Why a No-Expulsion Policy Matters
At first glance, the Early Learning Center (ELC) at Wellspring Family Services may appear as any other you’ve encountered. You’ll find bins with toys, art projects on the walls, and…DEIA Specialist Ernie Cathcart Retires
If you ask Wellspring’s Chief Program Officer, Bevette Irvis, about the days before Ernie Cathcart, she can tell you some stories. And some concerns. And some hopes and dreams. A…2021 Wellspring Children and Teen Gift Drive
The annual Wellspring Family Services Children & Teen Gift Drive, part of the Giving Together campaign, is off to a great start. Thank you to all who have given so…Social Work Means Showing Up
Something special happens when we show up for other people. Showing up means thinking outside of ourselves. It requires us to be vulnerable, and to give of our personal time…Welcome Home – A Collaboration with The Starbucks Foundation
Hometown roots. For Wellspring, they reach deep into a history of cultivating valuable partnerships. The Starbucks Foundation is one such partner that is strengthening its roots and honoring its hometown…Unhoused: A #WellConnected Community Conversation Sept. 14 & Nov. 18
As the chronic homelessness crisis continues commanding our public attention and concern, we must also shed a light on the increasing numbers of homeless children and families who are struggling…Homelessness Redefined in Washington State – Why Does it Matter?
A sold-out Seahawks game seats 72,000 people – so 80,000 is a lot of children and youth experiencing homelessness – more than a packed stadium. But do you know the…Our Neighbors are Relying on Us!
Your collective generosity raised more than $485,000 to help families in our community find hope, discover opportunity, and build resilience – thank you! However, our work is far from finished.…China and Kingston’s Journey
After moving to Seattle, China found herself living between hotel rooms and her car with her infant son, Kingston. Her commitment to being a mother and wanting something more, motivated…Early Learning Center Helps Prepare Daniel for Kindergarten
As a young child, Daniel had witnessed multiple episodes of domestic violence – including gun violence – against his mother. Daniel’s grandmother was awarded custody of Daniel, and his younger…