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Parent and Family Engagement

Students Who Are Parents

Students who are parents juggle many responsibilities while in college. The Parent and Family Engagement Office is here to support you and help you connect with campus resources and each other. We also co-sponsor various family–friendly events throughout the year. Feel free to contact us.

Below please find information on various resources:

Child Care

City of Seattle Human Services Department
618 Second Avenue-6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 233.5119
http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices   

Child Care Resources of Seattle/King County
2719 E. Madison Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 329.5544

Washington State Department of Early Learning

www.seattle.gov/education

www.dela.wa.gov

Other resources

Seattle Milk Fund

The Seattle Milk Fund provides child care grants and family support to low-income, full-time students at King County’s colleges and universities. While parents are in school, their children receive a valuable learning opportunity in a licensed, quality child care facility or preschool. Seattle Milk Fund helps parents realize their higher education potential, which can create a brighter and more stable financial future for their families.

To find out more, visit their website: http://www.seattlemilkfund.org 

Lactation Room

The university maintains Lactation Rooms in the University Services Building, room 201b and the Garrand Building, room 101.  Please contact our office, parents@seattleu.edu  (206)296-6291) or the Public Safety Office (206)296-5990 for the access code. 

Changing tables

Restrooms on the first floor of the Student Center, Pavilion and Chapel of St. Ignatius are equipped with baby changing tables.

King County Access and Outreach

Seeking assistance with Health Care/Medical enrollments and renewal, ORCA Lift-Metro discounts, basic food applications, winter heating assistance for Seattle residents, Seattle City Light discount program and other resources?  A county outreach staff member will be in the Redhawk Resource Hub (Student Center 110) the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 11:00-2:00.

 Off campus housing

Seattle University does not offer family housing.  For information on off campus housing please go to: https://www.seattleu.edu/housing/off-campus-housing/.