eceap preschoolECEAP Preschools

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.

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.

Age

Centralia College's ECEAP preschool program serves children who have turned 3 years old by Aug. 31. Priority is given to 4 year olds.

Income

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
NEW - White Pass  TBA  TBA
NEW - Morton  TBA  TBA

 

You can apply by downloading and submitting an application to eceap@centralia.edu.

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

CONTACT US

Early Learning Programs Administrative Office
411 S. King St.
Centralia, WA 98531
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Weekdays (except holidays)
360-623-8950
360-623-8416 (en espanol)
eceap@centralia.edu