Foster Care and Child Protective Services

Foster Care & Child Protective Services

Name/Description/Contact Info Name/Description/Contact Info

Dept. of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) Services

Supports including Child Protective Services, Child Development Supports, Adoption, Navigating Child Welfare System, Foster Parent & Kinship Caregiver Support, Extended Foster Care Services, Foster Youth Advocacy, At-Risk/Runaway Youth Program, Independent Living Skills Program, Juvenile Rehabilitation.


6010 Main St SW, #64, Lakewood, WA 98499

Report Child Abuse or Neglect Toll Free Reception 1-888-235-7638 Toll Free Intake 1-888-713-6115 After hours 1-800-562-5624


Lakewood DCYF Office

6010 Main St, Suite 100, Lakewood, WA 98499 Learn more about making a CPS report

Catholic Community Services

Provides an array of services including homeless services & referral to shelters & other homeless programs, housing assistance, Child/Youth & Family Services including behavioral rehab, Family Assessment & Stabilization, Foster Care, Pediatric Interim Care, Pregnancy & Parenting Support, Veteran Support, Services for Seniors & People with Disabilities, and Mental Health Services.


1323 South Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405

The Wishing Well

Provides quality clothing, supplies, and other basic needs to children 0-18, that are placed in the foster care system in Pierce County. To access their services, a completed referral form must be made by a Social Worker, GAL/CASA, case manager, or school district foster care liaison.

For more info: 206-406-2398


Treehouse advances equity and racial justice in the foster care and education systems. Treehouse currently has a partnership with Clover Park School District which pairs Educational Specialists with high school foster students. Referral to Graduation Success Program done through socialworker, school counselor, or district Foster Care Liaison. success/

For information on other services including other educational advocacy for school aged foster children,

Driver’s Ed Assistance, Holiday Magic & more…


Provides information on services, programs, and resources to help foster children and youth become successful, independent adults. Includes an online foster care community, resources for foster youth/caregivers/organizations, technology access resources, job programs, financial & FAFSA education…

Washington Student Achievement Council Passport to Careers

The Passport to Careers program helps former foster youth and unaccompanied homeless youth prepare for and succeed in college, apprenticeships, or pre- apprenticeships programs.

College Success Foundation

WA State Governor’s Scholarship for Foster Youth A scholarship program that helps young men and women from foster care continue their education and earn a college degree. Eligibility: Minimum GPA of 2.0 or GED Equivalent, plan to enroll in a college or university, resided in WA State at least 1 year, applied for FAFSA, currently in foster or until age 18… nors-scholarship-for-foster-youth/#about

Independence for WA State Foster Youth

Resources for youth in foster care wanting assistance with employment, education, housing, budgeting, health, and self-advocacy. Includes support for LGBTQ+ foster youth.