Sabela was three years old and didn’t speak English when she entered the Kent Valley Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program in the fall of 2015. Her home language is Tigrinya. At first, she didn’t observe what the other children did... read more

Board members, interns, AmeriCorps Vistas, church/community groups, and concerned citizens, for far too long, volunteers have been the unspoken heroes of the work we do here at KYFS. Not anymore! We want to invite you all to join us for an evening of awar... read more

Position Title: KYFS GiveBIG Social Media Volunteer When: April 10 – May 10 Where: 232 2nd Ave. S. Ste. 101 Kent, WA 98032 for weekly check-ins Position Overview: Do you have a passion for writing and storytelling? Do you believe every person has a valu... read more

Lots of companies offer a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy and volunteerism among their employees. By simply completing a matching gift form, you may be able to stretch, double, or even triple your gift. Any gift will help work on behalf of... read more

On Mar. 17th, 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

Ashley was referred to counseling through Cedar Heights Middle School. She was getting in trouble for her behavior toward other students. Ashley was obsessed with male students and hassle them to the point where teachers and administrators would need to ... read more

Being a new intern, I was intimidated to write a success story. “Who am I to know if this is a success story or not?” was my thought before submitting this story. However, recognizing a need to take me out of the equation I thought about my cl... read more

Reaching 8,000 South King County youth and families on an annual basis isn’t something we do by ourselves. It takes a community of supporters, donors, advocates, and, of course, volunteers. Every year, hundreds and hundreds of volunteers from all over K... read more

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