Best Starts for Kids Resources
Best Starts is currently working hard to award all initial funding to community partners. We are focused on ensuring that applicants have the information and support that they need to submit strong proposals that are aligned with Best Starts goals.
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Data and indicators
Best Starts for Kids indicators provide important information about the health and well-being of King County children, youth, families, and communities.Data (Indicators)
Get help with your Best Starts for Kids application
Six technical assistance providers are available to support Best Starts applicants. These providers offer a wide range of skills, areas of expertise, and language abilities to meet the needs of community-based organizations across King County.Technical Assistance
Frequently asked questions
Have questions? We have answers. Read through frequently asked questions about Best Starts for Kids funding.Frequent Questions
Best Starts for Kids is glad to offer Vroom as a resource across many of our Prenatal to Five investments. Vroom turns shared moments between caregivers and young children into brain building moments.
Home Visiting Map
See where Best Starts for Kids' supported Home-Based Services are located on the map. You can search by program type and the languages that the home-based service is available in.
View the map
Need materials in another language?Translated Materials
Best Starts for Kids Health Survey
The Best Starts for Kids Health Survey is the first-ever survey about the health, well-being, strengths, and needs of young children and their families in King County.Kids Health Survey
Implementation Plan and Other Legislation
The Best Starts for Kids Implementation Plan outlines the strategies and budget for Best Starts for Kids. To find other legislation related to Best Starts, legislation related to Best Starts for Kids, search "Best Starts for Kids" on the King County Council website.Implementation Plan
Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan
How is Best Starts measuring whether we are making a difference in our community? Read our plan to track the data and ensure accountability:Evaluation Plan
Starting in March 2020, households across our region and across the country will have the opportunity to participate in the 2020 Census. Your participation matters. Learn how you can promote a fair and accurate census at kingcounty.gov/census.
The Washington State Department of Health has established a call center to address questions from the public about what is happening in Washington state, how the virus is spread, and what to do if you have symptoms. Call 1-800-525-0127 and press # for more information.
The Community Communication Network (CCN) is a partnership between Public Health – Seattle & King County (Public Health), Community and Faith based Organizations, and Community Leaders to ensure essential, and potentially, lifesaving information reaches all populations in King County.