Amara’s Family Resource Center provides families with immediate help such as food*, diapers, and clothing, as well as connections to other resources.
Resource Category: Kinship Care
Amara’s Parent FOCUS Program
The Parent FOCUS (Family Outreach, Connections, and Unconditional Support) program supports families in the Aberdeen and Spokane areas who have been referred by the state for services designed to keep children safe at home and increase family resiliency. This program provides peer mentorship with parent leaders who have lived experience, who offer personalized support, encouragement, and connections to resources to
Child Care Aware of Washington Family Center
Find local child care.
Taking Care of Yourself While Raising Your Grandchildren
Find resources for legal, health, financial and other needs in this article from RetireGuide.
Adoption and Guardianship for Children in Kinship Foster Care
This chart compares Adoption and Guardianship options in WA state for kinship caregivers when reunification is not possible.
Multimedia Learning Resources
Amara compiled a list of resources in various formats including podcast, YouTube videos, etc. that address many issues related to parenting, transracial adoption, special needs, and more.
Recommended Documentary List
Amara compiled a list of recommended documentaries
Recommended Reading for Adults
Amara has compiled a recommended reading list for adults
National Center on Adoption and Permanency
The National Center for Adoption and Permanency (NCAP) is a unique “one-stop” national organization that provides a broad range of multidisciplinary services and resources relating to adoption, foster care and child welfare.