Light of Hope Fund/COVID-19 Response


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

Child Care Aware of Washington

Find a location for Child Care Aware near you:


Growing Hope Child and Family Development Center

5201 Tieton Drive
Yakima, WA 98908

509.965.5575 or 509.965.7100
TDD: Dial 711


Child Care Aware - Wenatchee

139 S. Worthen Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801

509.662.6761, ext. 3001

Moses Lake