Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP)

  • What is ECEAP?

    The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a free preschool program funded by Washington State for income eligible families. ECEAP offers high quality services in education, family support, health screenings and nutrition.

    Entering school is a big step in a child’s life – and in a parent’s life too.  ECEAP offers support and opportunities for children and their families to begin the public school years healthy and ready to learn.


    What Services Are Provided?

    Educational Experiences

    • Language Skills
    • Self-help activities
    • Social skills & self-esteem building
    • Field trips
    • Preparing for Kindergarten

    Health and Nutrition

    • Vision and hearing screenings
    • Connections for families to medical & dental resources
    • Well-balanced meals & snacks
    • Health & nutrition education for children and families

    Family Support

    • Parent education and training
    • Information about local resources
    • Family fun nights & activities
    • Opportunities for personal growth
    • Involvement in your child's education
    • Involvement in decision-making

    District Contact:

    Barb Hammond, Program Coordinator
    Phone:  360-654-2135 or 360-652-4501 ext. 2112.