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Since 1896, Children's Home Society of Washington has helped provide children with strong families, loving stable homes, and their best chance for happiness and success. 


We provide a comprehensive network of care to 39,000 children and families each year that builds nurturing and stable families; fosters effective parenting; improves school readiness; develops social and emotional competence; and works to keep children safe and secure.


Please join us as we continue to make a difference in the lives of Washington’s children and families!


Speaking up for kids and families

CHSW has a century-old tradition of advocating for children and families at the local, state and national levels and carries on this pivotal work today.

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Crush Child Abuse–Run for Hope set for Oct. 24

Celebrate the harvest season while helping end child abuse and neglect in Walla Walla by running or walking during the 2015 Crush Child Abuse–Run for Hope.

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GiveBIG 2015 brings in nearly $25,000

CHSW raised nearly $25,000 during The Seattle Foundation's one-day online giving event called GiveBIG on May 5.

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What's New


Grandfather and grandson rebuild after loss

With help from CHSW in Wenatchee, Andrew was able to improve his academic performance as well as his relationship with his grandfather, Michael, after the loss of his mother.

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