Submitted by Fostering Together on Thu, 05/02/2013 - 10:06
Kinship care is an alternative to foster care. Whether temporary or permanent, a large number of people take care of a child in order to alleviate family stress and do what they think is best for the child. But taking care of a child can cause a great deal of emotional stress and strain.
Submitted by Fostering Together on Fri, 08/03/2012 - 16:31
In partnership with the Seattle Mariners, Children’s Administration will hold its fifth annual “We Are Family” day event at Safeco Field on May 12. May features National Foster Care Month and Kinship Caregiver Day.
Submitted by Fostering Together on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 10:34
Save the Date: July 9-12, 2013 – Central Washington University
Make it Happen! is a four-day, three-night college campus experience for youth in and alumni of the Washington state foster care system. The event is full of information on what getting into and going to college is all about.
Submitted by Fostering Together on Wed, 08/01/2012 - 12:29
An updated Mandated Reporting Video is now available on the DSHS website and provides guidance for those who are required by state law to report child abuse or neglect. Any person who has cause to believe that a child has suffered abuse or neglect should report such incidents.