If you have young children needing day care, the Office of Admission maintains a limited listing of centers for your review. Seattle University students, staff, and faculty with children attending various centers are happy to consult with you and to provide personal recommendations as well.

For a comprehensive list of resources, please see Student-Parents Resource Guide (PDF).

Child Care Resources of Seattle/King County

2719 E. Madison Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98144

A nonprofit online and telephone referral source.

City of Seattle Human Services Department

618 Second Avenue-6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104

Child Care Resources' Information and Referral line serves all King County families seeking childcare information for children between the ages of 1 month through 14 years. While middle and upper income families are charged a fee, lower income families are provided with the service at no cost.

Child Care Referral (Seattle)

Seattle, WA

Referral for state-licensed homes and centers.

Child Care Referral (Bellevue)

Bellevue, WA

Referral for state-licensed centers/homes.

Child Care Resource and Referral

747 Market Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Child care referrals at no cost to parents.

Daycare complaint line

Seattle, WA

Phone line for registering complaints about daycares.

Daycare Finders

Seattle, WA

Fee for a list of all licensed providers in the area.

King County Family Childcare Association

Seattle, WA

Non-profit organization that sends a list of licensed care providers within your zip code. There is no charge for this service.

Additional resources

For questions and comments about this page, please email lawadmis@seattleu.edu.

Contact us

Student Financial Services (SFS)
Sullivan Hall, Second Floor
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090

SFS Hours

Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Late Hours*
Monday and Thursday
4:30-6:00 p.m.

*By appointment only

Hours are subject to change during exams, holidays, and summer session. Changes will be posted outside of the entrance to the Administrative Offices.

A drop box is located to the left of the Administrative Office doors for after-hours correspondence.