During the 2021 Legislative session, in response to COVID-19, the House and Senate have made operational changes to adhere to public health guidance. Please go to the
House Covid-19 Operations
Senate Covid-19 Operations
plans for more details. The Capitol Campus remains closed to the public. All proceedings can be viewed on
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. The public can provide testimony during virtual meetings or submit written comments. To provide testimony on a bill in committee, please click here to go to the
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. To contact your Legislator click here for a
Roster of Members
John L. O'Brien, P.O. Box 40600, Olympia, WA 98504-0600
Committee Hearings & Bill Information: (360) 786-7113
Legislative Hotline Operators: 1-800-562-6000
The House Children, Youth & Families Committee considers a broad array of issues and services affecting children and families, including early learning; childcare; child and youth development; child welfare services; children’s mental health; at-risk and homeless youth; and juvenile justice.
(Please note: This is a general description of issue areas considered by committees; not a definitive or exhaustive listing. It is provided solely to assist the public in understanding the general roles of House committees.)
Members and Staff
Committee Schedules, Agendas, and Documents
See all Children, Youth & Families Committee meeting videos from the current year
Current Committee Reports and Issues
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