Child Care That Enriches and Nurtures

With so many demands on today’s families, parents need all the support they can get.

That’s why child care at the YMCA of San Diego County is about more than just supervising children. It’s about nurturing their development by providing a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy and trusting relationships, and build self-reliance.

No matter the age or needs of your child, we can help you care for them in a way that sets them up for success in life.

We offer preschool, early-learning readiness, and before-and-after-school programs for each stage of your child’s development and more. Our trained child-care professionals give every child the safety and structure they need to flourish, including children with special needs and concerns.

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Child Care

Before & After School Care

Y Before and After School Programs support children in reaching their full potential by providing academic support and hands-on enrichment experiences in a safe and structured environment for children grades Kindergarten through Middle School.



We believe children are strong, capable learners who learn best through social and environmental interactions.

Our preschool staff provides opportunities for children that stimulate each child’s physical, social, intellectual, and emotional development in our natural, home-like environment.


Respite Care Services

The Y's team of respite care providers offers essential breaks for you as a caregiver and reliable support for your family member with special needs. Care is provided in the comfort of your home or partnered with a licensed care facility.

Respite Care Services

Subsidized Child Care

We assist families in identifying child care and other community resources that meet the specific needs of the child and family. 

Subsidized Child Care