Whether they work at a center, are based at home, are informal caregivers, or are in a preschool classroom, King County’s child care providers are dedicated to the healthy development and school readiness of all the children in their care. The Child Care Health Consultation program offers free consultation with public health nurses and other specialists in health education and child development. In 2018, more than 500 child care providers and caregivers participated. Learn more about this amazing strength-based resource.
Happy National Family Caregivers month from Best Starts for Kids! Through our Child Care Health Consultation investments, community organizations like Chinese Information and Service Center are building a robust system of support for caregivers and children across King County.
We are excited to announce our awarded community partners for Child Care Health Consultation (CCHC) funding! Read on to learn who the recipients are for both Systems Development and Service Delivery for Child Care Health Consultation.
For those interested in the Child Care Health Consultation Systems Development RFP, and were unable to participate in the live online information session, you can view the recording here.
We are excited to announce that the second of two Child Care Health Consultation RFPs is now open! This RFP is for Child Care Health Consultation Systems Development. Applications are due by March 14, 2018. Best Starts will partner with one lead organization for systems development work. Learn more…..
If you are interested in the Child Care Health Consultation Service Delivery RFP but were unable to participate in the online or in person information sessions, you can view the recorded information session here.
We are now excited to announce that the Best Starts Child Care Health Consultation Service Delivery RFP is open for applications! As part of our prenatal to age five investments, Best Starts for Kids will fund a range of Child Care Health Consultation services to be delivered by community-based organizations and agencies across geography, diversity of community, and types of child care so that we can leverage these communities’ strengths to meet the range of needs in the County. Best Starts will support programs based on a public health Child Care Health Consultation model, as well as community-informed pilot programs. Applications are due February 28.
Save the Dates for two upcoming RFPs around Child Care Health Consultation! What is Child Care Health Consultation? Read on to learn how the County is committed to ensuring health and safety for all children in child care and early learning centers.