Cost: Sliding scale
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency:
True
4
verified 2/12
1193
Lutheran Community Services-Spokane
Behavioral Health Services; Refugee Foster Care; Victim Advocacy and Education(Keywords: Adoption, Counseling)
Audience: Community
Location:
210 W. Sprague Ave.
64
Spokane,
99201
[map]
Schedule: Mon thru Thur 8-5, Fri 8:30- 3
Cost: Sliding scale
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency:
True
4
updated 10/21
834
Lutheran Social Services
Programs include Home Helper (long term home care), Meals on Wheels (must be homebound), Senior Companion Program (pairs seniors w/ seniors) counseling services; domestic violence services, foster care /adoption info & senior media services. Sliding scale fee.(Keywords: Adoption, Counseling)
Audience: Seniors, People looking to adopt or become a foster parent
Location:
Lutheran Community Services
223 N. Yakima Ave.
63
Tacoma,
98403
[map]
Schedule: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm M-F
Cost: Sliding scale
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Lutheran Social Services
True
4
Verified 1/2012
659
Many Lights Foundation
Housing for Adoptive Families in a multigenerational environment with low income seniors Many Lights Foundation is building Hope Lights — a multigenerational neighborhood where children from foster and kinship care find forever families, adoptive and relative caregivers have access to services to help them raise their kids, and seniors live with meaning and purpose by giving back to youth and families.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Adoptive families, low-income seniors
Location:
63
Tacoma,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
updated 4/18
1840
Many Lights Foundation
Many Lights Foundation is on a mission to heal the pain of abuse and neglect in children by providing children in kinship and foster care with permanent homes in a multigenerational community.(Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: Potential foster and adoptive parents.
Location:
71
Bellevue,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Many Lights Foundation
True
4
2055
Native American Kinship Care Program
Support group for relative caregivers of children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
All Nations Center
3020 Ashue Road
334
Wapato,
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost: None
Childcare: Call for info
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Jenece Howe and Bessie Bill
Agency: Casey Family Programs- Yakima Division
True
2
Verified 12/27/11
2048
Native Kinship Resources
Kinship navigator can help kinship caregivers with information regarding kinship resources. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Call for location
17
Bellingham,
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: None
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing.
Agency: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
True
4
1086
Northwest Youth Services
Social Service for youth and families in conflict. Counseling; mental health; crisis/emergency; substance abuse. housing and services for homeless youth(Keywords: Counseling, Foster Care)
Audience: Youth and Families
Location:
Northwest Youth Services
2021 E College Way - Suite 216
256
Mount Vernon,
98273
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
1272
OIC of Washington
Energy assistance; housing/weatherization; employment and training; health care; farm worker program.(Keywords: Education, Foster Care)
Audience: Community
Location:
815 Fruitvale Blvd. Yakima, WA 98902
61
Yakima,
98902
[map]
Schedule: Call for info
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
Verified and updated 02/14
2149
Olive Crest Foster, post adoption, adoption services PNW
Fostering, adoption, post-adoption, supervised visitation through Fostering Together Warm line for foster families to call for support. Leave a message and they will call you back within 24 hours 866-393-6186(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
2500 116th Ave NE - Ste 1
71
Bellevue,
98004
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Olive Crest
True
4
654
Olive Crest Foster, post adoption, adoption services South Sound PNW
Foster Care, Supervised visitation, adoption, post adoption through Fostering Together Warm line for foster families to call for resources and support. Leave a message and they willr eturn your call within 24 hours 866-393-6186(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
