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  • Title: FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Si, Hablamos Español!.. Sign Up For Our E-Newsletter.. Directions.. Resource Center.. Overview.. The FamilyWorks Resource Center is a warm and inviting place where families and individuals are welcomed and encouraged to participate in programs designed to support and enhance a nurturing and vibrant community.. Resource Center Main Page.. Resource Center Programs.. Parent/Child Playgroups.. Single Parent Activities.. Teen Parent Program.. Parenting Classes.. Life Skills Development.. Individual and Family Advocacy Program.. WIC.. Explore.. Calendar of Events.. Family Support Principles.. Additional Resources.. FamilyWorks Wish List.. Participant Stories.. Meet Our Participants.. Food Bank.. The FamilyWorks Food Bank is dedicated to providing fresh, healthy food to people and families in our community who are experiencing hunger or are in danger of experiencing hunger.. Our caring staff and volunteers greet every customer with kindness and respect.. Watch A Brief Foodbank Intro.. Food Bank Main Page.. Grocery Delivery Program.. Host A Food Drive.. Customer Stories.. Meet Our Customers.. Food Bank Hours.. Tuesdays.. 12 pm - 2 pm.. Thursdays.. 3 pm - 7 pm.. Fridays.. 11 am - 1 pm.. 3rd Saturday of the month.. 10 am - 12 pm.. The FamilyWorks Food Bank provides weekly groceries to people in need of food who live in the following zip codes:.. 98103.. 98115.. 98107.. 98133.. First time customers are asked to bring a photo ID and proof of address.. News Events.. On the Radar.. Job Opening! Development Manager Position available.. Read more.. here.. News and Events Main Page.. Family Center Hours.. 2012 Annual Dinner and Silent Auction.. News.. Media Room.. Photo Spotlight.. About.. Missions and Programs.. With a combination of a food bank and a family resource center, FamilyWorks offers people in the neighborhood a unique opportunity to  ...   Molly Moon Neitzel.. You may know my name from my ice cream shops, the first of which is in FamilyWorks' lovely little corner of Wallingford.. I am writing today to tell you about a fund I have helped to create at FamilyWorks in memory of my little sister, Anna.. Learn More.. Food Bank Holiday Hours.. Follow the link below to view and print the Food Bank holiday hours.. for November and December 2012.. View and Print.. Current events.. Nov.. 26.. Mon.. Board of Directors Meeting.. 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm.. 27.. Tue.. Spanish Playgroup.. 11:00 am - 12:30 pm.. Japanese Playgroup.. 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm.. 28.. Wed.. Wednesday Playgroup.. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.. Computer Tutoring.. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm.. 29.. Thu.. WIC.. 9:30 am - 4:00 pm.. Employment Advice.. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.. 30.. Fri.. Friday Playgroup.. Dec.. VIEW CALENDAR.. Upcomming Featured Events.. There are no upcoming events.. Patricia.. Food Bank Customer.. “Coming to Family Works is one of the highlights in my week, because I feel so respected and cared for.. ”.. Read On.. FW Video Featuring Holly.. Herb and Erica.. Family Works Donors.. Herb and Erica live in the Wallingford area and are regular donors to Family Works.. Facebook.. Twitter.. Blog.. 1501 North 45th Street.. Seattle, WA 98103.. tel (206) 694-6727.. fax (206) 694-6777.. info@familyworksseattle.. org.. SITE MAP.. PRIVACY POLICY.. CONTACT.. E-NEWSLETTER.. Enter your e-mail address below to receive the latest FamilyWorks news and event.. E-mail Address:.. Copyright © 2012 FamilyWorks.. All rights reserved.. Sorry, you can not to browse this website.. Because you are using an outdated version of MS Internet Explorer.. For a better experience using websites, please upgrade to a modern web browser..

