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YMCA Emergency Childcare for Essential Workers
7:00 AM
YMCA of Missoula

Thanks to generous donors, the Missoula Y is able to reduce its emergency childcare rates. Emergency care is available Monday–Friday for $112 a week per child. Breakfast and lunch are provided daily by MCPS. We are also able to expand our reach and offer care to all essential service workers.

C.M. Russell Site
Our C.M. Russell site is located at 3216 S. Russell St. This site is licensed and provides care to children of first responders and medical workers. Care offered Monday–Friday from 6:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Best Beginnings accepted. (Your child does not need to be a Russell student to enroll.)

Our YMCA site is located at 3000 S. Russell St. This site provides care to children of all other essential service workers. Care offered Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Requirements - Students must meet the following criteria to enroll:
Have a parent or guardian who is an essential service worker as defined by Governor Bullock's shelter-in-place directive
In grades K–6
Be currently enrolled in the MCPS district

Health Requirements
The health and safety of our participants, families, and staff are our top priorities. Please note the following:

Families who have traveled out of state, internationally, and/or had out-of-state or international visitors must self-quarantine for 14 days before attending the program.

Children with fevers of 99.8 and/or with a consistent cough must be removed from the program. To return to the program, the child must go 7 days with no symptoms without the use of medication or a doctor's note approving return.

Registration is required. Click the button below to start the application process. Note: Staff will contact you within 24 hours to complete your registration.

Emergency care is offered by the week. Cost is $112 per child. Financial assistance available.

In health,
Nicole Martin
Senior Director of Youth Programs
Register Now
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: YMCA of Missoula
Address: 3000 S Russell Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 406-721-9622

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