Vashon Kids, the Island’s only licensed before and after school child care for elementary aged children, needs your help. Last year, United Way of King County decided to stop funding child care programs. We hope to find new funding soon, but we face a gap of at least $15,000 this year. That’s why we are turning to you with an urgent appeal to fund the gap. Will you please help today?


For nearly 40 years, Vashon Youth & Family Services (VYFS) has provided Island families with the support they need to raise [more]

Vashon Youth & Family Services partners with Vashon Island School District to provide individual counseling, social/emotional [more] 

Vashon Youth & Family Services provides caring support for adults in need of emergency services and counseling. We are proud to [more] 

Any Island resident can access crisis stabilization services at VYFS' main office at no cost and with no appointment necessary. [more]

About Us

Vashon Youth and Family Services touches the lives of 14% of islanders every year. We work with all residents to fulfill our mission of helping Islanders raise thriving, resilient children and youth by fostering a community of emotionally healthy, resourceful families and individuals.

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