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Kinship Care

Foster Care Centers of Excellence

Harborview Pediatric Clinic

Multidisciplinary, trauma informed medical home for children and youth in King County involved with the child welfare system now or previously

Services include entry to foster care examinations, primary care, 24-hour nurse line, mental health services including psychiatry and psychology, and social work

1-206-744-3344

https://www.uwmedicine.org/locations/pediatrics-harborview

 

Community Health Care

Multidisciplinary care center and medical home for children and youth in Pierce County who are part of the foster/adoption community

Services include entry to foster care examinations; primary, dental, and mental health care

1-253-722-2161

https://www.commhealth.org/services/foster-adoption-care/

Catholic Community Services — Kinship Navigator Services

Connection with a navigator to assist kinship caregivers in King County with financial resources, connections to services, support groups, and parenting resources

1-206-328-6858; Kinship caregiver coordinator 1-206-328-5270

https://ccsww.org/get-help/services-for-seniors-people-with-disabilities/kinship-services/

Washington Medical Legal Partnership (MLP)

Legal assistance for families at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic

Help with obtaining guardianship and legal status for kinship caregivers

For additional resources and legal template letters for special education services, social security, housing, and tenant rights: https://washingtonmlp.org/resources/finding-legal-help/

1-206-987-5942

contact@washingtonmlp.org

http://www.washingtonmlp.org/

CHERISH

Support program promoting the social-emotional well-being of children 0-5 years living in out of home placements in King County and 0-3 years in Pierce and Snohomish Counties, providing support to the child and caregivers

Services include psychological assessments, developmental therapies, home visits/teleintervention and systems intervention

1-425-653-4321

https://cherish.kindering.org

Hope Sparks

Kinship caregiver navigator to help kinship caregivers in Pierce County connect to services, benefits, and other resources

Program Coordinator and Kinship Navigator 1-253-565-4484, option 4

https://www.piercecountywa.gov/523/Kinship-Caregiving

Homage

Resources for kinship care givers in Snohomish County specific to family needs, related to state benefits, legal options, special needs resources; navigating systems; and peer supports

1-425-514-3188

https://homage.org/services/kinship-caregiver-program/

Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence

Parenting classes and support services for foster and kinship caregivers in Washington state

https://risewiththealliance.org/

Alliance CaRES

Foster and kinship caregiver support including peer support across Washington State

1-206-221-4913 or email: alliancecares@uw.edu 

www.alliancecares.org/

Amara

Programs and services for foster and adoptive families and peer support to foster and kinship families in Washington state

Family connections program to help biological families and caregivers work together as a team

1-206-260-1700

www.amarafamily.org/

Coordinated Care Apple Health Core Connections

Care coordination and care management services, and connections to resources for children and youth covered under Apple Health in Washington State in foster and kinship care, reunified with their parents in the past 12 months, those in extended foster care ages 18-21 years, and young adults who aged out of foster care and are ages 18-26 years

1-844-354-9876

www.coordinatedcarehealth.com/members/foster-care.html

 

Coordinated Care a2A (adolescent to adult) services: tailored resources, health education and care connections for adolescents in foster care covered under Apple Health as they transition to adulthood https://www.coordinatedcarehealth.com/members/foster-care/benefits-and-services/benefits-overview1.html

Passion to Action

Statewide youth advisory board to Washington State’s Children’s Administration

Advocacy opportunities for youth ages 14-24 years who are or have been in foster care

email: ilskids@dshs.wa.gov

http://independence.wa.gov/self-advocacy/make-a-difference-and-get-involved/self-advocacy-resources/passion-to-action/

Mockingbird Society

Opportunities for adolescents and young adults across Washington State to participate in the social justice effort to improve the foster care system

1-206-323-5437

https://www.mockingbirdsociety.org/

Team Child

Legal advocacy services for youth, including those in foster and kinship care, living in King, Pierce, and other counties

1-206-322-2444

https://teamchild.org/legal-services/

Treehouse for Kids

Academic support via educational advocates and other resources for children in foster and kinship care across Washington State

1-206-767-7000

www.treehouseforkids.org

 

Educational supports for high school youth through a program, called Graduation Success

Post-graduation support through the Launch Success program for young adults who have been in foster care to help them achieve a degree or credentials, living wage or stable housing

https://www.treehouseforkids.org/our-services/fostering-futures/

ParentHelp123/WithinReach

For families who prefer to access resources by telephone and/or via interpreters, call the Help Me Grow Washington Hotline: tel: 1-800-322-2588

https://resources.helpmegrowwa.org/

Materials available in multiple languages


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