KSPS Kids Forward Resources


Born Learning

Born Learning

This is a public engagement campaign from United Way that helps parents, grandparents and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.

Child Care Aware of Washington

Child Care Aware of Washington

Provides free confidential referrals for parents looking for quality child care.

Children’s Home Society of Washington

Children’s Home Society of Washington

Parents as Teachers Home Visiting & Child and Family Counseling.


Help Me Grow Washington

Help Me Grow Washington

Free developmental screening for kids under age 5 as well as activities and games that support healthy growth and learning.

"Love. Talk. Play."

"Love. Talk. Play."

A campaign that supports parents as their child’s first and most important teacher.

Reach Out and Read Washington

Reach Out and Read Washington

Prepares young children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.


SCC Head Start/Early Head Start Child Care

SCC Head Start/Early Head Start Child Care

Head Start and Early Head Start are child development programs that provide early childhood education, social services, & health services for eligible young children and families.

NEW ESD 101 Center for Early Childhood Services

NEW ESD 101 Center for Early Childhood Services

This is a direct service and consultation to districts in the areas of preschool and early childhood education.

Spokane County Library District

Spokane County Library District

Play and Learn Storytime is a place for parents and caregivers to interact and play with their children.


WaKIDS

WaKIDS

This provides a snapshot of where Washington’s kindergartners are in their development early in the school year helping the state & district make decisions about education policy.

Washington Department of Early Learning

Washington Department of Early Learning

Many resources for parents and care givers including Child Care Check, Early Achievers, Kindergarten readiness guides, and more.

Zero to Three

Zero to Three

This provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development.


Spokane Regional Health District Spokane Regional Health District Programs

For ABC Dental, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Nurse Family Partnership, Infant Toddler Network, WIC and more programs, go to: www.srhd.org/services/nursing.asp


Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children

Idaho AEYC works to improve the quality of child care and raise awareness about the importance of early education.

Children’s Home Society of Idaho

Children’s Home Society of Idaho

This organization provides superior mental, emotional and behavioral health services to at-risk children and the families that care for them.

Harding Family Center

Harding Family Center

Free developmental screenings for children who live in the Coeur d'Alene School District and are between the ages of 0 to 5 yrs old.


IdahoSTARS

IdahoSTARS

A voluntary program that provides training in child development, education, health, and safety and assessment of child care facilities based on national quality standards.

North Idaho College Head Start

North Idaho College Head Start

This is a school readiness program that provides education and support for young children and their families.

Mountain States Early Head Start

Mountain States Early Head Start

These programs provide comprehensive child development, health, nutritional, social and other services to economically disadvantaged children and families.


Early Childhood Information Clearinghouse (ECIC)

Early Childhood Information Clearinghouse (ECIC)

The scope of the ECIC includes issues related to skills needed and resources available for parents, caregivers, and early childhood professionals.

Coeur d'Alene Public Library

Coeur d'Alene Public Library

Children have fun attending weekly programs with their caregivers, make new friends and develop early literacy skills.

Idaho Reads!

Idaho Reads!

A coalition of groups that are working to improve reading proficiency. Every child has the right to read & it's the responsibility of adults to make sure they do.


Calgary Public Library

Calgary Public Library

Programs for parent/caregiver with a child for all interests.

Calgary's Child Magazine

Calgary's Child Magazine

News and trusted information about issues, classes, activities and support. This magazine publishes articles that provide a unique and fresh perspective on parenting.

Kids & Company

Kids & Company

Provides a nurturing and educational early learning environment for children to play, discover and grow.


The Creative Tree Early Learning Centre

The Creative Tree Early Learning Centre

Provides a foundation for later success and helps to promote a positive attitude toward lifelong learning. Senior kindergarten, preschool program, and child care available.

KidsU

KidsU

Early Learning Institute serving families with children ranging in age from 19 months to 9 years, through a combination of our full day preschool and child care program.

Calgary Child's Play

Calgary Child's Play

Child’s Play provides children with never ending PLAY opportunities before and after school, Monday to Friday.


Alberta Human Services

Alberta Human Services

Gives parents a guide on how to start finding high quality child care with the best fit for their child.

Discovery Childcare

Discovery Childcare

The major goal of our centre is to provide high quality childcare that gives children a solid foundation for their future development and growth.

Go Daycare

Go Daycare

Reference for parents to find the best child care around their area. Also, provides articles for parents to read about childhood development and helpful tips.


Parents and Children Together

Parents and Children Together

A non-profit preschool/playgroup for you and all your children ages 0 - 5. Parents participate in two program components, a parent education/discussion group and in the program.

Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research

Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research

Innovative approaches to preschool developmental screening and follow-up services is an initiative of the Government of Alberta.

Healthy Parents Healthy Children

Healthy Parents Healthy Children

Information and support for parents on raising a child. A guide to pregnancy and being a parent.