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Childcare · E M Downer YMCA

Boy on SlideAt EM Downer YMCA, we strive to create safe, nurturing environments for children to learn, grow and develop social skills. When children aren't in the care of their parents, they must be with people committed to their development and well-being.

Our 16 licensed childcare programs are nonprofit and nonsectarian, funded in part by the California Department of Education and licensed by Community Care Licensing. Programs funded through the California Department of Education (CDE), requires families to qualify to receive state-subsidized childcare services to participate. Our multicultural developmental programs are designed to meet the needs of the individual child. We offer Infant | Toddler, Pre-School and Before | After School Child Care Programs.

Infant & Toddler

The infant/toddler programs are designed to meet the educational, physical and emotional needs of children 6 weeks - 36 months. Our Monday-Friday program addresses the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, language and creative needs of school age children.  For information on locations, specific programming and registration, please click here.

Pre-School

In preschool, children enjoy an array of individual and group activities designed to give him/her a good start in school. At E M Downer Family YMCA, we develop the language, reading readiness, physical, social and emotional skills of our children. Studies show that children who start kindergarten with a good foundation of skills and positive attitudes do better in school. For information on locations, specific programming and registration, please click here.

Before & After School Child Care Program: Grades K-5

Our Monday-Friday program is an affordable, safe, secure and cheerful environment for your child, conveniently located at your school campus with hours designed for working parents. For information on locations, specific programming and registration, please click here.

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