After-school program for kindergarten through 5th grade

GPSA initiated an after-school program with any vendors that provide afternoon programs, which can be supported by GPSA. 

Washington State Childcare Resources

The Fair Start for Kids Act: A $1.1 billion investment to make childcare and early learning more affordable for Washington families by expanding access, capping copays, and providing resources to support childcare and early learning providers. The changes made under the Fair Start for Kids Act will help create an integrated childcare and early learning system in Washington State that is accessible, affordable, and in which providers and childcare workers can have the support they need to provide quality care.

Washington Connection: A fast and easy way for families and individuals to apply for various services such as Food, Cash, Childcare, Long-Term Care, and Medicare Savings Programs. Individuals aged 65 or older, blind or disabled, may also apply for medical assistance.

Additional Washington State Childcare Resources: This childcare subsidy program from the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

Childcare Reimbursement Funds for Fall 2023

If you were a Pullman fee-paying graduate or professional student during the fall semester and had your child(ren) enrolled in a program, you can apply for reimbursement. Successful applicants may receive up to $800 per child, with a maximum of two eligible children per family. Priority will be given to 5-12-year-old kids. Families with more than two kids might apply and receive a percentage fund (20-40%) according to the flow of the applications and availability of funds.

Please Click here to apply for Reimbursement

The deadline for submission is January 25, 2024.

If you have any questions or need further clarification, please don't hesitate to contact us at We hope this program alleviates some of the financial burden associated with childcare expenses and reinforces our commitment to supporting the diverse needs of our graduate student community.