It is more than a PURPLE Shirt. It is more than another fundraiser. Kent is more than a place to live and work. The youth and families of this community are more than faces in a crowd. PURPLE Means Business! “Purple Day for KYFS” is a brand new take o... read more

It is more than a PURPLE Shirt. It is more than another fundraiser. Kent is more than a place to live and work. The youth and families of this community are more than faces in a crowd. PURPLE Means Business! “Purple Day for KYFS” is a brand new take o... read more

Our donors are simply amazing. By providing gifts both big and small, they inspire change. Thanks to them, we are able to provide a safe place for students to learn and play after school, well-researched mental health and substance abuse counseling for y... read more

“Jeans to Work for KYFS” has a new name… “Purple Day for KYFS” With a new name, comes a new focus. On August 12, we want to paint Kent Purple in solidarity for the youth and families of South King County. We want teenagers overcoming substan... read more

On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and the 8,000 South King County youth and families we serve annually, we want to thank everyone who attended Ladies Night Out hosted by Kent Station. Together, you all raised $3,300 for Kent Youth an... read more

Greetings to all! I am taking this opportunity to announce my upcoming retirement. My last day of work for KYFS will be Friday, July 29, 2016. Between now and then, I will do my very best to make my personal goodbyes and say thank you to all of the childr... read more

KYFS to Open an Office in Maple Valley Kent, WA (May 25, 2016) – Kent Youth and Family Services (KYFS) is expanding its operations into Maple Valley with a focus on co-occurring disorders; youth 13-21 years old with both mental health and substance abus... read more

Last year, the Seattle Times reported that “fatal overdoses due to Heroin use has increased by 58% in the greater Seattle area. Overall there were 314 drug related deaths last year.” Kent Youth and Family Services, through our Substance Abuse ... read more

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