Participants will learn: why kids and teens come into foster care, what services are available to kids and families, who can become a foster parent, what is required for licensing, the differences between licensing through a nonprofit and the state, and how to get involved.
Who we are: Youthnet is a non-profit no-fee agency established in 1969. We license, make placements, and provide services to children, youth, and families.
Service area: We license foster families in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, Island, and San Juan Counties for children of all ages. Youthnet recently expanded to also license foster families in King, Pierce, Kitsap, Clallam, Jefferson, and Gray's Harbor Counties with a focus on school age children and teenagers.
Certificates: If you are interested in becoming licensed, all participants will receive a certificate and this meeting qualifies as your orientation requirement.
Contact information and licensing: If you are ready to start the licensing process or have a question, please submit a question below or reach out to Holland Wood at: