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

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The Child Care Aware of Washington Family Center provides free information and referrals for families seeking high-quality child care. We are available five days a week at 1-800-446-1114.


Watch how the Family Call Center can help you in your child care search

Financial assistance

Many families use Working Connections Child Care Subsidies to help pay for child care. To find out if you qualify call 1-877-501-2233 or go to There are also military programs, tribal child care funds, federal child care tax credits and other forms of assistance that may help you pay for care.

Family Tax Credits

Families in Washington:  Get the tax credits you deserve!  Whether or not you owe any income tax, you could get thousands of dollars back in tax credits.  Click here for more details in English, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese or Vietnamese.

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