Thank you for considering BrightSpark's Early Head Start & Bright Beginnings Maternal Support Program to support you in giving your child with the best possible start in life!

Our program is designed to nurture strong relationships between your child and the adults in their lives in inclusive, anti-racist, child-centered environments. We welcome pregnant individuals and children up to age four to apply!

Through our partnerships with licensed Family Child Cares, enrolled families not only benefit from high-quality, full-day, year-round childcare, but also receive essential support with basic needs, such as diapers, gas & food cards, and car seats. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive range of services tailored to help your family thrive through pregnancy and beyond!

To determine eligibility, please complete the application form below. A dedicated team member will review your application promptly and respond within two days.

Please complete this section using the primary caregiver's or expectant parent's information.

Please enter your child’s primary residence or where they spend most of their time. If applying as a pregnant person, please enter your address.

If you do not have a fixed, regular, or adequate nighttime residence, including if you are sharing housing or "doubled up" due to the loss of housing, economic hardship, or similar reason, please indicate "yes" to the first question.

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If you are an expectant individual applying for our Bright Beginnings program, please complete this section to the best of your knowledge, using expected due date for Birthday and entering "TBD" for any sections not yet known.
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Thank you for taking the time to complete this application! We appreciate your interest in enrolling in BrightSpark's Early Head Start & Bright Beginnings program. We look forward to supporting you soon!

After you click the “Save and Continue” button below, you will be invited to upload attachments. Doing so will help speed up the application and enrollment process but is not necessary at this time. To complete your application click "Done" on the next page. You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received. Please feel free reach out to us at any time, either through email at ehs@childcare or phone at 206-471-8104 as well!

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