Uncompensated Care Appeal

Did you know that Joya Child & Family Development never turns a family away for inability to pay for services? For more than 60 years, first as the Spokane Guilds’ School and now as Joya, our team has focused on what a child needs to succeed, not on what therapies or care they can afford.…

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Joya Opens New Home

For more than 60 years, Joya Child & Family Development has provided personalized, compassionate care to children ages 0-3 with physical and developmental disabilities. In that time, we have transformed the lives of thousands of children and families, allowing them to grow and thrive. Now we are following suit. After nearly 40 years operating out…

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Record-Breaking Auction!

We feel so fortunate to have been able to be back in person to see so many of our Joya friends after a long COVID absence! Our 41st Annual Spring Gala and Auction was an amazing display of hope, love and support for families of children with special needs. Thanks to the kindness of many,…

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Topping Off Ceremony

Joya recently reached a major milestone in the construction of our new home when we held a “Topping Off” Ceremony at our new property. Topping off (or out) is a builders’ rite traditionally held when the last beam (or its equivalent) is placed atop the structure during construction. We were honored to join our building partners,…

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Joya Quarterly Newsletter

See what the wonderful children and families of Joya are up to in our latest newsletter. If you don’t receive it, but would like to, you can sign up for it here.  Read about the kiddos we serve and how they are thriving. Learn about upcoming events and how you can support Joya’s mission.  

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Meet Faith

Meet one of the amazing kiddos who the Joya team had the privilege to care for the past few years. She became a Joya alumna this spring, but will forever be part of the Joya family! Faith is a beautiful 2-year-old who was referred to Joya after being discharged from Hospice as an infant. Faith’s…

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Joya Secures Grant for New Building

Joya Child & Family Development recently received a $500,000 matching grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington, for a New Home for Joya. The grant will help fund the building costs for Joya’s new children’s center, currently under construction in Spokane’s University District. “We are so humbled by the support of the…

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Penny Drive Time!

For the past 25 years, high school students and community volunteers have gathered 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. This year, in addition to our digital Penny Drive, we are excited to once…

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