A dynamic leader in child welfare since 1896, Children's Home Society of Washington (CHSW) is the oldest and largest statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the wellbeing of children and their parents. CHSW remains committed to meeting the changing needs of families in today's complex world.
Through our comprehensive network of care, CHSW meets the most critical needs of nearly 40,000 children and parents through 30 programs in more than 20 locations every year. CHSW's efforts are devoted to five goals that improve the well-being of children and families:
• Keeping children safe and secure
• Building nurturing and stable families
• Improving school readiness
• Fostering effective parenting
• Developing social and emotional competence
By reaching these goals, CHSW is meeting our mission to develop healthy children, create strong families, build engaged communities, and speak and advocate for children.