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You may submit a waitlist application, along with a $75 non-refundable application fee, to JUK as soon as you know you are expecting a child. If you are planning to adopt, you may submit a waitlist application even if you do not yet have a placement. The date we receive your application fee will be the date associated with your waitlist application.

JUK fills openings year round as space is available, but the vast majority of children are enrolled from the waitlist in September and February.

JUK considers many factors when determining which children to enroll from the waitlist, including but not limited to: a child’s priority category, as detailed more fully below; the age range needed to fill the vacancy within a particular classroom; the planned schedule for movement of children throughout the center; the permitted number and ages of children in each classroom; and a child’s waitlist application date.

The priority for enrollment at JUK is:

(1) siblings of currently-enrolled children at JUK, with at least one parent or legal guardian who is currently employed by the Department of Justice;

(2) children with at least one parent or legal guardian who is currently employed by the Department of Justice;

(3) siblings of currently-enrolled children at JUK, with at least one parent or legal guardian who is currently employed by any other federal agency;

(4) children whose parent or legal guardian is currently employed by another federal agency;

(5) siblings of currently-enrolled children at JUK, with no parent or legal guardian employed by any federal agency; and

(6) children with no parent or legal guardian employed by any federal agency.

JUK reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to interpret and administer the above guidelines in a manner consistent with the bests interests of JUK and the children in its care.

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Contact Just Us Kids
Just Us Kids

625 Indiana Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Sumaira Khalid, Director

For waitlist inquiries: waitlist.justuskids@gmail.com

(202) 353-3300