Resources for Families Seeking Child Care

October 26, 2022
Do I qualify for subsidized child care?

Apply for child care with DCYF’s Working Connections Child Care (WCCC) subsidy program by calling 1-844-626-8687, visiting Washington Connection, or submitting a paper application.  Families interested in enrolling their children in Head Start or ECEAP may contact a Head Start or ECEAP provider near you. Local Head Start and ECEAP providers can be found on the DCYF website. Applications are processed, on average, within 10 days.

Other Available Resources

Child Care Aware of Washington can help families with various aspects of child care such as locating providers in their area, obtaining a provider’s Early Achievers score, and resources for families experiencing homelessness. Child Care Aware can be contacted by calling 1-800-446-1114 or by visiting The website provides links and information for additional child care resources: