Tacoma Community House’s Childhood Early Education Resource (CHEER) program assists immigrants and refugees with:

  • earning their State Training and Registry System (STARS) certification
  • financial literacy
  • entrepreneurship
  • an internship at a childcare facility
  • finding a childcare career after the program

How to Enroll

  • Must be English Level 5 or higher
  • Must attend an information session at Tacoma Community House, located at 1314 S. L Street, Tacoma, WA. Information sessions provide prospective participants an opportunity to learn more about the program and complete intake paperwork.
Upcoming Information Sessions Bring What You Have
Please contact Stephanie Hopkins at 253-383-3951 or shopkins@tacomacommunityhouse.org if you are interested in future information sessions.
  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Card
  • Pay Stub/DSHS Award Letter
  • Green Card
  • VISA
  • I-94


Stephanie Hopkins, Employment Case Manager