Background Our AAU basketball teams are a thriving youth program when adequately funded. Our teams keep at-risk youth involved and focused on two goals: playing team basketball and getting much needed academic support for school. Who Is Served Our After S... read more

Christmas of 2012, Elizabeth’s mother dropped her off at our house for what would be her first, real family Christmas. Elizabeth was 12 years old. We hadn’t seen or heard from either of them in about 6 years. Little did we know then, but Elizabeth’s... read more

Last fall, I had a family in my class. The child was a three year old girl on an IEP. She was quiet and often did not want to come to school. Mom continued to bring her every day, despite her screaming and crying. After a few weeks, the child came to scho... read more

We can Be BIG. Dear KYFS Supporter, We can be giants for youth and families in South King County. We can rally together and show them our support. By supporting Kent Youth and Family Services during the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event, you will take ... read more

Gather your workplace and participate in the 4th Annual Jeans to Work for KYFS by clicking HERE > This event is a fun and simple way to raise funds and awareness for Kent Youth and Family Services. Plus, you will be competing against other local busine... read more

Click here if you want the JTW Traveling Trophy to find a new home! For a little over a year now, the JTW Traveling Trophy has had a very comfortable life in the beautiful lobby of Shannon & Associates, LLP. The reason? Simple. The Associates rallied ... read more

The following was written by a Head Start & ECEAP staff member. Last year in class, I had a boy named Evan. He is the only child of a woman who never really desired having children. Mom is a very caring woman and has embraced motherhood as best as she... read more

Gather your workplace and participate in the 4th Annual Jeans to Work for KYFS by clicking HERE > This event is a fun and simple way to raise funds and awareness for Kent Youth and Family Services. Plus, you will be competing against other local busine... read more

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