Established in 1980, Northwest Resource Associates is a multifaceted nonprofit agency that provides a variety of services for the human services community. Located in Seattle, the organization offers services for issues, such as special needs adoption, foster care, mental health, juvenile justice and homelessness. It conducts various projects in the fields of child care licensing, domestic violence and early childhood education and the Head Start program. Northwest Resource Associates performs agency management and program reviews and audits. The organization conducts training sessions to improve the skills of adoptive parents, professionals and volunteers. It conducts research related to issues and problems that affect children, youths and families.