The Child Care Aware office serves Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield Counties. Our mission is to ensure that all children receive quality care. We are a member of the National Association of Child Care Aware Agencies (NACCRRA).
We work with Walla Walla Community College Early Childhood and Educational Support Department WWCC to provide training for child care providers that is STARS approved.
The Working Connections Child Care Program is administered through the Department of Social and Health Services and provides child care financial assistance to low-income working families. For more information, see WorkFirst Washington.
For information about Child Care Aware Agencies across Washington, see Child Care Aware Network.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has information about professional development and developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education.