Youthnet licenses foster families in Skagit, Whatcom, Snohomish, Island, San Juan, King, Pierce, Kitsap, Clallam, Jefferson, and Gray's Harbor Counties. We encourage you to learn more about how Youthnet can support you as a new foster parent or respite parent by attending our next Online Foster Care Info Meeting. Click here for more information!
Barb works for the Bellingham School District and says that the trauma-informed training she’s received as a teacher has helped prepare her for foster parenting. “People say ‘You don’t have to put up with this,’ and I say nothing about how hard this has been for me matches how hard this has been for them... It’s important to learn that behavior is communication and not manipulation."
Youthnet's foster care, therapeutic foster care, independent living, and in-home services programs are currently hiring. Click to view all available part-time and full-time openings.
Skagit Valley recently lost one of its most generous and caring residents last week with the passing of Pat Grenfell. Pat was a staple of this community and a long-standing member of Youthnet's Board of Directors.
Please complete the questionnaire via the link below. Once the information is submitted, Youthnet staff will confirm eligibility (based on age and time spent as a State Dependent) and then reach out to you directly as soon as we are able.
Are you looking for a way to serve your communities’ children, youth, and families? Youthnet is in need of volunteers to participate on our Board of Directors. We are especially seeking BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and LGBTQ+ members who can assist in representing the unique needs of these disproportionately represented clients served in our programs. As a Board Member, your responsibilities would include collaborative leadership and oversight to support the Mission by:
Please explore our website to learn more about our programs and contact our Executive Director Carla Arnold at email@example.com with any questions about serving.
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