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  • Title: Hablamos Español – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: Hablamos Español.. ¡Bienvenidos a FamilyWorks!.. Nuestra Misión.. FamilyWorks es un banco de alimentos y centro familiar que alimenta y fortalece a individuos y familias, entrelazando gente por medio de apoyo, recursos y comunidad.. En FamilyWorks:.. - Servimos a la comunidad probeyendo recursos para encontrar información y apoyo.. - Invitamos a la comunidad a participar en talleres, actividades familares y artísticas que son ofrecidas de manera gratuita.. - Ofrecemos el uso de computadora.. Personas de todas las edades puede aprender habilidades nuevas, crear relaciones humanas y construir una solida comunidad para si mismos y para su familia.. Horario de Oficinas y Centro:.. Lunes: 9:30 A.. M.. a 12:00 P.. Martes, Miércoles y Jueves: 9:30 A.. a 5:00 P.. Viernes: 9:30 A.. a 3:00 P.. Teléfono: 206-694-6730.. Food Bank (Banco de Alimentos).. ¿A quién servimos?.. El Banco de  ...   7:00 P.. Viernes de 11:00 A.. a 1:00 P.. Teléfono: 206-694-6723.. ¿Qué está pasando en FamilyWorks en nuestro idioma?.. Todos los martes tenemos Grupo de Juego en Español, en donde nos reunimos a jugar, cantar, bailar y comer una botanita con padres, nanas, miembros familiares y niños de 0 a 5 años.. ¡Venga a divertirse y a conocer a otras familias de la comunidad! Es gratis y no necesita registrarse.. Para más informacion comuniquese con Sarah al (206) 694-6727.. FamilyWorks es apoyado en parte por la ciudad de Seattle y por subsidios y donaciones de individuos y negocios.. Somos una 501(c)(3) organización no lucrativa (tax ID number 911757277).. Nuestras clases y servicios se ofrecen gratuitamente gracias a las generosas donaciones de otros.. Si desea hacer una donación de dinero y/o articulos favor de comunicarse al 206-694-6730..

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  • Title: Directions – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: FamilyWorks Family Resource Center and Food Bank are both located at:.. 1501 N.. 45th St.. Seattle, WA.. 98103-6708.. Driving from North and South on Interstate 5:.. - Take exit 169, N 45th Street ramp.. - Turn west on N 45th Street and go 3/4 mile to Woodlawn Ave.. N.. - FamilyWorks is on the left.. Parking is available behind the building.. - Get.. door-to-door driving directions.. Via Bus.. - We are on both the 44 and 16 Metro bus lines.. - Plan your trip via.. Metro Online.. View Larger Map..

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  • Title: Family Resource Center – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: Family Resource Center.. The FamilyWorks Resource Center is a warm and inviting place where families and individuals are welcomed and encouraged to participate in programs and activities designed to support and enhance a nurturing and vibrant community.. What We Offer.. As part of its regular programming the FamilyWorks Resource Center provides individual support, skill building, and resource information to people and families in our community for free, thus assisting those who might not otherwise have easy access to a community network of support.. Individual and Family Advocacy.. Weekly WIC Nutritionist Appointments.. How We Do It.. Our staff has a wide range of knowledge and experience but we would not be able to provide the level of service that we do without the help of our many volunteers.. Their commitment, compassion, and skill make our family centered programming possible.. We encourage and rely on input from the community to determine our program offerings.. Because of our partnership with the local consignment store, Kids on 45th, as well as the generous donations of community members, we are able to provide free, used clothes, books, and toys for young children..  ...   that the primary responsibility for the development and well-being of children lies within the family, and that all segments of society must support families and children.. Mondays.. 9:30 am - 12 noon.. 9:30 am - 5 pm.. Wednesdays.. 9:30 am - 1 pm.. What They Say.. “I am a single parent to two young girls.. My marriage was a casualty of the economy, among other things.. I relied on FamilyWorks a great deal through the divorce process.. The support we found there was a TREMENDOUS help in getting us through.. When what one has spent a lifetime working for goes to pot, the human & physical resources of FamilyWorks really matter.. I can tell you from our own very personal experience having FamilyWorks there as a place to go, to learn important life skills, connect with others in our community, share clothing, food, and friendship was huge.. I do not honestly know what I would have done without this progressive, far-sighted resource.. ".. By the Numbers.. The FamilyWorks Family Center connected the community in 2011.. 489.. families.. 772.. individuals.. 6,120.. total visits for classes, support groups and advocacy..