3516 47th St - Ste 203
63
Tacoma,
98409
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Olive Crest South SOund
True
4
489
Olive Crest Foster, post adoption, adoption services West Sound PNW
Foster Care through Fostering Together as well as other services related to fostering and adoption 866-393-6186 warm line for questions and support. leave a message and you will receive a call back within 24 hours. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
10125 Frontier Place NW
357
Silverdale,
98383
[map]
Schedule: varies by program
Cost: varies by program
Childcare: call for details
Registration: yes, required
Start Date: varies by program
Agency: Olive Crest West Sound
True
4
775
Olive Crest Fostering Together telephone line for foster families
FIRST representatives respond to your request for information or assistance within 12 hours, if your call is not answered immediately. FIRST services provide neutral third-party advice and information to foster parents when a complaint of child abuse or neglect, or a WAC licensing violation has been made about a foster home. FIRST representatives are available through the toll-free phone number at 866-393-6186 to answer questions and help foster parents understand the investigation process and timeframes involved. They can talk with you over the phone, or meet with you in person to answer your questions. They are available to assist foster parents throughout the process while licensing staff complete their investigation.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: families who foster and adopt
Location:
256
Mount Vernon,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
1451
Opportunity Council-Community Resources
Energy assistance; homeless intervention; emergency family shelter; eviction prevention; home weatherization/rehab; child care resource/referral; food/nutrition programs; child care & support.(Keywords: Baby, Basic Needs)
Audience: Low income Community/Homeless
Location:
1791 NE 1st Ave
96
Oak Harbor,
98277
[map]
Schedule: Call for Info
Cost: Call for Information
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Call for information
Agency:
True
4
updated 4/18
1841
Parent Coaching
Individualized parent instruction, support, and positive modeling for parents.(Keywords: Child Protective Services, Father)
Audience: Families with children of all ages
Location:
in your home
614 Peterson Rd
251
Burlington,
98233
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Catholic Community Services
True
4
282
Parent Support Group
weekly group, 4 times a month. •Effective partnering strategies (Schools, Juvenile Court, Mental Health service providers, etc.) •Connection to other Parents who are dealing with similar and immediate concerns •Brainstorming for ideas to do something different than what is NOT working •A wealth of shared community resources from other Parents(Keywords: ADHD, Adoption)
Audience: parents of children in difficult home settings
Location:
Boys and Girls Club of South Puget Sound
10402 Kline Street SW.
235
Lakewood,
98499
[map]
Schedule: Tuesdays 6:30-9 pm
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration: ongoing
Start Date: Ongoing
Sherry Lyons
Agency: A Common Voice
True
2
updated 10/21 updated 5/15
879
Parent Support Group - Special Needs Families
Date: 2nd Thursday of each month Time: 6pm to 8pm Where: Children\'s Museum of Tacoma 1501 Pacific Ave, Tacoma Parking: free on street after 6pm, adjacent lot is $6 (or free in marked museum spaces with museum member parking pass) Childcare requires $5 deposit (Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: families with special needs children
Location:
Children\'s museum of Tacoma
1501 Pacific Ave
63
Tacoma,
98402
[map]
Schedule: 2nd Thursday, 6-8 pm
Cost: No
Childcare: rsvp at website $5 deposit
Registration: email specialfamiliespac@gmail.com
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Denise Walk
Agency: Wyatt Holliday Found dba Exceptional Families
True
2
319
Parenting and Family Values - Parenting Class
This 12 week parenting program works with the Moral Reconation Therapy curriculum and is designed to address past parenting behaviors, present family interactions, and assist parents in planning for a healthy family future. This behavioral-based approach to changing parenting behaviors is practical, task oriented, and encourages parents to recognize the value of taking responsibility for their choices and the actions that they have taken. Presented by \"MRT Certified Trainers,\" this course meet(Keywords: Anger management, Counseling)
