The YMCA of the Virginia Peninsula is providing childcare services for essential health care workers starting Tuesday.
The child care services are available for children 5 to 12 years old or K-8 grade, and costs per child are $19 a day for YMCA members and $30 for non-members.
Each YMCA center is capped at 25 children. Register here.
The R.F. Wilkinson Family YMCA, Hampton Family YMCA, Tom & Ann Hunnicutt Family YMCA and the YMCA Wiley Child Development Center started providing services to workers from Sentara, Riverside, Bon Secours and the Hampton VA hospitals, according to the YMCA’s news release.
“Our community needs as many healthcare professionals as possible to be able to work during this time,” Adam Klutts, president & CEO of the YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas said in the news release. “But many have young children for whom they need to care. It’s our privilege to be able to provide exceptional care for their children so they can work without worry.”
The YMCA childcare centers are open Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration is Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment. You can also register online here. The services is only offered to critical emergency staff.