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LICENSED CHILD CARE

 

With so many demands on today’s families and the increased focus on early brain development, families need all the support they can get to nurture the potential of youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development by providing a safe and healthy place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA is proud to offer a high level of child care services to the Tri-State area. From infant care to grade school, we strive to meet the needs of all families in our community. No one will be turned away due to the inability to pay. Please explore all that we have to offer!


EARLY LEARNING EDUCATION

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OUR COMMITMENT TO QUALITY PROGRAMMING 

  • Department of Human Services-licensed
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program participants
  • Iowa Quality Rating System (QRS) :: Level 4
  • Iowa Early Learning Standards
  • Iowa Quality Preschool Program Standards
  • Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies (PBIS)

TRAINED STAFF

  • CPR-certified
  • First Aid-certified
  • Mandatory Child Abuse Reporters
  • Universal Precautions/ Blood Pathogens-certified
  • Criminal background check

 

OUR LOCATIONS

The Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA Early Learning Child Care Centers offer quality full-day and partial-day child care for infants through preschoolers, enabling parents and family members to go to work knowing their children are in safe, stimulating environments.

Note: Space is limited at all sites. Please contact us for availability at dcyinfo@dubuquey.org or call 563.556.3371

 

BOOTH LOCATION – Children 3-5 years of age

 

GRANDVIEW LOCATION – Children 6 weeks – 5 years of age

 

Early Learning Center Registration Packet

 

 

YEAR-ROUND LEARNING ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

Fun learning experiences   |   Swimming   |   Outdoor play   |   Science exploration   |   Additional lessons with youth programming

HAVE AN OLDER CHILD? LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS.

School Aged Child Care Programs

 

 


PROGRAM LINKS

Early Learning Education – Children 6 weeks – 5 years of age

Free Preschool – V4 Program

School Age – Kindergarten – 5th Grade

Child Watch – Care while you workout!

 


DOCUMENTS & APPLICATION FORMS

Note: Space is limited at all sites. Please contact us for availability at dcyinfo@dubuquey.org or call 563.556.3371