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Call: 2 1 1 or go to 211 online 
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Clothes for Kids

425 741 6500

Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

Early Head Start (EHS)

Energy Assistance (EAP)

Veterans' Assistance (Vets)

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ACE resources

ACE’s video produced by Snohomish County Federated Health and Safety Network;v=HGjQNBQ1HRs

Find a lot of information about ACE’s at:

Learn about resilience to ACE’s and how Walla Walla has identified resources to support who have high ACE scores

Look at this site for ACE scores and ACE effects in Snohomish County


Care Crisis Line 800-584-3578
Compass Health 888-693-7200
Suicide Prevention1-800-273-8255 or

Parent feeling Frustrated, stressed out, alone and don’t know where to turn? contact Cocoon House: 425 317 9898 or penny.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Community Action Program for Snohomish County call (425) 388-7244

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Gang Resource Links

Learn more and get help
If you believe your child is being intimidated by gang members, at risk for becoming gang-involved or is already gang involved, you need help. Call your school and ask to talk with a counselor or try some of the resources listed below.





Cocoon House provides a continuum of services for homeless, at-risk and highly disconnected  youth and their families in Snohomish County.  In the last fiscal year (2009-2010), Cocoon House assisted about 2,400 youth and their families with: emergency shelter, transitional housing, street outreach and support/advocacy, case management and teen homeless prevention services.


Cocoon House





WA State School Safety Center
In response to concerns about the influence of gang presence on school safety, the 2007 Legislature directed OSPI to convene a task force to study the problem of gangs in schools. The Gangs in Schools Task Force began its work in November 2007, and will make annual reports and recommendations to the legislature on methods of eliminating existing gangs, preventing new gangs, sharing information about gangs, and gathering intelligence on gangs.

School Safety Center


National Youth Gang Center
The NYGC conducts assessments of the scope and characteristics of youth gang activity in the United States, develops resources and makes them available to the field, and provides training and technical assistance in support of community-based prevention, intervention, and suppression efforts.


National Youth Gang Center


Northwest Gangs
The Northwest Gangs website was made to give general information on street gang activity in the Pacific Northwest, with a specific focus on youth and young adult street gangs (e.g. Bloods, Crips, Folk Nation, People Nation, Nortenos and Surenos). The site lists several hundred local gangs and is update weekly.

Northwest Gangs



Both of these sites have information to help parents and teachers understand the causes of Bullying, why Bulling is destructive and how to prevent Bullying. Bullying

Center for Mental Health in Schools Bullying


Other sites that may be useful


The Children’s Alliance advocates for kids. They ensure that laws, policies and programs work for kids and their network holds our leaders accountable until they secure the resources required to make all children safe and healthy.


Children's Alliance

Snohomish County Resources


ESD 189

Snohomish County School Info

(360) 299-4000

Imagine Children’s Museum

Outdoor Youth Connections


Community Support

Familias Unidas:

Latino Resource Center

(425) 513-2880

South Everett Neighborhood

Center Russian (425) 355-6005

The National Institute on Media and the Family is the world's leading and most respected research-based organization on the positive and harmful effects of media on children and youth. Since 1996, they have worked tirelessly to help parents and communities “watch what our kids watch.” Its MediaWise® movement is being adopted in communities throughout the country to help families make wiser media choices.

MediaWise: National Institute on Media and the Family



The Network is a grassroots citizens’ group of educators, youth, homemakers, human service providers and business leaders working to strengthen families and prevent youth violence and substance abuse.

Snohomish County Health and Safety Network



The Health District is the local public health agency for Snohomish County. Their more than 200 public health professionals work for a safer and healthier community through essential programs and services.

Snohomish Health District


Information for victims of violent crime

Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims


The winner of multiple 2008 Nickelodeon Parents' Picks awards, including best museum, day camp, and parents' night out in Seattle, Imagine Children's Museum, features activities that are hands-on challenges requiring kids to use their imaginations, think creatively and problem solve. The museum features interactive exhibits and seasonal art classes, kids' nights out, and school break and summer day camps for kids ages three to 11.

Imagine Children's Museum



The essential web page for services, board and commission volunteer opportunities, elected official information and news that impacts our community.

Snohomish County Government



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