ECEAP Preschools

The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a state-funded, comprehensive, "whole child" preschool program for 3- and 4-year-olds.

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Summer Program - Continuing Connections 

This summer, ECEAP families have the opportunity to continue services with the Family Support Grant. 

These services are geared towards supporting parents and children for the next five weeks.  

Parents who opt in for Continuing Services will receive a date and time for grab ‘n’ go packets at the ECE parking lot at 910 W. Pear St. Centralia, WA.  

What is Continuing Connections? 

  • Families will be able to access their Family Support through Texting on REMIND.  
  • Referrals and Resources will be provided to families. 
  • You will receive 5 education packets. 
  • Youtube videos your child can enjoy over and over again!  
  • Weekly resources as Washington State opens up. 

How do I contact Family Support Staff? 

  • Family Support will send you an invite to REMIND and you will then be able to text or call them. Staff should be able to return your text or call within one working day. 
  • You can also call our main office at 360-623-8950 and leave a message for your Family Support Coordinator.  

Printed materials will be sent to parents during the summer. 

  • Bingo 
  • Parenting Tips
  • Self-Care

Enroll Now in ECEAP Preschool!

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
  • 7:55-11:50 a.m.Monday, Wednesday, Friday
  • 11:50 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Centralia College - Annex 412 S. Oak St.

Part Day Classes

  • 8:05-11:55 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 11:55-3:45 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

School Day Classes

  • 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Centralia College - Children's Lab School 412 Oak St., Centralia
  • Childcare: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Full-Day: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • Part-Day: 8-11:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Chehalis United Methodist Church 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
Pe Ell School District 519 N. Second St., Pe Ell
  • 7:45-10:30 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. Monday and 12-3 p.m. Tuesday
Winlock School District 405 NW Benton Ave., Winlock
  • 8-11 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Monday-Thursday
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NEW - Morton  TBA  TBA


You can apply by downloading and submitting an application to

ECEAP Application - English (pdf)

ECEAP Application - Spanish (pdf)

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

• Watch the Early Achievers video for families
• Read the Early Achievers brochure for families

There are two ways to enroll your child in ECEAP preschool. 

You can submit enrollment forms via email or submit your information online.

Click Here to Apply Now for ECEAP Preschool


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)