Commission on Children and Youth

The Board of County Commissioners and the Kitsap County Commission on Children and Youth are pleased to announce the award of $27,500 in funding for the programs that prevent and reduce the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences ACE's for ages birth to 18, through the Building Resiliency 2020 Annual Grant.

The following agencies that were funded, are providing a 100% cash match for every grant dollar invested in these valuable projects. The projects are implemented by youth serving organizations dedicated to preventing and reducing the impacts of ACE's.

These programs will be part of the youth serving agencies response to increased service demand due to COVID-19.

Services will be delivered between June 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.

Projects funded:

Coffee Oasis                                 awarded: $5,200
To provide research proven Mind Matters activities for youth at each Drop-in Center.

EBC-West Sound                         awarded: $5,000
To provide basic needs items for customers in conjunction with the support of the program.

YWCA Kitsap County                  awarded: $17,300
To implement evidence-based children's activities, centered on building resiliency in children affected by domestic violence.

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Laura Hyde, Program Coordinator
(360) 337-4879 or

Deanne Montgomery-Jackson,
Coalition Coordinator
(360) 337-4878 or

Hannah Shockley
Supervisor, Department of Human Services
(360) 337-7185 x 3530 or

Doug Washburn
Director, Department of Human Services

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