Audience: Parents
Location:
Currently offered via live ZOOM Webinar
1202 Black Lake Blvd Suite B - Olympia
295
Lacey,
[map]
Schedule: Wednesdays 6-8pm
Cost: Sliding Scale/$200
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
12 weeks
Agency: Family Education and Support Services
True
1
meets online now. 10/21 Still currently meeting 9/15 duplicate listing. really meets in Olympia. (marni) jan.24, 2007)
300
PAVE special needs parent groups
A group for parents and caregivers of individuals with disabilities, or special healthcare or learning needs. This group is about laughter, sharing resources, support, and building community. (Keywords: Adoption, Autism)
Audience: parents and caregivers of individuals w disabilities
Location:
various locations in Pierce County
good samaritan hospital - 401 15th ave se
66
Puyallup,
98372
[map]
Schedule: see website
Cost: none
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
ongoing
Agency: PAVE
True
2
1845
Play and Learn
For Children 0-5 and their parents and or others who take care of them. You and your child will have fun together: Playing, creating art, telling stories, singing songs. (Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: families and friends of/and children birth to 5 yrs old
Location:
Mill Creek City Hall North
15720 Main St
281
Mill Creek,
98012
[map]
Schedule: Mondays 10:30-12
Cost: Free
Childcare: includes 0-5, none for older kids
Registration: none required
Start Date: September 8, 2019
ongoing
Agency: Everett Public Schools
True
1
1610
Play and Learn - Enumclaw Library
Newborn to age 5 with caregiver. Have fun singing songs, sharing books and stories, creating art and playing. Suitable for:Children & Families Infants Preschoolers Toddlers(Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: families and friends of/and children birth to 5 yrs old
Location:
King County Library Enumclaw
1700 1st
174
Enumclaw,
98022
[map]
Schedule: Fridays 10:30-12
Cost: Free
Childcare: includes 0-5, none for older kids
Registration: none required
Start Date: ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: King County Library System
True
1
492
Play and Learn - Spanish
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn is a free facilitated playgroup where children and their caregivers play and learn together. Parents and caregivers create community with one another, talking and sharing, while children have the important experience of playing with other children. Children 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome.(Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: Parents and caregivers of children0-5 and their children.
Location:
Neighborhood House 1st floor of building
11215 5th Ave SW - parking in back
194
White Center,
98146
[map]
Schedule: Fridays, 10am - 12pm
Cost: No fee
Childcare: includes children
Registration: none required
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Elsa Benavides
Agency: White Center Community Development Association
True
1
2174
Play and Learn 0-5 Verdant
This play & learn group is open to children of all abilities, ages birth – 5 years old. Parents and children are invited to join us for fun activities, gross motor play, and circle time led by trained staff – all designed to foster your child’s development. (Keywords: Adoption, Baby)
Audience: families and friends of/and children birth to 5 yrs old
Location:
Verdant Wellness Center
4710 196th Street SW
68
Lynnwood,
98036
[map]
Schedule: Fridays 10-11
Cost: free
Childcare: children included
Registration: none required
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Agency:
True
1
2033
Play and Learn 12-36 months Encompass
Encompass offers weekly Toddler Groups for children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers to stimulate social skills and brain development through age-appropriate, play-based learning experiences using the Kaleidoscope Play and Learn model. In our Toddler Groups, toddlers and caregivers make new friends, and parents receive education and support as well as consultation and screenings with specialists if needed.(Keywords: Early Learning, Father)
Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 12-36 months and their children.
