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Get Started Early with Learning

The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is Washington’s pre-kindergarten program that prepares children from low-income families for success in school and life. ECEAP focuses on the well-being of the whole child by providing FREE comprehensive nutrition, health, education, and family support services. We encourage families with age-eligible children to apply for admission to the program. 


  • Children must be at least 3 years old, but not yet 5 years old, by Aug. 31 of the school year.
  • Parents/guardians must meet income requirements.
  • Live within the Kennewick School District boundaries.
  • Fill out an application packet and submit the required documents.
  • Transportation provided to and from a child's session by the Kennewick School District.
  • Updated immunization requirements: Washington State Child Care and Preschool Requirements

To enroll:

Learn more HERE.