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kcrHead Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP
KCR provides free preschool programs for children (ages 0-5) from income-eligible families and for children with special needs. These programs provide a wide array of services for children and families, including safe and affordable child care at many locations.

Health, nutrition and dental assistance is provided along with education and developmental screenings for children.

KCR Head Start and ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program) centers are located in:
Bremerton
Poulsbo
Silverdale
Bainbridge Island

Eligibility:
Must meet program income eligibility requirements.
Families receiving public assistance or who have children in Foster Care are
automatically eligible.
For the Head Start and ECEA Programs, children must be at least three years old by the date used to determine eligibility for public schools. Pregnant mothers and those with infants and toddlers (0-3) can enroll in center-based or home-based options.
Openings can fill up quickly, so sign up or register on the waitlist early

Program Hours:
We offer full-day options with wrap-around childcare and part-day options without childcare. Hours vary by center.

Benefits:
Head Start/ECEAP provides children with activities to help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. The Head Start/ECEAP staff recognize that parents are the first and most important teachers of their children.
Programs are locally designed
Serves children with special needs
Values diversity
Programs are comprehensive:
Education: Children learn the skills and concepts they need to succeed in school
Health: Children gain access to medical, dental, mental and nutritional health services
Parent Involvement: Parents are involved in their children’s education
Social Services: Families are linked to community services and resources

Enroll:
Complete the online application by clicking the Head Start/EHS/ECEAP application link above and mail or deliver (along with proof of income and child immunization records) to:
KCR Early Learning and Family Services
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337

For enrollment questions or more information, call a Head Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP office in your area.

Locations:

Head Start Part-Day Sites Time and Days

Bainbridge Island
9125 Sportsman Club Rd
Bainbridge Island 98110


10:30-2:00, M-TH

 

Crown Hill Elementary
1500 Rocky Point Road, NW
Bremerton  98312

8:45-12:15, M-TH

 

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Park Avenue Pre-School
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton 98337

9:00-12:30, M-TH

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Almira
3446 Almira Dr
Bremerton 98310

8:00-11:30, M-TH

 

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Naval Avenue
900 Olympic Avenue
Bremerton 98312

8:15-11:45, M-TH
12:15-3:45, M-TH

 

Elizabeth 
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton 98337

8:30-11:30, M-TH
12:30-3:30, M-TH

 

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Poulsbo
(Poulsbo Elementary School)
18531 Noll Rd NE
Poulsbo 98370

8:30-12:00, M-TH
12:30-4:00, M-TH

 

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West Hills, Building A
520 National Avenue S
Bremerton 98312

8:35-12:05, M-TH
12:35-4:05, M-TH

 

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ECEAP Part-Day Sites Time and Days
Almira PD
3446 Almira Dr
Bremerton 98310

12:00-3:00, TWTH

 

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Carlton St. ECEAP
3382A NW Carlton St.
Silverdale 98383

8:00-11:00, TWTH
12:00-3:00, TWTH

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National Avenue, Building B
520 National Avenue S
Bremerton 98312

8:00-11:00, TWTH
12:00-3:00, TWTH

 

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Full Day/Full Year Sites Time of Child Care
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Rosemary Moen
40 Homer Jones Drive
Bremerton 98310

7:00 – 5:30

 

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West Bremerton ELC
900 Olympic Ave
Bremerton 98312
7:00 - 5:30
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Early Head Start Sites Time of Child Care
Rosemary Moen
2282 Homer R. Jones Drive
Bremerton 98310

7:00 – 5:30

 

 
West Bremerton ELC
900 Olympic Ave
Bremerton 98312

7:00 – 5:30

 

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KCRHome-Based Early Head Start

Bremerton Home Base Office
1201 Park Ave
Bremerton 98337
(360) 473-2079  

Silverdale Home Base Office - Early HS & HS
3513 NW Anderson Hill Rd
Silverdale, 98383
(360) 525-6107


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Contact Us:
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337
360-473-2075

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Related Links:

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Applications

English

Spanish

Mail or deliver application (along with proof of income and child immunization records) to:
KCR Early Learning and Family Services
1201 Park Avenue
Bremerton, WA 98337


2013-14 Head Start Annual Report

Head Start Resources for Parents

Success Story:
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Kitsap Community Resources 845 8th Street Bremerton, WA 98337 360.478.2301 360.415.2706 fax