Treasure Valley Family YMCA to Offer Expanded Child Care Program

(BOISE, ID) – The Treasure Valley Family YMCA, a leading non-profit organization, has announced that it will expand school-age child care to support families when the school year begins. This child care program will align with adjusted school district calendars and virtual learning environments and will provide academic support along with physical and enrichment activities. Registration opens on August 7, 2020. Child care sites will be open from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday through Friday, and are available to anyone needing care for their child.

“Many families had expressed how challenging it was to balance work and their children’s education when schools went to virtual learning last spring,” said David Duro, President and CEO, Treasure Valley Family YMCA. “Given the Y’s mission to build strong communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, we are excited to offer expanded child care and hope it will help families successfully navigate the upcoming school year.”

As the largest child care provider in Idaho, the Treasure Valley Family YMCA provides child care, preschool, and before and after school care programs and is well-positioned to expand child care offerings to meet the growing need in the Treasure Valley. Since Idaho moved to phase three of the State’s reopening plan in early June, the Y has successfully offered child care and day camp programs this summer by implementing small groups and following health and safety guidelines recommended by the CDC and Central District Health.  

As school districts finalize their plans for the school year, the YMCA is prepared to adapt the program to meet additional needs, such as supporting a mix of virtual and in-person learning and adding other locations as needed.  

The program will be offered at eight sites to start:  

  • Downtown Boise YMCA – 208 344 5502 ext 219 | 1050 W State St. Boise ID 83702
  • Caldwell YMCA – 208 459 2498 ext 655 | 3720 S Indiana Ave, Caldwell ID 83605
  • South Meridian YMCA – 208 331 9622 ext 538 | 5155 S Hillsdale Ave, Meridian ID 83642
  • West Boise YMCA & Boise City Aquatic Center – 208 377 9622 ext 415 | 5959 N Discovery Way, Boise ID 83713
  • Ustick Y Kids – 208 321 7559 | 12435 W Ustick Rd, Boise, ID 83713
  • Siena Y Kids – 208 861 4832 | 2900 E Rome Dr, Meridian, ID 83642
  • Eagle Y Kids – 208 939 6735 | 1441 N Sevenoaks Way, Eagle, ID 83616
  • Hunter Y Kids – 208 855 5871 | 4550 N Coppercloud Way, Meridian, ID 83646

Income-based financial assistance is available to all who qualify.

 

For more information call the site your child would attend, or Sarah Allen at 208 344 5502 ext 414.