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Safe medication disposal protects kids, the community and our drinking water.  Click here for details!

Free Medicine Disposal in Tumwater – April 27th

Safe medication disposal protects kids, the community and our drinking water.  Click here for details!

We’ve grown out of our space and are moving to a bigger and better location!  April 25th, we open the FESS Resilience Center 6840 Capitol Blvd S Bldg #3 – […]

Thurston CO FESS Office is Moving! More to Come!

We’ve grown out of our space and are moving to a bigger and better location!  April 25th, we open the FESS Resilience Center 6840 Capitol Blvd S Bldg #3 – […]

Finding the time for anything can be challenging as a single parent.  Here are some ways to plan for it!  Written By Alexis Hall 

Article: Make the time: Exercise for busy single parents!

Finding the time for anything can be challenging as a single parent.  Here are some ways to plan for it!  Written By Alexis Hall 

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!   […]

This FREE GGC Seminar at Timberland Regional Library in Shelton, will be starting on April 30th 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 30th for 5-weeks.  This class addresses how parents can positively talk react to their children […]

This FREE seminar has been rescheduled to start Wednesday, April 24th through May 29th from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm in practicing proven techniques for guiding young adolescents toward healthy […]

Guiding Good Choices at North Mason Timberland Library

This FREE seminar has been rescheduled to start Wednesday, April 24th through May 29th from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm in practicing proven techniques for guiding young adolescents toward healthy […]

Starting Thursday, April 4th from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm at Squaxin Island Family Center. This parent, youth, and family skills-building curriculum is delivered in 7-weekly sessions and is offered for parents with […]

Strengthening Families at Squaxin Island!

Starting Thursday, April 4th from 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm at Squaxin Island Family Center. This parent, youth, and family skills-building curriculum is delivered in 7-weekly sessions and is offered for parents with […]

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, […]

Alliance Trainings for Foster Care and 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 […]

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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Dynamic Dad’s 12 week seminar is starting soon.  If you would like register, go to the “Class Registration” tab and scroll down to Dynamic Dad’s Seminar and hit “click to register” and fill out the […]

Dynamic Dad’s Seminar Thurston, Mason & Lewis County 2019

Dynamic Dad’s 12 week seminar is starting soon.  If you would like register, go to the “Class Registration” tab and scroll down to Dynamic Dad’s Seminar and hit “click to register” and fill out the […]

Click on the Icon to view the  Court Navigation Kiosk for Kinship Families

Navigating the Legal System

Click on the Icon to view the  Court Navigation Kiosk for Kinship Families

This 4-hour class is designed to assist parents in supporting children who have witnessed, or have been affected by domestic violence.  Click below for information and registration. Impact of Domestic […]

Impact of Domestic Violence on Children Seminar

This 4-hour class is designed to assist parents in supporting children who have witnessed, or have been affected by domestic violence.  Click below for information and registration. Impact of Domestic […]

Click here to sign up for classes offered by Family Education & Support. We have many to offer so check back often for updates.

Sign up for Classes!

Click here to sign up for classes offered by Family Education & Support. We have many to offer so check back often for updates.