Obtaining Eyeglasses for Children in Foster Care

When your foster child sees a Medicaid Optometrist/Ophthalmologist and receives a prescription for glasses or lenses, his glasses will be ordered from Airway Optical. The eye doctor (provider) or optical shop needs to submit a fully completed request to Airway Optical. If the request is not complete, Airway will return it to the provider for completion. Once Airway receives a … Continue reading »

Free Foster Child Memberships to Pierce and Kitsap County YMCAs

Pierce and Kitsap County YMCAs are pleased to announce that effective March 1, 2015 , all local foster children will be eligible for free memberships at all YMCA facilities in Pierce and Kitsap Counties. To sign up a foster child for membership, visit any of our locations and bring all guardianship documents. Learn more at ymcapkc.org/foster-child-membership.

Experience Girl Scouts at Little or No Cost!

Girl Scouts supports every girl and volunteer, regardless of their financial situation! Financial assistance is available to girls and adults. You and your girl can have fun in all of the Girl Scout activities! Who qualifies for Financial Assistance? Children who receive Free or Reduced Lunch Families that receive SNAP/TANF Benefits Foster youth Families that meet the Income Eligibility Requirements … Continue reading »

Free Camping and Boat Launches for Foster Families

Did you know that Washington State Parks offer free camping and boat launches for foster parents activities with foster kids? Foster families and registered relative caregivers are exempted from paying camping and day use fees in state parks by showing photo identification and a foster family card provided by your agency. The children in care must be present with them … Continue reading »