If you are looking to file a complaint regarding:

  • Any child at risk of abuse, neglect, or other harm.
  • A child or parent involved with child protection or child welfare services.
  • The safety or welfare of children in state care.

Please contact Washington State's Office of the Family and Children’s Ombuds. Find a link here to their page.

The DCYF Oversight Board does not intervene in individual cases. The Board’s purpose is to monitor and ensure that DCYF makes progress towards achieving the stated outcomes as identified in RCW 43.216.015.


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Crista Johnson, Executive Director

Nickolaus Colgan, Administrative Coordinator


Capitol Court Building
Mailstop: 40007
1110 Capitol Way S
Olympia, WA 98501