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Culturally Relevant Support for School-age Children

Seattle is a diverse city that includes families from many different ethnic and cultural groups. Many of these families face language, cultural and financial barriers that make it difficult to be involved in their childrens education and to effectively support their childrens development.

The City of Seattle funds three culturally specific afterschool programs for children ages 5 to 14 years old. Contracted agencies provide culturally appropriate after-school services that are coordinated with schools and are designed to meet the unique cultural and linguistic needs of bilingual and bicultural children. Programs provide academic and cultural enrichment activities, homework assistance, tutoring, and family involvement as well as a variety of social and recreational activities.

2013 Funded Agencies and Programs


For more information about Seattle Human Services Department-funded services for children and families, call 206-386-1017 or e-mail

For information about our partners and related programs, contact the agencies listed above or the 211 Community Information Line by dialing 211 or 1-800-621-4636.

Seattle Human Services Department
Street address: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5800, Seattle, WA 98104
Mailing address: PO Box 34215, Seattle, WA 98124-4215

Phone: 206-386-1001
Fax: 206-233-5119
TTY/TTD: 206-233-2778

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