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Child Care Aware® of Washington serves as a community resource for child care throughout the state.

  • We help families find quality child care, preschool and after-school programs for their children.

  • We work with child care program owners, directors and teachers to improve the quality of their programs.

  • We provide business and civic leaders with information about the value and importance of child care, and collaborate with them to make child care safe and enriching for children.

Provider2Early Achievers Helps Child Care Providers

High-quality child care helps children get ready for success in kindergarten and beyond. Early Achievers, Washington's Quality Rating and Improvement System, is a voluntary program for helping licensed child care providers offer high-quality care.

GradWashington Scholarships for Child Care Professionals

We offer Professional Development, by helping child care providers earn their college degrees. Education helps the caregivers grow and the children learn! Check out our program>

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We Make a Difference in Children's Lives

We can help you make your voice heard with your elected officials. This new on-line tool makes it easy for you to share your opinion on child care issues. Learn More!