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    Child Care / Early Learning

    Find services that support healthy child development and school readiness for  children.

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    Child Development Supports

    Early intervention services during the first three years can make a big difference in a child's life.

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    Child Welfare System

    Get information to help you learn about and successfully navigate the child welfare system.

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    Foster Parenting & Kinship Care

    You can make a difference in the life of a child, youth or sibling group.

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    Every child deserves a permanent, stable, loving family.

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    Adoption Support

    Medical and financial supports when adopting special needs children.

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    Getting Help

    Find out about benefits and programs available to families in Washington.

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    Education for Foster Youth

    Read about the educational opportunities available to foster youth.

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    Extended Foster Care

    Young adults have the opportunity to continue receiving foster care services.

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    Health for Youth

    Information to help youth receive the medical care they need.

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    At-Risk / Runaway Youth

    Learn about programs serving runaway youth and youth in conflict with their families.

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    Independent Living Program

    Programs to prepare and give youth the skills to live independently.

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    Child Care / Early Learning Providers

    Information and tools for Washington's child care providers.

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    Child Welfare Providers

    For contracted providers who provide services to our child welfare clients.

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    Child Development Support Providers

    Information for professionals who provide early intervention supports to families.

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    Child Care & Early Learning Professional Development

    Supporting an educator's professional growth or those starting an early learning career.

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    MERIT is an online registry tool for professionals in the field of early care and education.

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    Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

    Find out who is legally required to report child abuse or neglect.

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    Juvenile Rehabilitation

    Services and rehabilitative treatment for juvenile offenders.

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    Engaging Fathers

    Providing resources and information that will empower fathers with children in the child welfare system.