The following was prepared by an After School staff member. In the high school homework room, I was able to help one of the students with some language arts homework. Together, we read the article and discussed the situations in each paragraph. I asked hi... read more

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. Recently, I spent some time working with Abdi. We worked on an essay for his Literacy class. In it, he was asked to address the following prompt: What does it mean to be an American? Abdi’s cha... read more

The following was submitted by an After School staff member. For a week now, I’ve tutored Musa for his presentation on human trafficking. We started by reviewing the instructions, research and checked his slides for accuracy and grammar. Our biggest cha... read more

On Mar. 13th, join our Executive Director, Mike Heinisch, for coffee and conversation on issues ranging from youth development, opportunities for South King County and the future of Kent Youth and Family Services. The coffee is on us, but the engagement, ... read more

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. For this month’s submission, I would like to discuss my work with Hassan Mugaza. Hassan has difficulty staying on top of his work in school. The further he progressed in school, the more challe... read more

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. As Lighthouse nears its 20th year of existence, a common theme and cycle becomes more evident. On a yearly basis, kids age in and out of our teen program. It’s fascinating to see younger ki... read more

The following was submitted by Behavioral & Mental Health Program staff member. Andrew came to Kent Youth and Family Services in the midst of a panic attack. Providing swift crisis intervention, two KYFS counselors attended to Andrew’s needs ove... read more

The following was prepared by a Behavioral and Mental Health Services staff member. Sally and her mother’s relationship was difficult, to say the least. Arguments between the two seemed constant and their ability to get along seemed impossible. Addi... read more

The following was prepared by a Behavior and Mental Health Services staff member. Matt started intensive outpatient treatment in September of last year. He was referred to KYFS by Diversion. He was placed on Diversion after he was found with multiple bags... read more

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