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Preschool Assistance Program

Valerie Scott, Tribal Services Planner
3009 E. Portland Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98404
(253) 573-7903 • (253) 573-7886 Fax


Mission Statement

The intent of the Preschool Assistance Program is to aid Puyallup Tribal member and non-Puyallup Tribal member parents (with Tribal member children) with monetary assistance to attend an accredited or licensed preschool which provides a learning environment that centers on intellectual, physical, social and emotional development, thereby providing children with the initial fundamental tools needed to become academically successful.

Maximum Funding Provided:


• Funding cannot exceed $1,000 per year. Any amount over the maximum amount will be the responsibility of the parent (October-September).

Eligibility Requirements


• Applicant must be an enrolled member of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians;
• If the parent is not an enrolled member of the Puyallup Tribe, they must provide documentation indicating primary custody of Puyallup Tribal member child and sign W-9;
• Child must be a Puyallup Tribal member between the ages of 3-5;
• Preschool must be an accredited or licensed facility;
• Preschool must provide acceptance letter, invoice and W-9.

Applications, Policies and Procedures


Puyallup Tribe Preschool Assistance Program Applications, Policies and Procedures can be obtained at the above address. Please Note: Policies are subject to change during the course of the year.

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm