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 JOIN US in replacing these outdated and ineffective approaches with restorative and community driven responses that nurture and develop the health and well-being of young people.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

  • Former TeamChild client Jazzmine Lindsey shares her experiences working with TeamChild in Spokane, WA. The team there included Rosey Thurman, Dan Ophardt, and Katherine Fowler. How would you describe the role that TeamChild has played in your life? You guys were a huge help with......

  • Minding my own business. I’d been a legal aid lawyer for about 5 years when I got the call from the legendary, Pat Arthur. Pat was the Director of the Institutions Project of Evergreen Legal Services – legendary because she went head to head with......

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Express your voice! Registration ends on May 13th.Join the Special Education Advisory Council for a community forum! Learn about the SEAC, collaborate in creating a shared understanding of inclusion, and meet and talk with SEAC members! May 18, 2021 | 5:30 - 7:00 pmREGISTER: bit.ly/SEAC-05-21 ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to Reclaiming Our Greatness for sharing this resource for young people 18-26 from Pacific NW Ironworkers Apprenticeship JATC 86 and R3 Community Services.The Pacific NW Ironworkers Apprenticeship JATC 86 and R3 Community Services have partnered to help those in our community who have been in the juvenile justice and the foster care systems prepare for the workforce by offering the Iron Workers Pre-Apprenticeship Program. This four-week program will provide those ages 18 to 26 with hands-on training that will help them gain direct entry into the Ironworkers four-year Apprenticeship, helping to set program participants well on their way to self-sufficiency and financial independence. Visit r3communityresources.org for more information, and make sure to attend the Zoom conference this Friday, May 7, at 6 pm! ... See MoreSee Less
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Support our community partners South King County Discipline Coalition on Tuesday May 4th during #GiveBIG WA!Join us for our 1st ever Facebook live fundraising event, learn more about us and be able to help us continue to do amazing work. Starts at 6pm ... See MoreSee Less
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CALL US TeamChild staff are working remotely and can be reached by e-mail and phone. JOIN US in Advancing Justice for Youth in Spokane through May 6th.