Resources for Partners and Providers

COVID-19 Information for Partners and Providers:

  • If you're a current contractor with DEEL, you should be receiving email communication from your program managers. If you're not, please contact your contract specialist.
  • Please stay current with Public Health's recommendation for closures. 
  • Please stay current with the state's licensing updates

Funding Opportunities

Professional Development

Seattle Preschool Program CHIPS Site

ChIPS, or the Child Information and Provider System, is DEEL's online early learning portal.  ChIPS creates a streamlined central information system that accommodates all DEEL's early learning needs. This online and integrated data system allows all City of Seattle preschool and childcare partners to manage their agency, site, family, and child information securely and efficiently. If providers have any technical questions regarding ChIPS, please email

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Provider Support Page