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Therapeutic Services

Discover the YWCA Pierce County Children's Program, dedicated to providing support services, art and recreation activities, and therapeutic interventions to help children who have experienced trauma to thrive. Learn about our family support services, early intervention efforts, and specialized therapeutic care designed to foster healthy development and relationships. For current clients only, contact our Children's Program Manager for more information regarding our Children’s Program and contact one of our Child and Family Therapists regarding our Counseling Program. 


Our Mission
The YWCA Children’s Program is dedicated to providing sustained support to children who have experienced trauma traumatized children, fostering relationships, and maximizing each child's potential to thrive. Our focus on early intervention aims to decrease the likelihood of children entering into domestic violence relationships as adults.

Basic Family Support Services
Our program offers essential family support services to ensure a healthy, safe, and thriving home environment.


Services Include:

Respite Care: For children ages 0-5 years
Case Management
Distribution of Tangible Items


Curriculum-Based Art and Recreation Activities
Children’s Advocates plan and lead groups, events, and field trips to help children and youth build skills for stress relief, self-regulation, self-identity, peer connections, and healthy relationships.


Activities Include:

“Little Learners”: For children ages 0-5 years
“Kids’ Club”: For children ages 6 years and up
“YOU Group”: For youth ages 13 years and up


Therapeutic Services
Our licensed Child and Family Therapists provide therapeutic support based on Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy principles.


Services Include:

Individual and Family Therapy Sessions: For children/youth, adults, and families
Therapeutic Support Groups: “Skill-Builders” for children ages 6-12 years
Therapeutic Workshops and Trainings


Program Access
All Children's Program services are available to current YWCA Pierce County clients only and require an intake. For questions or more information, please contact the Children’s Program Manager at 253-272-4181 x 285.

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