Community-Minded Enterprises is working to distribute direct grants to child care providers and families from the Spokane County CARES Act.
Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington is home to Early Achievers, a statewide system of high-quality early learning.
Early Achievers works with child care centers and family home providers to improve the quality of their programs through Washington State’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). Early Achievers provides coaching, professional development and resources for providers to support each child’s learning and development. For a list of current professional development classes check out our calendar.
** Following state and federal guidance regarding the COVID-19 virus outbreak, all trainings and events have been postponed until further notice. **
Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington also provides child care referrals through the Family Center. This free service offers information on finding quality child care, getting help to pay for child care and resources for families.
Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington – Spokane
3307 E 55th Ave Ste B
Spokane, WA 99223
Kathy Blair – Early Achievers Regional Coordinator, Eastern Washington
KathyB@Community-Minded.org / (509) 435-1627
Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington – Tri Cities
1923 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
Suzanne Suyama – Early Achievers Supervisor for Benton/Franklin County
email@example.com / 509-385-6442