OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure that creates a new agency to deliver services to vulnerable children and families.
The Department of Children, Youth and Families — created under the bill signed Thursday by Inslee — will oversee several services now offered through the state Department of Social and Health Services and the Department of Early Learning, starting in July 20
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed an acting secretary for the Department of Social and Health Services while a national search begins for a permanent leader.
Inslee appointed Patricia Lashway to the post Wednesday. She...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The head of Washington's Department of Social and Health Services has announced his resignation after three years at the state's biggest agency.
Secretary Kevin Quigley announced his resignation in an email to staff Tuesday.
Story by Terry Chick of KIMA
It's a frightening report: sex offenders who slipped through the cracks and were found working in daycare and child care facilities. Some sex offenders were around kids in foster families, and one was even found working at a school...
Child protective services had visited the couple that allegedly withheld food from their 16 year old twins eight times, but the children denied they were being mistreated. That story and more from KIT's Lance Tormey.