The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a state-funded, comprehensive, "whole child" preschool program for 3- and 4-year-olds.
Fall 2020 Update
ECEAP is now enrolling for fall quarter. Classes are held in-person, but online options may be available.
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.
The Centralia College ECEAP program serves children and families in 10 locations across Lewis County.
|Location||Address||Class Days & Times|
|Centralia College - Pear Street Early Learning Center||910 W. Pear St., Centralia||
|Centralia College - Annex||412 S. Oak St.||
Part Day Classes
School Day Classes
|Centralia College - Children's Lab School||412 Oak St., Centralia||
|Chehalis United Methodist Church||16 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis||
|Pe Ell School District||519 N. Second St., Pe Ell||
|Boistfort School District||983 Boistfort Rd., Curtis||
|Onalaska School District||540 Carlisle Ave., Onalaska||
|Winlock School District||405 NW Benton Ave., Winlock||
|NEW - White Pass||TBA||TBA|
|NEW - Morton||TBA||TBA|
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
There are two ways to enroll your child in ECEAP preschool.
You can submit enrollment forms via email or submit your information online.
Early Learning Programs Administrative Office
411 S. King St.
Centralia, WA 98531
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Weekdays (except holidays)
360-623-8416 (en espanol)