Child care programs at the Y can provide priceless benefits to youth of every age. Whether it's Preschool or an Afterschool program, when kids are a part of intentional programming they have the opportunity to grow social and emotional skills that they can take with them for the rest of their lives. Child care programs expose children to others from varying backgrounds and help them develop friendships and the ability to form community and teamwork skills to be able to better understand and work with others.
Child care engages children and encourages social growth.
Child care enriches youth in areas of their interest and helps them develop core values.
Child care empowers kids to make independent decisions and gain self-confidence.