“$10 can’t accomplish much!” Maybe this thought has crossed your mind. Maybe it has kept you from giving and supporting the causes nearest to your heart. What if we told you, you were wrong? What if there was a giving option that allowed you to make... read more

“What Is It?” is a new activity at the Valli Kee Youth Center where the kids and teens work to identify a new object each week. Objects so far have included an Asian herbal mushroom, electronic stylus pen, and a discharged Civil War bullet. Th... read more

Annually, we impact the lives of 8,000 youth and families in South King County. We don’t do this alone, though. It takes the work of hundreds of committed volunteers, supporters, and donors. When the passion of those outside of the agency is coupled wit... read more

As 2015 came to a close, over 25 kids from Valli Kee celebrated by partaking in an evening of ice skating at a local rink. Of everyone assembled, only one kid had ever gone skating before. With parents tagging along, we set out to make this a memorable ev... 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 o... read more

The following success story highlights the ability of KYFS’s clinical staff to engage a youth on probation who was required to enter into drug and alcohol treatment.  A 16 year old girl was referred to Kent Youth and Family Services for a substance... read more

A local family came for therapy with their 3-year old grandson, Jackson. The grandparents were experienced parents and grandparents with many wonderful skills, but none seemed to be working for Jackson. In fact, the harder they tried, the worse his behavi... read more

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