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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.


We applaud our state's renewed commitment to

investing in high-quality early learning and child care programs with the passage of the Early Start Act!


It's an exciting time for early learning in Washington!

Child Care Aware of Washington is committed to the success of every young child and every child care provider across our state!



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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!