Location:
Encompass Early Learning Center
1407 Boalch Avenue NW
74
North Bend,
98045
[map]
Schedule: Thursdays 9-11
Cost: No fee
Childcare: includes toddler, none for other children
Registration: https://encompass.campmanagement.com/enroll
Start Date: September
Sept - June
Kendall Hemphill
Agency: Encompass
True
1
344
Play and Learn Custer Elementary - Ferndale SD
The group is open to family/caregivers and children in their care, birth - 5 years old. We sing, play, and learn together using a variety of materials and activities! Group meets October through first week of June. This weekly activity is designed for children NOT enrolled in preschool and who reside in Ferndale School District boundaries. Play & Learn will meet every Monday at North Bellingham Learning Center and every Friday at Custer Elementary when Ferndale schools are open. Please contact the Early Learning Center at 383-9660 with any questions(Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: parents and caregivers with children birth to 5 years old
Location:
Custer Elementary
7660 Custer School Rd - Custer
304
Ferndale,
98240
[map]
Schedule: Fridays 10 am - 11:20 am
Cost: free
Childcare: children included
Registration: call
Start Date: September 20, 2019
Sept - June
Rachel Bowlden
Agency: Ferndale School District
True
1
407
Play and Learn First Step Family Support Center
Parents and children come together to hear stories, have snacks, do crafts, and participate in circle time and supportive discussions! This is a great place to have FUN with your children, to interact with other families in playtime, and enhance the bond with your family and the community. Sessions are free and open to everyone!(Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: parents and caregivers with children birth to 5 years old
Location:
Sequim Boys & Girls Club
400 W. Fir St
361
Sequim,
[map]
Schedule: Thursdays 10 am - 11:30 am
Cost: No
Childcare: includes 0-5, none for older kids
Registration: call
Start Date: Sept 19, 2019
Dec 5, 2019
Kaylee Cammack
Agency: First Step Family Support Center
True
1
495
Play and Learn multi-language and english
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn is a free facilitated playgroup where children and their caregivers play and learn together. Parents and caregivers create community with one another, talking and sharing, while children have the important experience of playing with other children. Children 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome.(Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: families and friends of/and children birth to 5 yrs old
Location:
Educare Early Learning Center
625 SW 100th St
194
White Center,
98146
[map]
Schedule: Weds/Thurs 10-12
Cost: free
Childcare: children included
Registration: none required
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Elsa Benavides
Agency: White Center Community Development Association
True
1
1031
Play and Learn Toddler - Encompass
Encompass offers weekly Toddler Groups for children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers to stimulate social skills and brain development through age-appropriate, play-based learning experiences using the Kaleidoscope Play and Learn model. In our Toddler Groups, toddlers and caregivers make new friends, and parents receive education and support as well as consultation and screenings with specialists if needed.(Keywords: Early Learning, Father)
Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 12-36 months and their children.
Location:
Encompass Early Learning Center
1407 Boalch Ave. NW
74
North Bend,
98045
[map]
Schedule: Fridays 9-11
Cost: Free
Childcare: includes toddler, none for other children
Registration: https://encompass.campmanagement.com/enroll
Start Date: September
Sept - June
Kendall Hemphill
Agency: Encompass
True
1
1945
Play and Learn Toddler - Encompass
Encompass offers weekly Toddler Groups for children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers to stimulate social skills and brain development through age-appropriate, play-based learning experiences using the Kaleidoscope Play and Learn model. In our Toddler Groups, toddlers and caregivers make new friends, and parents receive education and support as well as consultation and screenings with specialists if needed.(Keywords: Early Learning, Father)
Audience: Parents and caregivers of children 12-36 months and their children.
