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Join us Saturday, April 13th for an afternoon of fun!  Click here for details!

DSHS Foster Kids Easter Egg Hunt

Join us Saturday, April 13th for an afternoon of fun!  Click here for details!

Saturday, March 23rd, come celebrate your new baby with us! Community organizations and library staff will provide free information and answer questions on topics like health, early literacy, and parenting […]

It’s a…….Baby Shower!

Saturday, March 23rd, come celebrate your new baby with us! Community organizations and library staff will provide free information and answer questions on topics like health, early literacy, and parenting […]

Due to our office move in the near future, we will not be accepting clothing donations for the month’s of April & May!  At that time we will not have […]

Donations Alert!

Due to our office move in the near future, we will not be accepting clothing donations for the month’s of April & May!  At that time we will not have […]

New at FESS!  Are you seeking employment and between the ages of 16-24?  We can help!  We offer Guidance, Support Services, Work Experience & Job Placement.  Click Here for more!   […]

OURR Alliance Program

New at FESS!  Are you seeking employment and between the ages of 16-24?  We can help!  We offer Guidance, Support Services, Work Experience & Job Placement.  Click Here for more!   […]

Dr. Laura Markham – Aha! Peaceful Parenting This training features Dr. Laura Markham who is the founding editor of AhaParenting.com and author of two books, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and […]

Parenting Tools Presents: Dr. Laura Markham

Dr. Laura Markham – Aha! Peaceful Parenting This training features Dr. Laura Markham who is the founding editor of AhaParenting.com and author of two books, Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and […]

This FREE GGC Seminar at Timberland Regional Library in Shelton, will be starting on April 9th for 5-weeks.  This class addresses how parents can positively talk react to their children […]

Guiding Good Choices at Shelton Timberland Library

This FREE GGC Seminar at Timberland Regional Library in Shelton, will be starting on April 9th for 5-weeks.  This class addresses how parents can positively talk react to their children […]

This FREE seminar starts Wednesdays, March 27th through April 24th from 5:45 to 7:45 pm in practicing proven techniques for guiding young adolescents toward healthy lifestyles.  For more info & to […]

Guiding Good Choices at North Mason Timberland Library

This FREE seminar starts Wednesdays, March 27th through April 24th from 5:45 to 7:45 pm in practicing proven techniques for guiding young adolescents toward healthy lifestyles.  For more info & to […]

Join us Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club, 5900 Troon Ln SE, Olympia, for Family Education & Support Services “Seeds of Hope Gala and Auction” as we raise critical funds to […]

Seeds of Hope Gala & Auction 2019

Join us Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club, 5900 Troon Ln SE, Olympia, for Family Education & Support Services “Seeds of Hope Gala and Auction” as we raise critical funds to […]

Miércoles – Feb 13 a Marzo 20 5:30pm a 7:30pm Haga clic aquí para ver el folleto adjunto

Familias Fuertes Rochester Feb 2019

Miércoles – Feb 13 a Marzo 20 5:30pm a 7:30pm Haga clic aquí para ver el folleto adjunto

This 5 week prevention program targets parents of 9-13 year olds.   Please click here for info and registration.

Guiding Good Choices Seminar Tenino

This 5 week prevention program targets parents of 9-13 year olds.   Please click here for info and registration.

Click here for more of the extensive article from the Daily Olympian newspaper from January 2, 2019.

Kinship/Foster Care saves states billions but leaves grandparents struggling

Click here for more of the extensive article from the Daily Olympian newspaper from January 2, 2019.

Please welcome Lance Benson, President/Director of Dry Tikes & Wet Wipes to our FESS family! The hours of business for DT&WW are 11:00 am to 4:00 pm M-F. Click here […]

Dry Tikes & Wet Wipe’s & Clothing Closet

Please welcome Lance Benson, President/Director of Dry Tikes & Wet Wipes to our FESS family! The hours of business for DT&WW are 11:00 am to 4:00 pm M-F. Click here […]

Continual Education classes available for foster/adoptive parents and relative caregivers.  Please check out the class flyers listed below for dates, time and locations available. For more information about The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence, […]

Continuing Education for Foster/Adoptive/Kinship Caregivers

Continual Education classes available for foster/adoptive parents and relative caregivers.  Please check out the class flyers listed below for dates, time and locations available. For more information about The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence, […]

Rebuilding lives, reclaiming futures & reuniting families! Since 2000, FRC has been helping parents get treatment, learn parenting skills, and reunite with their children.  Click here for more info.

Thurston County Family Recovery Court

Rebuilding lives, reclaiming futures & reuniting families! Since 2000, FRC has been helping parents get treatment, learn parenting skills, and reunite with their children.  Click here for more info.

The Little Red Schoolhouse Project was founded in 1991 in response to this need. Our goal is to see every child start school with basic school supplies, a backpack, new […]

Little Red Schoolhouse Project

The Little Red Schoolhouse Project was founded in 1991 in response to this need. Our goal is to see every child start school with basic school supplies, a backpack, new […]

The 16th Annual “Voices of Children” contest entry form for 2019 is here!  All entries must be submitted or postmarked by April 1, 2019.  Please click here for details and to print off […]

16th Annual Voices of Children Contest 2019

The 16th Annual “Voices of Children” contest entry form for 2019 is here!  All entries must be submitted or postmarked by April 1, 2019.  Please click here for details and to print off […]

Finding YES at FESS! You may have noticed additions here at Family Education and Support Services, but nothing has changed in our approach to serving families, connecting you to resources, and helping you […]

About Family Education and Support Services

Finding YES at FESS! You may have noticed additions here at Family Education and Support Services, but nothing has changed in our approach to serving families, connecting you to resources, and helping you […]

Please visit our office at the Mason Transit Center, 601 W Franklin Street on the 2nd floor for One Stop Services!  Click here for Shelton calendar of events!  providing established assistance and parenting classes to […]

Shelton Office Open Monday – Wednesday 9 am-2 pm! View our Events Calendar

Please visit our office at the Mason Transit Center, 601 W Franklin Street on the 2nd floor for One Stop Services!  Click here for Shelton calendar of events!  providing established assistance and parenting classes to […]

Family Education and Support Services is honored to bring PCAP to the community.  It is housed at our FESS office located at 1202 Black Lake Blvd Suite B Olympia, WA […]

Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

Family Education and Support Services is honored to bring PCAP to the community.  It is housed at our FESS office located at 1202 Black Lake Blvd Suite B Olympia, WA […]

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Thurston CO FESS Calendar & Community Partnering

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