Our Childhood Early Education Resource program (CHEER) will assist immigrants and refugees with:

  • State Training and Registry System (STARS) certification
  • Financial literacy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Internship at a childcare facility
  • Finding a childcare career after the program

How to Enroll

Those interested in the CHEER program must (1) be English Level 5 or higher and (2) 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
  • Friday, June 22 @ 10am–12pm
  • Picture ID
  • Social Security Card
  • Pay Stub or DSHS Award Letter
  • Green Card
  • VISA
  • I-94


Stephanie Hopkins, Employment Case Manager