Early Childhood


ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program)

is free, state-funded preschool. Families with children age 3 or 4 years old by August 31st may qualify for free preschool. 

Human Services offers ECEAP programs in:
  • Bonney Lake
  • Buckley
  • Eatonville
  • Orting
  • South Hill Puyallup
  • Sumner
  • University Place
  • South Hill Puyallup and Sumner also offer dual language (Spanish/English) ECEAP programs.
ECEAP provides preschool experiences geared to meet children's individual needs and skills. Activities include:
  • socialization
  • early literacy and math activities
  • screening for vision and hearing
  • developmental screening
  • outdoor play
  • USDA meals and more
Parents/Guardians are provided with:
  • information
  • education
  • family activities
  • community resources and referrals
  • Parents/Guardians are also encouraged to volunteer in the classroom and participate in other volunteer opportunities for personal growth and leadership experiences.

Call today for an application and more information

253-798-4400 (option #4)