Recent News

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:08pm

The Washington Interagency Fatherhood Council is hosting the 3rd annual Washington Fatherhood Summit. This will be a three day, online event will have a variety of activities and speakers promoting fatherhood inclusion, equity, and values to strengthen families and maximize children's potentials. Fathers, providers, policy makers, philanthropists, and fatherhood advocates will be giving presentations and hosting conversations to help everyone maximize their potentials as fathers. This event is free and will be available on zoom for anyone who registers.

More information and registration is available here at:

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:40pm

Free 7 week class for parents/caregivers AND their youth ages 10-14yrs old. Each session covers two evenings per week - the Youth session on Mondays and the Parent and Family sessions on Tuesdays, both at 6:00pm. The total family commitment is 14 evenings. Youth sessions begin on March 1 and continue on the following Mondays. The Parents and Family sessions begin on March 2 and continue on the following Tuesdays. Youth will also join the Parents and Family sessions at 7:30pm.

Contact Ramona Leber by calling 360-261-3971 or email in order to register or get more information. Please register by Friday, February 26, 2021. 

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 10:44am

The Winter session of Ready for Kindergarten is open for enrollment. Ready for Kindergarten Winter Session. Give your child the best start on their 1st day of school. Receive a Ready Tool Kit and learn how to use it 10min. a day every day until your child starts kindergarten to prepare them for school success. Free thanks to the generosity of United Way of Cowlitz County.

This class is currently being offered in as a self-directed online program being offered between 12/30/20 - 1/30/21. Go to to enroll in the class.


Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 1:07pm

The EPIC Coalition would like your opinion regarding underage drinking, vaping/tobacco and drug use. Feedback from Cowlitz County families is so important. It will help us improve our prevention strategies for the YOUTH & FAMILIES in our community. The survey is completely anonymous. Below are the links for any families willing to participate. Please remember to click the ‘DONE’ button on the last page to complete the survey.



Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:58pm

Dr. Amy Przeworski at Case Western Reserve University is conducting an online study to examine the effect of COVID-19 on child and family psychological functioning in children ages 5 to 17. The goal of this study is to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on children and their families.This type of research helps to improve therapies for kids but also learn more about the psychological impact of COVID-19. Attached is a link to the survey for any families willing to participate in this research study.


Was your family impacted by the coronavirus? Are you or your child struggling with anxiety or depression about the coronavirus or social distancing? Help CWRU researchers learn more about the impact of the coronavirus on children, parents, and families. If you have a child ages 5-17 and have been impacted by the coronavirus, please fill out our online research questionnaires. The survey takes approximately 45 minutes. We hope to use this research study to learn more about how families have been impacted by recent events related to the coronavirus. If you complete the research surveys, you will be entered into a raffle to win one of four $25 gift cards. You can participate by going to