SELF Values


We mobilize the community to ensure support for young children and their families.


A caring community where all young children thrive!


LEADERSHIP – Through empowerment and influence, the efforts of our partners are maximized and SELF’s vision is translated into reality for our youngest children and their families.

CONNECTION – Connecting people, resources and organizations across Southwest Washington.

ACCOUNTABILITY – Holding ourselves and our partners accountable to the goal that every child growing up in Clark County has a safe and healthy start.

INNOVATION – Continually seeking new ideas, resources and thinking to advance early learning opportunities for birth to 5-year-olds.