We’re Hiring! Home-Based Services Manager

Best Starts for Kids is seeking a Home-Based Services Manager. This position will lead program implementation and ongoing improvement for investments in the following areas: Parent-Child +, Evidence-Based and Evidence-Informed Home Visiting, and Community-Designed Home-Based Programs & Practice. Applications are due 12/20.

Best Starts Capacity Building: One Size Does Not Fit All

At Best Starts for Kids, we know that program implementation can be incredibly complex. Learn how Best Starts tailored capacity building to best support some of our funded partners across two Best Starts strategies.

Announcing Capacity-Building Awards

Congratulations to our recent awardees for Capacity Building for Prenatal to Five Home-Based and Community-Based Services! These partners will provide capacity-building supports to our Home-Based Services and Community-Based Parenting Supports partners.

Announcing Community-Designed Home-Based Programs & Practices Awards

We’re thrilled to announce ten awardees for the prental-to-5 Community-Designed Home-Based Programs & Practices funding opportunity. With a total investment of $5,825,000 million over 2.5 years, these awards to community-based organizations will expand the availability of home-based services that draw upon local community knowledge and practice to develop approaches that are designed for and valued by specific communities, and/or addressing populations not well-served by other programs. Read on to meet our newest community partners!

Now Accepting Applications for Community-Designed Programs & Practices for Home-Based Services-Due May 21

Best Starts is now accepting applications for community-designed programs and practices for prenatal to five home-based services. Home-Based Services are a type of relationship-based support provided to expecting parents, and parents of children birth to age 5, in the places where they live. This RFP prioritizes community-based expertise—such as experience, knowledge, and local client data—and seeks to invest in prenatal-to-5 home-based services that are specifically designed for a focus community. Applications are due May 21.

Open RFP: Capacity-Building for Prenatal to Five Home-Based & Community-Based Services due April 24

Best Starts for Kids is seeking proposals from individual organizations, or collaborations among organizations, to provide capacity-building supports to service providers that are, or will be, funded by Best Starts to provide the following services to young children and their families across King County: Home-Based Services and Community-Based Services. Applications are due April 24.

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.