Intensive Services (IS) Division

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


Advocating for the shared priorities of our member organizations

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

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.


Join FPAWS and the Kitsap Foster Care Association in Bremerton November 2nd

It’s time for the annual FPAWS Regional Foster Care Summit at the Kitsap Conference Center! There will be daycare available, toys and more!

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2019 National Adoption Month Celebration

Save the Date for the National Adoption Month Event!

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Stolen Youth Town Hall

Join StolenYouth and special guests at Seattle Town Hall to understand more about the intersection between the foster-care system, homelessness and child sex trafficking.

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Members & Partnering Organizations

Current Members

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