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School Education K through 12 and Beyond

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/

The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

Job support for young people ages 16-24 experiencing racial, social, and/or economic challenges
206-386-1375
Email: HSD_SYEP@seattle.gov
https://www.seattle.gov/humanservices/services-and-programs/preparing-youth-for-success/syep
Materials available in multiple languages

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/

Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment (PAVE)

Information and resources related to special education, including sample Individualized Education Plan/Program (IEP) letters, questions to ask teachers and other professionals, and legal resources
253-565-2266
Email: pave@wapave.org
https://wapave.org/
Materials available in multiple languages

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound

One-on-one help for children 6-18 to achieve success in school and build stronger relationships with family and friends
206-763-9060
To be connected: info@bbbsps.org
https://inspirebig.org/

GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Achievers

Support for middle and high school students from low-income families to access and succeed in college
206-221-5306
roslyn@uw.edu – Director: Roslyn Kagy
https://depts.washington.edu/gearupac/

Washington STEM

Resources for students K-12 and young people to prepare for and access careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
206-658-4320
Email: info@washingtonstem.org
https://washingtonstem.org

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Financial aid resources to help students pay for college
1-800-433-3243
https://studentaid.gov
Materials available in Spanish

Girls Who Code

Clubs, summer, and college programs for students 3rd grade and above to teach computer science skills and provide information on careers in tech

www.girlswhocode.com

ParentHelp123/WithinReach

Child development and school readiness resources
For families who prefer to access resources by telephone and/or via interpreters, call 1-800-322-2588 (The Help Me Grow Washington Hotline)
https://resources.helpmegrowwa.org/
Materials available in multiple languages


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