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Welcome Child and Family Workers!

We are here to make your job easier. Our new WARE website makes registering and viewing waiting children and available families an enjoyable and smooth process. Together, we help Washington children find Washington families.

Creating a personal login will give you many privileges on WARE, and will allow you to take advantage of our unique services. Note: You must have a website account in order to view our child and family photolisting pages.

We can help you:

  • Register Kids or Register Families with our new downloadable forms.
  • Determine if a child or family is ready to be registered.
  • Update child and family cases with ease.
  • Stay informed about exciting opportunities like Kidsfest, Wednesday’s Child, and Saturday’s Child.
  • Access additional recruitment venues for children, or matching events for families.
  • Update your own contact information with a few simple clicks.

Login now to view waiting children and available families.

Still need a website account? Please visit our Login page.

Register Kids on WARE

It's now possible to register children online with WARE.

All you need to do is to log into your account, then go to our new "Register Kids" tab to start the online registration process. This new process allows for more thorough registrations, online photo uploading, and in-depth sibling registration. For confidentiality purposes any incomplete registrations will be deleted if you log off of WARE so make sure to complete a registration before logging off. If you have any questions about the process please be sure to let us know!

For now, we will still accept WARE registration forms. The most recent versions of those forms can be found below. To complete a registration via email this form must be filled out and emailed to

Child Registration Form - Edit Version Microsoft Word Document (DOC)

Register Families on WARE

To register a family with the Washington Adoption Resource Exchange, print and complete the registration forms provided below. Then mail, fax or email forms to WARE:

Family Registration Form - Edit Version Microsoft Word Document (DOC)

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