Thurston County - Youth and Family

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Thurston County

COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL/SITE BASED MENTORING

3434 Martin Way E Suite 3

Olympia, WA 98506

360-943-0409

http://www.thurstonbbs.org

C hildren ages 5-16 from single parent families are matched with a carefully screened adult

volunteer for a one-on-one mentoring relationship. 

Catholic Community Servcies

INTEGRATED FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES

2940 Limited LN NW 

Olympia, WA 

888-322-7156

http://www.ccsww.org/familyservices/southwest/thurston

T he program serves high/special needs children and their families through the concepts of

individualized tailored care in the home of the child. The primary focus is to help empower

all family members and/or get support form natural support systems.

Community Youth Services

FAMILY PRESERVATION/FAMILY RECONCILIATION

711 State Ave. 

Olympia, WA 98506

360-943-0780 Ext. 101

http://www.communityyouthservcies.org

Assisting families in identifying strengths and developing needed skills to live together safely

and successfully. Also, helping estranged families to reunite and build healthy structures.

Interpreter servcies are available.

INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS (ILS)

711 State Ave. 

Olympia, WA 98506

360-943-0780 Ext. 109

http://www.communityyouthservices.org

Assisting families in identifying strengths and developing needed skills to live together safely and

successfully. Also, helping estranged families to reunite and build healthy structures.

Interpreter services are available. 

READINESS TO LEARN

711 State Ave. 

Olympia, WA 98506

360-943-0780 Ext. 126

http://www.communityyouthservices.org

Helping parents of young children develop positive, supportive parenting skills; working with families to

identify barriers to learning in order to foster successful relationships between parents and schools.

Interpreter services are available. 

THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE SERVICES

711 State Ave. 

Olympia, WA 98506

360-943-0780 Ext. 101

http://www.communityyouthservices.org

S pecialized program to recruit, train, license, and support forster parents for neglected, abandoned,

hard-to-place youth, 11-17. Around-The-Clock case management and crisis response. Interpreter services available.

Department of Social & Health Services

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS)

866-363-4276 (ENDHARM) 

http://www.communityyouthservices.org

If you are aware of a child who is being abused or neglected plese contact 866-ENDHARM.

Family Education and Support Services

KINSHIP CARE

1202 Black Lake Blvd. #B 103

Olympia, WA 98502

360-754-7629

Support for grandparents or other adults caring for a relative's child. On-going support groups,

advocacy and resources. Childcare available.

Families United Against Hate

Families United Against Hate

PO Box 6396

Olympia, WA 98507

360-888-5291

http://www.fuah.org

Offers support and resources to individualized victims, families, communities, and people who serve

those who are dealing with incidents based on bias and hate-motivated violence.

 

Family Support Center

FAMILY RESOURCE SPECIALIST

360-754-2629

http://www.familysupportcenter.org

Assists families in identifying resources to help with immediate problems. Works with families on

an ongoing basis to help them identify skills and assets to achieve realistic goals

KINSHIP CARE SUPPORT GROUP

360-754-2629

http://www.familysupportcenter.org

Provides a support group for grandparents and other relatives caring for a relative's child. This group

provides a safe, supportive arena to share the hoys and challenges of raising a child in the later years.

Free, with childcare available.

KINSHIP COMFORT

360-754-2629

http://www.familysupportcenter.org

Offers free educational series for caregivers while proiding a safe, friendly play environment for children

at the Hands On Children's Museum. After the class adults can enjoy "respite" time to shop, or simply

relax. Offered the last Friday of the month.

Foster Parents Association of Washington State

FPAWS

800-391-2273 (CARE)

http://www.fpaws.org

Facilitates advocacy and support groups for foster, adoptive and kinship care providers throughout the state.

Includes converences, activities and other available resources.

MOM'S Club

 For at home mothers and their children to meet other moms and children. Activities, monthly membership

meetings, playgroups, family parties, special interest groups, MOM's Night Out, Babysitting Co-op, and

community service projects.

OLYMPIA & SHELTON - 360-753-3569http://www.momclubofolympia.com

TUMWATER & ROCHESTER - 360-273-9361 http://www.momscluboftumwater.com

LACEY, YELM & FORT LEWIS - 360-456-1245 http://www.geocites.com/laceymomsclub

 

Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation

TEEN PROGRAM

360-570-5857

http://www.ci.olympia.wa.us

P rovides programs run after school and late on Friday nights. Activities include basketball, pool, ping-pong, crafts,

late night dances, and special events for teens ages 13-19, I.D. required, for Thurston County residents only.

Call for details and to pick up a monthly calendar of events.

Parent to Parent of Thurston County

HELPING PARENTS

2638 State Ave. NE

Olympia, WA 98506

360-352-1126

http://www.parenttoparent-thurston.org

Offers support groups for families with ADD/ADHD, sensory or Autism issues. Interpreter servcies are available.

 

Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbian & Gays (PFLAG) 

PFLAG Olympia

PO Box 12732 

Olympia, WA 98508-2732

360-866-0511

http://www.pflag-olympia.org

Provides support, education, advocacy and opportunities for dialog about sexual orientation.

Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice

PARENTS AS TEACHERS

3432 South Bay Rd NE

Olympia, WA 98506

360-493-8311

http://www.providence.org

 

Supports the development of strong parent-child relationships by providing information to families

about parenting skills, parent-child interactions, and child development. This is accomplished by

working closely together with the  child's best teacher, YOU, the parents from home visitation,

group support meetings, health screenings, and resources in the community.

Radio Ranch

C.I.E.L.O Project

3102 8th Ave. NE

Olympia, WA 98506

360-709-0931

http://www.cieloproject.org/

Provides youth programs and Latino leadersip. Site for teens doing community services hours,

bilingual services (English and Spanish). ESL assistance.

Stonewall Youth

PO Box 7383

Olympia, WA 98507

360-705-2738

http://www.stonewallyouth.org

Offers support, information and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and

questioning youth 21 and under. Provides weekly support group resources, speaker's

bureau, and alcohol/drug free social activities.

United Community AIDS Network (UCAN)

147 Rogers St. NW

Olympia, WA 98502

360-352-2375

http://www.ucan-wa.org

Provides HIV-AIDS awareness, care and prevention servcies in Thurston County.

 

WA State Department of Social & Health Services

DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT

800-345-9964 or 360-664-6900

Establishes cases and collects child support with or without court order. Interpreter servcies are available.