After our May Silent Reading Party, the brave souls who attended our inaugural event said they were unsure how the event worked but curiosity got the best of them and decided to attend. They suggested a step-by-step guide for those who didn’t atten... read more

On behalf of the 8,000 youth and families we serve on an annual basis, as well as the KYFS Board of Directors and staff members, we want to thank everyone who attended Ladies Night Out on 6/22. Now in its fourth year, this event gets bigger and better eve... read more

A 13-year old client, who we will call Lyle, began coming to therapy due to behavioral problems at school and home. He reported having no joy in participating in any activities with other people and felt as if there was no one in his life he could trust. ... read more

Once again, KYFS is honored to be the beneficiary of funds raised from Kent Station’s Ladies Night Out event. Now in its fourth year, this fun and festive event is an opportunity for the women of Kent and South King County to gather for an evening o... read more

Luis reported feeling anxious, stressed, frustrated, and easily irritated when he first came to KYFS for counseling. He told his counselor that he had been fighting with his parents since starting high school. Many of the arguments stemmed from the fact t... read more

Last night, a small group of donors, supporters, and community members gathered at Sweet Themes Bakery in downtown Kent. Everyone came with a book in tow, ready to read quietly, and give this idea of a Silent Reading Party a try. At 6 PM, the music stoppe... read more

Yesterday, was a good day at KYFS. Between the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG day of giving and our Chipotle Restaurant Night Fundraiser, we raised nearly $3,500. If we quantify the impact of those dollars, it means to 269 kids in South King County no... read more

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG is the largest annual day of giving in King County. On May 10, Be There. Every single day of the year, youth and families of all ages work up the courage to walk through the door of Kent Youth and Family Services. They ... read more

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