South Hill preschool facility expands to enroll more children from low-income families

SPOKANE, Wash. — A preschool program on Spokane’s South Hill is now able to enroll even more young students.

The Community-Minded ECEAP program is free and for children who come from income eligible families.

The non-profit Community-Minded Enterprises runs the preschool and its funded by the Community Colleges of Spokane and the Washington State Department of Child Youth Family Services.

The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is Washington’s pre-kindergarten program preparing low-income children for success in school and in life.

ECEAP focuses on the well-being of the whole child by providing in-depth nutrition, health, education, and family support services.

The preschool on the South Hill has now doubled in capacity by adding a second classroom.

The newly remodeled facility now serves 40 students, 20 in each classroom.

Young students will learn from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.

If you or someone you know would like to know more about this program, there’s an open house happening there on Friday, September 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Guests can meet the teachers, tour the facility and learn more about Community-Minded early learning initiatives.

The preschool is located at 3307 E 55th Ave, Ste. B. on the South Hill.

For more information, see the Community-Minded Enterprises ECEAP website and follow the Facebook page.