Location:
Redemption Church Office
15305 Main Street NE
173
Duvall,
98019
[map]
Schedule: Fridays 9-11
Cost: free
Childcare: includes toddler, none for other children
Registration: https://encompass.campmanagement.com/enroll
Start Date: September
Sept - June
Kendall Hemphill
Agency: Encompass
True
1
628
Play and Learn, English and Salish language
Come meet other Native families with young children. Play on the beach and in the woods. Learn Southern Puget Salish and feel comfortable practicing your own Native Language. Walk north up the path towards the Environmental Science Center (meet right underneath the covered area of right across from the building(Keywords: Baby, Early Learning)
Audience: Puget Sound Native Families and children 0-5
Location:
Seahurst Park
2220 SW Seahurst Park Rd - by the Environmental Science Center
82
Burien,
98166
[map]
Schedule: Tuesdays 1-3
Cost: none
Childcare: children included
Registration: none required
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Eir Cheeka
Agency: WCCDA
True
1
396
Post-adoption support Amara Parenting
We ask our families for a lifetime commitment, and we want to offer the same in return. Together we are building a professional referral network to ensure every kid and family have the resources they need to thrive. Our adoptive families are becoming a strong community that learn from, celebrate, and support each other through all stages of life. As we work to launch our comprehensive post-adoption services for Amara families, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Amara or directly to your Foster Care and Adoption Specialist for post-adoption support. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Foster, Adoptive Families, pre and post adoption
Location:
5907 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South
45
Seattle,
98118
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Angela Tucker
Agency:
True
2
673
Relatives as caregivers RAPP
Do you feel alone to face the challenges of raising a child of a relative in Kinship Caregiving? Then RAPP is for you. Join a group of other caregivers and find the support you need. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: relatives raising children, grandparents, kinship care
Location:
17018 15th Ave NE
65
Shoreline,
98155
[map]
Schedule: 3rd Tuesdays 10-12
Cost: free
Childcare: contact Tamara
Registration: email
Start Date: ongoing
ongoing
Tamara Piwen
Agency: Center for Human Services
True
2
116
Relatives As Parents-Fridays
A group for grandparents and other older adults raising children. Come to get information and emotional support to help deal with the difficult situations. Update and refresh your parenting skills, learn about free resources and meet folks like yourself. We can help with child care and transportation costs. Call for more information and to register.(Keywords: Education, Foster Care)
Audience:
Location:
6330 195th St. SW
68
Lynnwood,
[map]
Schedule: 1st & 3rd Fridays, 11:30 - 1:00
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Monthly
Pam Graham
Agency: Family Support of South Snohomish County
True
2
3/14
289
Relatives as Parents-Mondays
Offers information and support to grandparents and other relatives raising children. Group shares trials and tribulations, provide fellowship, and refreshes parenting skils. Childcare available.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience:
Location:
FCS 6330 195th St. SW
68
Lynnwood,
[map]
Schedule: 6:30-8:30
Cost: None
Childcare: Call for info
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Every 4th Monday of the month
Ongoing
Pam Graham
Agency: LCS Family Support Center
True
2
Contact Pam Graham, cdickinson@lcsnw.org updated 3/14
2045
Relatives Raising Children
Support group for relative caregivers of children. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
3315 South 19h Street
63
Tacoma,
98371
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: None
Childcare: Call for information
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing.
Rosalyn Alber
Agency: Child and Family Guidance Center
True
2
Updated and verified 1/2012
2046
Relatives Raising Children
Support group for relative caregivers of children. (Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Civic Center
17010 Vaughn Road
346
Vaughn,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: None
Childcare: Call for information
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing.
Vikki Biggs
Agency: Family Support Center
True
2
Updated and verified 12/27/11
2052
Second Timers Support Group
Support group for relative caregivers of children.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Relative caregivers
Location:
Children's Home Society
920 N. Argonne #300
270
Spokane Valley,
99212
[map]
Schedule: Call for Details
Cost: None
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Betsy Blake
Agency: Children's Home Society of Washington
True
2
Verified 1/2012
616
Sibling House - Foster Care Mentoring Activities
Separating from your birth parents is a painful and traumatic experience. Imagine being separated from your siblings too, right when you need them most. That\\\'s why we built Sibling House — to help brothers and sisters stay together through their transition into foster care. Mentoring for Foster Parents - Outreach Program Tutoring for Foster Children - Project Sheltering Tree Outdoor activities for Foster Families - The Outdoor Experience Activities for Foster Families in the community like museums, theater, lessons, etc - Enrichment Program (Keywords: Adoption, Counseling)
Audience: foster care siblings
Location:
Kirkland and Renton
10454 NE 112TH
60
Kirkland,
98033
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency:
True
4
updated 10/21, I\'ll check if the number works when it\'s a reasonable hour updated 3/18
470
Skagit Bright Beginnings Parent Support
Nurse Family Partnership, Home visiting Parent Support warm line, Parents night out, Parent Support group at Brigid Collins, and more Skagit county family support information See website for programs in your community(Keywords: Adoption, Autism)
Audience: parents and caregivers pregnancy to 5 years old
Location:
United Way of Skagit County
831 South Burlington Blvd
251
Burlington,
98233
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency:
True
2
863
South King County Support Group/Foster Parents
Recruits and supports foster families. Our support groups offer informational sharing, friendships, training and support to encourage and help families as they are helping foster children. We share experiences, joys and triumphs as well as struggles. We have fun events and outings. Childcare for 0-11 provided by the onsite YMCA Childcare Program. The YMCA facilities are open to older children during the meeting if needed. Please RSVP for Childcare and Dinner. No Meeting July/August(Keywords: Adoption, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Caregivers of Foster Children.
