The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a state-funded, comprehensive, "whole child" preschool programfor 3- and 4-year-olds.
Centralia College ECEAP serves children and families in centers across Lewis County.
These centers provide free preschool for families who qualify through ECEAP.
Centralia College ECEAP programs provide comprehensive, individualized preschool education, health education, and family support to promote family engagement and school readiness.
ECEAP works in partnership with parents, the community, and state and federal agencies.
Centralia College's ECEAP preschool program serves children who have turned 3 years old by Aug. 31. Priority is given to 4 year olds.
ECEAP is open to families at or below 110 percent of the federal poverty level.
Note: ECEAP can accept families above the poverty guidelines with special circumstances. Call the ECEAP office at 360-623-8950 for more information.
Children who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) in place automatically qualify for ECEAP.
217 S. Iron St.
Centralia, WA 98531
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Weekdays (except holidays)
360-623-8416 (en espanol)
The Centralia College ECEAP program serves children and families in eight locations across Lewis County.
Centralia College Campus
419 Iron St., Centralia
8-11:50 a.m.Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:50 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
412 S. Oak St., Centralia
8:05-11:55 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:05-11:55 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:55-3:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Children’s Lab School
412 Oak St., Centralia
Full-Day: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Part-Day: 8-11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Wrap-around childcare is available from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Lewis County Locations
16 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis
7:40-11:40 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
11:40 a.m.-3:55 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
PeEll School District
519 N. Second St., Pe Ell
8:15-11 a.m. Monday-Thursday
Boistfort School District
983 Boistfort Rd., Curtis
7:30-11:30 a.m. Monday-Thursday
Onalaska School District
540 Carlisle Ave., Onalaska
7:45-10:45 a.m. Monday and 7:45-11:45 a.m. Wednesday and Friday
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday and 12-3 p.m. Thursday
Winlock School District
405 NW Benton Ave., Winlock
8-11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday
A variety of involvement activities are available to parents. These include:
• Classroom Volunteer
• Parent Policy Council
• Kindergarten Transition Committee
• Health Advisory Committee
• Child Advocacy
• Parent Education
• Family Night