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June 29, 2016
Apple Health Core Connections
Did you know? Apple Health Core Connections can be reached 24/7 by calling 1-844-354-9876.
June 15, 2016
Notification of Additional Changes to the DLR WAC CR-102 Filing
The CR-102 (WSR 16-10-020) that was filed on April 25, 2016. Public comment was received and incorporated into WAC 388-145-1305, 388-147-1305, and 388-148-1305. There was also an error found in WAC 388-148-1605 (3) that has been corrected. Please see the attached CR-102 WAC changes 6-10-16 document that has been updated with the NEW proposed language that will be filed with the CR-103. The changes are highlighted in yellow.
There were no further changes to the remaining proposed WAC language in SHS-4582.5, other documents attached, or the public hearing. The CR-102 remains open for public comment. The information on how to provide public comment is below. Read more
June 3, 2016
Notification that the DLR WAC Rule-Making is in Process
The rulemaking procedure is in process for the Division of Licensed Resources (DLR) WACs. There are several DLR WAC changes in the 388-148 Child Foster Homes, 388-145 Group Care, and 388-147 Child Placing Agencies and Adoption Services. DLR filed their CR-102 and the proposed WAC language is attached (SHS-4582.5).
The public comment period for the following rule changes is now through July 5th, 2016 at 5:00pm. Read more
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Crisis Support Lines for Foster Parents & Relative Caregivers
- Foster Parent & Caregiver Support line - 1-800-301-1868
The Foster Parent & Caregiver Support Line provides phone support when foster parents and relative caregivers are in crisis. Children’s Administration social workers answer the calls and can offer behavior management advice, problem solving tips and a listening ear. The support line operates after business hours through CA’s Central Intake.
5:00 pm - 8:00 am Mon - Fri & all weekend hours for emergencies
Foster Parent Crisis Line FAQ
- Call your local Children's Office 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri
- Call 24 hour Foster Parents Association of Washington State (FPAWS) Line at 1-800-391-CARE or 1-800-391-2273
- Call a Washington State Mental Health crisis line for local assistance with a mental health crisis.