20 core programs for low-income
tel: (360) 416-7585
HEALTH & WELLNESS
BRINGING BABY HOME
*Next workshop start March 7, from 6-9pm. Registration required.
Workshops that prepare couples for life with baby and helps them be the best parenting team possible
tel: (360) 630-8352
MATERNITY SUPPORT SERVICES
Nursing, counseling, and nutrition services to pregnant women and infants through pregnancy and up to two months postpartum
Island Prenatal Care Center
tel: (360) 293-3101
SKAGIT REGIONAL HEALTH FAMILY BIRTH CENTER
Family-centered approach to the childbirth experience that involves interested family members in all stages of prenatal care and childbirth
tel: (360) 814-2229
Can’t find what you are looking for or have additional questions?
Call or text Bright Beginnings at
(360) 630-8352 to talk to a specialist or complete the contact form.
CHILD CARE/EARLY LEARNING
EARLY START, HEAD START, ECEAP
Early Head Start is comprehensive child development and family support program for low-income infants and toddlers and their families. Head Start is a school readiness program for low income children.
Early Childhood and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is funded and supported by the Washington State Department of Children, Youth and Families. ECEAP is a comprehensive early childhood education program to support the healthy development and future success of Washington’s children.
Upper Skagit Indian Tribe Child Care Center – Head Start and ECEAP
tel: (360) 854-7092
SKAGIT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT EARLY K PROGRAMS
Early entry kindergarten programs designed to support children who have not been able to access early learning programming
To check eligibility and apply for free/reduced cost services go to
RESOURCES & TOOLS
EARLY LEARNING RESOURCES FROM UNITED WAY of SKAGIT COUNTY
Blog articles and other resources related to early childhood development and kindergarten readiness
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN (NAEYC)
Resources related to early childhood topics and position statements for understanding the big issues in early childhood.
If you provide services to parents and/or children ages 0-5 and would like your organization included on the Bright Beginnings web page, please complete the Provider Request Form.