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  • Washington State Support groups

    1 posts, 1 voices, 494 views, started Oct 24, 2008

    Posted on Friday, October 24, 2008

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      Aquamarine
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      **This is the one I co-Chair it hasn’t been added to this group of Washington State Support Group’s yet. Please feel free to join any that’s close to you.
      Kinship & Grandparent’s Re-Parenting
      Support Group
      FREE Resources
      FREE Support
      FREE Dinner
      FREE Childcare with FREE Activies
      Every 3rd Thursday
      {starting January 2009}
      5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m
      Please RSVP for Dinner
      High Point Family Center
      6558-35th Ave sw
      {corner of 35th and Holly St.}
      Contact:
      Dena {206} 923-3266
      or
      Debbie {206} 926-9370
      Hope you can join us

      SUPPORT GROUPS for GRANDPARENTS & RELATIVES RAISING CHILDREN & KINSHIP NAVIGATORS IN WASHINGTON STATE  

        

       GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       ASOTIN COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509-965-7100 1-800-246-2962 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services.  

       BENTON COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509/735-4556 H 509-948-2380 C Cathedral of Joy 1153 Gage Blvd.
      Kennewick, WA 99338  

       CHELAN COUNTY  

       Grandparents & Relatives Raising
      Grandchildren Support Group Children's Home Society of WA
      1014 Walla Walla Ave. Wenatchee, WA 98801
      Juanita Echelbarger [Link Removed] 509-548-0447 Faith Lutheran Church Parish Hall
      224 Benton St. Leavenworth, WA 98826  

        

      GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION
      CLALLAM COUNTY  

       Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
      Support Group PO Box 3473
      Sequim, WA 98382
      Lorna Manderscheid Lyall Wingert 360-683-5598 360-681-2573 Old Sequim Middle School 220 W. Alder - Rm 7-W
      Sequim, WA 98382
      Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
      Olympic Area Agency on Aging 107 E. 8
      thPort Angeles, WA 98362
      Carolyn Lindley [Link Removed] 360-374-5605 Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.  

       CLARK COUNTY  

       Kinship Resources
      Parents Again Children's Home Society of WA
      PO Box 605 Vancouver, WA 98666
      Viola Hansel [Link Removed] 360-695-1325 ext. 4230 Jim Parsley Community Center
      Corner Plomondon and Caples Streets
      Vancouver, WA
      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 2  

        

      GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION
      COLUMBIA COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509-965-7100 1-800-246-2962 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services  

       COWLITZ COUNTY  

       Kinship Care Support Group
      Robert Mumford DSHS/Child Welfare Services
      711 Vine PO Box 330
      Kelso, WA 98626
      Parents Place Robert Mumford
      MUBO300@dshs.wa.gov
      360-501-2555 Emmanuel Lutheran Church 2218 E. Kessler Blvd.
      Longview, WA  

       FRANKLIN COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509-965-7100 1-800-246-2962 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services.  

       GARFIELD COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509-965-7100 1-800-246-2962 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services  

        

      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 3  

       GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY  

      Kinship Caregiver Support Group Olympic Area Agency on Aging
      2700 Simpson Ave. Aberdeen, WA 98520
      Polly McCalister  mccalpo@dshs.wa.gov  

       Brenda Schueler
      schuebk@dshs.wa.gov
      360-538-2458 1-866-582-1485 2700 Simpson Ave. (upstairs)
      Aberdeen, WA 98520  

       ISLAND COUNTY  

       Relatives as Parents Program
      Support Group Family Resources Center
      Island County Readiness To Learn PO Box 346
      Langley, WA 98260
      Gail LaVassar [Link Removed]  

       Sarah Berger
      sberger@sw.wednet.edu
      360 221-6808 ext 4320  

       360-221-6808 ext. 4602
      Contact Sarah Berger, coordinator for more
      information.  

       KING COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Senior Services of Seattle/King County
      2208 - 2nd Ave., #100 Seattle, WA 98121
      Caregiver Outreach and Support Program
      info@seniorservices.org
      206-448-3110 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services.
      Kinship Resources for South King County Kristie Lund jazzsma@yahoo.com
      [Link Removed] 206-595-9047 same as mailing address Seattle
      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 4  

       GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       KING COUNTY  

       Kinship Support Group
      UJIMA Community Services 6419 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.
      Seattle, WA 98118-3149
      Danielle Clayton danielle@ococujima.org
      www.ococujima.org
      206-760-3456 Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.
      Relative Caregiver Support Group 232 Second Ave. S.
      Kent, WA 98032
      Kristie Lund [Link Removed]  

      [Link Removed]  

       Ali Phoenix
      aphoenixseyfs@yahoo.com
      206-721-5542 ext. 45  

       206-721 5542 ext.16
      Same as mailing address Seattle
      The Mamas and Papas Support Group
      Kindering Center 6120 NE 8
      th St. Bellevue, WA 98008
      Julie Fisher [Link Removed]  

       Sarah Jackson
      Jasa300@dshs.wa.gov
      425-653-4314
      425-590-3025
      Same as mailing address Bellevue
      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 5  

       GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       KING COUNTY  

       Grandparent/Kinship Support Group
      RAYS West Hill Family Enrichment Center
      12704 76th Ave., S. Seattle, WA 98178
      Cynthia Green [Link Removed] 206-587-0320 Center
      206-926-9475 (Message phone)
      Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.  

