Update from DCFS regarding Clothing Vouchers

Below are some specific guidance and clarification regarding the provision of clothing vouchers to foster children. Children being placed in out of home care with no or little clothing may receive a clothing voucher up to $200 atinitial placement.  These clothing vouchers will assist the foster parent in clothing the child.   Foster parents are an integral part of providing care to children … Continue reading »

King East Mockingbird Constellation: A Support Program for East King County Foster Parents

This program is open to Washington state licensed foster parents and families* in the licensing process currently living in Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Sammamish, Kenmore, Bothell, Woodinville. What does the King East Mockingbird constellation provide? An opportunity to get to know other foster parents in your community. Emotional and resource support to foster parents and children in the constellation. Advocacy from … Continue reading »

Recall of Dream on Me High Chair Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards

Dream On Me Recalls High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards Recall Date: July 23, 2014 Recall Number: 14-237 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Hazard: The leg or side opening of the chair can allow a child’s body to … Continue reading »

Whatcom County Backpack Drive

Hello Everyone! My name is Marianna and I am starting eighth grade this fall. During this previous school year I had a major school project called “My Social Action Project.”  This is an individual project where you choose a community or worldwide problem and help make an impact.  All the 7th graders at my school were required to complete this … Continue reading »

Miller Park Viva La Musica Concert Series

Join us for our Summer Concert Series at Miller Park on Sundays. Every Sunday from July 13 through August 3 at Miller Park you can enjoy four fun-filled free family-friendly concerts to help cool off the thirst for music with some of the Valley’s best sound representation of America’s Latino music culture. Sunday Evenings from 5:00-7:00pm July 13 – Tormenta … Continue reading »

Caregivers for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Foster Children Recruitment Event

Please join us on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 5:30 — 7:30pm at Everett Publich Library Auditorium 2702 Hoyt Ave Everett, WA 98201 Children’s Administration needs foster families for all ages of children, especially those aged 12 and older as well as children in sibling groups. Find out what’s needed at a forum featuring deaf and hard of hearing foster … Continue reading »