Increase Parenting Support for Families with Young Children

Promote Youth Academic Success

Identify Young Children with Mental, Emotional or Behavioral Problems and Provide Support

Reduce Violent and Aggressive Behavior by and to Youth

Increase Parenting Support for Families with Young Children

PREVENTION WORKS!

We are a community coalition that promotes positive childhoods in Clallam County.

Our vision is that all children of Clallam County will thrive.

8 Things Every Child Needs to Thrive

Security

Stability

Consistency

Emotional Support

Love

Education

Positive Role Models

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN WORKING IN CHILD CARE?

PW! IS INTERESTED IN SUPPORTING YOU! 

ALL CHILD CARE WORKERS WILL NEED:

  • TB TEST
  • BACKGROUND CHECK
  • FIRST AID/CPR
  • CURRENT MMR VACCINATION
  • BLOOD BORNE PATHOGEN TRAINING
  • FOOD HANDLER’S PERMIT

FAMILY CHILD CARE HOME PROVIDERS                      

OWNER:

  •    HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
  •    ATTEND LICENSING ORIENTATION
  •    COMPLETE LICENSING APPLICATION
  •    INITIAL CERTIFICATE (12 ECE CREDITS WITHIN 5 YEARS OF OPENING)

ASSISTANT TEACHER:

  •    HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
  •    INITIAL CERTIFICATE (12 ECE CREDITS
  •    WITHIN 5 YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT)          

CHILD CARE CENTER PROVIDERS

LEAD TEACHER:

  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
  • INITIAL CERTIFICATE (12 ECE CREDITS WITHIN 5 YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT)

ASSISTANT TEACHER:

  • HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
  • INITIAL CERTIFICATE (12 ECE CREDITS WITHIN 5 YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR BECOMING A CHILD CARE PROVIDER:

Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF):

Staff Qualifications

 https://dcyf.wa.gov/sites/default/files/pdf/Staff_Qualifications.pdf

 https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/news/child-care-and-early-learning-licensing-guidebook

Child Care Licensor:  Denise Huff  360.460.0664 https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/find-an-office/el-offices

The Imagine Institute: mentoring, financial assistance and internships for Family Child Care Homes  https://imaginewa.org/

Providers-local mentors:

Marion Hedin mjbhedin@yahoo.com

Nikki Tomason  ntomason@gmail.com

Peninsula College Early Childhood: training, certificates, and possible financial assistance- Anna King AKing@pencol.edu

Center for Inclusive Entrepreneurship: www.cie-nw.org

Prevention Works Information: Laura Brogden info@pw4kids.org

HOME BOUND ACTIVITIES

Check out our list of activities for children and youth affected by school closures due to COVID-19.

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