Finding Childcare Provider

Licensed Daycare Providers

Licensed Daycare Providers

Here is a excel file containing a list of licensed daycare providers throughout the Puget Sound that UW students have used. This list is not an endorsement or guarantee of services.
UW Benefits

UW Benefits

University of Washington On-Site Childcare The University of Washington recognizes that offering childcare is an important benefit to our employees and students with children. UW Human Resources’ coordinates the UW's three Children's Centers  on or ...
Steps to Take

Steps to Take

Start early, give yourself as much time as you can, three months at least would be advisable. Childcare centers often have waiting lists. Family homes may have more frequent openings. Know what you can afford. Child care rates do vary. Check...
Questions to Ask

Questions to Ask

What are your operating hours? What is a typical day like?  (Ask to see a schedule of their activities.) How much time do the children spend outside each day? What is your policy regarding naptime? What is your discipline policy? Do ...
Important Things to Observe

Important Things to Observe

How does the staff relate to the children? How do the children interact with one another? Are activities structured and appropriate for your child’s age group? Do you and your family feel comfortable when you are there? Do you feel w...