Family Preservation & Support Services (FPSS) Division

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

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


Advocating for the shared priorities of our member organizations

Intensive Services (IS) Division

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

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.


Celebration of Children and Families

See photos from our July celebration at Ryther.

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Join Partners for our Children for a listening and learning forum on foster care

Come spend an afternoon together as we listen and explore together future possibilities for our foster care system.

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FPAWS 2019 Regional Foster Care Summit

Save your spot! Each September we head back to Great Wolf Lodge for another weekend. Families can spend the whole weekend, Friday, Saturday at our FPAWS discounted rate.

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Members & Partnering Organizations

Current Members

Sampling of current members and partnering organizations.
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