       KITSAP COUNTY  

       Kinship Resources
      Common Grounds Compassionate Ministries
      1201 Park Ave. Bremerton, WA 98337
      Karen Randall [Link Removed] 360-377-9710 Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.  

       KITTITAS COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509-965-7100 1-800-246-2962 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services  

      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 6  

        

      GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION
      KLICKITAT COUNTY  

       Kinship Parenting Second Time
      Around in Klickitat County PO Box 376
      Goldendale, WA 98620
      Bunny Nadler [Link Removed] 509-773-3630 Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.  

       LEWIS COUNTY  

       Lewis County Kinship Navigator
      Old Primary School Site 10140 Hwy. 12 SW
      Rochester, WA 98579
      Chris Carr [Link Removed] 360-754-7629 1-877-813-2828 HFL Building (corner of Rock and Locust)
      Centralia College Centralia, WA  98531  

       MASON COUNTY  

        

      Kinship Navigator Family Education and Support
      Services 1202 Black Lake Blvd. #B
      Olympia, WA 98502
      Chris Carr [Link Removed] 360-754-7629 1-877-813-2828 St. David's Episcopal Church
      324 W. Cedar St. Shelton
      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 7  

        

      GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       PIERCE COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Relatives Raising Children Child and Family Guidance Center
      6424 N. 9th St. Tacoma, WA 98405
      Edith Owen [Link Removed] 253-697-8408 Same as mailing address Puyallup  

      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 8  

       GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       SAN JUAN COUNTY  

       Grandparents and Relatives Raising
      Children Support Group San Juan Island Family Resources
      Center 476 Market St.
      PO Box 1981 (mailing address) San Juan, WA
      Joyce Sobel [Link Removed] 360-378-5246 San Juan as mailing address.
      San Juan Island  

       SKAGIT COUNTY  

       Native Kinship Resources
      Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Northwest WA AAA
      1600 Lakeway Dr. Bellingham, WA 98225
      Eythl Warbus [Link Removed]    

        

      360-676-6749 Native Kinship Coordinator may be able to help kinship
      caregivers with questions about resources.
      Grandparents Support Group 17203 West Big Lake Blvd.
      Mt. Vernon, WA 98274
      B.J. Johnson [Link Removed] 360-422-5951 First United Methodist Church
      1607 E. Division St. Mt. Vernon, WA  98273  

       SNOHOMISH COUNTY  

       Grandparents as Parents Program
      PO Box 205 Lake Stevens, WA 98258
      Beth Capoun [Link Removed] 425-377-1403 Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club
      1609 E. Lakeshore Dr. Lake Stevens, WA 98258  

        

        

      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 9
      GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       SNOHOMISH COUNTY  

       Kinship Caregivers Support Group
      East County Senior Center 824 Village Way
      Monroe, WA 98272
      Jacob McGee
      Jacob@eastcountyseniorcenter.org
      360-794-6359 East County Senior Center Same as mailing address
      Monroe
      Relatives as Parents Support Group Family Support Center
      6309 196th St. SW Lynnwood, WA 98036
      Pam Graham [Link Removed] 425-670-8984 Same as mailing address Lynnwood  

       SPOKANE COUNTY  

       Kinship Resources
      Children's Home Society 920 N. Argonne #300
      Spokane Valley, WA 99212
      Betsy Blake [Link Removed]  

       Joyce Stookey
      509-747-4174  

       509-922-2844
      St. John's Lutheran Church West 2
      nd & 3rd Ave. Spokane, WA  

       STEVENS COUNTY  

       Grandparents Raising Children
      516 E Glen Colville, WA 99114
      Diane Williams 509-684-6767 Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.  

        

        

        

      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 10
      GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       THURSTON COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Family Education and Support Services
      1202 Black Lake Blvd. #B Olympia, WA 98502
      Chris Carr [Link Removed] 360-754-7629 Lacey Child Care & Family Service Center
      4540 Corporate Center Dr. SE
      Lacey, WA  98503  

       WALLA WALLA COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed] 509-965-7100 800-246-2962 Navigator available to help kinship caregivers with
      questions about resources and services  

       WHATCOM COUNTY  

       Native Kinship Resources
      Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Northwest WA AAA
      1600 Lakeway Drive Bellingham, WA 98225
      Eythl Warbus [Link Removed]  

      360-676-6749 Resource Person may be available to provide some
      information about local kinship care resources.  

        

        

        

      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 11  

       GROUP-MAILING ADDRESS CONTACT PERSON  PHONE MEETING LOCATION  

       YAKIMA COUNTY  

       Kinship Navigator
      Catholic Family and Child Services 5301 Tieton Dr., Ste. C
      Yakima, WA 98908
      Mary Pleger [Link Removed]  509-575-6114 Contact Leader for more information.  

        

      Contact Aging and Disability Services Headquarters/Department of Social and Health Services at 1-800-422-3263 to speak with Hilari Hauptman or you can email [Link Removed] for general information about support groups and Kinship Navigators
      or to make corrections or additions to this list.
      Relatives as Parents / Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:  Support Groups in Washington State 10/04/07                                                         page 12


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