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. *** 

*We have limited availability for non-King county referrals, please call or send a referral to confirm.

  • September: FULL

*Closed to Snohomish County referrals at this time. CLOSED FOR THE REST OF 2023.

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native Community: Closed 
  • Black/African-American Community: Early 2024 due dates 
  • Somali Community: Early 2024 due dates 
  • Spanish-speaking Community: Early 2024 due dates 
  • Latine (Primary language Spanish, English): Closed 
  • Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander: Closed 
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: Closed 
  • Black/African-American: Closed 
  • 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 (all times PST). These times are subject to change, please check the events calendar for the most up-to-date schedule: 

Monthly class teaching basic lactation education for pregnant people. All clients and community members are welcome! Feel free to invite any pregnant folks interested in learning about getting ready to make milk for their babies. Second Thursday of every month at 10Am.
Teachers may rotate between Elizabeth Montez IBCLC and members of the lactation cohort.

Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.