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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

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

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.


Youth Advocacy Day January 31st, 2020

Every year, more than 300 young people and allies come together from across the state to advocate for changes to policies and practices standing in the way of every young person and family from having a safe and stable home.

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Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence Winter Quarter Caregiver Trainings

January, February and March 2020 classes available now.

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Learn more about FPAWS

Your compassion and support is needed for children who have been removed from their families for their safety and well being. Help lower Washington State’s critical shortage of foster parents.

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Members & Partnering Organizations

Current Members

Sampling of current members and partnering organizations.
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