Child Care

Child Care

Name/Description/Contact Info Name/Description/Contact Info

Pierce County Human Services

Offers a wide range of services and referrals including COVID-19 help, Aging & Disability Resources, Behavioral Health, Community Action Progs, Community Development, Crisis Recovery, Developmental Disability Services, Early Childhood Support, Energy Assistance, home repairs, homeless program referrals, Housing Assistance Progs, rental assistance, transportation services referrals, and Veteran Assistance Programs.

Child care financial assistance when available.

Help Me Grow

A connection point to find information and resources for families with children including pregnancy support, finding child care, postpartum mental health support, child development, infant support, finding food banks, family fun, diaper banks…


Families can also connect with a Help Me Grow Navigator for support and resources for pregnancy &

parenting children ages 0 – 5 by calling 2-1-1

Child Care Resources

Help with finding safe, affordable & quality child care. Also offers financial assistance programs.




Child care resources for families experiencing homelessness.


Email: [email protected]

Child Care Aware

Help with finding safe & affordable child care and related financial assistance programs. Can also help make referrals to other resources & provides advocacy. Gives educational information on the different types of childcare & what is quality childcare.

1001 Pacific Ave, Suite 400, Tacoma, WA 98402



Email: [email protected]

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Child and Youth Services

Programs and services for children up to age 12 including Child Development Centers, School Age Care Programs, and Family Child Care homes.

Bldg 2295 Liggett Ave, JBLM, WA 98433 253-967-7195 installation/joint-base-lewis-mcchord/child-and- youth-services/child-care

South Puget Intertribal Planning Agency

For tribal members including Chehalis, Nisqually, Shoalwater Bay, Skokomish & Squaxin Island. Services include support for Seniors, Child Care Development Fund, WFD & TANF, education assistance, work experience, job preparation & retention, emergency food assistance, foster home licensing, family violence prevention, low-income home energy assistance, Medicare support, Native Women Wellness, vocational rehabilitation, weatherization program, and WIC.


4301 South Pine St, Suite 400, Tacoma WA 98409

Joint Base Lewis-McChord – Child Care Before and after school care offered at three locations: Cascade School Age Center

2402 Bitar Ave JBLM, WA 98433



Lewis North School Age Center

8584 American Lake Ave JBLM WA 98433 253-966-7166


McChord School Age Center 3032 Dogwood St SW JBLM WA 98438




Child Care Provider Contact Schools Served

Angels Academy

9105 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood 253-503-1925

Hours: Mon – Fri 5:30am – 6:30pm


Charity Hope Daycare

9101 113th St SW, Lakewood 253-589-8944 Daycare-1523743231052499/

Lake Louise

Latchkey Child Care Center Christ Lutheran Church

8211 112th St SW, Lakewood 253-820-2268

Hours: 6:30am – 6pm


Gingerbread House

10922 Kline St SW, Lakewood 253-582-0232

Hours: 6am – 6pm

Four Heroes, Lakeview, Tyee Park

Just Like Home (Custer Rd)

7513 Custer Rd SW, Lakewood 253-302-4883

Mon- Fri 5:30am – Midnight


Just Like Home (Douglas St)

7606 Douglas St W, Lakewood 253-302-3904

Mon- Fri 5:30am – Midnight


Kidzone III Home Daycare

8304 Veterans Dr SW, Lakewood 253-584-2996

Lake Louise

Lakewood Boys & Girls Club

10402 Kline St SW, Lakewood 253-502-4660

Dower, Four Heroes, Lakeview, Park Lodge, Tyee Park

Medina’s In-home Daycare

12505 Fern St SW, Lakewood 253-582-4853


Oakbrook Children’s Center

7902 83rd Ave SW, Lakewood 253-588-6929

Hours: 5:30an – 6pm


Custer, Idlewild, Lake Louise, Oakbrook

The Royal Palace Childcare

8105 Washington Blvd SW, Lakewood 253-984-1640

Hours: 6am – 6pm

Idlewild, Lake Louise

YMCA Child Care Services

Pierce County Office –

1614 S Mildred St, Ste 1, Tacoma WA 98465


Email: [email protected]

Several locations. Serves all schools.