Childcare Assistance Program

Resources

The following is a list of resources that student parents may find useful:


Campus Resources

UW Service Description
Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center Develops service-learning, community-based participatory research, and leadership opportunities for UW students that sustain reciprocal partnerships, deepen learning, advance civic engagement, and contribute to our greater community.
Student Activities Office Encourages participation in student activities as an excellent way to experience personal growth, meet new friends, share common interests with other students, faculty and staff, and have some fun outside the classroom.
 The Women’s Center The Women’s Center has programs in Lifelong learning, making connections, re-entry programs, Gender equity and violence prevention, information and referral services.
Hall Health Primary Care Center Hall Health Primary Care Center has some services available free to UW students who pay the Services and Activities fee.  See their website for details
Counseling Center The Counseling Center exists to support UW Students in all aspects of their development.  They provide personal counseling, Career Counseling, Study skills assistance, and crisis intervention services to currently-enrolled UW students.
Health & Wellness Committed to the holistic development and support of our students, including the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, financial and the spiritual dimensions of life.
HFS Family Housing Rates UW Family Housing has so much to offer,  convenience of living close to classes, campus resources and opportunities to participate in social and educational programs.  You can meet people of different cultures and backgrounds and make life long friends.
Off-Campus Housing Resources A resource for students, faculty, and staff of various off-campus housing options.
Child Care at UW Four Children’s Centers at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus serve faculty, staff, and students by providing year-round, on-site infant, toddler, and preschool childcare. The Children’s Center at West Campus serves primarily UW faculty and staff. The Children’s Centers at Radford Court and Laurel Village give priority to UW students in family housing.  The Children’s Center at Portage Bay gives equal priority to students, faculty and staff.
The Career Center & Internship Center The Career Center is where you can explore a career, get experience, make connections, find jobs and internships, get assistance with resumes and interviewing, applying to grad school.
Student Legal Services Student Legal Services (SLS) is an on-campus law office that provides confidential legal advice and representation to UW-Seattle students.
Financial Aid Offers all the information UW students need on qualifying for, applying for and receiving financial aid.
Lactation Stations  List of lactation stations on campus.

 


Childcare Referral Services

Service Contact
Child Care Resources Seattle/North, East, South King County:
– Referral: 206-329-5544
Pierce County Resource & Referral:
– 1-800-446-1114
Snohomish County Resource & Referral:
– 1 888 444-1862 Ext. 227
Volunteers of America Snohomish: 425-259-2973
Skagit: 800-503-0011
E-mail: info@voaww.org

Public Childcare Programs

Service Contact
Early Childhood Education & Assistance Program (ECEAP) Experimental Education Unit of UW:
– Seattle: 206-221-5939
E-mail: eceap@del.wa.gov
See website for other locations
Seattle Public Schools Head Start 206-252-0960
Early Head Start 206-252-0679
Children’s Home Society North Seattle Family Center:
– 206-364-7930
Green River:
– 253-939-7400

Licensing Issues

Service Contact
Licensed Childcare Provider Information Department of Early Learning
1-866-482-4325

Support Agencies

Service Contact
City of Seattle Childcare Assistance Program 206-684-0268
Department of Social & Health Services Working Connections Childcare Assistance
1-877-501-2233
Seattle Milk Fund 206-526-7944
Washington Women in Need 425-451-8838 ext. 305
Haring Center 206-543-4011
Community Resources Online 24-Hour Crisis Line
866-427-4747
206-461-3222
TDD Line: 206–461-3219
Utility Financial Assistance 206-684-0355
Federal Energy Assistance, Seattle 1-800-348-7144

Housing

Service Contact
Seattle Housing Authority 190 Queen Anne Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109-1028
206-239-1500
TDD: 1-800-833-6388
Seattle Housing information City Customer Service:
– 206-684-2489

Food

Service Contact
Washington State WIC Nutrition Program 1-800-322-2588
Basic Food Washington’s Food Stamp Program
1-877-501-2233
Washington State Food Banks University District Food Bank
5017 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-523-7060
P-Patch—Community Gardens 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
206-684-0264

Dental Care

Service Contact
The Center for Pediatric Dentistry A partnership with University of Washington & Seattle Children’s
6222 NE 74th St.
Seattle, WA 98115
206-543-5800

Parks and Recreation

Service Contact
King County Community Centers 206-296-8687

Medical Information

Service Contact
UW Medical Center 206-598-3300
Health Insurance 206-543-6202
Graduate Appointee Student Insurance 1-866-535-8503

General Information

Service Contact
Seattle’s Child Newspaper 1463 E. Republican St. #193
Seattle, WA 98112
206-441-0191
City of Seattle Website 206-684-2489
Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce 1301 Fifth Avenue Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101
206-389-7200
US Department of Health & Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-877-696-6775

School Districts

Service Contact
Seattle School District 206-252-0207
Bellevue School District 425-456-4000
Shoreline School District 206-367-6111
Tacoma School District 253-571-1000