DCYF Partners with F.I.R.S.T. Legal Clinic

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In October 2020, the Strengthening Families Washington team at the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) established a partnership with the F.I.R.S.T. (Family Intervention Response to Stop Trauma) Legal Clinic. Through this partnership, we have gained a deep understanding of this organization's valuable work and would like to increase awareness about their work. 

Secretary Newsletter - May

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Successful 2021 Legislative Session

The 2021 Legislative Session closed on April 25, and with it came many strong investments and positive policy changes for children, youth, and families across our state. The Legislature displayed an immense amount of trust in the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) to implement major initiatives and distribute new resources on ambitious timelines.