Contact Us

All FESS Staff can be reached at the numbers and e-mails below!


Phone: 360-754-7629   Toll Free: 1-877-813-2828   Fax: 360-705-3411


Services are offered in Mason, Lewis, Pierce and Thurston County locations.

Family Education & Support Services is located at:

1202 Black Lake Blvd, Ste #B Olympia, WA 98502

Office hours: 

8:00AM-5:00PM Monday – Thursday, 8:00AM-2:00PM Friday


FESS Staff:
(To contact by e-mail, click on name)


  • Shelly Willis  –  MRT; Harvest; Parenting Instruction
  • Laura Cole  –  MRT; Lifeline Facilitator
  • Sandra Hurd  –  Consider the Children
  • Sheryl Jackson  –  Consider the Children; MRT; Winning at Parenting
  • Bruce Wood  –  Consider the Children
  • Scott Hanauer  –  Consider the Children
  • Juli Jager  –   Consider the Children; Guiding Good Choices
  • Joyce Mallinger  –  Kinship Facilitator for Thurston & Lewis Counties
  • Howard Winkler  –  Consider the Children
  • Cheryl Stines  –  Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • ‘Keoki’ Kauanoe  –  Dynamic Dads, Bringing Back the Dads & Fatherhood Support Groups
  • Morris Miller  –  Consider the Children
  • Charles Southerland  –  Dynamic Dads

Program Children’s Team

(This includes Kinship, Winning at Parenting, and other programs that include a child care component)
Thurston County
  • Tallie Dahman
  • Amber Salazar
  • Blaise Lindlief-Hall
  • Cassandra Norton
  • Hands on Children’s Museum Staff
Lewis County
  • Brook Leal
  • Olivia Gonzalez
  • Linzy Knee 
  • Kelli O’Reilly
Mason County
  • Tallie Dahman
  • Corianne Hollar


Thank you to the generosity of the volunteers who have supported us!
  • Pedi Colby
  • Cat Doctor
  • Jeremy Fleury
  • Mat Frasier
  • Tom Garman
  • Elizabeth Jackson
  • Liz Mickelson
  • Joann Powers
  • Bonnie Quilici
  • Deb Ross
  • Sarah Simmons
  • Thyler Simmons
  • Ida Seiver
  • Thelma Verena
  • Pat Winkler
  • Phil Simmons
  • Cassie Norton

And MANY more!

To become a volunteer, fill out and submit the Volunteer Application