Featured Stories

Click here for details!  Get help with: Repairing or building Credit, College opportunities & FAFSA, assistance,  Low-income free legal information, Homeownership opportunities, Banking services – 2nd chance banking, Training & […]

Super Saturday in Shelton February 3rd

Click here for details!  Get help with: Repairing or building Credit, College opportunities & FAFSA, assistance,  Low-income free legal information, Homeownership opportunities, Banking services – 2nd chance banking, Training & […]

The Parenting Inside Out Program has a proven impact on reducing recidivism, improving family relationships, parenting skills and supporting family reunification.  Classes begin soon!  Please click here for more info!

Parenting Inside Out

The Parenting Inside Out Program has a proven impact on reducing recidivism, improving family relationships, parenting skills and supporting family reunification.  Classes begin soon!  Please click here for more info!

Kinship Navigator Lynn Urvina is the 2018 winner of this prestigious award!  Please check out the video and the award letter at the “About FESS” tab under FESS Awards.  Congratulations!

Casey Excellence for Children Award Winner Lynn Urvina

Kinship Navigator Lynn Urvina is the 2018 winner of this prestigious award!  Please check out the video and the award letter at the “About FESS” tab under FESS Awards.  Congratulations!

This FREE seminar starts Mondays, January 22nd through March 5th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm in practicing proven techniques for guiding young adolescents toward healthy lifestyles.  For more info & to register, please click […]

Guiding Good Choices Seminar in Lewis County

This FREE seminar starts Mondays, January 22nd through March 5th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm in practicing proven techniques for guiding young adolescents toward healthy lifestyles.  For more info & to register, please click […]

Find out what is happening at FESS!  Older newsletters can be located under the “About FESS” tab!

FESS 2017-18 Newsletter

Find out what is happening at FESS!  Older newsletters can be located under the “About FESS” tab!

With weather changes soon approaching, please contact our office for any rescheduling or cancellations of classes!  If you are enrolled in a class, and we have e-mail or phone number […]

Inclement Weather for Classes 2017-18

With weather changes soon approaching, please contact our office for any rescheduling or cancellations of classes!  If you are enrolled in a class, and we have e-mail or phone number […]

Free Parent Education Classes for Parents of Elementary and Middle School Students — 2018 School Year.  Click here for dates, times, location and topics!  Presenter is Candyce Lund-Bollinger and sponsored […]

Tumwater School District Presents Topical Parenting Classes

Free Parent Education Classes for Parents of Elementary and Middle School Students — 2018 School Year.  Click here for dates, times, location and topics!  Presenter is Candyce Lund-Bollinger and sponsored […]

A compilation of poems, essays, and drawings submitted by children living in Washington State to the 2017 Voices of Children Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives Contest.  

Voices of Children 2017 Booklet!

A compilation of poems, essays, and drawings submitted by children living in Washington State to the 2017 Voices of Children Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives Contest.  

Please click here to view some information about what we do in the community and people that have been impacted by our services!

FESS – Strengthening Families Video

Please click here to view some information about what we do in the community and people that have been impacted by our services!

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, […]

Zumba in Shelton starts Wednesdays @ 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Mason Transit Center.  Click here for all details. Zgold flyer Shelton MTA Cardio Dance Class starting in September […]

Zumba & Cardio Dance Classes in Shelton & Olympia

Zumba in Shelton starts Wednesdays @ 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm at the Mason Transit Center.  Click here for all details. Zgold flyer Shelton MTA Cardio Dance Class starting in September […]

Rebuilding lives, reclaiming futures & reuniting families! Since 2000, FRC has been helping parents get treatment, learn parenting skills, and reunite with their children.  Please click on the flyer to […]

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.  Please click on the flyer to […]

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 […]

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 […]

A FREE clinic offering legal assistance will be available by “appointment only” on Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact […]

FREE Legal Clinics by Appointment at FESS!

A FREE clinic offering legal assistance will be available by “appointment only” on Thursdays from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm.  For more information or to reserve a spot, please contact […]

Our new Office at Mason Transit Center, 601 W Franklin Street on the 2nd floor.  Please click here for calendar of events and classes!  We invite you to visit us for “One Stop Services” as we provide our established […]

Shelton FESS Office Open from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Every Wednesday!

Our new Office at Mason Transit Center, 601 W Franklin Street on the 2nd floor.  Please click here for calendar of events and classes!  We invite you to visit us for “One Stop Services” as we provide our established […]

Starting Mondays, February 5th 2018, the Michael T Simmons Elementary School will be hosting a 6-week Winning at Parenting Series.  There is a light dinner provided as well as free child care for […]

Winning at Parenting at Michael T Simmons Elementary in Tumwater for 2018

Starting Mondays, February 5th 2018, the Michael T Simmons Elementary School will be hosting a 6-week Winning at Parenting Series.  There is a light dinner provided as well as free child care for […]

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 […]

Click on the Icon to view the video.  

“Kinship Care in Washington State” Video

Click on the Icon to view the video.  

Click on each event for more details.

Thurston CO FESS Calendar & Community Partnering

Click on each event for more details.