Parents Place

Class Information

Ready for Kindergarten has been postponed until May 2020 if we can get the classes rescheduled. Please continue to sign-up in case we can so we can contact you with the new dates.

The United Way of Cowlitz County is funding the Ready for Kindergarten program once again. Sessions start September 2019.

Enroll by Sunday April 5, 2020 to ensure you receive a kit for the Spring session for infants at Parents Place.

Enroll by Sunday April 12, 2020 to ensure you receive a kit for the Spring 1-2 session at Parents Place. 

Sessions for children born between 9-1-14 and 8-31-17 will be at Emmanuel Lutheran Church 2218 Kessler Blvd. Longview, WA 98632. Enroll by Thursday March 19, 2020 to ensure a kit is ordered for you for the Spring session.   

Kalama Ready classes are for families in the Kalama School District only. Sign up by Thursday March 12, 2020 to ensure a Spring kit is ordered for you. 

Register online by selecting Class Locations. 

Register for each session separately: Fall, Winter, and Spring.  Classes are held at various locations and start on time.  Childcare is provided; plan to arrive 15 minutes early to register for childcare.  


Parents or caregivers of children who live within the boundaries of Cowlitz County.  Some classes have specific eligibility as noted in the Class Schedule Notes Section.

4-5 Year class: children born between 9-1-14 and 8-31-15. Starts kindergarten in 2020
3-4 Year class: children born between 9-1-15 and 8-31-16. Starts kindergarten in 2021
2-3 Year class: children born between 9-1-16 and 8-31-17. Starts kindergarten in 2022
1-2 Year class: children born between 9-1-17 and 8-31-18. Starts kindergarten in 2023
Infant class: children born between 9-1-18 and 8-31-19. Starts kindergarten in 2024

Have you attended a Ready class before? 

Don’t forget to bring your binder and a bag to take home the Ready kit.  

First-time participant? 

Please arrive 15min early for orientation, Intro to READY, and to receive your binder.



Please call the Ready Specialist at 414-9212.  

Contact Us

Parents Place
928 23rd Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
(360) 414-9212