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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

Here are some map links to several of our locations for class.  Hope this helps you find your way! Family Education & Support Services Tacoma Housing Authority – FIC Building […]

Need Directions to Class?

Here are some map links to several of our locations for class.  Hope this helps you find your way! Family Education & Support Services Tacoma Housing Authority – FIC Building […]

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 & Employment 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!   […]

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 6840 Capitol Blvd. Building 3 Tumwater, WA 98501. […]

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 6840 Capitol Blvd. Building 3 Tumwater, WA 98501. […]

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Thurston CO FESS Calendar & Community Partnering

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