Emergency Child Care available at Rockwall YMCA for front line workers

(ROCKWALL, TX – March 22, 2020) Although all YMCA branches are currently closed due to COVID-19, the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall is among eleven branches across the metroplex offering limited childcare to those who serve as first responders, medical professionals, government officials, and those who continue their work during this challenging time. This care will be offered until further notice, in accordance to state guidelines.

Hours: 7:30am – 5:30pm
Ages: 5 years old – 12 years old
Grades: Kinder – 6th
Rate: $60 per day per child*
*First Responders, Government Officials, Healthcare and Hospital Workers pay $45
March 23-27th
March 30-April 3
April 6-10th
Lunch and Snacks: Two nut-free snacks per day will be provided. Please pack a nut-free lunch.



Participating branches:

Grand Prairie Family YMCA
Plano Family YMCA
Coppell Family YMCA
McKinney Family YMCA
Park South Family YMCA – South Dallas
Richardson Family YMCA
T Boone Pickens YMCA – Downtown Dallas
Waxahachie Family YMCA
Semones Family YMCA – North Dallas
JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall
Collin County Adventure Camp – Anna

**All locations will comply with local County and City orders regarding capacity limits and limits on public gatherings.

Please note that the YMCA will do temperature screenings prior to entry, and they are limiting childcare to those who must have it due to their professional occupations. As more developments occur regarding the Coronavirus public health crisis, the Y will continue to evaluate how they move forward with current and ongoing programming and support in the community. Visit www.ymcadallas.org/CORONAVIRUS for continued updates.

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