Childcare at Harborview Medical Center

Last updated: August 31, 2023

The University of Washington Children’s Center (UWCC) at Harborview offers year-round full-time care to infants, toddlers, preschool and Kindergarten prep and is operated by Bright Horizons. Visit their website to learn more about the Bright Horizons childcare approach, staff ratios, nutrition plans, and to see photos. You can also contact them directly to schedule a tour.

Eligibility and priority for UWCC at Harborview is detailed in APS 51.1 and outlined below along with enrollment capacity, monthly tuition rates and location details.


Level 1: Siblings of children currently enrolled at this childcare center

Level 2: Children of Harborview employees with “critical hire/retention” priority (requires the recommendation by appointing authority and approval by the Vice President for UWHR).

Level 3: Children of UW employees who work at Harborview in PEBB benefits-eligible appointments that are half-time or more.

Level 4: Children of University employees with PEBB benefits-eligible appointments who work half-time or more.

Level 5: Children of all other types of employees who have a University appointment of half-time or more, but are not PEBB eligible.

Level 6: Children of University students who are enrolled appropriately for their degree program.

Level 7: Children of full-time employees of the contracted childcare vendor.

Monthly tuition: September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024
Infant/Toddler $2,596
Twos $2,303
Preschool $1,973

Location & contact info
601 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Licensed for 73 children

Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 206-858-5098

Wait pool

Submit an application to add your name to the children’s center wait pool. There is a $25 wait pool fee per family.

Email with questions about your wait pool status, adding a sibling to an existing wait pool application or to remove yourself from the wait pool.