Home Visitors: The Real Reason We’re Making Progress In Early Learning...
United Way of King County Blog, 9/26/18 United Way believes that when parents become their children’s first and best teachers, kids start school on a path to success. BUT WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? It means more than providing a safe place to live, sleep and play. It means…
Nearly 70% of Yakima County kids not ready for kindergarten...
KIMA Action News, 9/18/18 WEST VALLEY, Wash. — Katie Horton is a Kindergarten teacher at Ahtanum Valley Elementary School. She says its pretty easy to tell which of her students went to preschool and which didn’t, based on things like math and reading. Experts say only about…
The Seattle Times, 1/3/18 300 more Seattle-area families to join program that helps them teach ...
The United Way of King County recently awarded $1.5 million to expand a program that helps low-income parents teach their toddlers using educational books and toys. About 1,000 low-income families in Seattle and King County were enrolled last year in a home-visiting program that helps parents prepare their…
The Seattle Times, 12/23/16 Teaching in King County’s living rooms: Parent coaches share what ...
What have two women learned about childhood development from working with the Parent-Child Home Program, which sent them into the living rooms and kitchens of some of King County’s poorest homes? The key to the success of King County’s Parent-Child Home Program, featured Wednesday in The Seattle Times,…
The Seattle Times, 12/21/16 Teaching parents how to teach their toddlers: Seattle-area program ...
Nearly a decade before Seattle voters agreed in 2014 to subsidize a preschool program for the city’s families, a small, pilot effort for even younger children debuted in 106 living rooms across King County. Organizers approached parents with a simple sales pitch: Did they want help preparing their…
Two Cities, Two Children, Two Very Different Paths...
Ella is three months old, a firstborn child. She lives with her family in Seattle zip code 98118 in the Rainier Beach neighborhood in the city’s far southeast corner. Her mom and dad both work two jobs to make ends meet but still fight to rise above the…
WATCH: 4-year-olds celebrate their Graduation Day...
It was Graduation Day for 4-year-old kids, complete with caps and gowns. These children were enrolled in King County’s Parent-Child Home Program — a preview of things to come as the county’s “Best Start for Kids” initiative was passed by voters last fall. One mom says her son’s…
Parent-Child Home Program in Renton, WA featured in The Renton Reporter...
“As a young, single parent, Janiesha said it’s difficult to know how to teach her children new things, but the program has helped. Maliyah likes the educational games her home visitor brings and she’s learning the alphabet and her numbers.” Congratulations to Atlantic Street Center and United Way of…
United Way Writes Supplement Published in Puget Sound...
Launching its campaign for expansion in King County, WA, the United Way wrote a supplement published in the Puget Sound Business Journal titled Failure is not an option. To read the full report, please click here. Click here to see PCHP’s profile on Charity Navigator’s website.
Happy Father’s Day from the Parent-Child Home Program!...
Meet Mario Mario recently completed the Parent-Child Home Program at Southwest Youth and Family Services in Seattle, Washington. His mother, Elvira, smiled proudly as he posed in his white graduation outfit; but two years ago when Elvira first learned about the Program, she was nervous about having someone in…
Road Map Project Awards Program: Meet the Finalists!...
Meet the finalists! We are thrilled to announce 21 finalists for the first-ever Road Map Project Awards Program! These efforts are working to increase equity and eliminate opportunity gaps for students in South Seattle and South King County. This diverse group of finalists, which are partnerships, programs and…
United Way of King County, WA to Expand Parent-Child Home Program...
About six and a half years ago, a coalition of business leaders, determined to find a way to insure that Seattle would have a strong, sustainable, skilled workforce in the future, created the Business Partnership for Early Learning (BPEL) and began researching the most effective way to achieve…
Atlantic Street/Rainier Beach Center
2103 S. Atlantic Street
Seattle, WA 98144
Coordinator: Diesha Rodgers
Horn of Africa Services
5303 Rainier Ave South D
Seattle, WA 98118
Coordinator: Firomsa Geleta
Iraqi Community Center of WA
10610 SE Kent-Kangley Road, Suite 207
Kent, WA 98030
Coordinator: Safaa Sadik
Neighborhood House – High Point
1225 S. Weller Street, Suite 510
Seattle, WA 98144
Coordinator: Rachel John
Neighborhood House – New Holly Early Childhood Center
7054 32nd Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118
Coordinator: Brooke Downer
Neighborhood House-Rainier Area
4410 29th Avenue S.
Seattle, WA 98108
Coordinator: Fadumo Gutale
InterCultural Child & Family Services
15 South Grady Way, Suite 241
Renton, WA 98057
Coordinator: Alicia Cole
Congolese Integration Network
2800 South 192nd Street, Suite 104
Seatac, WA 98188
Coordinator: William Koy
Southeast Youth & Family Services
3722 South Hudson Street
Seattle, WA 98117
1400 Interurban Avenue S., Suite 2013
Tukwila, WA 98168
Coordinator: Morgan Larson
13975 Interurban Avenue South, Suite 102
Tuckwila, WA 98168
Coordinator: Aliya Abadir
West African Community Council
6322 44th Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98118
Coordinator: Lindsay Diallo
West Valley School District #208
8902 Zier Road
Yakima, WA 98908
Coordinator: Leanne Crippen
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