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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


Translated Materials

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
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