Links for parents: Washington State Division of Child Support
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Home page

Division of Child Support

Resources for Parents

The Division of Child Support (DCS) is committed to helping families maintain self-sufficiency. This page provides links to state and federal agencies as well as community based organizations that provide a variety of support services. DCS also provides an opportunity for organizations that serve families to submit a request to have their information added to our web site through the link at the bottom of the page.

State Agencies

Child care
http://www.del.wa.gov/care/Default.aspx

Education
http://www.get.wa.gov/
http://access.wa.gov/education/index.aspx

Employment and training services
http://access.wa.gov/employment/index.aspx

Family/Domestic Violence
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/ca/dvservices/index.asp
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dcs/services/domesticviolence.asp

Food assistance
http://www.foodhelp.wa.gov

Military
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dcs/reservists.asp

Transportation
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/transit/

Visitation/Custody
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/pdf/publications/22-1133.pdf

Other Government Agencies


State Home Pages (ACF)
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/extinf.html

Earned Income Tax Credit
http://www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=150557,00.html

Federal Government
http://www.usa.gov

Native American/Tribal
http://access.wa.gov/government/tribal.aspx

State Department
http://travel.state.gov/abduction/abduction_580.html

Washington Counties/Cities/Towns
http://access.wa.gov/government/local.aspx

Community Based Organizations/Other Resources


Kids Career Catalog: Childhood Involvement and Development
Catalog

Access and Visitation Provider Information
List of Providers - Portable Document File (PDF)
Access and Visitation Background - Portable Document File (PDF)
Federal information about the funding and legislation for Access and Visitation
Information on the Grants to States for Access and Visitation

Father's resources
http://www.aboutdads.org/
http://www.pepsgroup.org/about
http://www.childwelfare.gov/pubs/reslist/rl_dsp.cfm?rs_id=23&rate_chno=19-00043

Housing
http://www.awha.org/contact.html

Mother's legal resource
http://www.nwwlc.org/

Legal assistance
Court Facilitators
http://www.courts.wa.gov/committee/?fa=committee.home&committee_id=108

Legal resources by topic
http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/WA/index.cfm

Parenting resources:
King County
http://www.parenttrust.org/?gclid=CI3YlY2g2ZMCFQ-kiQodpwjOZw
Pierce County
http://www.tpchd.org/page.php
Clark County
http://www.clark.wa.gov/health/child/parenting/index.html
Whatcom County
http://www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer?pagename=fc_whatcom

Social Services at 211
http://www.win211.org/home.htm

If you would like to list a community organization name for public viewing, please fill out and submit the Web request form.