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Need help finding quality child care? Child Care Aware of Washington can help. We have been connecting families to quality child care for 27 years.


Finding high-quality child care is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child and your family.

The Child Care Aware of Washington Family Center can help.

We provide free, unbiased information and referrals for families seeking high-quality child care.

Call 1-800-446-1114 to get started,

or begin your search online.

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Learn more about how the CCA of WA Family Center can help.


If your family is experiencing homelessness, click here for help in finding child care at no cost.

What are the different kinds of licensed child care? Learn more - English & Spanish .

Learn how Early Achievers, Washington's quality rating and improvement system, can help you find high-quality child care. Read our new Early Achievers brochure for families! Y folleto para familias en español. Iyo buug loogu talagalay qoysaska ee Soomaaliya.

Use our child care quality checklist to help you in your search. Usuario nuestro cuidado infantil de calidad lista de verificación para ayudar en su búsqueda.

Early Achievers is WA's program for the highest-quality child care providers. Watch the video below to learn more. To see Early Achievers in action in child care programs, click here to see our short Early Achievers Impact Videos.


Want more information about Early Achievers? Read about key areas of child development, called Areas of Specialization, that some Early Achievers child care providers excel in. Para las áreas de especialización de Early Achievers en español, haga clic aquí. Waayo, Meelaha takhasus ee Soomaaliya, riix halkan.

Click here for information from the WA State Department of Children, Youth, and Families for different types of child care.

Need help paying for childcare? Click here to learn what is available.

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