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Boy with magnifying glassDid you know that CCA of WA has important, in-depth data about child care in our state?

Check out our information about child care trends, supply & demand, costs, local rates and more.

Child Care Aware of Washington is making a difference for high-quality child care and early learning programs for every child in Washington State.


    • We connect families to high-quality child care and early learning programs, and we support child care providers who deliver it.

    • We provide scholarships for early learning professionals to enrich their expertise.

    • We advocate for safe, high-quality child care for every child in Washington.

Now is the time to advocate for high-quality child care

and early learning in Washington!

Child Care Aware of WA encourages full funding of the

Early Start Act. Read more>

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We are searching for our new Chief Executive Officer!

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    Early Achievers Helps Families and Child Care Providers

    High-quality child care helps children get ready for success in kindergarten and beyond. Early Achievers is a voluntary program for helping licensed child care providers offer high-quality care. Watch our Early Achievers Video for Parents.

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    WA Scholarships for Child Care Professionals - Because Your Education Matters Too!

    Child Care Aware's scholarship program, Washington Scholarships for Child Care Professionals, offers comprehensive scholarship to early learning professionals. Our program covers tuition, books, certification testing and more! Learn more>

    Girl looking down the road v.2Legislative Session 2015 - Key to the Future of Early Childhood Education in WA!


    Learn how you can help sustain and grow a system of high-quality early care and education that sets children on a course for success in learning and in life. Because Quality Matters!