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 JOIN US in replacing these outdated and ineffective approaches with restorative and community driven responses that nurture and develop the health and well-being of young people.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

4 days ago

TeamChild
TeamChild is seeking a full-time staff attorney for our Juvenile Rehabilitation (JR) Institutions & Reentry Project, which works collaboratively with TeamChild’s program offices in King, Pierce, Spokane, and Yakima Counties. There is flexibility in this position for some remote work and work from one of our offices as well as significant statewide travel every month in order to meet with clients. Primary job duties focus on providing holistic civil representation to youth and young adults placed in Washington Juvenile Rehabilitation’s three institutions and nine community facilities, as well as youth on parole or recently released from incarceration. Full job description is here: teamchild.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/TeamChild-JR-Institutions-Reentry-Staff-Attorney-Job-Des... or visit: teamchild.org/careers/ [Image description: Profile of a young person writing at a table, silhouetted against a window] ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

TeamChild
An early #TuesdayTip – Workshop on September 14th at 6:30PM – presented by Helen Caldart of Special Education Advocates League: A fast paced 2 hours for all who would like to deepen their understanding about special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). Registration Required – email [email protected] to sign up! Visit www.sealk12.org for more information. ... See MoreSee Less
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