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Resource Topic: Foster and Relative Care


Finding Support Through Kinship Care

April 29, 2021  |  Family Stories  |  By Sandra "Sam" Sinanan

Patricia Perez, the mother of a young daughter, recently became the primary caregiver of her two young nephews, ages one and four, when her sister unexpectedly passed away in October 2020. Since the 4-year-old was already in preschool at Encompass, the family was quickly offered additional assistance and resources, including support from the Kinship Care […]

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Information for Parents and Caregivers: Connecting with Your Child

February 19, 2021  |   |  By Encompass

The most vital step to helping your child manage their behavior appropriately is based in a solid connection with their parent/caregiver. When you intentionally connect with your child, you show your child they are precious and valued as they are and you meet a basic human need for acceptance and belonging.

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Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families

August 7, 2018  |   |  By Encompass

The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) website provide information and resources about adoption, early learning, child care, foster care, kinship caregivers, child development (including the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers [ESIT] program), and much more.

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