United Way King County administers Best Starts funding to support and expand the Parent-Child Home Program across King County. Here are two stories on the impact culturally relevant home visitors have had on two families.
As families begin to look for summer programs and sign their kids up, we asked our partner Seattle Children’s PlayGarden to share a few simple tips for making enrollment inclusive for families that include a child with a disability.
King County is now an official Help Me Grow member! Why is this exciting? Help Me Grow is a national model. Now that King County is an approved member, we can move forward working with communities and families to build Help Me Grow in King County so that families can access the support they need, when, how and where they need it. When communities, families and caregivers build Help Me Grow, they can make it work best for them. Read on to meet the people behind Help Me Grow and learn more.
This month we saw youth from across our Best Starts for Kids community coming together to celebrate Black History Month and raise their voices to be heard over the politics of adults. Check out these photo galleries for highlights from a few of our partners’ Black History Month celebrations.
We partnered with Seattle Children’s PlayGarden to apply their expertise to help organizations throughout King County understand disability and feel empowered to say “yes!” to kids with disabilities.
The Best Starts for Kids Implementation Manager is a new position that will provide high-level project and program management to Best Starts’ implementation activities. Applications close January 2, 2019!
In November, two students in our partner Inspirational Workshops’ Trailblazers program presented the first ever student-led professional development workshop in the Seattle School District.
Best Starts For Kids is hiring a Prevention Specialist for the School-Based Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment/Services (SBIRT) Initiative!
Join Best Starts for Kids’ 2019 cohort of Ages & Stages Questionnaires® (ASQ) trainers!
Best Starts for Kids is hiring an Evaluation Co-Lead! If you would like to be part of a flexible evaluation team supporting the evaluation of Best Starts’ strategies targeted at youth 5-24, consider applying today.