Resources & Referrals for Student Parents

This information is provided as a courtesy to students by the UW Student Parent Resource Center under the administration of the Office of the Student Financial Aid.  Inclusion in this list is not an endorsement or gurantee of service.

General Information

Seattle's Child Newspaper

City of Seattle  
Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce  
US Department of Health & Human Services - Administration for Children & Families  

Children Referral Services

Childcare Resources  

Seattle/North, East, South King County


Referral Line: 206-329-5544

Toll free: 1-877-512-3948

Provider Line: 206-329-1011

Toll free: 1-877-512-3949

Pierce County Resource & Referral


Snohomish County Resource & Referral




Volunteers of America

425-259-2973 (Snohomish)

800-503-0011 (Skagit)


Children's Home Society 206-364-7930

Public Childcare Programs

Early Childhood Education & Assitance Programs (ECEAP) - Eperimental Education Unit of UW

Seattle Public Schools   206-252-0960
Early Headstart   1-877-347-0347
Children's Home Society  

206-364-7930 - North Seattle Family Center

253-939-7400 - Green River


Licensing Issues

Licensed Childcare Provider Information - Department of Early Learning   1-866-482-4625

Support Agencies

Seattle Human Services - Children & Families 206-386-1001
Department of Social & Health Services - Working Connections Childcare Assistance 1-877-501-2233
Seattle Milk Fund 206-526-7944
Washington Women In Need 425-451-8838 ext 305
Haring Center 206-543-4011
Community Resources Online

1-866-427-4747 - 24 Hour Crisis Line


206-461-3219 - TDD Line

Central Area Motivation Program 206-812-4940
Utility Financial Assistance

Federal Energy Assistance, Seattle 1-800-348-7144


Seattle Housing Authority

1-800-833-6388 - TDD


Seattle Housing Information  
Low Income Housing Providers in Seattle  


Washington State WIC Nutrition Program 1-800-322-2588
Basic Food (Washington's Food Stamp Program) 1-877-501-2233
Washington State Food Banks 206-523-7060
P-Patch - Community Gardens  

Dental Care

The Center for Pediatric Dentistry (A partnership with University of Washington & Seattle Children's) 206-543-5800

Parks and Recreation

King County Community Centers 206-296-8687

Health Information

Hall Health Primary Care Center   206-685-1011
Family Health Clinic   206-616-2368
UW Medical Center   206-598-3300
Undergraduate Student Insurance 206-543-6202
Graduate Appointee Student Insurance   1-866-535-8503

School Districts

Seattle School District - Information Line 206-252-0207
Bellevue School District 425-456-4000
Shoreline School District 206-367-6111