Best Starts for Kids
Putting every child and youth in King County on a path toward lifelong success
Promoting healthier, more resilient children, youth, families, and communities
Turning science into action
Executive Constantine has launched initiatives funded by Best Starts for Kids.
- Making it easier for children and youth to eat healthy, exercise and avoid harmful substances, such as tobacco, vaping and firearms.
- Opening three new School-Based Health Centers – located in Bellevue, Renton, and Vashon Island – where students can meet with medical-, dental- and mental-health providers at no cost.
- Preventing youth and families from becoming homeless by having case managers start by asking “What is you need to avoid being homeless?”