Creating Space for a Creative Place with Leadership Skagit

Secret Harbor serves youth who have suffered from trauma. Childhood trauma is tricky, and its effects shows up in all kinds of unexpected ways. Treating early childhood trauma in youth with traditional therapy methods, often isn’t successful. Most practicing artists will tell you working on an art piece-whether it be music, painting, or even a… Read More

Do you know the Difference Between Private and State Foster Care?

  So you want to be a foster parent? Or maybe you’re just considering it, and unsure how to take the first step. There’s a wealth of information out there to help first time and prospective foster parents get started. But learning the ins and outs of the foster care system is no easy task,… Read More

Secret Harbor’s Skagit County Foster Family Holiday Party!

It’s hard to think of anyone more deserving of a happy holiday season than Washington State foster kids and families. So when Secret Harbor found out there would be no holiday party for Skagit County foster families this year, we got to work. A celebration for Secret Harbor kids and families was already planned. Double Barrel… Read More

Celebrating Adoption and Foster Care this November

November is National Adoption Month 2016! This year’s theme, is teen adoption. At Secret Harbor, we know the vital importance of adopting teens. That’s because the sad fact is, most of the kids we serve at Secret Harbor will never be adopted. Finding a foster family who will care for one of our kids until… Read More

Fall Rummage Sale This Friday at Secret Harbor!

October is here! Pumpkins are getting carved, old Jack Frost has made his first few appearances, and the last of the apples are getting picked from the trees, just in time to be covered in caramel. Secret Harbor is kicking off the season with a Fall Rummage Sale! Come to Secret Harbor’s office 9am-4pm Friday… Read More

Back to School Tips for The Traumatized Child

The leaves are changing colors and falling off the trees, harvest is winding down, days are getting shorter. Fall is here, whether it’s official or not. Which means, school is back in session. For many of the kids at Secret Harbor, a new school year can mean a new set of anxieties and issues. The… Read More

San Juan Island Tour for Two

August is here and we’re less than a week away from Goin’ Country for Kids! With the dog days of summer here, what better time to start planning your next getaway? We have several exciting travel packages coming up for auction at Goin’ Country for Kids! One of our most exciting is our San Juan… Read More

Enjoy Fro-Yo and Help Secret Harbor Kids!

Supporting Secret Harbor has never been so easy! Head to Just Peachy Frozen Yogurt August 3rd from 6pm to 10pm and a portion of your sales will go to help Secret Harbor kids. Fro-Yo and donating to a good cause? Who said you can’t have it all?    

Fly, Eat, Drink and Experience Seattle

With Goin’ Country for Kids only weeks away, it’s time we start revealing some auction items! We’ve been working hard trying to put together spectacular travel packages that you will want to bid on. Start planning your trips now! Here’s a sneak peek at our “Fly, Eat, Drink and Experience Seattle” package on the auction… Read More

4 Things You Need to Know About Foster Parenting

It’s National Foster Care Month! Secret Harbor is acknowledging the month by setting the record straight about foster parenting. There are a lot of misconceptions out there about foster parenting. People believe false narratives surrounding not only foster parents, but foster kids as well. So don’t believe the hype! There are so many kids who… Read More