New Funding Opportunity: Family Child Care Home Upgrades  

King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity. The Family Child Care Facilities Fund (FCCFF) Request for Proposal (RFP) is now open.  This funding stream will support family child care providers with the maintenance, repairs, and renovations needed for their programs.  The RFP, driven by the…

New child care subsidies for student veterans

In partnership with the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) Child Care Resources has launched a Veteran Student Child Care Subsidy program to support veteran students with the costs of child care while they pursue their post-secondary education or training program. Child Care Resources, a trusted community partner who has worked to support children…

COVID-19 Child Care Support

Do you need help with child care costs? You may qualify for financial assistance to pay for child care if you live or work in King County, fall within income guidelines and your income, work schedule, or access to child care has been negatively impacted by COVID-19 or you are an essential worker.  Program eligibility Must be under 400% FPL Must live or work…

Early Support for Infants and Toddlers Services During COVID-19

Shared from: Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids has made an incredible impact on supporting children with developmental delays, and their families, by investing in Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT). Best Starts Prenatal to Five investments have supported 44% growth in the ESIT program over the past 5 years. ESIT provides services…

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Developmental Screening for All: Building an Equitable System for Developmental Screening, Referral, and Connection

This post was originally published to the Best Starts for Kids blog. This is the third post in our blog series “Developmental Screening for All.” For the past year, Best Starts for Kids has been gathering feedback from community members and partners to better understand the successes, gaps and disparities related to developmental screening, referral and…