Supervised visitation can be very emotional, stressful and expensive. Remember that these emotional issues are impacted by legal factors. If at all possible, talk with a lawyer to learn more about what to expect during this process.
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Professional Supervision Services
The Supervised Visitation Network provides information and resources for families working with professional visitation supervisors.
At Indaba Supervised Visitation
Phone: (206) 860-3133
Cost: Varies; contact service provider for details
Info: Offers supervised visitation and exchanges, help with parenting plans, and family reunification. Visit supervisors are trained professionals currently working in the social services and child advocacy fields.
Children First Visitation Services
Cost: Reduced rates available for DSHS clients and those who are income eligible. Call for details. Standard rates are $45-$65 per hour plus $35 initial fee.
Info: All supervised visitation is conducted by a professional social worker or an individual with advanced training. Visits are conducted at an agreed public place. Transportation not provided.
Community Family Services-Supervised Visitation
Phone: (844) 847-3906
Cost: $40-$60 per hour, plus $25 initial fee. Written reports are an additional cost of $35-$50.
Info: Serving South King County and Pierce County. Visitations are supervised by qualified, trained staff in a public setting or at the parent’s home.
Helping Hands Visitation Services
Cost: $45-65 per hour plus $50 initial fee (no additional cost for reports).
Info: Serves greater Seattle area including Pierce county, King County, and Kitsap County. Supervised visits are conducted in public places supervised by a professional individual with advanced training.
Northwest Parent Child Therapy
Cost: $60 hourly fee for one child ($65 for two or more) supervised visitation, sliding scale available for parents receiving public assistance; see website for fees for other services
Info: Provides visitation services, including therapeutic and supervised visitation and reunification therapy. Therapeutic visitation and reunification therapy require an intake assessment beforehand.
Break Through Learning Center
Cost: $60 per hour, $75 initial consultation, $50 fee for visitation outside of their office within King County
Info: Offers supervised visitation and exchanges and family reunification. Supervisors have experience in early childhood development and are trained, non-judgmental observers. Provides written reports as part of the service, and parenting coaching upon request.
Reunited Children Visitation
Cost: $60 intake fee, $40 per hour supervised visitation (see website for fees for other services)
Info: Offers supervised visitation and exchange and therapeutic visitation. Supervisors are human services professionals with specialized supervised visitation training.
Friends or Relatives as Visit Supervisors
In some cases, the court will approve a specific friend or relative to supervise visits. It is important that the visit supervisor remain present at all times during the visit and that all court instructions are followed.