Childcare & Parent Support

Take advantage of on-campus childcare, parent support classes, and other resources for parents while you’re an SPSCC student.

On-campus childcare through Serendipity

On-campus childcare is available and provided by Serendipity Children's Center. The center is located in Building 20 and provides care for children ages six weeks to 5 years.Childcare is available for students, staff, and community, based on availability.

See Serendipity on Mottman for current child care rates. Hours of Operation: 6:45 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 

For questions and enrollment information, contact:
Jenifer Lund

Do you need local childcare?

On-campus childcare is available at the Olympia Campus, provided by Serendipity Children’s Center for ages 6 weeks to 5 years (see below).

Childcare Aware of Washington is a nonprofit that seeks to help every child receive high-quality childcare by providing resources and referrals to families.

Find Childcare Washington is a great resource to help find local childcare providers.

Parent education is available through local co-op preschools.

Do you need help paying for childcare?

Washington State Department of Children, Youth, & Families provides a list of childcare resources and support services specifically for Washington residents, specifically childcare subsidy programs, the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP), and Head Start Preschools Program.

Are you in the military and need help covering childcare fees? provides a list of assistance programs for each branch of the armed services.

Are you pregnant, breastfeeding, or have children under age 5?

The Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, monthly checks for healthy food, and health screening referrals.

Nursing mothers can find a private Lactation Room at the Olympia Campus in Bldg. 22, 2nd Floor, just to the right of the One Stop.