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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 high-quality care.

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

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


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!


To learn more about the Early Start Act, read our FAQs for child care providers and parents.

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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 now serves more than half of all licensed child care providers in WA. 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 offers comprehensive scholarships to early learning professionals. Our program covers tuition, books, certification testing & more! Learn more>

No matter what phase of Early Achievers your are in, we have some great tools for you! See more>