Kent Youth and Family Services provides professional counseling, education and support services to children, youth and their families in the Kent, Covington and South King County, WA communities, developing innovative programs that meet the evolving challenges of our diverse community in culturally sensitive ways.


Pastor Jane Prestbye: Why I Serve

  Why I Serve on the KYFS Board of Directors… In 1999, when I moved to Kent to serve as pastor of Kent Lutheran Church, I was leaving a 25 year career of focusing on youth ministry. My heart has been – and is – huge for youth and ch

Stand With Us!

For 45 years, we’ve stood for the families of South King County. Help us celebrate on 10/24. To register, please visit:

KYFS One Thing Experience Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are the backbone of the KYFS One Thing Experience. Without your help, our largest fundraising event of the year would be impossible. Below, you will find volunteer descriptions, as well as times needed for each group. If you are interested in v

Upcoming Events

The One Thing Experience : Annual Fundraiser

This year, Kent Youth and Family Services is celebrating 45 years as an agency and we want you to join us. We promise this will be the most fun you ca

  • The Renton Pavilion Event Center

KYFS Ambassador October Meeting

On an annual basis, we serve 8,000 youth and families throughout South King County. We are proud of that number, but we know we can reach even more. T

  • Kent Youth and Family Services – Main Office

Parenting Classes

Incredible Years offers evidence based parenting classes specifically tailored to the developmental needs and challenges of families with young childr

  • Kent Youth and Family Services – Main Office