The Childcare Center at 70th & Sandpoint

Program overview

The Child Care Center at 70th & Sand Point is sponsored by Seattle Children's. Enrollment is open to the children of eligible employees or providers on a first-come, first-served basis. The Center is operated by Haggard Childcare Resources, a consulting team with over 40 years of experience in early childhood education. All staff members are Haggard Chidcare Rescources employees. The on-site Program Director is Mary Jo Dostal. The Center is staffed by certified Montessori teachers, assistants, aides and specialists in areas such as art, dance and music and an on-site chef. The Center is easily access by car, bus, bicycle or Children's shuttle service.

Our relationship with Seattle Children's promotes a multi-cultural community of families. We are committed to supporting and celebrating diversity in all areas of our early childhood programs.

Hours & Scheduling
6:00am to 8:00pm
Monday through Friday

Three, four and five day schedules are available based on space availability.

Ages of Children
Three months to five years

Open Door
Parents are welcome to visit their child at any time and are encouraged to participate in the child care environment. A positive partnership based on mutual respect and support between care giver and parent is the basis for the quality care we all expect for our children.

Tuition (2017-2018)
Tuition is based on an annual fee and for convenience can be paid in 12 equal monthly payments. The first month's tuition is due when the registration form is submitted.

Age Group Full-Time Tuition
Infant $2050
Toddler $1880
Preschool $1565

Seattle Children's provides for a limited number of child care scholarships to eligible families. Application forms for scholarships subsidy are available from the Director.

Annual Calendar
A year-round program with the exception of holidays observed by Children's, two in-service days and two one-week closures at the end of August and December. Click here to view the current calendar.

Enrollment Policy
Enrollment is available to employees of Children's as well as residents, fellows and hospital-based faculty. You must be regularly scheduled at least 16 hours per week (0.4 FTE) to apply and remain eligible.

Back-up Care
The Center has three spaces for emergency drop-in care. These spaces are on a first-come, first-served basis and are available to children 17 months to 5 years. Call the Center to make arrangements for emergency care. Please keep in mind this service is not for sick children.

Two healthy snacks and a hot lunch are provided each day to toddlers and preschoolers. Dinner is served at 6:30pm.

Parents provide disposable diapers.

The Child Care Center at 70th & Sand Point is located at 6901 Sand Point Way NE,

For more information please contact: Mary Jo Dostal at 206.987.4700