Location:
Auburn Valley YMCA
1620 Perimeter Rd. S.W.
347
Auburn,
98001
[map]
Schedule: 1st Friday 6:00-8:30pm
Cost: No Fee
Childcare: Yes rsvp
Registration: rsvp for dinner and childcare
Start Date:
Ongoing
Angelina Denver
Agency: Fostering Together
True
2
1181
Spanish Parenting Plus
This 5-week class for parents will focus on nutrition; depression & anxiety; self-esteem & self-care; anger management; and more. (Keywords: Anger management, Child Protective Services)
Audience: Spanish speaking parents & caregivers
Location:
Kindering Center
16120 NE 8th Street
71
Bellevue,
98008
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: Free
Childcare: No childcare. Children under 12 months are welcome
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Lois Ralph
Agency: Kindering Center
True
1
414
Stanwood Camano Family Center - Davis Place Teen Center
Davis Place Teen Center opened in 2008, providing a safe supervised after-school and summer destination for middle and high school age youths. Teens can get help with their homework, hang out with friends, eat a healthy snack and take a free music or art class. An outside stage provides a venue for music events. The Youth Leadership Council gives teen an opportunity to volunteer, plan teen events and give back to the community. Call Davis Place to sign up for Guitar Lessons, Sewing Classes, Babysitting Classes, and Employment Skills Training. (Keywords: Basic Needs, Foster Care)
Audience: Teens
Location:
Davis Place
9612 271st NW
337
Stanwood,
98292
[map]
Schedule: Drop-in: M/W 2-5:30 Classes: T/Th 2:30-5:30
Cost: Classes have $5 one time reg. fee
Childcare: NA
Registration: Call for info
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Program Coordinator
Agency: Stanwood- Camano Community Resource Center
True
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Talk Time
Support group for grandparents who are relative caregivers. Thu 6-8. No fee, limited child care for that one. Call early if child care is needed.(Keywords: Adoption, Foster Care)
Audience: Grandparents, caregivers or relatives raising a child
Location:
The Rainier Family Center
4600 38th Ave
45
Seattle,
98118
[map]
Schedule: Call for Information
Cost: No fee
Childcare:
Registration: Call for Details
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Jennifer
Agency: The Rainier Family Center
True
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therapist - post-adoption (IEPs)
Mayda offers support and education by teaching parents to provide more structure and routine and have consistent and realistic expectations while gaining a solid understanding of their child’s developmental needs and diagnosis. Mayda possesses a unique combination of expertise with 14 years as a special education teacher and her clinical degree and experience. Because of this expertise, she is extraordinarily equipped to consult with and coach parents in navigating and negotiating the educational system on behalf of their children. She can educate and assist parents with Individualized Educational Plans (IEP’s); 504 plans; educational testing and the results and advocacy in behalf of children. In her work as an educator, Mayda has worked with children and families brought together by domestic and international adoption as well as kinship adoption. She has had the opportunity to work with families of many cultures and configurations. Mayda also provides Educational Consulting Services and Parent Education/Coaching Services. (Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: Adoptive and foster care families and kinship
Location:
31811 Pac Hwy S - B-183
79
Federal Way,
98003
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: insurance or client pay
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Madeleine “Mayda” F. Taney
Agency:
True
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therapist - post-adoption (pre-teen, adolescent)
Heidi Roth • Young adults • Adopted and foster care youth ages 11 to 21 • Blended Families • Co-parenting (Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: Adoptive and foster care families
Location:
1818 Westlake Ave N - 310
45
Seattle,
98101
[map]
Schedule: M,T,Th,F
Cost: insurance or client pay
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Heidi Roth
Agency:
True
4
1938
Therapist- Attachment and Adoption Social Worker
Certified Attachment and Adoption Social Worker (Keywords: Adoption, Counseling)
Audience: Adoptive families
Location:
Your Adoptive Family
4138 California Ave SW Suite C
354
Seattle (West),
98136
[map]
