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Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program is proud to offer developmentally appropriate education to low income families and those that would otherwise be unable to provide the building blocks of early childhood education to prepare their children for kindergarten and the skills and resources needed to foster healthy pregnancies.

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Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program provides a comprehensive program of health services to each child and pregnant mother enrolled in our program by promoting preventative health and early intervention. Families are provided skills, resources and learning opportunities to obtain on-going health care.

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Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program is dedicated to guiding families in creating healthy, self sufficient lifestyles. By promoting the empowerment of people we help individuals to identify their strengths and abilities and to utilize these to develop a more independent way of life for them and their families.

News & Announcements

Annual Board of Directors Meeting 2018


The annual meeting of the Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program

Board of Directors will be held at 8:00am on

January 17, 2018 at the LCECP Asotin Center conference room,

102 2nd Street Asotin, WA 99402

Thank You!

Thank You Nez Perce Tribe Local Education Fund!

Thank you to the Nez Perce Tribe Local Education Fund for supporting the health program for our children!


Thank You Clearwater Paper!

Thank you Clearwater Paper!

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On behalf of Clearwater Paper, Jay Backus Vice President Mill Operations, recently stopped by the Lewiston Center to present Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program with a donation.

Thank you Clearwater Paper for your generous donation which will be used for Parent Curriculum.

Your continued support allows us to fulfill our mission of nurturing children and empowering families!


Thank You Nez Perce Tribe!

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Thank you to the Nez Perce Tribe!

As part of their Local Education Program Fund

they have generously awarded

Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program funds

which will benefit our Orofino Center.

Thank you for helping us nurture children and empower families!


School is in Session

Head Start

Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program offers free, high quality child development services to income eligible families with children ages 0 - 5 years old. Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program provides child-focused learning and also provides comprehensive services to the child's family. We pride ourselves in partnering with parents and the communities in which we operate to assist children develop the skills necessary to be successful in school.

Please visit our enrollment page or contact the center nearest you for enrollment details.



About the Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program

Lewis-Clark Early Childhood Program is a private, non-profit organization serving Southwest Washington and North Central Idaho. Our primary purpose is to provide early childhood education and family support services to limited-income families through several sources including Head Start (HS), Early Head Start (EHS), the state of Washington's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) and the state of Idaho's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.