Program Details

Finding reliable childcare is a challenge almost every parent can relate to. For women in transition, it becomes even more vital as they work to heal, secure housing, or find work. The YW Childcare Centre is a licensed and accredited facility that offers full-time, part-time and drop-in space for children one to five years of age. We believe in quality childcare that encourages your child’s individual development, emphasizing creative play and child-centred activities.

In September 2019, YW Childcare is moving to the YW Hub facility in Inglewood. The new childcare centre offers more spaces and includes two daily snacks and lunch, to better serve children and their families. Registration is now open. To learn more, contact us or fill out the form under Learn More.

Other Services

All YW program clients are welcome to access childcare options that range from full-time to part-time and limited drop-in care.

Safiya’s Story

Safiya and her family moved to Calgary last year from Syria with their three-year-old twins and found herself registering for YW’s Canadian Employment Skills program and childcare. The twins had never been in group care in a childcare setting before and did not speak English. As the weeks passed, the girls began to run into the center at the start of the day, and began speaking some English words to help them communicate with their new friends. Safiya repeatedly talked about how much the girls loved “school.” After their term with us, we heard from the family and had visits from them as well, telling us how much they miss “school.”