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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ECEAP is now enrolling. Classes are held in-person. Enroll Now in ECEAP Preschool


Children who participate in ECEAP experience amazing benefits.

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.

Learn more about ECEAP quality and impacts here.


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 36 percent of the state median income.

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 seven locations across Lewis County. Note: Sites and classes may differ from below due to COVID-19. Call 360-623-8950 for the most updated information.

Location Address Class Days & Times
Centralia College - Pear Street Early Learning Center 910 W. Pear St., Centralia
7:45 a.m.- 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday
8:45 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Centralia College - Annex 412 S. Oak St.
7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Centralia College - Child Development Center - Childcare/Early ECEAP/ECEAP 412 Oak St., Centralia
7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
Boistfort School District 983 Boistfort Rd., Curtis
8 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday
Onalaska School District 540 Carlisle Ave., Onalaska
8:15-11:15 a.m. and 12:15-3:15 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Winlock School District 405 NW Benton Ave., Winlock
8-11:15 a.m. and 12-3:15 p.m. Tuesday-Friday
White Pass 127 Kindle Rd., Randle
7:45 a.m.- 2:50 p.m. Monday-Thursday 
Morton 400 W. Main St., Morton
Full Day Model: 8 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday AND 8 a.m.-1:25 p.m. Wednesday
Part-Day Model: AM Class - 8-11:45 a.m.; PM Class - 11:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday


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
409 S. Oak St.
Centralia, WA 98531
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Weekdays (except holidays)
360-623-8735 (en espanol)