Faith Based Partnerships
Comfort bags are for children who must go into out-of-home care or to care in a relatives’ home because their birth families are unable to safely care for them for a period of time. Children benefit from basic personal and comfort items during this upsetting and often urgent time of transition. These bags are collected and distributed in partnership with the local Children’s Administration Office. Read More
The Appreciation Project (TAP) is an ongoing support ministry of His Kids Our Homes and Hope 1.27. The TAP basket is filled with baked goods once per month and delivered to the Bellingham DSHS/DCFS office to show appreciation to the hard-working state social workers there.
For more information on how to start one in your area, please contact Carrie.
Royal Family Kids’ Camp is a one week resident summer camp especially designed with the foster child and other at-risk children in mind. These camps are part of a growing network of camps nationwide which are all sponsored by a local church. The camping experience is geared for success, recognizing the needs of abused, neglected and abandoned children.
Foster Care Ministries
4KidS, a Foster Care Ministry of Stanwood Foursquare Church
Its amazing what can happen when God calls and equips His people. To read more about how this church has responded to the call to care for the foster families in their community, Click Here.
Abe and Sarah’s Kids is a ministry of First Baptist Church of Everett, Washington. They collect new backpacks, hygiene supplies, and comfort items and also host a clothing closet for foster children in Snohomish County.
Cascade Church Orphan Care Ministry (Monroe) strives to raise awareness of the dire need for Christians to step forward and care for our most vulnerable children…those in the foster care system and those available for adoption. They desire to be a “hub” to connect you with others who have “been there—done that!”. Their hope is to provide many resources, specialized teaching & training, and valuable support as you seek to care for the modern-day orphan. They want you to know that you don’t have to walk this path alone.
Cedar Park Foster Care Ministries (Bothell) Cedar Park’s ministry exists to recruit Christian families to take in foster children and support Christian foster families who are caring for these children.
His Kids Our Homes (Bellingham) provides trainings, support groups and community based project such as Comfort Bags and TAP (The Appreciation Project). For more information, please contact Carrie.
Homes of Hope (Asotin, Garfield and Whitman Counties) Homes of Hope’s mission is to recruit, train, support and mentor foster, biological and adoptive parents so they may provide a safe and nurturing home to at-risk children.
Hope Alliance for Kids is a faith based non-profit corporation created to provide support and services to at risk youth with an emphasis on foster children and their families. It is a community outreach program of Eastridge Church in Issaquah.
Safe Harbors (Des Moines) freely gives to the community of fostering families in King county: Fun times, God’s love through us and serving them with no-strings-attached!
Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church (Snoqualmie) supports the foster families in their community by hosting a monthly Support Group and providing Comfort Bags for children first coming into state care.
The Caring Place, a ministry of Stanwood Foursquare and Our Saviors Lutheran Church, is now open. Families providing care to foster children are warmly welcomed to stop by and shop for free items for their children. For more information on this ministry including shopping hours, please Click Here.
Serve Wenatchee is dedicated to helping people in need through a compassionate, prayerful non-judgmental atmosphere in our clearinghouse. Needs for food, clothing, furniture, rent, utilities and more are addressed through our LOVE INC referral model as we help churches help people help themselves.