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About Amara

Proud Leader in Supporting LGBTQ Foster and Adoptive Families in Western Washington State.


Founded in 1921 and based in Washington State, Amara is a nonprofit organization that supports children in foster care, adoptees, and their families. 

Amara is dedicated to doing this work with passion, a commitment to equity for all people, creativity, and compassion.

As an open and affirming foster care organization, Amara is proud to work with—and actively seek--all families inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, ethnicity, religion, and marital status.


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“Amara envisions a just and equitable world where all children, youth, adults and communities can grow and thrive.”

Our Services

  • Foster Care Services
  • Family Time Program
  • Emergency Sanctuary Program
  • Post Adoption Program
  • Best for Babies

About Our People

Meet Our Key People

Meet the experts behind Amara! These individuals work tirelessly to give children a better life and assist intended parents in fulfilling their dream. Amara has a longstanding commitment to helping the LGBTQ community and continues to prove their compassion for everybody. 

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Our Offices


5907 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.,
Seattle WA 98118

Phone: 206-260-1700

Web: https://amarafamily.org/

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3501 104th St. E
Tacoma, WA 98446

Phone: 253-444-0121

Web: https://amarafamily.org/

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