Schedule: Tuesday-Friday 10AM-6PM
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Jill Dzico, MSW, LICSW
Agency:
True
1
1564
Treehouse For Kids
Free store-clothing, school supplies, toys, books; summer camp; tutoring; educational advocacy; coaching-to-college.(Keywords: Clothing, Education)
Audience: Children in Foster Care
Location:
2100 24th Ave. South Suite 200
352
Seattle (South),
98144
[map]
Schedule: Call for Info
Cost: Free
Childcare:
Registration: Call for info
Start Date:
Ongoing
Agency:
True
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2121
Whatcom County Basic Needs Resources - Opportunity Council
The Opportunity Council is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency serving homeless and low-income families and individuals. Our mission is to help people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities.(Keywords: Baby, Basic Needs)
Audience: families with needs/low income
Location:
Whatcom County
1111 Cornwall Ave
17
Bellingham,
98225
[map]
Schedule: Call for more information
Cost: Call for more information
Childcare:
Registration: Call for more information
Start Date: Ongoing
Ongoing
Agency: Opportunity Council
True
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1215
WISe wraparound
CCS provides wraparound services for children and youth with multiple and complex needs in Whatcom and Skagit counties. A child/youth’s history and needs, as well the family’s interest in participating, are taken into consideration when deciding whether our wraparound program offers the appropriate level of care. The wraparound process is intended to achieve positive outcomes by providing a structured, creative and individualized team planning process with youth, family and natural supports as key members of the team. The program is voluntary and each enrolled family is assigned a Care Coordinator who supports the team process. An assigned Family Support Partner represents the parent perspective and serves as parent support and advocate. Youth Partners are available for older youth to engage them in their own treatment. An assigned therapist works closely with youth, their families, and the entire wraparound team. Wraparound services adhere to certain defining principles, such as youth-guided, family-centered, strengths-based and culturally relevant.(Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: Families of school age children in need of intensive family services
Location:
in-home
17
Bellingham,
[map]
Schedule: varies
Cost: none
Childcare: includes children
Registration: call
Start Date: Ongoing
1-2 years
Martha Liljegren
Agency: Catholic Community Services
True
4
837
Wraparound Program - Catholic Community Services
Foster care, drug affected infants,in-home services, counseling, family preservation services, long term care, homeless shelter, transitional housing, respite care. Welfare to Work, refugee resettlement, daycare. For children, families, seniors, people with mental health issues, and for people with disabilities, foster children; volunteer chore services; foster grandparent program. Fees: sliding fee scale(Keywords: Adoption, Childcare)
Audience: Children,seniors,families,disabilities,mental health
Location:
Catholic Community Services
1323 S. Yakima Ave
63
Tacoma,
98405
[map]
Schedule: ongoing
Cost: Sliding fee scale
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
ongoing
Agency:
True
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Updated 1/18
1659
Wraparound Programs - Kitsap Mental Health Services
Community Support Team; Home-Based Family Services; Intensive Children’s Services (Treatment Foster Care); Madrona Day Treatment; Sequoia Day School; Evergreen Program; In-School Therapy Program; Youth Inpatient Unit; Medical and Nursing Services (Keywords: Foster Care, Mental Health)
Audience: Children, youth and families
Location:
101
Port Orchard,
[map]
Schedule: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8am-5pm; Thu 9:30 am - 5pm
Cost:
Childcare:
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency:
True
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408
Wraparound Programs - Volunteers of America
Responding to the needs of at-risk youth; encouraging positive development Volunteers of America provides high quality, innovative services for disadvantaged and disconnected children and youth. Through our caring staff and dedicated volunteers we ensure the social, emotional and academic development of young children, and empower older youth to be physically, emotionally and mentally healthy and ready to enter adulthood. Our programs provide a continuum of care and support for young people through prevention, early intervention, crisis intervention, and long-term services.(Keywords: Adoption, Childcare)
