MUSINGS from Susan’s Desk

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in executive director, family support, family support organization, GPS for Youth and Families, King County, King County FSO, young adults | Comments Off on MUSINGS from Susan’s Desk

Valuing Our Families       If you were anywhere in the vicinity of Coulon Park in Renton on Sunday, June 28th, you would have noticed a lot more than a gentle, summer breeze on a warm and sunny day! You would have seen huge smiles on children’s faces decorated with hearts, unicorns, flowers and other whimsical art. You certainly would have noticed the wide range of ethnic diversity represented by those beautiful faces. You would have heard joyous greetings, animated conversations among the adults gathered in the park and laughter as full and deep as Lake Washington itself! And, upon...

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Register for FREE Parent class!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Register for FREE Parent class!

Families and Professionals: Partnering Successfully Across Multiple Systems   August 10th, 2013 10:30-Noon Seattle Children’s Hospital 4800 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA, 98105 Class is FREE but you must REGISTER HERE to attend. This 90-minute workshop, led by Certified Peer Counselor and Parent Partner, Cathy Clem and Theresa Winther, a mental health and chemical dependency treatment provider, equips parents and caregivers with information, tools and training to access resources and advocate for their children and youth struggling with behavioral, emotional, mental health and/or...

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Picnics and Fairs

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Picnics and Fairs

Bringing Families & Professionals Together  Partners in Health, Families, Professionals, Network of Supports Annual Picnic is: July 28th Noon-4:00 at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park 1201 Lake Washington Blvd. N Renton, WA 98056 Hamburgers and Hotdogs and Drinks will be provided Potluck: Bring you favorite side dish or dessert. Enjoy food and fun, in the sun, with other families and professionals. There is strength and support in our community! Come and share it with us!We have picnic tables reserved in our area, but feel free to bring your own blanket or lawn...

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SUMMER FUN – Ideas for Kids and Families in Central and North King County

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on SUMMER FUN – Ideas for Kids and Families in Central and North King County

Here are some fun ideas and places for you and your family to explore this summer.Mercer...

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Great Artists

Posted by on Jul 9, 2013 in Art Show, family support, family support organization, foster teens, GPS for Youth and Families, King County FSO, young adults | Comments Off on Great Artists

 Participation for this quarter’s Art Show was fantastic. GPS was at the Auburn KidsDays! festivities and had many entries from that day. We have 4 winners who best describe the theme of Spring Dreams, Flowers and Rainbows. Our Winner Are:  Kariel, 10 years old, Buena Vista Elementary  Shelley, age 5, Daniel Elementary  Stefani, age 6, Pioneer Elementary  Will, Age 11, Rainier Middle School  Congratulations to all our winners. Each winner will receive a $25.00 Gift...

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