Human Resources

Child care at Harborview

The University of Washington Children’s Center at Harborview provides priority child care to medical center faculty and staff. It offers year-round care to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.

Wait pool

The Harborview Children’s Center is fully enrolled. As soon as possible, submit an application to add your name to the children’s center wait pool. There is a $25 wait pool fee per family.

Download: UW Children’s Center at Harborview Wait Pool Application

Enrollment priority, eligibility and cost

The children of University Harborview Medical Center eligible faculty and staff have enrollment priority at the Children’s Center. The Center also serves all eligible faculty, staff and students at the UW. Eligible students must be enrolled and attending appropriately for their degree. Eligible faculty/staff are employed at least 50% and hold a UW appointment.

For details regarding policies behind child care center enrollment, see APS 51.1.

Monthly tuition as of September 1, 2019
Infants and toddlers $1900
Two-year-olds $1681
Preschool and PreK $1381

Learn about the UW Children’s Center at Harborview

The UW Children’s Center at Harborview is operated by Bright Horizons. Visit the website to learn more about the Bright Horizon child care approach and to see photos, staff ratios, nutrition plans, and more details. You can also contact them directly to schedule a tour.

Bright Horizons – UW Children’s Center at Harborview

Licensed for 73 children.

601 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104