Penny Drive Collection Today!

Today is the last day of Joya’s re-imagined annual Penny Drive! It’s a chance for those of you who’ve saved your pennies all year to swing by and drop off your coins in a socially distanced manner. The one-day coin drop off is going on right now in front of Joya Child & Family Development!…

COVID Closure Update for Families

Dear Joya Families,  You have demonstrated strength and resilience as we have worked together to adapt to the changes brought on by COVID-19.  The last guidance we had from our state agency, Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT), restricted us to tele-health services through the month of June. Many of you have asked when we can resume face-to-face services in…

Six Decades of Resiliency

For the past seven weeks we have all had to adapt, whether we wanted to or not. At Joya, we are uniquely positioned to face such adversity. Overcoming obstacles and helping families thrive when the unexpected happens has been a key part of our mission since our founding back in 1960. While our therapy looks…

Support the 24th Annual Penny Drive!

This Saturday, April 25, students from area high schools will join forces with other community volunteers to help drive donations for Joya Child & Family Development’s Kids for Kids Community Day Penny Drive. But this year, you won’t see them at 13 Spokane County locations waving signs and cheering for support. This year, the annual…

Annual Penny Drive Goes Digital

Give your pennies safely and securely here! For the past 23 years, high school students and community volunteers have gathered on the last Saturday in April to support Joya Child & Family Development. It’s a springtime Spokane tradition that has hundreds of volunteers waving signs and collecting donations at familiar intersections throughout Spokane County. But…

Rising to the Challenge

It’s hard to believe how much and how rapidly our world has changed in these past few weeks. As you can imagine, it has been a very stressful time for families who rely on us for vital birth to three services. Many of these families are already isolated by the nature of their children’s needs…

COVID-19 Update for Parents

Effective today, March 19, 100% of our services will be provided through telehealth. Parents, you will be receiving an email update this morning. If you had an in-person appointment scheduled, someone from your team will call you today to arrange a telehealth visit.

Home Programs Now Canceled

PARENTS AND FAMILIES PLEASE TAKE NOTE: This situation is evolving and Joya management has made the decision today (March 15) to cancel all home programs, effective Monday, March 16. This is in addition to the previously announced cancellation of in-center group programs. Please note home programs include pool therapy at the YMCA, as well as…