Program Availability

How to Enroll and Program Qualifications

Program Qualifications: All our services are free of cost for families whose income qualifies. Families who are eligible to receive WIC, TANF, and Basic Food, or are at 200% of the FPL are eligible for enrollment.

How to Enroll: Our online form is our primary way to receive referrals. The form works best on Chrome and Firefox. If you are unable to use the online form, referrals can still be made using the printable form. Fax the completed form to (206-257-4146), or refer by calling us directly at 206-866-0729. Pregnant folks can self-refer in English and Spanish, our intake coordinators are bilingual. Please direct questions to our Intake Team.

Covid-19 Response: Open Arms is taking necessary steps to protect our clients, employees, and community. Please visit our Community Resources page for information.

Our Doulas and Lactation Peer Counselors are providing visits virtually until further notice. Doulas are providing in-person hospital labor and birth support, as well as limited in-person visits in accordance with the client’s birth location policies.

***We can serve a limited number of families in Pierce and Snohomish counties. Some restrictions may apply. Let us know if you have Amerigroup insurance! Please call or email with any questions. *** 

  • October: FULL
  • November: SOME AVAILABILITY, PLEASE CALL OR SEND REFERRAL TO CONFIRM
  • December: Seattle: 2, Greater King County: 4, Pierce or Snohomish County: 0
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native Community: Closed to referrals
  • Black/African-American Community: Full, Accepting referrals for Jan 2023 EDDs+
  • Somali Community: Full, Accepting referrals for Jan 2023 EDDs+
  • Spanish-speaking Community: 2 slots Pierce or South King County with due dates September or later
  • Latine/x (Primary language Spanish): Open for referrals
  • Latine/x (Primary language English): Open for referrals
  • Native Hawaiin Pacific Islander: CLOSED
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: CLOSED
  • Black/African-American: Open for referrals
  • Lactation Lounges: Our virtual Lactation Lounges provide support for lactating families from trained breastfeeding peer counselors, and midwives; lactation support folks are welcome to drop in. Currently, Lactation Lounges are being conducted via Zoom on Mondays (1-3 pm), Tuesdays in Spanish (10-12 pm), and Thursdays (12-2 pm).