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If you are interested in the Voices of Children Contest and would like to learn more, check out the flyer.   Voices of Children Flyer Voices of Children Spanish Flyer

Voices of Children Contest

If you are interested in the Voices of Children Contest and would like to learn more, check out the flyer.   Voices of Children Flyer Voices of Children Spanish Flyer

This two day workshop on consecutive weekends (4 hours per day), will address the dynamics and challenges of parenting in single/co-parenting and blended families. The unique parenting skills for creating […]

Parenting in Single, Step & Blended Families Workshop

This two day workshop on consecutive weekends (4 hours per day), will address the dynamics and challenges of parenting in single/co-parenting and blended families. The unique parenting skills for creating […]

Read about what is happening in kinship and learn about kinship support groups.   February Newsletter  

Kinship Newsletter

Read about what is happening in kinship and learn about kinship support groups.   February Newsletter  

This workshop is for parents and youth ages 10 – 14. This free 7 week workshop includes childcare, family activities and dinner. For more information: Strengthening Families Workshop Flyer

Strengthening Families Parenting Workshop

This workshop is for parents and youth ages 10 – 14. This free 7 week workshop includes childcare, family activities and dinner. For more information: Strengthening Families Workshop Flyer

FESS has offices in a few counties, so when inclement weather comes, one or more of our offices might close. Each office closes based on the schools local to that […]

FESS Office Inclement Weather policies

FESS has offices in a few counties, so when inclement weather comes, one or more of our offices might close. Each office closes based on the schools local to that […]

Come to this free event and listen to Barbara Coloroso speak about bullying and breaking the cycle of violence.   For more information: Barbara Coloroso Flyer

The Bully, The Bullied, The Bystander

Come to this free event and listen to Barbara Coloroso speak about bullying and breaking the cycle of violence.   For more information: Barbara Coloroso Flyer

Learn about E-Cigarettes, Social norms and the current science on cannabis and alcohol.   More information: North Mason Prevention Summit

North Mason Prevention Summit

Learn about E-Cigarettes, Social norms and the current science on cannabis and alcohol.   More information: North Mason Prevention Summit

Come for a free presentation on how to help build resiliency. Get concrete and practical advice on how to help kids in your life thrive.   For more information: Building […]

Building Resiliency: Understanding Trauma and Overcoming Toxic Stress

Come for a free presentation on how to help build resiliency. Get concrete and practical advice on how to help kids in your life thrive.   For more information: Building […]

Read about what is happening in kinship and learn about support groups and the kinship book club. December Newsletter January Newsletter

Kinship Newsletter

Read about what is happening in kinship and learn about support groups and the kinship book club. December Newsletter January Newsletter

Make sure the child in your life is safe while you are driving by getting a FREE car seat check. For more information about locations and dates, check out this […]

FREE Car Seat Checks.

Make sure the child in your life is safe while you are driving by getting a FREE car seat check. For more information about locations and dates, check out this […]

FREE Children’s Concert featuring Recess Monkey on January 25, 2020. Download a detailed informational flyer for the Lacey and Centralia locations.  

FREE Children’s Concert

FREE Children’s Concert featuring Recess Monkey on January 25, 2020. Download a detailed informational flyer for the Lacey and Centralia locations.  

MRT – Moral Reconation Therapy Training is 32 hour practical, hands-on workshop that will cover everything you need to know to successfully implement the MRT treatment system. The training will […]

MRT Training

MRT – Moral Reconation Therapy Training is 32 hour practical, hands-on workshop that will cover everything you need to know to successfully implement the MRT treatment system. The training will […]

Advocacy Day is your chance to make your voice heard. Join Kinship Caregivers from across Washington State to advocate for continued support for Relative/Kinship Caregivers and the children in their […]

Kinship Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day is your chance to make your voice heard. Join Kinship Caregivers from across Washington State to advocate for continued support for Relative/Kinship Caregivers and the children in their […]

Read about what is happening in kinship and learn about support groups and the kinship book club. Kinship Newsletter: November

Kinship Newsletter

Read about what is happening in kinship and learn about support groups and the kinship book club. Kinship Newsletter: November

The Mason County Kinship Support group will be every 2nd and 4th Tuesday starting October 22nd at out Mason County Office. Kinship book club will begin in November and the […]

Kinship Book Club and Mason County Kinship Support Group

The Mason County Kinship Support group will be every 2nd and 4th Tuesday starting October 22nd at out Mason County Office. Kinship book club will begin in November and the […]

Winning at parenting and Familias fuertes are free parenting workshops that cover a variety of topics. Some of those topics include child development, setting limits, and parenting philosophies. Winning at […]

Winning at Parenting and Familias Fuertes

Winning at parenting and Familias fuertes are free parenting workshops that cover a variety of topics. Some of those topics include child development, setting limits, and parenting philosophies. Winning at […]

What is Integrated Case Management (ICM)?   Integrated Case Management (ICM) is a free, voluntary, family-focused, strength-based program that uses a facilitator to bring all relevant people, including providers, family […]

Integrated Case Management (ICM)

What is Integrated Case Management (ICM)?   Integrated Case Management (ICM) is a free, voluntary, family-focused, strength-based program that uses a facilitator to bring all relevant people, including providers, family […]

For 16 years, Family Education and Support Services, in collaboration with Twin Star Credit Union, has sponsored a contest that enables children being raised by grandparents or other relatives a […]

The children tell their strories

For 16 years, Family Education and Support Services, in collaboration with Twin Star Credit Union, has sponsored a contest that enables children being raised by grandparents or other relatives a […]

Board members contribute to help families By Alan Tyler, Board president, Family Education and Support Services In the life of Family Education and Support Services, 36 people have served on […]

Board members contribute to help families

Board members contribute to help families By Alan Tyler, Board president, Family Education and Support Services In the life of Family Education and Support Services, 36 people have served on […]

Find out why sleep is so important for your mental health and ways to get better sleep. Written by Stephanie James

Article: Why Sleep is So Important to Your Mental Health

Find out why sleep is so important for your mental health and ways to get better sleep. Written by Stephanie James