Intensive Services (IS) Division

Serving children, youth, and their families with complex behavioral and mental health needs

Child Placing Agencies (CPA) Division
Providing community based foster care

Family Preservation & Support Services (FPSS) Division

Stabilizing families to prevent children from entering out-of-home care


Advocating for the shared priorities of our member organizations

Welcome to Washington Association for Children & Families

The Washington Association for Children & Families is a growing association of large and small providers working toward a safer and improved future for the children, youth, and families in Washington State.

Together, WACF promotes safety, permanency, and well-being for children and families. WACF informs and engages its members and partners through trainings and discussion forums, and advocates on behalf of its member agencies to improve the lives of children and families.


Camp to Belong Washington 2020

Know a sibling group currently separated because of adoption, foster or relative care?

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2020 FPAWS Pacific Northwest Caregivers Conference

Our Pacific Northwest Caregivers Conference at Great Wolf Lodge is one of the best families conference settings you will find.  It has moved to June 19,20,21.

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Members & Partnering Organizations

Current Members

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