MISSION

TeamChild upholds the rights of youth involved, or at risk of being involved, in the juvenile justice system to help them secure the education, healthcare, housing and other supports they need to achieve positive outcomes in their lives. See our Vision and Values.

Pursuing justice and equity for young people

TeamChild is taking a stand to break the cycles of exclusionary school discipline, arrest and incarceration that hold youth back. JOIN US in replacing these outdated and ineffective approaches with restorative and community driven responses that nurture and develop the health and well-being of young people.

TEAMCHILD IMPACT

TeamChild breaks the cycle of arrest and detention for Washington state’s most vulnerable youth,
providing young people with the support they need.

courts

TeamChild services cut future juvenile court involvement in half

taxpayers

Taxpayers save a dollar for every dollar invested in TeamChild

schools

75% of youth are back in school after TeamChild services

TEAMCHILD RESOURCES

EDUCATION IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19

Know Your Rights

SEAL YOUR JUVENILE RECORD

Create opportunities for a successful future

ADVOCACY TOOLKITS AND RESOURCES

Stand with youth and advocate for their rights

LEGAL SERVICES FOR YOUTH IN CRISIS

Help youth gain access to community support

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TeamChild believes that young people hold power and should experience unconditional belonging at school, at home, and in their communities. This summer we are closely following news about Washington State's child welfare system as well as broader calls nationwide for reimagining harmful systems that separate young people, disproportionately youth of color, from their families and other community supports. Read more in our July Newsletter: conta.cc/3rHr0qk[Image description: Artwork by @itsmonicatrinidad courtesy of forthepeoplecollective.org (support their work!) - Handwritten words, "We Keep Each Other Safe" over a dark purple and aqua background. There are 4 individuals represented, one with a computer, one carrying groceries, one on their phone, and one hanging a sign that reads Decarceration.] ... See MoreSee Less
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