Educational Advocacy

  1. Youth must be placed in Washington State, or their case must be held in Washington State
  2. Youth must have one or more of the following immediate needs:
    1. Student needs expansion/revision to existing IEP or help with the Special Education evaluation process
    2. Student is at risk of retention or not graduating
    3. Student needs assistance with school enrollment or re-admittance
    4. Student has a current/preventative need regarding suspension or expulsion
  3. For youth who do not meet eligibility requirements, Educational Advocacy may be able to offer a one-time conversation to provide information, resources or referrals for appropriate agencies or services to youth, caregivers or social workers. Please contact Nicole Toth, Educational Advocacy Assistant, at (206) 267-5149 or Nicolet@treehouseforkids.org.

Graduation Success

  1. Youth must be placed in King County, or their case must be held in King County.
  2. Youth must be in 6th through 12th grade
    • Youth must be attending a middle or high school in a school district served by the program. Currently the school districts served are: Auburn, Federal Way, Highline, Kent, Renton, Seattle, Shoreline, Enumclaw, Tahoma, Bellevue, Lake Washington, Issaquah, Riverview, and Snoqualmie.

The Wearhouse/ Little Wishes

  1. Youth ages 0-24 are eligible for the Wearhouse/Little Wishes.
  2. Youth must be placed in King County, or their case must be held in King County.
  3. OR, Youth must be enrolled in ILP or Transitions (housing) program (cannot be a walk-in off the street). Youth can be 18 or older, but must have formerly been in foster care.

Summer Camp

  1. Youth must be age 5 or older.
  2. Youth must be placed in King County, or their case must be held in King County.

Please note: Referrals are active from the date of submission to the following July 31st of that year. If a youth’s placement changes (even if a permanent plan is established) they are still eligible to receive Treehouse services for that referral period. At the time of referral youth must have open DCFS case, tribal case; federal case placed in Washington or be enrolled in ILP/transitional housing services.

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