Our Family Support Department provides a safe and fun place where families and individuals can access diverse resources and learning opportunities while making community connections.

Programs, Activities & Services

Not all services are available at all locations. For more information or to inquire about our services, please call 206-362-7282.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Groups Parents, caregivers, and children 0-5 years old are invited to come play, create, and learn during this facilitated play time. Activities include art projects, story time, singing songs, and learning to play together. Groups are free and open to children and adults of all abilities. No need to register, just come by.   For a list of other Kaleidoscope groups in the area visit the Child Care Resources
Parenting Classes  Positive Discipline Parenting Class in Spanish
Out-Of-School Time Program The Family Support Department provides afterschool programming for youth residents of Ballinger Homes and Green Leaf Apartments, King County Housing Authority Complexes.
For more information on this program please contact Kaitlin Nelson at knelson@chs-nw.org or (206) 631-8835.
Free Childcare for select programs Free childcare for families attending Family Support groups and classes. Childcare is also available for those attending Substance Abuse groups and classes at Shoreline.
On-Site & Local Resources  Clothing Exchange: At the Shoreline Family Support Center, you can exchange clothes for children ages birth to 6 years old with other parents/caregivers. Clean and gently used clothing accepted.Computer Access: A computer is available for public use during business hours at the Shoreline Family Support Center.  Speak to a staff person on site.

Domestic Violence Support:  Contact New Beginnings at (206) 522-9472.

Free Haircuts: A limited number of vouchers for a free haircut for children 12 and under, are available each month in partnership with James Alan Salon in Shoreline.  Call Tanya at (206) 631-8836 for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities  Do you enjoy working with children and youth?
Do you have community service hours required for school?
Do you want to gain experience in the child care, early learning, human services or education field?
We are looking for volunteers 15+ years old to support
various programs and services offered through the Family Support Department.
For more information and how to apply Contact Tamara at (206) 631-8846
Women , Infants and Children Program (WIC) Mondays, Wednesday & Fridays
Shoreline Family Support Center
17018 15th Ave NE Shoreline, WA 98155
For more information or to apply,
please call (206) 363-6864
WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women and children ages birth to 5 year old.  Families need to be income eligible.
Services include nutrition and breast feeding education, healthy food vouchers, referrals to other support services.
Provided by Public Health Seattle/King County