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March 24, 2017
Governor Jay Inslee has signed two important proclamations honoring caregivers in the state of Washington during the month of May. Read more
February 7, 2017
On Sunday, May 7th the Seattle Mariners invite and welcome our staff, family and friends to Safeco Field in Seattle for the ninth annual We Are Family Day. This event recognizes caregivers and the effort made by our staff and agency in supporting them through a morning recognition event at 11:20 a.m. and the afternoon game at 1:10p.m. Purchase your game tickets here: www.mariners.com/wearefamily Promo code is: WEAREFAMILY Learn more...
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Statewide Foster Parent Recruitment Information Center
For information about becoming a foster parent
Call 1-888-KIDS-414 (1-888-543-7414)
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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.