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  • Title: Parent/Child Playgroups – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: Overview and Approach.. In presenting activities and classes for parents and children, our goal at FamilyWorks is to honor parents as the primary, most powerful, and most important teachers of their children and to acknowledge that all caregivers have an impact on a child s development.. We hope to help create opportunities for parents/caregivers to find resources, validation, ideas, and friendships that will connect them to their communities.. Through both playgroups and parenting classes, parents and caregivers can learn more about healthy development and contribute to the growth of children who are safe, secure, and school ready.. Playing and networking with others, attending classes, and developing the ability to give and receive support contributes to making our community a nurturing place for families and individuals to prosper.. Free Playgroups.. FamilyWorks offers a wide variety of playgroups in our beautiful playroom.. Our playroom is filled with toys, art supplies, and books — allowing children to make choices and providing many learning opportunities.. Parents and caregivers of young children (birth to 5 years of age) are invited to bring their youngsters and join together  ...   FamilyWorks by bringing healthy snack items to share, helping with room cleanup and organization, welcoming new families, sharing your experience with others, and, if you are able, making a donation to FamilyWorks.. Ongoing Playgroup Schedule.. Playgroup schedules are often subject to change, so please call 206-694-6727 or Sarah at 206-694-6849 for the most up-to-date playgroup information.. Spanish Playgroup.. - for native or basic Spanish speaking families.. - meets Tuesdays 11:00am 12:30pm.. Japanese Playgroup.. - run by Japanese speaking volunteers.. - meets Tuesdays 1:30pm 3:00pm.. Wednesday Playgroup.. - all are welcome!.. - meets Wednesdays 10:30am -12:00pm.. Friday Playgroup.. - meets Fridays 10:30am -12:00pm.. Children Adopted from China Playgroup.. - run by volunteers and families that have adopted children from China.. - meets select Fridays 5:30pm 7:00pm.. - 2012 meeting dates: 1/27, 2/10, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14.. - contact Sally at (206) 361-5156.. “My daughter has attended the China Playgroup since she was 17 months old.. The China Playgroup has been the source of my daughter's closest friendships and our family's strongest support network.. “FamilyWorks gave me a family outside home..

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  • Title: Single Parent Activities – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: Our mission is to contribute to the growth of strong families.. Because parenting is a challenging and life changing experience, we encourage parents to share with and support each other.. Our goal for single parent programing is to provide information, support, and opportunities to connect with others in free activities that are comfortable and family oriented.. Saturday single parent playgroups (which usually meet once a month on a Saturday morning) are designed for single parents and children under 5 years of age to join together for play, songs, stories, and snacks.. We also provide quarterly pot lucks for single  ...   Currently, to sign up for a free, single parent activity, you will need to log onto the Seattle Single Parent Meet Up website:.. http://www.. meetup.. com/The-Seattle-Single-Parents-Meetup-Group/.. If you have any questions about single parenting programming here at FamilyWorks, call Sarah at 206-694-6849 or.. saraht@familyworksseattle.. "I am a single mother to a three year old boy.. The single parent playgroup was my first opportunity to connect with other single parents and realize that I was not alone in my struggles raising a child on my own.. It was so wonderful and reassuring to connect and make friends with other single parents..

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  • Title: Teen Parent Program – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: FamilyWorks provides a free program for teen parents in collaboration with the.. North Seattle Family Center.. We strive to promote the positive growth of teen parents by facilitating peer support groups, offering parenting classes/ workshops, and providing the opportunity to participate in a home visiting program.. We also provide individual one on one time in which a teen parent can receive needed advocacy, guidance, encouragement, and support.. Inherent in the program is the goal of providing teen parents with information about community resources and the skills to access them.. The teen parent support group meets at the North Seattle Family Center twice a month on Wednesday evenings.. Because this program  ...   reached at.. gladysm@familyworksseattle.. The North Seattle Family Center is located at 3200 NE 125th Street, Seattle 98125, you can reach the North Seattle Family Center at 206-364-7930.. Any parent or expectant parent aged 23 or under is welcome to participate in the program.. "Dear Gladys - thank you so much for going above & beyond your job to help me get back on my feet.. I wish I could do more to show you how much you’ve motivated me and pushed me to strive for a better life for my child and myself! You do such a great job I just wanted to say thank you!".. - Teen Parenting Program Participant..

