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Frequently Asked Questions:

​Established in 1969, Tiny Tots Development Center (TTDC) provides child care services and early childhood education in a nurturing environment acknowledging cultural diversity. We are the largest ECEAP provider (Early Childhood Education Program) of free childcare within Seattle. The motto of Tiny Tots is “Where loving care comes first”, and we are fortunate to have a dedicated staff that shares this belief. We have over 35 paid staff at all sites, student interns and community volunteers. Our programs serve children and families from a wide variety of ethnic and economic backgrounds. Tiny Tots is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

What childcare options does Tiny Tots Development Center offer? 
How do I apply for free preschool? 
How do I know if my income makes me eligible for free childcare? 
Does Tiny Tots Development Center offer childcare at monthly rates? 
Is food provided as part of childcare? 
Are there any bilingual staff at Tiny Tots Development Center? 
Does Tiny Tots provide summer child care? 
How do I contact Tiny Tots Development Center? 
How may I make a donation to Tiny Tots Development Center? 

What childcare options does Tiny Tots Development Center offer? 
We provide the following types of care and educational programs:

  • Infants up to 11 months of age
  • Toddlers ages 12 – 29 months
  • Preschool children over 30 months of age
  • ECEAP free preschool
  • Early Learning Network (ELN) enhanced preschool
  • Before school care for school-age children over age 6
  • After school care for school-age children over age 6
  • Summer school-age care and activities program

Please note that there is a fee charged for all of these services except for ECEAP.
Not all services are not available at all locations; Infant Care is available only at Tiny Tots Main. If you are uncertain about which program your child should enter, please call with questions:(206)723-1590.
For a child to participate in an ECEAP program, families must meet the following criteria:         
·       The child must be 3 years old or approaching age 3 (must be 3 by August 31).
·       You must meet certain income levels in order to be eligible for the ECEAP program.

How do I apply for free preschool? 
The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a “whole-child,” comprehensive, family-focused preschool program designed to help low-income children and their families succeed in school and life. 
​Please contact Tiny Tots Development Center at 723-1590 to find out about picking up an application for the ECEAP Program. Please prepare for your appointment with documentation of income and personal identification. 

How do I know if my income makes me eligible for free childcare? 
You must meet certain income levels in order to be eligible for the ECEAP program. Please prepare for your appointment and bring documentation of income, child’s birth certificate, and personal identification with you. 

Does Tiny Tots Development Center offer childcare at monthly rates? 
Childcare fees vary by the child’s age and the type of program the child is enrolled in.

Is food provided as part of childcare? 
Breakfast, lunch, and a snack are provided; the type of meal depends upon the type of childcare a child receives and the time of day. Children’s meals are provided by the USDA Food and Nutrition Services program. All meals meet nutritional standards set by the USDA. All children brush their teeth after meals and learn about good dental care. 

Are there any bilingual staff at Tiny Tots Development Center? 
Tiny Tots Development Center has a very ethnically and culturally diverse staff. Some of the languages spoken by staff include Vietnamese, Somali, and Tagalog. Please ask the Program Director about which languages current staff speak. All instruction, aside from foreign language lessons that may be part of curriculum activities, is conducted in English. 

Does Tiny Tots provide summer child care? 
Yes. 

How do I contact Tiny Tots Development Center? 
If you have questions about registering for child care, please call (206)723-1590.

Please visit East Campus at 8318 Renton Avenue South, to pick up an enrollment packet for your child.

Tiny Tots East Campus is located at 8318 Renton Avenue South. The building is set back from the street. Please drive into the driveway at Unity Church of God in Christ (8302 Renton Avenue South) and head back until you see the yellow building at the bottom of the hill.

You may email general questions unrelated to child care to info@tinytotsdc.org.
Our Administrative mailing address is 8318 Renton Avenue South, Seattle WA 98118. 

How may I make a donation to Tiny Tots Development Center? 
Please consider making a safe, secure, tax-deductible donation to Tiny Tots by clicking on the Network for good button. We appreciate your support.Thank you!

If you prefer to mail in a donation, please send it to:
Tiny Tots Development Center – Administration
8318 Renton Avenue South
Seattle WA 98118-4639

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Your donation makes a real difference in the lives of the children we serve in South Seattle at four nonprofit preschool sites. The kind actions of an individual or a group of interested people can echo throughout the lives of children who are growing up in challenging economic or social situations. An action taken years before may become part of a strong educational and emotional foundation for a child, encouraging them to grow up and contribute fully and happily to society.

Thank you for your interest in, and support of Tiny Tots Development Center.