New Families

Interested in Neighborhood House’s early childhood education programs? The first step is to apply.

Once we receive your application, our team will contact you to confirm eligibility requirements and collect additional paperwork. We will also discuss the available program options to make sure your family enrolls in the one that meets you and your child’s needs.

If you have questions, please call 206-403-7544.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the program cost?

There is no cost for the program for all families that meet the age, income, and service area requirements.

How do I apply?

To apply, please submit an online application and submit the required supporting documents.

What documents do I need to submit?

Proof of age, income, and residency.

What documents can I submit for proof of age?

Child’s birth certificate, passport, I-94, green card or immigration registration.

What documents can I submit for income?

The family’s income for the past 12 months, such as W2, 1040 tax return, 12 months of pay stubs, TANF or SSI letter, unemployment paper, or letter from current employer.

What documents can I submit for residency?

Utility bill, rental agreement, photo ID with current living address.

Am I still eligible for the program if I earn above the income guidelines?

Yes, but there may be a longer wait time as there are limited spots available.

Who can I contact if I need help applying or have any questions?

If you have any questions, please email ERSEAhelp@nhwa.org or call (206) 403-7544.

Are there in-person learning options available?

We are currently not offering any in-person learning options to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We hope to be able to offer in-person learning in the future.