Over 250,000 children enter the foster care system every year in the U.S — The crisis is growing and many kids are desperate.

You can make a difference in the life of even one foster child.

Foster First here to help because we’re all in this together. Providing a community with real love and resources to support you and the kids. 


Right now there are:
Foster Kids in Yakima County
Licensed Foster Homes
Foster Kids in Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan
Licensed Foster Homes

Getting started is easier than you think

Anyone that is at least 21 years of age, is single, married or in a committed relationship can provide a foster home. An Applicant can have parented before or be new to parenting.  They can own a home or rent…

Gain our support and join our community

Foster First is more than an agency. Since 2005, we’ve grown as a community of foster parents, families and dedicated staff who share in the responsibility of providing for our kids and for each other along the way. 

Grow yourself. Grow your community

Our goal is that every child placed in our program structure is provided the tools necessary to gain life-long skills that will benefit them throughout their life. Our goal is that foster parents are equipped just as well. 

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Foster First is a non-profit 501(c)3 Child Placing Agency that provides Behavioral Rehabilitative Services for foster children from the ages of 0-17

Established in 2003, the agency has experienced tremendous growth. Beginning in Yakima County, Foster First now serves children and families in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. 

The need for safe, nurturing and caring foster homes is great.  We hope you consider becoming a licensed foster parent so that together, we can provide homes for children & youth in need. Please contact 509.965.5310 to learn how you can help.

Foster First Provides:

On-going Training

On-going training, support and encouragement  for foster parents

Responsive, On-call Service

In a crisis situation we’re there to deescalate the situation or offer on-the-spot suggestions, advice, and direction, whether by telephone or in-person with the foster parents/foster children

Structured Case Aide

With a full time staff of case managers and case aides, we have the resources to provide attention and care to each family and each foster child.


We provide assistance to get foster children to/from appointments, school, meetings, and more.

Medical Referrals

We can help with referrals to mental health counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, medication management, educational needs, etc.

Contact Us

We have offices in Yakima and Wenatchee

Address: 402 N 4th Street
Phone: (509) 965-5310
E-mail: info@fosterfirst.org