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Every family is unique.
We’re here to support yours.

About Amara

All people deserve the opportunity to thrive.

That’s why we support children, adults, and families impacted by foster care and adoption across the Puget Sound region. We believe in the power of families, and we have a vision to transform our child welfare system into a family well-being system. Our focus is on relationships — between individuals, families, and communities — to build a network of support and connection. Join us!

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Considering becoming a foster or kinship caregiver?

We are here to help every step of the way, with trainings, licensing, services, resource connections, and ongoing support.

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Is your child in foster care?

We work to build trusting relationships so you stay connected to your child even while separated.

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Free STAR Youth Drop-In Center Wednesdays Afterschool in Tacoma

Youth ages 13 – 18 can drop by, hang out, and build community in the Midland area with snacks, games, homework help, wifi, and more. Youth Development staff onsite Wednesdays 12:30 – 5:30 pm

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Pierce County@2x

A Network of Family: Dream Big with Kids and Families in Pierce County

Join us, and our partners, as we gather our Pierce County community to advance a community-created vision for kids and families! We see the potential to ease burdens on families in Pierce County by making critical services available in one Pierce County location, to help prevent family separation and improve lifelong well-being for kids and their families.

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Stories and News

Together We Thrive Raises Over $420,000 to Help Families Soar

All of us at Amara are filled with gratitude for the amazing turnout and show of support at our Together We Thrive event. It was a truly magical evening at the Museum of Flight, featuring inspiring stories from our work and the extraordinary David Ambroz, who encouraged us all to keep moving forward with hope.