Early Learning and Child Care

Child Care Aware of Central Washington offers coaching to licensed child care providers (through Early Achievers and Infant-Toddler Classroom Coaching) to improve the quality of their early learning environments, curriculum, and materials to ensure children are given a healthy start and are ready for success in kindergarten. This service reaches the counties of Yakima, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Grant, Adams, Okanogan and Ferry.


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Kaleidoscope Play & Learn offers parents and/or caregivers a free playgroup learning experience for children from birth to age 5. These playgroups, led by a trained facilitator, connect adults with educational resources and community support. Check out our Play & Learn times and locations here

Parents and Caregivers:

Looking for Child Care?

Child Care Aware of Washington provides free, unbiased information and referrals for families seeking high-quality child care.

Call 1.800.446.1114 to talk with a Child Care Referral Specialist who can help you find licensed child care in your area, based on your needs and preferences.

How to Find Quality Child Care

Helpful Links:

Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families

Merit Washington Professional Development Registry

Child Care Aware of Washington

Find a location for Child Care Aware near you:


Growing Hope Child and Family Development Center

5201 Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA 98908

TDD: Dial 711


Child Care Aware - Wenatchee

139 S. Worthen
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Moses Lake

Child Care Aware - Moses Lake

1019 W. Broadway
Moses Lake, WA 98837


Child Care Aware - Sunnyside

1691 Washington Court
Sunnyside, WA 98944


Child Care Aware - Omak

115 Main Street
Omak, WA 98841