Inslee kicks off new Department of Children, Youth, and Families

State agency will take preventative approach to child welfare, help children and families overcome barriers to success

Gov. Jay Inslee takes a photo with youth and family advocates and state leaders following a press conference about the the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, which officially launched as a new agency on July 1. (Office of the Governor photo)
Ross Hunter, secretary of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, answers a question Monday during a press conference about the new department in Olympia. (Office of the Governor photo)

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