Child Development

YW Child Development programs provide a variety of opportunities for mothers and children to learn, grow and find the access to care options they both need. From parent-child programming to teach new skills and learn through activities to two high quality and accredited child care centres, YW empower families to have healthy and positive experiences with each other and within the community.

In 2015, more than 1,500 children enjoyed activities, care and learning through YW child development programs.



Community Parent and School Support (COMPASS)

Programs for: Families

In-home parenting education and support program for families with children up to age 12 who have been identified with behavioural, emotional and social challenges.

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YWCA Parent Link Corridor

Parent Link Centre

Programs for: Women, Children, Men

Parent Link Corridor (PLC) provides programs to ensure children have a healthy start, with activities to nurture learning and foster success in education.

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Downtown Calgary Childcare

YW Childcare Centres

Programs for: Children

Quality, licensed and accredited childcare at two downtown locations in Calgary. Full-time, part-time and drop-in spaces available.

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