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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 parent?

We are here to help every step of the way, with trainings, licensing, services 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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Are you an adoptee, adoptive parent, or birth parent?

Find support and resources to promote stability, connection, and fulfilling family relationships.

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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

Lived Experience Advice for Foster Caregivers During Back-to-School Season

It’s exhausting being a teen in foster care. That exhaustion increases during the first few weeks of school. It’s important for foster caregivers to understand this and provide the teens and tweens in their care with plenty of “space and grace” as they navigate all the stresses of back-to-school, according to Korah Loyd, who spent