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Nourishing. Connecting. Empowering.

FamilyWorks is a welcoming, supportive haven for people and families in north central Seattle who are seeking a path to long-term resiliency and might not otherwise have access to healthy food or parenting- and life-skills resources.

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    • Current Volunteer Opportunities!

      FamilyWorks will list its current and upcoming volunteer opportunities in this space. Please click here if you want to be added to a distribution list to receive periodic announcements. Thank you for your interest in FamilyWorks!

      FamilyWorks December Holiday Party Needs Volunteers! FamilyWorks is having its annual holiday celebration for our participants! This is a really fun time with kids and families celebrating the holidays together. This year we plan to hand out Wonder Bags with small gifts for the kids. We would love volunteers to help out with set up, clean up, and other activities between 2:00 pm and 5:30 on December 16th and 18th.

      Sign up for the Holiday Party Here

      Green Lake Pathway of Lights on Saturday December 13 needs Volunteers! A huge holiday food drive will be underway and FamilyWorks will be on hand to collect food at three stations around the lake: Community Center, Aquatic Center/Amphitheater, and Bathhouse Theater. We need 2-3 volunteers for each two hour shift between 4-8 pm to help with collecting, marketing, and loading food into the van at these three collection points around the lake.

      Sign up for the Pathway of Lights here

    • Want to brighten the holidays for a child?

      We are accepting donations of new or very gently used toys, books, clothing for our Wonder Bags to be given to children at our holiday celebration in December. Please read more HERE and Thank You!!
    • November FoodBank Hours and Closures

      The foodbank will be closed Tuesday ,Nov 11th in observance of Veterans Day and, Thursday-Friday, November 27th and 28th, for Thanksgiving Day. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you plan accordingly. Follow the link below to view and/or print the November Holiday schedule for the FamilyWorks FoodBank..
      View/Print November FoodBank Schedule
    • Event Calenders

    • Current Events Calendar

      Dec
      2
      Tue
      9:30 am Family Advocate
      Family Advocate
      Dec 2 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
      Need help finding resources and information, want to know how to better navigate  government systems ? Just need someone to talk to? Individuals and/or families [...]
      11:00 am Spanish Playgroup
      Spanish Playgroup
      Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
      ¡Ven cada martes para jugar, leer, y cantar! Grupos de juego son para niños que tienen 0-5 años y sus padres o cuidadores. Los participantes [...]
      1:30 pm Japanese Playgroup
      Japanese Playgroup
      Dec 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
      日本語でプレイルームを使って楽しく遊びませんか? 赤ちゃんから小学生まで大歓迎。 参加無料ですので気楽にいつでもきてください。 みんなで楽しく遊びましょう。 毎週火曜日の1:30から4:00ごろまで集まってます (3時頃おやつ時間にしてます)。 Join other Japanese-speaking families on Tuesday afternoons for playing, singing, and snacks. E-mail jppg.seattle@gmail.com with any questions.
      Dec
      3
      Wed
      10:30 am Wednesday Playgroup
      Wednesday Playgroup
      Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
      Come join us every Wednesday for playing, reading, and singing! Drop-in playgroups are for children ages 0-5 AND their parents or caregivers. Participants get to [...]
      3:00 pm Computer Tutoring
      Computer Tutoring
      Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      Meet one-on-one with our volunteer tutor to learn more about Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, Explorer, PowerPoint, etc.   Explore ways to look for employment resources, use [...]
      Dec
      4
      Thu
      9:30 am Family Advocate
      Family Advocate
      Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
      Need help finding resources and information, want to know how to better navigate  government systems ? Just need someone to talk to? Individuals and/or families [...]
      9:30 am WIC
      WIC
      Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
      WIC is a nutrition program for pregnant women, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under 5.  WIC is healthy food and a lot more. It [...]
      4:00 pm Employment Advice
      Employment Advice
      Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      Looking for a new job?  Feeling stuck?   Changing your career?  Just getting started?  Need to review your resume? A local employment specialist is available [...]
      Dec
      5
      Fri
      10:30 am Friday Playgroup
      Friday Playgroup
      Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
      Come join us every Friday for playing, reading, and singing! Drop-in playgroups are for children ages 0-5 AND their parents or caregivers. Participants get to [...]
      Dec
      9
      Tue
      9:30 am Family Advocate
      Family Advocate
      Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
      Need help finding resources and information, want to know how to better navigate  government systems ? Just need someone to talk to? Individuals and/or families [...]

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    • Print A Bi-Monthly Calendar

      Follow the link below to view and print a copy of the Bi-Monthly FamilyWorks Calendar
    • Donate To FamilyWorks Today Through The Molly Moon's Anna Banana Milk Fund

      Dear Friends,
      I opened my first ice cream shop with the help of my little sister, Anna.   Anna was generous, compassionate, and LOVED MILK.   In 2009, she tragically passed away from a devastating motorcycle accident......

    • Thanks Adobe

      What can we say about Adobe? Their spirit of corporate giving sets a standard for how committed service to communities, on a local level, can make HUGE differences.
 

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