Afterschool programs in Washington keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.
of kids enrolled in Washington afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program
in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide
kids served in Washington
support public funding for afterschool
say afterschool helps them keep their jobs
say afterschool excites kids about learning
say afterschool reduces the likelihood that kids will engage in risky behavior
are enrolled in afterschool
are waiting for an available program
are alone and unsupervised after school
A report by Fight Crime: Invest in Kids finds that afterschool programs play a vital role in turning the hours between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. into a time of opportunity for our young people, with the 70% drop in juvenile crime corresponding with the rise in availability of afterschool opportunities across the country.
Learn what the peak time for juvenile crime is in Washington, as well as how when schools are closed but many parents are still on the job, afterschool programs are keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and giving working parents peace of mind.Download the fact sheet for Washington
The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.
College Success Foundation, Rogers High School
1622 E. Wellesley Avenue
Spokane, WA 99207
Northwest Community Action Center
701 Rentschler Lane
Toppenish, WA 98948
(509) 865-7630 x2747
Walla Walla 3R 21st CCLC
364 S. Park Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
White Salmon Valley School District
P.O. Box 631
White Salmon, WA 98672
Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.
Caucus members in your state:
Rep Rick Larsen (D-WA)
Rep Adam Smith (D-WA)
Sen Patty Murray (D-WA)
Sen Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Afterschool and Summer Meals Expansion VISTAs increase afterschool and summer meal program participation among low-income children and families.