May 18 Kinship Caregiver Day in WA


May 18 is proclaimed as Kinship Caregiver Day in WA Since 1988, May has been designated nationally as Foster Care Month. But Washington also chooses one day of the month to recognize kinship caregivers, relatives caring for children who can no longer live in their birth homes. This year, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed May 18 as Kinship Caregiver [...]

May 18 Kinship Caregiver Day in WA2022-05-06T16:05:38-07:00

Asking questions to prevent suicide


Asking questions to prevent suicide by Denise Whitaker | KOMO News | Monday, April 12th 2021 The number of suicides is, unfortunately climbing. And now, Thurston Youth Alive is working to prevent suicide in young people, with specialized training for anyone. “It teaches people how to listen for the warning signs and the risk factors," explained trainer Scott Hanauer with Family [...]

Asking questions to prevent suicide2021-04-14T10:04:15-07:00

Molina Collaboration with PCAP


Molina Healthcare of Washington Collaborates with Family Education & Support Services to Help Improve the Health of At-Risk Moms News Release Molina Healthcare of Washington (“Molina”) is collaborating with Family Education & Support Services (FESS) to support at-risk moms and their families who are supported by the Evidence-Based Home Visitation program called Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP). PCAP is an intensive case [...]

Molina Collaboration with PCAP2021-04-07T13:06:07-07:00

Mason County Free Parenting Series


Family Education & Support Services (FESS) partners with the Mason County Health Dept. and WA State Health Care Authority to provide parenting education classes, called "Guiding Good Choices," to interested members of the public for no cost in Mason County. Anyone wanting to grow as a parent or caregiver is welcome. These classes, offered through Family Education & Support Services' parenting [...]

Mason County Free Parenting Series2020-11-02T16:35:44-08:00

Open Enrollment Events


Family Education & Support Services (FESS) partners with CHOICE Regional Health Network and others to help Washington families navigate health care options during open enrollment, particularly how it works and what health care options best fit each specific situation in the coming year."Open Enrollment is a specific period of time in the fall that provides a short window for individuals and families [...]

Open Enrollment Events2020-10-21T16:20:32-07:00
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