Mark your calendars for two upcoming webinars!

Join us for two webinars to share information and resources for upcoming Best Starts funding opportunities. Best Starts’ prenatal to 5 staff will discuss strategies to support healthy child development and family well-being, and share funding opportunities coming this fall. Thinking of applying for Best Starts funding? The following day, the Best Starts data team…

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…

We’re hiring! Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices Program Manager

Best Starts for Kids is hiring a Program Manager to lead the program development and implementation for the investments in Trauma-Informed Schools & Organizations and Restorative Justice Practices. Best Starts’ Trauma-Informed and Restorative Practices strategy areas supports schools and school partners in creating safe, welcoming environments and strong, trusting relationships with adults to build student’s capacity to overcome experiences…

We’re hiring! Healthy and Safe Environments Program Manager

Best Starts for Kids is hiring a Program Manager to support the development of healthy and safe environments in King County, with emphasis on communities and populations that experience the greatest inequities. The Healthy and Safe Environments Program Manager will provide project and contract management as well as technical assistance to Healthy and Safe Environments…

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. 

Data Now Available from BSK Kids Health Survey

This time last year, we were striving towards our vision of a Best Starts for Kids Health Survey as the first ever survey about the well-being, strengths, and needs of young children and their families in King County. Almost 6,000 families participated in the survey. Thanks to these families, we now have new and unique data that we will use to assess existing strengths and needs, plan interventions, and evaluate the BSK impact in the community. Read on to learn what data is currently available!