Community Archives - Amara

Seattle Pride Parade 🏳️‍🌈

Amara is excited to celebrate our LGBTQIA+ family by marching in this year’s Seattle Pride Parade and we invite you to join us in support of our amazing queer staff and community. The parade starts at 4th & Pike and ends at 2nd Ave & Denny Way. All parade contingent members are required to be

Attachment Vitamins | Parenting Class

Amara is excited to offer a free 10-session parenting class for parents fostering a child ages 0 – 5 to learn: How children “talk” using their behavior How to adjust caregiving to fit a child’s temperament  How to repair stress a child may have experienced The importance of a child feeling and expressing love The

Together We Thrive | Spring Luncheon

Join us for an incredible opportunity to learn more about our programs and ways you can support children and families involved in the child welfare system as they navigate what is often the most challenging time of their lives.

Speaking of Change: Transforming Foster Care

We’re peeling back the curtain on foster care and adoption! Join Amara for an important conversation on Wednesday, March 30th from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST about the role of foster care and foster caregivers in our collective work to restore and heal families in our communities.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

In partnership with the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Amara is hosting a Covid-19 vaccine clinic for adults and children ages 5 and up at our Tacoma office. Boosters will be available too. No appointment is necessary. It’s simple. It’s free. You don’t need insurance or ID. We also will have diapers, wipes and books for

Together We Thrive

Together We Thrive is Amara’s annual community fundraising event! Please join us on Friday, October 15th for an inspiring program that raises up the voices of children and families experiencing foster care and adoption.

Navigating Openness In Adoption: Where Is Your Family On The Journey?

Join Angela Tucker from The Adopted Life, Lori Holden, author of The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption, Kara Anderson, Amara Post Adoption Family Support Specialist and Katie Biron, Adoptive Parent as they dive deep in explaining what openness in adoption really means. This fast paced, interactive workshop will leave you reflecting on what level of openness your family has about adoption and perhaps more importantly, what level of openness your child needs you to have to support healthy identity development.

Speaking of Change: What does “Openness” in Adoption mean?

Join us as we peel back the curtain on foster care and adoption! In this first event of the series, we’ll share a first look at the ​inclusive family support video, an animated short about defining the categories of openness for Post-Adoptive families.