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  • Title: Parenting Classes – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: One of our goals is to contribute to the growth of a healthy and caring community and we do this by supporting families.. We offer free parenting classes each year along with a variety of workshops related to growth and development in an effort to help parents and caregivers with the on-going task of fostering a positive and respectful environment for both themselves and their children.. We usually offer three (six-week) parenting classes.. We also offer a variety of free classes or workshops lasting for 1- 2 hours on topics of interest to parents and caregivers.. The parenting classes are free to participants (except for a small fee  ...   attending by calling our office at (206) 694-6727.. Although these classes are free we appreciate donations to help defray administrative, facilitator, and childcare costs.. See the Calendar to find out what classes are currently being offered.. For more information about parenting classes in our community, visit.. The Puget Sound Adlerian Society.. “I loved so many things about the parenting class - the role playing, parenting skills, reflectve listening, family meetings, difference between praise and encouragement.. Thank you!".. “This has been very valuable-I feel that the stress has gone down in our house and we are listening to each other and enjoying each other much more.. I'm very grateful..

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  • Title: Life Skills Development – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: One of our goals at FamilyWorks is to contribute to lifelong learning and stability in our community.. To help people cope with daily needs/requirements, develop skills that can improve their quality of life, and achieve their potential, we offer a variety of ways to build on communication, literacy, employment, and self care skills.. Computer Tutoring.. Meet one-on-one to learn more about Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows, Explorer, or PowerPoint.. Learn how to look for employment resources, use email, or access Internet resources.. Our volunteer computer tutor will be here to answer your computer questions.. Schedule a FREE 30 minute tutoring session and bring your questions.. Time slots are available on Wednesdays between 1:00pm and 2:30pm.. An appointment is required; please call (206) 694-6727.. Please note that schedules for computer tutoring are subject to change.. Employment Advice.. Looking for a new job? Just getting  ...   job information is.. WorkSource.. Please note that schedules for employment advice are subject to change.. Other Opportunities:.. Infant/Child CPR is offered several times a year.. Financial Literacy classes are offered annually.. Cooking and Health related workshops are offered.. “When I met with Paul, he answered all my questions sincerely and professionally, and provided a vast range of helpful career advice - from how to improve my resume, to targeting specific job markets, to better navigating online job-hunting, and tips on thriving, Seattle-based companies.. “Education empowers and the computer tutoring here at FamilyWorks is bridging the digital divide for people who cannot get help elsewhere.. “I'm much more confident in my CPR under the new guidelines and thought it was a great offering.. It's hard to budget for both a class and a sitter and it was such a help that it was free..

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  • Title: Individual and Family Advocacy Program – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: Our family advocate provides individualized guidance, information, resources and support to assist individuals and families in meeting their basic needs and their long term goals.. One on one appointments with the family advocate (Virginia) are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.. Call (206) 694-6730 to set up an appointment.. Virginia is bilingual in Spanish and English.. “”Thank you for helping me find a safe place for me and my daughter.. It will help me with my recovery..

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  • Title: WIC – FamilyWorks
    Descriptive info: In a partnership with the King County Public Health Department, FamilyWorks hosts the WIC program on site every Thursday.. WIC is a nutrition program that helps pregnant women, new mothers, and children under 5 years of age eat well, learn about nutrition and stay healthy.. WIC is the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.. WIC provides:.. - Health screening.. - Nutrition and health education.. - Information  ...   Families meet by appointment with Pat Prentice, MS, RD, the WIC nutritionist at FamilyWorks in Wallingford.. To get more information on whether you are income eligibile and how to access services, visit.. http://doh.. wa.. gov/cfh/wic/.. or call 1-800-322-2588 for more information and locations near you.. “”I love coming to the Wallingford WIC to see Pat.. I pick up some free clothing for my baby and join the playgroup when I can!"..

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