TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Some families left scrambling for childcare during the COVID-19 outbreak can look to the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club for possible options.
The YMCA announced on Monday, March 23, that it is extending its Emergency Child Care services until April 10. This service includes breakfast, snacks, and lunch. Also, anyone under the age of 18 years old can pick up a free meal at one of the locations listed here:
- Jacobs/City YMCA (central) - 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Lighthouse/City YMCA (midtown) - 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Lohse Family YMCA (downtown) - 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Northwest YMCA, Pima County Community Center (northwest) - 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Ott Family YMCA (east) - 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Cottonwood Elementary School (south east) - 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Mulcahy/City YMCA Child Care Center (south) - 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
To register, click here: https://operations.daxko.com/Online/5242/ProgramsV2/Search.mvc
Boys and Girls Club
To help families of essential and critical workers cope during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Boys and Girls Club will offer emergency childcare starting Monday, March 23. Childcare will be limited to 60 children from 5 years old to 12 years old of essential and critical workers in the community.
The Frank and Edit Morton Clubhouse, located at 3155 E. Grant Road, will offer childcare services to parents and guardians in need. The clubhouse will partner with the Tucson Unified School District Meal Service to serve breakfast and lunch daily to children at the location.