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FESS-tivities abound at Family Education and Support Services!

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Attached is a flyer with agencies that are providing holiday assistance, food, meals, gift & toys for the Thurston County area. Seasonal Assistance 2016

Seasonal Assistance for Thurston County Families 2016

Attached is a flyer with agencies that are providing holiday assistance, food, meals, gift & toys for the Thurston County area. Seasonal Assistance 2016

November 30th, 2016 at the SPSCC Lacey Campus 4220 6th Ave SE Lacey, WA 98503 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Please join us for this FREE training intended to […]

Parenting Tools Series: Wise Minded Parenting with Dr. Laura Kastner

November 30th, 2016 at the SPSCC Lacey Campus 4220 6th Ave SE Lacey, WA 98503 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm! Please join us for this FREE training intended to […]

Guiding Good Choices (GGC) is a 5-week program designed to teach parents skills that can help prevent drug and alcohol abuse in their families. Dr. David Hawkins and Dr. Richard Catalano […]

Guiding Good Choices Seminar in Tenino – Starts November 17th

Guiding Good Choices (GGC) is a 5-week program designed to teach parents skills that can help prevent drug and alcohol abuse in their families. Dr. David Hawkins and Dr. Richard Catalano […]

Are you interested in learning more about food budgeting and healthy eating concepts?  Do you want to learn some new tools, tips and tricks for saving money and eating healthy?  […]

Plan, Shop, Save & Cook Nutrition Classes!

Are you interested in learning more about food budgeting and healthy eating concepts?  Do you want to learn some new tools, tips and tricks for saving money and eating healthy?  […]

FESS Has a New Home at the Transit Community Center in Shelton.  Along with our West Olympia office, Family Education and Support Services has opened a second location at the beautiful Transit Community […]

FESS 2.0!

FESS Has a New Home at the Transit Community Center in Shelton.  Along with our West Olympia office, Family Education and Support Services has opened a second location at the beautiful Transit Community […]

Connie Thompson from KOMO News 4 Problem Solvers reports on the Olympia recipients of a donated van for their child. Click here for the full story!

Komo 4 Problem Solvers: Olympia Family Receives Van Donation through Collaberation

Connie Thompson from KOMO News 4 Problem Solvers reports on the Olympia recipients of a donated van for their child. Click here for the full story!

 Click here to view the: VOC 2016 Book

Voices of Children Book 2016

 Click here to view the: VOC 2016 Book

Family Education and Support Services is honored to bring PCAP to the community.  It is housed at our FESS office located at 1202 Black Lake Blvd Suite B Olympia, WA […]

Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP)

Family Education and Support Services is honored to bring PCAP to the community.  It is housed at our FESS office located at 1202 Black Lake Blvd Suite B Olympia, WA […]

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FESS Wins 2016 Lacey South Sound Chamber Business Award!

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Zumba is back from their Summer Tour!   They now will meet once a week here again at FESS on Wednesdays in our “Zumba Room” at FESS. Click here to sign […]

Zumba at FESS!

Zumba is back from their Summer Tour!   They now will meet once a week here again at FESS on Wednesdays in our “Zumba Room” at FESS. Click here to sign […]

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“Kinship Care in Washington State” Video

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FESS Calendar & Community Partnering

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The results are in!  Thank you and congratulations to the Winners and to all the Participants of the 13th Annual Voices of Children Contest.  We will have the entire booklet available […]

Voices of Children Press Release 2016

The results are in!  Thank you and congratulations to the Winners and to all the Participants of the 13th Annual Voices of Children Contest.  We will have the entire booklet available […]

Dynamic Dad’s 12 week seminar is starting soon.  If you would like register, go to the “Class Registration” tab and scroll down to Dynamic Dad’s Seminar and hit “click to register” and fill out the […]

Dynamic Dad’s Seminar Thurston, Mason & Lewis County 2017

Dynamic Dad’s 12 week seminar is starting soon.  If you would like register, go to the “Class Registration” tab and scroll down to Dynamic Dad’s Seminar and hit “click to register” and fill out the […]

Continuing Education classes available for foster/adoptive parents and relative caregivers.  Please check out the class flyers listed below for dates, time and locations available. For more information about The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence, […]

Continuing Education for Foster/Adoptive/Kinship Caregivers

Continuing Education classes available for foster/adoptive parents and relative caregivers.  Please check out the class flyers listed below for dates, time and locations available. For more information about The Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence, […]

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Navigating the Legal System

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This 4-hour class is designed to assist parents in supporting children who have witnessed, or have been affected by domestic violence.  Click below for information and registration. Impact of Domestic […]

Impact of Domestic Violence on Children Seminar

This 4-hour class is designed to assist parents in supporting children who have witnessed, or have been affected by domestic violence.  Click below for information and registration. Impact of Domestic […]

Click here to sign up for classes offered by Family Education & Support. We have many to offer so check back often for updates.

Sign up for Classes!

Click here to sign up for classes offered by Family Education & Support. We have many to offer so check back often for updates.