Child Care

Eastern Washington

Child Care Aware:

Services: Referral Line: Accessing Services: Charges:
· Assist in finding safe childcare that meets your needs 1-800-446-1114 or online at wa.childcareaware.org/families Call or go online to get a referral Services are free to clients

Childcare Assistance:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Working Connections Child Care Assistance with childcare costs for

· Licensed/ certified centers

· Licensed/certified child care homes

· Relatives who provide care in their own homes

· Adults who come to your home to provide care

1120 North Edison Ave Kennewick, WA 99336
M-F 8am-5pm
1-877-501-2233
Apply by calling, going online to washingtonconnection.orgor by going to the office

Eligibility: parents who are working or participating in a DSHS approved work activity and whose children meet citizenship requirements

For more information on copay amounts, see the Copay Calculation Table
Seasonal Child Care Assistance for childcare costs in Licensed or certified childcare centers or child care homes 1120 North Edison AveKennewick, WA 99336 M-F 8am-5pm
1-877-501-2233
Apply by calling, going online to washingtonconnection.orgor by going to the office

Eligibility: seasonally employed agricultural families who live in designated counties and are not receiving TANF benefits

For more information on costs, see the Copay Calculation Table
Community Action Connections Homeless Child Care Up to 30 days of free child care 720 W. Court St. (upstairs)
Pasco, WA 99301
M-F 8-11:30am, 1-4:30pm
509-545-4042
Apply at office

Eligibility: Homeless families in Benton and Franklin counties

Up to 30 days of free childcare
Safe Harbor Crisis Nursery · Crisis Child Care

· Supportive Child Care

N. 1111 Grant PlaceKennewick, WA 99336 M-F 9am-4pm
509-783-5734
Call the crisis line at 509-374-4901 to speak to a case manager

Crisis childcare is available 24 hours a day, and covers up to 72 hours at a time

Supportive childcare is available M-F 9am-4pm

There is no charge for emergency or crisis child care

Pre-School Programs:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Head Start · Preschool programs

· Early Head Start

Richland:
1549 Georgia Ave, SE, Suite BRichland, WA 99352
509-735-1062

Pasco:
3203 W. Sylvester
Pasco, WA 99301
509-542-9688

http://bfhs.net/

Fill out Preschool Application, also available in Spanish Costs are free to qualified applicants
Migrant Seasonal Head Start · Comprehensive childcare services

· Preschool

Site 1:

315 W. Court Street
Pasco, WA 99301
509-547-7882

Site 2:
1010 S. 6th Street
Pasco, WA 99301
509-546-9971

Contact specific site for more information and to receive packets Costs are free to qualified applicants
ECEAP- Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program · Early Learning Preschool

· Family support and parent involvement

For more information on site locations as well as how to access services see the ECEAP Tool Costs are free to qualified applicants

After- School Programs:

Name: Services: Contact Information: Accessing Services: Costs:
Champions · Before and after school programs

· Kindergarten enrichment

· Camps during breaks

Offered at each Elementary school in Richland School District

For more information contact Julie Funfar at 509-554-0312

Apply online at:

discoverchampions.com

Varies, accepts DSHS subsidies
Boys and Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties · Kindergarten enrichment

· Before and after school programs

· Camps during breaks

For a full list of site information look into the Boys and Girls Club Tool Apply at each individual site. Fill out application , also available in Spanish For cost information see the Boys and Girls Club Tool , accepts DSHS subsidies
YMCA · Before and after school programs

· Camps during school breaks

For a full list of site information look into the YMCA Tool Fill out an application and return it to

Richland site:

1234 Columbia Park Trail

Richland, WA 99352

Or Kennewick site:

741 S Dayton Street

Kennewick, WA 99336

For full cost see the

YMCA Tool.

Accepts DSHS subsidies (instructionsavailable)

Offers Scholarships