our focus : giving kids an equal chance
Giving Kids an Equal Chance
Three out of four low-income children in Washington are behind on their first day of kindergarten. Many start school as much as two years behind their peers in language and learning skills.
We work with children and families in the early years to close the preparedness gap and set the stage for a lifetime of achievement.
Parents are their children's first teachers, and all parents need support at some time in raising their children. Here's how we help. Read more
The Parent-Child Home Program is a research-based early literacy and school readiness program for hard-to-reach families. Read more
When children receive high quality care, the positive effects are lasting, particularly for children from low-income home environments. Read more
Research shows that early intervention reduces the intensity of service required later in a child's life. Read more