Advocacy

Advocating for the shared priorities of our member organizations

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

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.

WACF News

2019 WACF Election Results

Our new President, Treasurer and Secretary of Washington Association for Children & Families.

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FPAWS Mini-Conference at Great Wolf Lodge

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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Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Seattle Children’s, King County, USA Mental Health First Aid, and Chad’s Legacy are offering Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA). Classes fill quickly! Sign up now.

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Members & Partnering Organizations

Current Members

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