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Child Care Aware of NW Washington

Provides families in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom Counties with information and referrals to licensed child care facilities and supports child care providers through coaching, technical assistance, behavioral consultation, and professional development opportunities.

Child Care Aware COVID-19 Communications, Response and Referral Center: Tracks program closures and child care spots available on a daily basis. Call 1-800-446-1114 or visit website to talk a Child Care Referral Specialist for direct referrals to programs with vacancies.

  • Families searching for child care, call: 1-800-446-1114

  • (360) 734-8396 ext. 1227 or 1-888-444-1862 ext. 1227

Early Head Start

Serves pregnant women, children ages birth to three and their families. Services include prenatal education, health and nutrition services, family development support, and home visits focusing on child development and quality early education. This program is for income eligible families.

Application Information
The following information is needed to determine your child’s eligibility for Early Head Start:

Complete Initial Application Form 

  • (360) 734-8396 (Whatcom County)

Single Entry Access to Services (SEAS)

Housed at the Opportunity Council, this program of Whatcom Taking Action provides resources and support for families and medical professionals looking for services for children birth to 21 in Whatcom County with known or suspected special health care needs.

Early Support for Infants and Toddlers

Serves families with children from birth to three years old who have developmental delays or disabilities in order to maximize each child’s development.

ASL Services

A current list of Opportunity Council programs and services is available in American Sign Language


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