Audience: Parents, youth, children
Location:
Whatcom County
17
Bellingham,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare: Yes
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Volunteers of America
True
4
545
Wraparound Programs - Volunteers of America
Responding to the needs of at-risk youth; encouraging positive development Volunteers of America provides high quality, innovative services for disadvantaged and disconnected children and youth. Through our caring staff and dedicated volunteers we ensure the social, emotional and academic development of young children, and empower older youth to be physically, emotionally and mentally healthy and ready to enter adulthood. Our programs provide a continuum of care and support for young people through prevention, early intervention, crisis intervention, and long-term services.(Keywords: Adoption, Childcare)
Audience: Parents, youth
Location:
Snohomish County
12
Everett,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare: Yes
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Volunteers of America
True
4
Updated 1/18
1340
Wraparound Programs - Volunteers of America
Responding to the needs of at-risk youth; encouraging positive development Volunteers of America provides high quality, innovative services for disadvantaged and disconnected children and youth. Through our caring staff and dedicated volunteers we ensure the social, emotional and academic development of young children, and empower older youth to be physically, emotionally and mentally healthy and ready to enter adulthood. Our programs provide a continuum of care and support for young people through prevention, early intervention, crisis intervention, and long-term services.(Keywords: Adoption, Childcare)
Audience: Youth and parents
Location:
Skagit County
251
Burlington,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare: Yes
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Volunteers of America
True
4
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Wraparound Programs - Volunteers of America
Responding to the needs of at-risk youth; encouraging positive development Volunteers of America provides high quality, innovative services for disadvantaged and disconnected children and youth. Through our caring staff and dedicated volunteers we ensure the social, emotional and academic development of young children, and empower older youth to be physically, emotionally and mentally healthy and ready to enter adulthood. Our programs provide a continuum of care and support for young people through prevention, early intervention, crisis intervention, and long-term services.(Keywords: Adoption, Childcare)
Audience: Youth and parents
Location:
Island County
96
Oak Harbor,
[map]
Schedule:
Cost:
Childcare: Yes
Registration:
Start Date:
Agency: Volunteers of America
True
4
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2183
Youth Wrap Around Program Skagit County
A child/youth’s history and needs, as well the family’s interest in participating, are taken into consideration when deciding whether one of our wraparound programs offers the appropriate level of care. The wraparound process is intended to achieve positive outcomes by providing a structured, creative and individualized team planning process with youth, family and natural supports as key members of the team. The program is voluntary and each enrolled family is assigned a Facilitator who supports the team process. An assigned Family Support Partner represents the parent perspective and serves as parent support and advocate. Wraparound services adhere to certain defining principles, such as youth-guided, family-centered, strengths-based and culturally relevant. Access to Intensive Wraparound requires an assigned Division of Child and Family Services (DSHS) caseworker and prior DCFS/DSHS authorization. A referral from a mental health professional or authorized school personnel is required. VOA does the intake to begin the process of assigning a Wraparound team after a referral is submitted. (Keywords: ADD, ADHD)
Audience: families at risk with children and youth
Location:
call VOA to set up. varies. home visits.
251
Burlington,
98233
[map]
Schedule:
Cost: medicaid
Childcare: no
Registration:
Start Date:
Volunteers of America
Agency: Volunteers of America
True
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