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From I-5 heading South Take the Stewart Street Exit (166) and continue onto Stewart Street Take a Right onto 8th Ave, follow through the Virginia Street intersection our entrance is across the street from the Seattle Police Station on the Left side of the street. From I-5 heading North Take the Seneca Street Exit and take an immediate Right onto 6th Ave Take a Right onto Virginia St (next to the McDonalds) and stay in the middle lane. Take a Left onto 8th Ave and go passed the main entrance of the West 8th building and our entrance is on the Left. Our building is across the street from the police station. If parking in our garage, which is on Virginia Street between 7th and 8th Ave, the garage is located after the Farestart building, then an alley, and then the entrance of the garage is on the Left. Go up the visitor ramp, take a ticket, and park in one of the Bright Horizons spots straight ahead.

Bright Horizons at West 8th

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Welcome to Bright Horizons West 8th

Welcome! At Bright Horizons West 8th we provide high-quality back-up care to children and families. Our early childhood education professionals provide a special kind of care for children, designed to help them feel safe and secure in a new and unfamiliar environment. Our mission is to engage children in developmentally appropriate opportunities for play and discovery and to help parents feel at ease when there are breakdowns in their regular care arrangements. Explore our website to learn more.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Michael loves coming to Bright Horizons. He always has a great time. The staff is wonderful. Thank you very much."

Our Center Programs & Services

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Full- and part-time early education and preschool, School holiday - vacation care, Inclement weather care, Drop-in / emergency-care, Summer camp, School-age summer camp

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Nutritious snacks, breakfast and lunch provided daily