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Kent Youth and Family Services: Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School Time Grantee Profile

SOWA is excited to work with the many amazing organizations funded through the King County Best Starts for Kids Out-of-School Time (BSK OST) investment! These organizations, funded either as stand alone People of Color-Led organizations or Place-Based Partnerships, are all working hard to maximize their positive impact on King County youth. 

Learn more about Kent Youth and Family Services, funded as the lead organization of a Place-Based Partnership Grant.

KENT YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES

Kent Youth and Family Services (KYFS) is the lead organization in a Place-Based Partnership with Somali Youth and Family Club, Coalition for Refugees from Burma, and the YMCA of Greater Seattle, serving the Birch Creek housing community. KYFS is also a part of SOWA’s HELO network. They offer academic, athletic, and enrichment programming, and have a long-standing collaboration with the Kent School District.