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1 Organization Description Services Contact information Divine Alternatives for Dads (D.A.D.S.) Divine Alternatives for Dads Services (D.A.D.S.) supports fathers in participating in their children's lives. We provide case management, parent education, resolution of child support issues, parenting plans, and referrals to community resources for fathers and father figures Rainier Ave. S. Seattle, WA (206) Served by Metro Bus Route 7. We are at the corner of Rainier and Orcas. King County Neighborhood Legal Clinics Serve King County residents or Washington State residents with legal issues in King County. Attorneys address family law topics. If you wish to hire an attorney for representation, please contact Lawyer Referral Service at Neighborhood Legal Clinics :00 am Noon, Tues - Thur King County residents only. Supervised Visitation Network Supervised Visitation Network (SVN) is a multi-national nonprofit membership organization. SVN is literally a network of agencies and individuals who are interested in assuring that children can have safe, conflict-free access to parents with whom they do not reside. Supervised Visitation Network 3955 Riverside Avenue Jacksonville, Florida FAX Directory of Supervised Visitation Providers. Family Law Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) We are appointed by the court to advocate for the best interests of low/moderate income children in contested custody cases Family Law CASA gives children a voice in court by focusing on the needs of the child. Family Law CASA Program-King County 810 Third Avenue, Suite 700 Seattle, WA Phone: (206) King County- Washington State CASA- National CASA- Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) WSCADV provides resources by county for victims of domestic violence in Washington State. The coalition refers domestic violence victims to other resources. Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV) Washington State Hotline Page 1 of 5

2 CLEAR (Free legal advice) Northwest Justice Project (NJP), Washington s publicly funded legal aid program. NJP operates a toll-free intake and referral hotline called CLEAR (Coordinated Legal Education Advice and Referral King County: Call 211 for information and referral to an appropriate legal services provider Monday through Friday from 8:00 am 6:00 pm. You may also call (206) , or the toll-free number, which may be useful when calling from a pay phone, WASH (9724). Outside King County: Call weekdays from 9:10 a.m. until 12:25 p.m. CLEAR intake line Persons 60 and Over: Persons 60 or over may call CLEAR*Sr at , regardless of income. CLEAR works with a language line to provide interpreters as needed at no cost to callers. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please call using your preferred TTY or Video relay service. Family Legal Help Low cost professional legal help in the family courts across the country. Our expert attorneys specialize in most aspects of Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation Rights, Child Support, Guardianship, and Adoption. Call Us: (800) Toll Free (206) Fax Parent Trust for Washington Children Center for Strong Families Parent Trust for Washington Children is a family support program in Washington State. Parent Trust has created a statewide network of support, education and leadership programs for Washington's parents, caregivers, teens and children to answer each family's unique needs. Child & Teen Services. Expectant & New Parent Services. Community & In- Home Programs. Parent Trust for Washington Children is a statewide agency with two offices. Western Washington 2200 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA phone fax General Statewide Family Help Line: HOPE (4673) Alliance for Non- Custodial Parents Rights (ANCPR) ANCPR is an all volunteer organization. The website is designed There are links to father s rights groups, noncustodial mothers groups, and many others. ANCPR website: resorces- links/ e- mail: Page 2 of 5

3 to empower noncustodial parents. Real Dads Network Real Dads Network is a nationally recognized Black Fatherhood Organization, with chapters throughout the country. The Real Dads Network sponsors a variety of activities; skill-building workshops, informational seminars, male mentoring, and networking. Designed to educate and encourage men to embrace their roles as dads, husbands and leaders in the context of family and community life. Real Dads Network: Lawyers.com This Free service from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell is designed specifically for individuals. The most complete source of information on lawyers available anywhere. Lawyers.com provides: Accurate and reliable profiles of 1 million lawyers and firms worldwide. A wealth of information to help users better understand the law, make more informed personal legal choices and identify high quality legal representation. National Center for Fathering National Center for Fathering is an online resource for every day dads. The National Center for Fathering provides you with practical ideas that can help you in these unique situations. National Center for Fathering P.O. Box , Kansas City, MO DADS Washington Statehttp://local.fathers.com/Washington-nWashington.html Page 3 of 5

4 Parent as Teachers An internationally recognized network of organizations and professionals who serve the evolving needs of families. Parents as Teachers provide parent education and family support to families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age 5. Parents as Teachers raises awareness and works to shape policy around the importance of enhancing school readiness by reaching children during the critical, formative years of life. Parents as Teachers 2228 Ball Drive St. Louis, Mo (314) phone Child Welfare Information Gateway Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professional as well as the general public to information, resources, and tools. A service of the Children s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, we provide access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools. Child Welfare Information Gateway Children s Bureau/ACYF 1250 Maryland Avenue SW 8th Floor Washington, DC For questions regarding services or website: For help with our Library or journal articles: Call between 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m. EST. Lutheran Community Services Programs are tailored to address specific needs in each of the communities they serve. Behavioral health services, Child welfare services, Senior & Disability services, Refugee & Immigration services, Violence prevention & intervention, Family & Community support. Lutheran Community Services Northwest is a nonprofit human services agency serving communities throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Page 4 of 5

5 State-specific: MICHIGAN: Dads and Moms of Michigan NEBRASKA: Nebraskans For Family WISCONSIN: Wisconsin Fathers for Children and Families Page 5 of 5

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