DCYF Expert Stories: Gender-Responsive Treatment

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Residents of Juvenile Rehabilitation (JR) that identify as female represent a population with unique needs. While they make up less than 10% of the JR population, DCYF acknowledges and integrates the context of female’s thoughts, feelings, experiences, and behaviors into gender-responsive programming at Echo Glen Children’s Center (secured facility) and Ridgeview Community Facility (less restrictive community setting).  

Child Care Stabilization Grant Application Now Available


The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) is pleased to announce that the Child Care Stabilization Grant application is now available.

Licensed and certified child care providers can apply for the Child Care Stabilization Grant in the WA Compass Provider Portal. The application is open now and will close at 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2022.