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Visitation Fees for Supervised Visitation Service in Federal Way, WA

When you need supervised visitation service in Federal Way, WA, rely on Community Family Services. Our supervised visitation monitors have extensive experience as neutral observers and can help make a usually tense situation much easier for all parties to handle. Whether you need a supervisor to monitor an exchange between guardians or a visitation observer to supervise a full visit, we’re here to help ensure the safety and well-being of children and families throughout the state of Washington.

We offer a NO INTAKE FEES POLICY. Monday through Sunday: $40 per hour. Holidays: $50 per hour. We accept Visa®, MasterCard®, Discover®, and debit cards. Travel time outside of our service areas may be billed at $40 an hour and is determined on a case-by-case basis. Minimum visitation time is two hours. Maximum visitation time is eight hours unless special arrangements are made in advance. Reunification visits may be scheduled for one hour per visit. We charge a $75 one-time case review/file set-up fee which must be paid at the time Guidelines are returned. Supervised Exchange: $30 per exchange. Holiday Exchange: $40 per exchange.

Ensuring Safe Supervised Visits in Washington 

If you or your attorney is researching a supervised visitation service provider, it is recommended that you request a resume or CV to verify their qualifications. Additionally, you should read their client reviews with the Better Business Bureau. We also recommend that the agency or provider be a member in good standing with the Supervised Visitation Network. Our agency and each of our supervisors are proud to be "Premier Gold Members" in Washington State. We welcome you to read our reviews with the Better Business Bureau and follow us on Facebook.

Community Family Services-Supervised Visitation is committed to helping you. In addition to providing family reunification and supervised visitation services, we follow up on visits with observation reports. It is our goal to ensure the safety of all involved, especially the children, and that visits and exchanges go as smoothly as possible. We make all the arrangements for you and your family.

Report Fees

Our supervised visitation reports are limited to observation only. We do not include any recommendations, mental health evaluations, prognoses, or parenting suggestions. If requested or ordered by the court, we will provide parenting guidance and assistance. Our supervisor's observation reports cost:

• $25 Per Visitation Exchange • $35 Per 1 to 4 Hour Visitation • $50 Per 5 to 8 Hour Visitation


We require that both parties sign our guidelines and adhere to all our policies and court requirements.

Mother Helping Her Two Kids on Slide

The Importance of Supervised Visitation and Exchanges

Supervised visitation and exchanges are generally ordered by the courts to protect the health and welfare of a child or children whose parents or guardians share custody. In most cases, the parents or guardians exhibit behaviors or patterns that could pose a threat to the mental or physical well-being of their child. Supervised exchange services are often required due to any of the following concerns:

• Anger and Control Issues
• Family Reunification
• Parental Conflicts
• Flight Risks
• Substance Abuse
• Neglect and Dysfunction
• Divorce and Custody Issues

By engaging in supervised visitation, one or both guardians may demonstrate to the court that they are ready and willing to follow all court-ordered requirements regarding the welfare of their children. This is a vital part of gaining more freedom and the trust of the court when it comes to custody and visitation of the child. As supervised visitation monitors, we are here to help facilitate safe and healthy interactions between not only parents and children, but also between each of the parents. A visitation monitor can help a child feel more at ease during visitation, leading to better mental health.

Approved Supervised Visitation Locations

Children should have visitation in a variety of locations for more fulfilling and successful visits. To this end, we encourage parents and guardians to hold the visitation in a variety of age-appropriate locations such as:

• Parks and Beaches
• Restaurants
• Church
• Libraries and Museums
• Zoos and Amusement Parks

 By utilizing our supervised exchange services, you can greatly decrease the stress levels that often occur during exchanges between feuding parents, show the child custody court that you’re acting in good faith, and most importantly, provide a healthy environment for your children.

Contact us to arrange supervised visitation appointments. We serve clients throughout Washington.