Save the Date! Upcoming Kaleidoscope Play & Learn Funding Opportunity

Save the Date! The Best Starts Kaleidoscope Play & Learn RFP will open next Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Is this funding opportunity the right fit for you? A nationally recognized program, Kaleidoscope Play & Learn groups are weekly 90+ minute play groups for young children, parents and other caregivers including family, friends and neighbors. Read on to learn more about Kaleidoscope Play & Learn groups. 

Announcing Our Parent-Child Home Awards

We are excited to announce our Parent-Child Home Program awards. The Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) supports parents of two and three year olds through educational play that helps caregivers develop their children’s cognitive and social-emotional skills. Read on to meet our funding recipients.

Prenatal to Five Open House and Drop In Hours

Interested in learning more about Best Starts for Kids prenatal-to-five funding opportunities this fall and winter? We have multiple opportunities for you to hear from Best Starts for Kids staff in person! Come see us at our Open House on 10/26 at the Renton Community Center or at any one of our scheduled “Drop In Hours” throughout the county during October and November. Read on to learn more.

Applications Open for Parent-Child Home Program Expansion – Due 9/18

Updated 9/12 In response to community questions and feedback, funding partners for the Parent-Child Home Program expansion are modifying one application question to ensure there is flexibility around cost per family. We are taking the following actions to clarify and amend the original application materials: $4,300 per family is the typical annual cost of currently…

Parent-Child Home Program Expansion Info Sessions

Best Starts for Kids and the United Way of King County recently announced a new partnership that will support capacity in communities and expand services to more children and families through the Parent-Child Home Program. If you are interested in learning more about Parent-Child Home Program expansion, please attend one of our upcoming information sessions.