ECEAP Preschools

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

eceap preschools

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.

ECEAP Application - English (pdf)

ECEAP Application - Spanish (pdf)

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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.


ECEAP Office
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

Chehalis Site

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

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