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 JOIN US in replacing these outdated and ineffective approaches with restorative and community driven responses that nurture and develop the health and well-being of young people.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

OUR PARTNERS

OUR LATEST

  • A Day in the Life at TeamChild It’s an exciting time at TeamChild as we are hiring for several attorney positions. We want to use this opportunity to answer your questions and introduce our work! What: Zoom Webinar featuring TeamChild staff panelists in various roles......

  • TeamChild is so proud of, and excited for, King County Legal Assistant Porsche Phelps who was recently selected for a yearlong Youth Justice Leadership Institute fellowship from the National Juvenile Justice Network (NJJN). Her focus will be on creating a statewide Youth Policy Coalition, who......

  • Simmie Baer, Annie Lee and her son, and George Yeannakis at the celebratory send-off in Lincoln Park As my time at TeamChild winds down, I’ve been awash with gratitude for the many things that TeamChild has defined and put into focus for me in my......

  • This week TeamChild current and alumni staff and family gathered (safely, outdoors) to celebrate our longtime Executive Director and one of the “founding mothers” of our organization, Annie Lee. If you missed the announcement about Annie’s next chapter, you can check out the blog post here.......

4 days ago

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Thank you to all who participated in #GivingTuesday2021 and for your help in Advancing Justice for youth and young adults in our state! ... See MoreSee Less
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