Easter Seals Jane's House
Early Learning Center
Easter Seals Jane's House Early Learning Center offers much more than high quality childcare! Our certified preschool teachers and support professionals offer a carefully planned educational experience designed to meet the physical, intellectual, social and emotional needs of young children. The center is ADA-accessible.
Jane's House Early Learning Center is a 5,400 square foot childcare and early learning center located at 1101 South 13th Avenue in Yakima, Washington. Easter Seals Jane's House provides care and education for the children of students, employees, and community members. The center serves up to 77 children age 6 weeks to 6 years of age.
The mission of Easter Seals Jane's House Early Learning Center is to maximize the personal growth, development and ability of each child and adult that uses our services; to provide the special expertise and help needed to achieve that. We provide a service to the students and employees of Yakima Valley Community College as well as community members and provide an educational setting for practicum work and serve as a model early learning care facility to the community.
Easter Seals Jane's House provides programs that promote cognitive, social, emotional and physical development; maximize the independence and enhance the function and potential of young children; provide individualized, quality services to children and their families; provide an anti-bias family centered program to ensure each family’s priorities, concerns and cultures are addressed and incorporated into each child’s daily activities; provide a naturalistic environment where each child’s overall development is enhanced and enriched; include children as active participants in their learning experiences; provide services to children with disabilities in a setting in which children without disabilities participate, to promote development and acceptance; maintain and increase the expertise of staff and quality services by providing opportunities for ongoing professional development.
In order to accomplish these goals, Easter Seals Jane's House provides a child development program that promotes: a healthy and safe environment for children; regular communication with parents and family members; specially trained teachers and assistants; low adult-child ratios which ensure quality care and individualized attention; nutritious meals and snacks; frequent, positive and warm interaction among adults and children-planned learning activities and material appropriate to each child’s developmental age; an opportunity for children without disabilities and children with disabilities to participate in childcare services together.