We believe in making safe, stable, and nurturing environments a reality for ALL young children in Snohomish County through a united approach to care and support.
Our members are committed to moving out of our silos and going beyond coordination to achieve our purpose.
Safe, stable and nurturing environments are essential to assure all children in Snohomish County reach their full potential.
Approx % of pregnant women who did not receive care in their first trimester. - 26%
Children under age 5 - 48,827
Approx % of children entering kindergarten without expected skills. - 26%
Rate of postpartum depression - 12%
Why the weird name?
Our current name — CityMatch/NEAR Collaborative — reflects our origins. CityMatCH, a national organization provided funding and training that got the collaborative started. Once established, a partnership with the NEAR (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and Resilience) collaborative followed.