DCYF (Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families) (CPS)
The lead agency for state-funded services that support children and families to build resilience and health, and to improve educational outcomes.
Adoption Support Program
Assists in removing barriers for families adopting special needs children by providing financial, medical, and counseling support to families who adopt from Washington State.
Service Category: Adoption Planning Adoption Counseling Adoption & Foster Care Post-Adoption Support Financial Assistance
Child Abuse Hotline
Hotline to report child abuse or neglect to Child Protective Services.
Service Category: Emergency Immediate Safety Physical Safety Help Hotlines
Service Eligibility: Children
Child Care Check
Washington State's licensed child care status and record data base. Search providers and find out background check statuses, licensing history, monitoring reports and more.
Service Category: Childcare Daytime Care Care Help Find Childcare
Child Protective Services
A state agency that investigates reports of child abuse and neglect.
- 1720 Ellis St. Bellingham 98225
Service Category: Physical Safety Immediate Safety
Foster Parent and Caregiver Support line
Provides phone support when foster parents and kinship caregivers are in crisis. DCYF caseworkers answer the calls and can offer behavior management advice, problem solving tips and a listening ear.
Service Category: Adoption & Foster Care Adoption & Foster Placement Adoption & Foster Parenting Help Hotlines
Service Eligibility: In Crisis Foster Youth Guardianship
Foster Parenting and Kinship Care
Services for foster parents and kinship caregivers, including help becoming a foster parent, and supports for current foster parents.
Service Category: Adoption & Foster Care Adoption & Foster Placement Adoption & Foster Parenting
Service Eligibility: Guardianship