Family Supports

Family Supports

On this page, you’ll find a collection of resources for family support, including legal resources. Select a topic below or keep scrolling to get started with our selection of family support resources.

Parenting Resources

Legal Resources

Parenting Resources

Guide to Supporting Students in Foster Care
Source: Treehouse
Digital guide containing numerous tips, tools and resources that promote best practices related to the education of Washington students in foster care.

Trainings for Caregivers
Source: Alliance for Child Welfare
Catalogue of caregiver trainings on many topics related to youth experiencing foster care.

Important Safety Rules
Source: SafeHome.org
Teaching importance of safety at home and away.

Foster Care Centers of Excellence
Source: Alliance CaRES
Foster Care Centers of Excellence are medical centers in Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane that offer trauma-informed, comprehensive medical care for youth involved with the child welfare system.

Northwest Harvest Food Access Network
Source: Northwest Harvest
Map of food banks and meal programs across Washington state.

Caregiver Handouts
Source: Harborview Foster Care Clinic
Handouts with useful information for parents and other adults in the life of foster youth.

Independent Living Programs
Source: Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)
Description of independent living programs in Washington state with a link to regional providers.

The Journey of a Foster Child
Source: Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF)
Timeline of foster care legal process.

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